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Our client is one of the top Consultancy organisations in the world, operating on a global basis.  They are currently undergoing a major expansion in the Capital Projects and  Infrastructure Advisory space, and are seeking a Senior Manager to join their growing team.

For this senior role, the right candidate must have significant advisory experience, as well as a sound education, and grounding in a relevant technical discipline.  You must be able to build relationships with your peers and internal clients, as well as with external clients, with whom you will be able to develop and foster new business opportunities.

The main focus of this role is to provide advisory services for the team which focuses on infrastructure and construction, and hence you will need to have a solid background in this area to draw on.  As well as working directly for existing clients, you will be involved in the drawing up of bids and proposals, and must be able to develop new business under your own initiative.

Good communication skills are essential.  You will need to communicate both upwardly to Partners and Directors, as well as providing guidance, and acting as a mentor to your staff to ensure their best performance.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in client engagements as required
  • Manage the financial aspects of client engagements.
  • Assist with business development opportunities
  • Communicate well and build relationships with the rest of the advisory team
  • Develop and mentor staff as required, and conduct performance reviews

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years consulting experience and 8 years technical experience
  • Experience within a high quality management consulting organisation
  • Business Development experience.
  • A strong academic record in a built environment discipline, such as  BSc in Building Management or Building Science, BEng, BSc Quantity Surveying, or an MSc in a specific construction or engineering field
  • Post graduate qualification in Project Management or MBA preferred
  • Project Management qualification , eg PMP or MAPM, and PRINCE2 or MSP
  • Professional membership, such as PrEng or equivalent

Sound experience in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Mining & Metals
  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Private sector construction & engineering

Compliance Advisory, Monitoring, Controls, Conduct and Training role with well established SME Bank.

You must have experience within a regulatory control or compliance environment from a banking firm.

The successful candidate will:

  • Produce reports highlighting areas of improvement as per the compliance monitoring plan
  • Recommend improvements to Senior Management, XO’s and staff as well as manage project delivery of new regulatory requirements (MIFID 2, Senior Managers Regime etc.)
  • Review operating procedures, manuals and processes, as well as management information
  • Monitor the performance and make recommendations to the Legal & Head of Compliance
  • Provide training to all bank staff and help identify compliance training needs
  • Develop strong relationships with all staff members
  • Provide appropriate advice on compliance issues
  • Help plan all compliance work with the Head of Compliance and Head of Legal
  • Prepare and manage non-financial returns
  • Liaise with Regulators and other 3rd parties

Sales Manager & Sales Director – Financial Data Markets

Salaries: Sales Manger £30-50k plus commission, Sales Director £50-70k plus commission

LOCATION: London

DESCRIPTION: Achieve sales growth and account penetration for a suite of products and services and secure new business.

BACKGROUND:

Established over 20 years ago my client is a leading data supplier of equity ownership analysis for UK FTSE and AIM market stocks to boards of Plc’s and global banking and financial news groups.

The group now have an unlimited opportunity to take on additional clients within the: Banking, Stock Broking and Financial Market Data sectors.

THE ROLE

To date, 90% of clients have been developed by referral and organic growth. You will drive new business and develop new market streams to develop and network high value clients.

Strong sales and client facing skills are essential in this role as clients will be from diverse backgrounds: IR & Corporate Finance, Equity Traders and Heads of Technology. Due to the bespoke nature of this product range, gaining an understanding of equity market data and complex client needs are an integral part of this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be responsible for generating and developing business
  • Expanding and Manage an existing portfolio of established clients.
  • Make telephone calls, client visits and presentations to existing and prospective clients.
  • identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made
  • Identify sources for developing prospective clients and information to determine their potential.
  • Manage client accounts through follow-up call’s and meetings.
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective clients
  • Coordinate sales with MD
  • Positively contribute to sales strategy and sales ideas.
  • Plan and organize personal sales strategy
  • Keep abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitor activities.

REPORTING:

The role reports directly to the Manager Director.

SKILLS:

This individual would ideally:

  • Have a contact network within Financial Market Data for UK stocks to leverage off of relationships and enable easy identification of target clients

This individual must:

  • Have an understanding of Financial Markets Data.
  • Have proven sales / account management / business development skills
  • Possess a strong client orientated approach to work.
  • Have a client facing, account management or sales background.
  • Have held a sales or similar type (ie client facing) role
  • Have had sales or similar training
  • Be determined and delivery focused
  • Communicate well with colleagues and clients
  • Work well in a team
  • Possess time management skills and the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Follow things through to completion
  • Give feedback to colleagues and clients
  • Demonstrate aptitude for problem-solving
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software

Please forward your CV and a covering letter to Paul Stanbridge, Fleet Search and Selection, no later than the 31st March.

