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Citibank (Trinidad & Tobago) Limited is seeking a qualified individual to fill the role of
COUNTRY CORPORATE OFFICER (CCO)
Citigroup Institutional Clients Group (ICG) is a leading provider of Cash Management, Trade and Treasury Services, Securities and Fund Services,
and Capital Markets products and services to financial institutions and corporate clients around the world. With a global network spanning over
100 countries, we are uniquely qualified to service clients with local and cross-border interests and provide integrated reporting and management.
The CCO role represents local Citi franchise as a whole, partnering together with all other local Citi executives to ensure the protection and growth
of Citi's country franchise. Main responsibilities are:
• Franchise Governance: direct responsibility for all local regulatory relationships, country risk management, internal controls and
corporate governance, including: to protect Citi's franchise and reputation in the country.
• Franchise Management: responsible for providing a single coordinated face to the local marketplace -- One Citi Leadership. Additionally,
is responsible for presenting a consolidated budget, annual business plan and strategic plan for their country, knowing and understanding
the overall performance of business and functions, facilitating cross business dialogue and opportunities and for senior client representation.
• Business Management: manage the full country Profit & Loss, taking into account any legislative, regulatory or other local related matter.
• Safety and Soundness: accountable for the protection of Citi's people, franchise, reputation and premises including: crisis management,
decision making, escalation, and communications.
• Business Scope includes: Trinidad, Barbados, ICG Bahamas and Un-branched territories which includes Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao,
Bahamas, Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos, The Eastern Caribbean, Guyana and Suriname.
• Risk assessment (environmental, credit, portfolio, market, operating, process and people);
• Communication skills (strategic and tactical, internal and external, multi-level);
• Judgment (escalation, people, calm under pressure);
• Multi-cultural sensitivity
• Influence skills that reflect the matrix reporting nature of Citi's global organization and business construct.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE - Applicant must have a minimum of:
• Masters from a recognized University in Business or a related discipline.
• A minimum of eight (8) years experience and skill set developed through an understanding of all aspects of the business.
• International Market and Industry awareness with business administration and/or macro-economic background: (Analytical, Numerical,
Comfort presenting to customers and seniors).
• Proven track record in Sales Leadership and attainment of targets
• Worked extensively with diverse clients and cultures in Latin America
• Ability to work independently, ability to multi-task and drive multiple assignments to completion
• Excellent communication skills required to influence and negotiate with senior leaders (across functions and geography)
• Strong trouble shooting/problem solving skills
• Multi-Lingual - fluent in English and Spanish
Interested applications should submit their application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants are also required to submit a copy of the Application to: Chief Manpower Officer,
Ministry of Labour & Small and Micro Enterprise Development, 50-54 Duke Place, Duke Street, Port of Spain
JOHANNESBURG---Fo r -
mer South Africa pres-
ident Nelson Mandela s
health has improved, his
grandson said yesterday
as the 94-year-old
spent his eighth day in
the hospital recovering
from a lung infection.
Mandla Mandela said
that when he left his
grandfather in Pretoria,
before heading to Qunu
for a family memorial,
"we saw the improve-
ment in his health."
"The old man is not
only ours, but he is for
the people of South
Africa, Africa, and the
whole world," he said at
the funeral of elderly
cousin Florence Nondlela
Mandela, in Mandela s
home village in South
Africa s Eastern Cape.
"We would like to say,
even tomorrow, these
prayers are the ones that
will make him strong, so
that he can feel better
and rise from that hos-
Dozens of children
travelled from Soweto to
the northern Johannes-
burg suburb of
Houghton where Man-
dela lives. In light blue
hats, white and orange
tops, and blue skirts,
some held mini South
African flags and
marched down the
street, singing the
national anthem. Others
in the group held posters
that said "We love you
Tata," and "Long Live."
"What made us to
come here today is
because of we heard that
our old man is in hos-
pital," said Chris Gumbi
the chairman of the
African Kids Group.
"Please wake up where
you are, we need you, I
mean, South Africans
they need you. I think
the whole world is shak-
ing now so we need the
Mandela s daughters,
Zindzi, Makaziwe and
Zenani Dlamini were
among those who visited
the anti-apartheid leader
Saturday in a Pretoria
Yesterday s update was
the first since Thursday,
when President Jacob
Zuma said that Mandela
was continuing to
improve but remains in
serious condition. (AP)
NEW YORK---Officials are building
a 4,000-foot-long barrier to protect
a runway at New York City s
But the obstacle isn t for terrorists.
It s for turtles.
The busy airport has been plagued
in recent years by waves of diamond-
back terrapins that climb up out of
Jamaica Bay looking for a place to
During last year s mating season,
airport employees had to carry 1,300
turtles off the tarmac.
The New York Post reports that the
Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey is hoping an 8-inch-wide bar-
rier made of plastic piping will help
keep the turtles off the runway this
Hofstra University biologist Russell
Burke tells the Post the plan just might
work, though he said it is hard to say
how the turtles will react. (AP)
NYC airport builds turtle barrier to guard runway
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