This position reports to the TTS Innovation Catalyst, part of the Global Innovation Team. This person will assist and partner with the TTS Catalyst and subject matter experts in Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) to drive strategy, sourcing, diligence, investing and partnership activities with the startup community. This person will also be responsible for supporting Discover 10X and core TTS product groups with market intelligence, insights and “outside-in” perspectives.
Key responsibilities and activities will include:
*Drive connectivity between Citi Ventures’ priorities and TTS’ priorities; maintain close relationships, build trust with business partners to understand business needs and dynamics;
*Partner with TTS innovation leaders to identify, prioritize and influence TTS’ investment priorities manage the D10X programme for TTS projects, coordinate with founders and coaches to ensure project viability and next steps;
*Refine innovation POVs and investment theses across priority areas to ensure TTS and Citi Ventures are aligned;
*Conduct market explorations and develop landscapes to create detailed, fact-based analyses and recommendations;
Conduct due diligence on potential portfolio companies and contribute to investment memos
Contribute to external communications to demonstrate Citi thought leadership in transaction banking;
Understand and publish thought leadership pieces on key market and client digital trends transforming the treasury and shared services functions across sectors; and
Develop subject matter expertise on disruptive enabling technologies (e.g. Blockchain, API’s, Mobile, Big Data and Digital Security).