The Operations Manager reports to the Executive Director, Market Operations and Technology and is responsible for designing and managing efficient and effective operational processes to support the traded products and associated services in a highly pro-active manner within a framework of continuous improvement.

The post holder provides a centralised Market Operations function, to ensure the delivery of a reliable, cost effective and scalable operations service.

Ability to stay abreast of market trends and provide thought leadership to internal and external stakeholders will be essential success factors for the role.

The individual for this role must have a proven track record of strong operations analytical skills, risk management skills, management & leadership skills, project management and delivery skills. Working with the management team, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.

Minimum of 8 years’ work experience which includes managing a high profile operations department within the Capital Market (large brokerage firms, Asset Management and Investment Banking operations)

A good university degree. Post graduate qualifications in a business / finance related discipline will be a distinct advantage

Excellent understanding of the investment process and associated market practices with the ability to think strategically about how to create business led solutions.

Product knowledge in trading equities and fixed income.

In-depth understanding of principles, practices and techniques relating to Operations Management. Previous experience in developing and implementing operational strategies and policies

Strong process orientation and understanding of operations and technology, enabling candidate to provide support in the analysis, development and monitoring of effective controls

Excellent analytical, decision making, judgement and critical thinking skills

Proven project and risk management capabilities with a focus on resolving complex problems

Effective team and matrix management skills

Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently to work under pressure to meet tight time commitments

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Telephone :     08191602400
E-mail :     recruitment@gvapartners.com
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