Innovation Lead – OCBC Malaysia (Fintech & Innovation Group)

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • 22 Sep 17

Innovation Lead – OCBC Malaysia (Fintech & Innovation Group)

About The Open Vault at OCBC
We are a team of hungry game changers who constantly reimagine banking for our customers. We are focused on driving real customer and business value together with FinTech startups and we aim to disrupt the status quo and make OCBC Bank the best digital and FinTech focused bank in the world.
Unlike traditional business units, we function like a startup, sprint like a startup and work in an environment that thrives on adrenaline. We run constant experiments, count failure as our learning points and constantly strive to do things differently to improve organisational agility.

Job description:
• Collaborate with TheOpenVault team in Singapore and implement TOV initiatives on the ground in OCBC Malaysia:
o Curate problem and opportunity statements for Malaysia
 Identify and create new business value by actively collaborating with business units, identifying and refining problem or opportunity statements
 Define new initiatives, create proof-of-concepts, experiments and pilot opportunities with business units and innovative fintechs or startups
o Fintech engagement and acceleration in OCBC
 Engage and interact with broader fintech and innovation community, developing awareness and thought-leadership of innovative and successful business models and emerging technologies that are disrupting industries, particularly financial services
 Lead project execution and delivery of innovation projects and ensure seamless project handover to business units from proof-of-concept, pilot to production
o Innovation culture and processes
 Drive innovation culture through on-the-ground activation of departmental innovation champions
 Establish innovation process and infrastructure in Malaysia, such as the fintech data sandbox and fintech NPAP process

• Possess the ABC spirit of TOV:
o Ambition - Passionate about what can be and making a difference to the business
o Belief - Understands the interplay of technology, business and people. Opinionated about the future of banking driven by these forces
o Courage - Fearless in challenging organizational silos and breaking walls
• At least 5 years' experience in driving new products and platforms development or businesses
• Technology-savvy, demonstrating strong understanding of technology and proven track-record of effectively articulating value to business units
• Demonstrated knowledge of the startup and fintech world, and understanding of how emerging technologies are transforming business models in the financial services industry
• A strong communicator, thought-leader and facilitator that is comfortable with the dynamic, fast-changing pace of innovation but also able to navigate within the broader corporate structure
• Strategic consulting experience desirable. Ideally with banking and financial services experience, but not compulsory