Vice President - Planning and Management Group

Date: 23 Apr 2024

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

We are recruiting for a Vice President to join the Planning and Management Group within the Europe Treasury Department


Profile Summary


As a Vice President, to support the Senior Management of PMG in the delivery of the projects and tasks assigned to you 


•    To be responsible for the successful introduction of Treasury products, systems and business solutions which will support and strengthen Mizuho’s activities in foreign exchange and interest rate products (Cash & Derivative) as determined by senior management.  
•    To support EMEA treasury departments to expand their business in foreign exchange and interest rate products (Cash & Derivative) as directed. 
•    To ensure that new products, systems and business solutions are complaint with any Regulations, Code of Conduct and Procedures that govern ETD business and behaviours.  
•    To provide training / mentoring to junior members of staff. 


To meet these requirements, you are expected to 
•    Take personal responsibility and accountability for delivering results. 
•    Effectively, plan, coordinate, identify risks and remediate any issues in all aspects of your work.
•    Take a proactive approach to resolving issues by using personal knowledge and proposing creative solutions within ETD and related business departments.
•    Communicate clearly & effectively in all situations both to senior & junior members of staff. 



Duties and Responsibilities
•    To promote, coordinate and deliver projects effectively that will contribute to ETD & Mizuho’s business promotion.
•    Responsible for the introduction of new Treasury products and business solutions that are aligned to the ETD business plan, including EMEA Offices.
•    To identify risks to achieving the promotion of new & existing business and provide solutions to these risks with respect to new business and any Regulations, Code of Conduct and Procedures that govern its business and behaviours. 
•    To contribute to the strategy and objectives of Mizuho so that profit, financial integrity and client satisfaction are maximized.
•    To communicate closely with relevant departments in London, EMEA and Head Office to proceed business smoothly.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The following skills/experiences are expected. 


•    Experience of project management to achieve the intended milestones and objectives as a project lead or project member. Preferably in Treasury related (Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate Derivatives, ALM) projects, either as a project manager or as a project member.  
•    Experience of a front office role, preferably trading or sales in Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate Derivatives or ALM 
•    Demonstrate consistently strong time management skills, personal responsibility and accountability for delivering results, be self-motivated, personally driven and committed. 
•    Effective & concise communication in all situations. Ensuring that senior management & junior staff are kept fully informed of all relevant information.  
•    Demonstrate a proactive approach in making suggestions for improvements, changes and adding value to working practices. 
•    Delivery of business results and outcomes taking into account business requirements and costs. 
•    Able to organise personal workload and manage time and activity to complete tasks.
•    Able to manage personal growth by developing a portfolio of experiences and skills in line with the overall business needs of ETD.

At Mizuho, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.


At Mizuho we are committed to supporting equality, diversity and equality, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community that we operate in and from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, beliefs, gender identities and disabilities


If you require more information about our equal opportunities policy or wish to discuss any accessibility requirements or reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team – and we will be happy to help





Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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