• Strategy Manager

    Location US-CA-Palo Alto
    Job ID
    Banking Operations/Back Office
    Position Type
  • Overview

    For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees’ potential for career advancement.

    Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $37.7 billion, we’re ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.


    As East West Bank expands to meet the needs of a broader base of consumers, we’re focused on going deep to rethink every element of the Digital Banking experience specifically tailored to our customers that have social and economic ties in the two largest economies of the world – US and China. To that end, we are launching a new digital startup in the heart of Silicon Valley where the talent pools and ecosystem of partners are.  Our mission is to create a unique set of digital capabilities to revolutionize every day banking, targeting the needs of the globally connected citizens. 


    Role Overview:


    Work across all teams at East West Bank’s Digital Bank – to drive growth of the business. Work closely with the executive team to lead mission critical, cross-functional efforts, execute on strategic initiatives and deliver objective analysis and insights. You may dig into targeting new market segments, design new business systems and processes and helping push new products to market.


    Whatever it is, you will work on what will move the needle most. We care about results, not activity, and we have fun doing it.


    In all cases, if you like hard problems, are analytical, and are an amazing teammate, we want to hear from you!


    You might:

    • Work with teams to help them execute on critical strategic initiatives, including implementing new capabilities to grow the business
    • Work with product and engineering to prioritize and launch products most important to our segments
    • Help drive operational projects and make teams work more effectively and efficiently
    • Design and manage business and operational processes critical helping us scale
    • Identify and perform analyses and research that help us make the right strategic and growth decisions


    You’re a fit if:

    • You hold a Bachelor or graduate degree in accounting, finance, business or management
    • You enjoy doing whatever it takes to execute on complex projects, are highly collaborative and bring the best out of teams to deliver results
    • You have 5+ years of experience in a highly strategic, analytical and operational role – preference for prior experience in consulting, investment banking, private equity / growth equity, or a high-growth start-up
    • You have impressive time management skills and ability to juggle multiple projects/tasks with multiple stakeholders while hitting deadlines on time sensitive projects
    • You have a proven track record for working well across teams and with external partners.
    • You have experience in project and/or product management and delivering projects from conception to launch
    • You are as strong critical thinker and highly effective with ambiguity  
    • You can eloquently distill and communicate complex topics broadly to senior executives, front-line associates and everyone in between
    • You have sharp attention to detail, and have a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment


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