International Head of Operations / Head of Strategy / CAO

Location: London, England Salary: £700 - £1000 per day +
Sector: Programme Management , Project management Type: Contract

Head of Operational Strategy / Investment Bank / Contract / London

My client within investment banking is looking for a highly experienced Operations Consultant who has worked at the most senior level within a similar environment to join their expanding team based in central London.

This is not a role that will go permanent, but rather a contract role to support the operations team through a particularly busy project pipeline.

The International Operations Management team covers both EMEA & ASIA. The team works closely with Senior Management, the Front Office, New Business committee, Regulatory projects team and all other Corporate areas. The team is responsible for the day to day management of the Operations department including Settlements, Middle Office, Corporate Actions, Regulatory and Control teams. Additionally, the team is responsible for the implementation of the Firm's strategic objectives.

The role is supporting the Head of International Operations in overseeing the London Operations department, including the management of high profile deliverables for Senior Management and the Front Office.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Head ofIntl Operations (HIO):
    • Providing SME level assistance in the day to day running of the London department.
    • Provide guidance to the Intl Ops Management team re best practice, industry changes etc.
    • Assist Management team in identifying process simplification, efficiencies and cost savings.
    • Assist HIO with project oversight and prioritisation.
    • Review departmental supervisory procedures.
    • Assist in Vendor Management and Governance process.
    • Implement Phase II of the Ops Outsourcing project.

    Candidate Specification - The following skills and experience are required for this role:

  • 20+ years' experience working within an Operations department.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively.
  • "Hands on" management style.
  • Strong PC skills, particularly Microsoft Office products.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Experience of outsourcing implementation and vendor management preferred.
  • Knowledge of Regulatory environment including MiFID an advantage.

Head of Operational Strategy / Investment Bank / Contract / London

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