Human Resources - Executive Recruiter- Wealth Management - Vice President

  • Deutsche Bank
  • Hong Kong
  • Jul 18, 2017
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

Human Resources
Working in markets around the world, our people make us strong. They are Deutsche Bank. Without Human Resources, we could never source, develop and retain the best talent, or formulate the strategies that motivate their performance.

Creating innovative, inspirational people strategies doesn’t simply drive our success. It defines our culture and encourages teamwork. Diversity is key. Collaboration is pivotal.

Our people in Human Resources touch every part of our business. They shape the way we work. They find and recruit the brightest talent. They develop their skills through structured, on-going training. They give every single member of our staff the chance to achieve their career goals and make work exceptionally rewarding.


Position Overview


Role Summary:

As the Executive recruiting lead for Wealth Management APAC , you will be responsible for setting the recruitment strategy in APAC to ensure that Deutsche Bank attracts and recruits high calibre executive level talent across the Managing Director and Director population( and any related team hiring) for the Wealth Management business. The significant majority of activity will focus on Hong Kong & Singapore.

Specifically, Wealth Management are targeting execution on an aggressive investment hiring strategy.

Working closely with the Country Talent Acquisition teams, Regional Business Partners, and key stakeholders in the business, you will deliver executive recruitment capability, which includes building candidate pipelines for key roles, ensuring diverse candidate slates, ensuring robust and consistent assessment and selection practices and providing a superior candidate experience throughout the process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with the Regional Business Partners, business stakeholders and Global Recruitment Leads, to drive the talent acquisition agenda for executive hiring across the region.
  • Work in partnership with the business stakeholders and HR Business Partners in executing talent acquisition strategy in recruitment practice, assessment and selection, talent cultivation and talent pipelining and positioning Deutsche Bank to access the top talent in the market.
  • Looking at opportunities to improve operational excellence, putting in place best practices and effectively represent and market Deutsche Bank employment brand, the organization’s business objectives and global career opportunities to potential candidates.
  • Proactively provide market insights, drive market intelligence initiatives on the talent opportunities and challenges across the region.
  • Proactively identify market trends, talent gaps within the business and talent opportunities to best support the business in delivering its business objectives.
  • Build and manage relationships with key Executive Search firms, and preferred suppliers, and provide expertise in managing terms of engagement to ensure this is aligned to the Bank’s hiring policy and take a proactive with managing recruitment spend.
  • Build close working relationships with our partners in Resourcing, both the Managed Service Providers for onsite recruitment, external vendors, and in house, in order to ensure quality of service delivery. You will work closely with Country Talent Acquisition leads and co-ordinate recruitment activities across Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, China, India and Australia, as well as other hiring locations, to ensure that the talent acquisition agenda is implemented.
  • Identify opportunities to support key regional and global bank-wide agendas such as diversity and internal mobility.
  • Work closely with other parts of the HR function, including Advisory, Reward, Talent and Development, to ensure that greatest value is brought to the client.


  • Knowledge of the Wealth Management business, expertise in recruitment in this space, strong knowledge of external search practices, assessment and selection practices, and ability to draw on an extensive network of professionals across the market.
  • Demonstrate in-depth awareness of employment laws and regulations across the region.
  • Strong consulting and negotiation skills.
  • Strong educational background - bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strong execution skills.
  • Strong assessment skills.
  • Experience in working in a matrix regional and global environment.
  • Able to develop effective partnerships with HR colleagues, business stakeholders and a wide range of internal and external contacts at all levels and across cultures.
  • Have a natural ability to engage with senior managers, and build credibility with the business and Business Partners.
  • Be a strong advocate for Professional Recruitment within both the broader Human Resources team, the business and the broader financial services industry.
  • Have strong consulting skills, to identify opportunities for collaboration with the business and other HR products.
  • Relationship management and interpersonal skills – you will be able to have credibility in front of clients, build strong and trusted relationships, and be able to gain senior stakeholder buy.
  • Teamwork – you will be able to evidence teamwork, where you have leveraged teams to achieve objectives
  • Drive and enthusiasm – you will have a ‘can-do’ attitude and display where you have overcome obstacles to get things done.

Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.