Job title : Head of Operations (Assets/Funds Management)
Job Location : Lagos
Deadline : December 14, 2023
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The Head of Operations will play a critical role in ensuring the operational integrity of the organization. He/she will be responsible for the efficient execution of daily operations, risk management, and compliance with industry regulations, contributing to the success and growth of the company.
- Oversee and manage all operational aspects of the company, ensuring efficient and effective operations.
- Develop and implement operational strategies to optimize processes and enhance performance.
- Ensure all transaction processing follows internal procedures and compliance with regulations.
- Collaborate with the compliance team to address any compliance-related issues.
- Oversee the implementation and maintenance of technology and systems used in operations, including trading platforms, data management tools, and reporting systems.
- Develop and maintain operational policies and procedures to mitigate operational and regulatory risks.
- Identify opportunities for system enhancements and improvements.
- Ensure excellent client service by overseeing the client onboarding process, managing client inquiries, and addressing client concerns or issues related to operations.
- Develop and maintain contingency plans and procedures to address unforeseen operational disruptions or emergencies.
- Stay updated on changes in the Nigerian financial industry, including regulatory changes and market trends, and assess their impact on the company’s operations.
- Contribute to the development of the company’s overall business strategy and provide input on operational aspects to support strategic objectives.
- Lead, mentor, and manage a team of operations staff, including operations analysts, administrators, and other support personnel.
- Manage relationships with external service providers and vendors, such as custodians, technology providers, and other relevant parties.
KEY COMPETENCIES & ATTRIBUTES
- A good knowledge of the industry (Asset, Funds & Portfolio Management) and in good standing and relationships with market operators, regulators, and market makers.
- Excellent working knowledge of industry trends, products, relevant laws, and regulations
- Experience in optimizing operational efficiency, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategies to enhance performance, quality service delivery, and customer satisfaction.
- Proven ability to adapt processes, implement new technologies, and drive organizational transformation while minimizing disruptions and maximizing employee’ engagement.
- Proven track record of delivering measurable results and continuous improvement.
- Excellent communications skills
- Excellent leadership skills, ability to encourage and motivate subordinates with steadfast resolve and personal integrity.
- Solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics
- Ability to effectively liaise with and manage multiple stakeholders.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree preferably in Finance, Economics, or Accountancy from an accredited university
- Five or more years of experience of a Funds Management Company.
- A Certified Fixed-Income Dealership Certificate or SEC Sponsored Individual will be an added advantage.
- Membership in an accredited professional body(ies)
How to Apply for this Offer
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the position as subject of email.
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