Posted on: 15/10/2020

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Financial Services

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Our client is one of the leading independent wealth management companies in Switzerland and Europe. The expertise of our client enables it to offer a complete range of services to both private and institutional clients internationally. The Group offers the benefits of a global approach that concentrates on four areas of activities:
  • Discretionary portfolio management 
  • Advice on portfolio construction and management 
  • Investment funds, including white-label funds
  • Funds Services: fund engineering, EU distribution to qualifed investors, ManCo Services for third party UCITS V

  • The Company is looking for an experienced COO to oversee the firm’s Operations & IT department
  • Member of the group’s senior management team, the position implies a combination of hands-on day-to-day oversight of the IT and Operations teams, and an ability to manage the ongoing evolution of the operational infrastructure to support the firm’s development strategy, in a growingly complex international regulatory environment
  • Member of the Operation Risk Forum
  • Chairman of the Valuation Committee
  • Management & Development of the operational infrastructure
  • Oversight of relationship with external providers
  • Close interaction with Risk management

  • Proven track record in managing IT and Operations teams in an international financial institution (minimum of 15 to 20 year experience)
  • Strong leadership and inter-personal skills, with an ability to adapt to a diverse staff profile.
  • Strong risk management and control culture
  • Decision-making and problem-solving aptitude
  • Change management mindset
  • Project management skills and discipline
  • Broad cross-products knowledge, including good derivative products and knowledge/understanding of FX/currency hedging, acquired across multiple business lines (Asset Management, wealth management, Investment banking)
  • Familiarity with UCITS & UCI environment & framework
  • Fluent in English and French 

If you're interested for this position, please apply. 

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Reference: CH823851

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