  • £350- 700 p/d
  • immediate start
  • x 2 Contract Capital Markets Audit roles
  • Global Investment Bank
  • 3-9 months contract depending on experience

Global Investment Bank seeking two experienced Internal Audit contractors at AVP & VP levels with practical experience of front office controls within Capital Markets (Equities, Fixed Income, or Commodities) products. Experience in compliance, risk or controls an advantage. This is a contract position so you must be able to hit the ground running. Excellent prospects for contract extension if desired.

Solutions Architect (Senior Manager and Manager Level)
Top 4 Management Consultancy – Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary – 700k-1.2M ZAR

Our client, one of the largest global management consultancies in South Africa, is seeking a
number of technical Solutions Architects with experience of providing solutions to Mining, Energy, Financial Services, Public and other Sector clients.

This role is targeted at individuals looking to utilize their technical expertise whilst channeling their commercial creativity providing strategy formulation, innovative solutions and strategic account management. The consultancy offers an exciting opportunity to be involved in client development providing autonomy to build up the team and play a huge role in deciding the direction of the business, in turn growing your responsibilities and strengthening your portfolio.

If you possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience gained within a consultancy delivering to SME and large clients, are educated to degree level and would like to hear more, please email me at [email protected]

Our Global banking client has an excellent opportunity within their London Audit team for an experienced Internal or External Auditor with knowledge of CFO operations within the Banking sector. The successful candidate will predominantly focus on Finance as well as audit across corporate and traded functions. They will also assist team members on other functional audits within Compliance, Credit Risk and Operational Risk.

This is a VP Finance Audit lead role, you will have ownership of this area hence subject matter expertise in Finance as well as solid managerial skills and leadership qualities are essential.

Reporting to a Divisional Manager in London, you will work with local and EMEA teams with responsibility for planning and testing audits in conjunction with team managers. You may also lead engagements of two to four staff.

You must be a qualified Accountant and have strong banking finance knowledge which is likely to include:

  •  Financial and regulatory expertise
  •  ICAAP
  •  ILAAP
  •  Basel
  •  IFRS
  •  Financial Control Operations
  •  Balance Sheet Substantiation

You must be able to exercise excellent judgement skills and influence business partners by applying your deep Audit and Finance knowledge.

For further details or to refer individuals in your network please get in touch for a confidential discussion. Or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected] / 0203 397 1779

 

Are you a market risk professional who is looking to leverage your skills and knowledge in a different discipline with varied exposure? or perhaps you already possess a combination of both market risk and Audit experience looking for a new challenge in a top tier investment bank with long term career growth opportunity?

My client, a global investment bank with an enviable reputation are looking for a Market Risk Auditor who is technically astute, intelligent and personable to join their specialist market risk audit team. This role would suit individuals who are well versed in market risk process and have an appreciation for risks and process controls looking for more variety and challenges. Equally, it would suit an auditor who has a good working knowledge of market risk, understanding of investment banking products looking to strengthen their technical skills, conduct deep dive assessment and an opportunity to add real value to a business.

Due to the size and stature of the organisation, there is certainly plenty of opportunity for internal mobility, upward progression and continuous learning and development, you will also be supported by your peers and senior management who have a wealth of knowledge and expertise within market risk audit, many of whom have come from a traditional market risk background.

Responsibilities:

  •  Contributing to the Market Risk Audit team’s enterprise-wide coverage and play a key part in the team’s development of audit process improvement
  • Conducting audits from planning through to completion
  • Responsible for delivering audit reviews of global markets’ portfolios focusing on market risk & valuation
  • Providing subject matter expertise to the wider audit group
  • Participating in mainstream audit work, acting as subject matter expert for risk, valuation, derivatives
  • Continuous monitoring of the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks in global markets portfolios; Value at Risk estimates, Stress testing results at many different levels of granularity for positions and portfolios in global markets.
  • Recommending appropriate and practical solutions to risk and control issues.
  • Coaching junior members in all aspects of the audit process
  • Stakeholder relationship; engaging professional in trading and risk management in frequent dialogue regarding portfolios, markets, positions, liquidity, funding, pricing, valuation
  • Working as part of a team within Audit and other business areas
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively

Key Requirements:

  • Degree (minimum BSc/ BA level) with good academic record
  • Ideally audit related qualification for those from an audit background
  • Internal audit experience is desirable but would also consider market risk specialists who can demonstrate they have the capability to diversify into audit/ have an appreciation for risk and process controls
  • Those from a traditional audit background, must possess good working knowledge of market risk
  • Working knowledge of investment banking and associated products
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage relationships both within the core team, other business areas and stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), especially the ability to write reports
  • Capable of undertaking new challenges and tasks even in unfamiliar territories and able to learn new things quickly
  • Eager for continuous learning and development

For further details or to refer individuals in your network please get in touch for a confidential discussion. Or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected] / 0203 397 1779

A market leading investment bank are in the process of creating a new area within their established IT Audit function hence require an exceptional IT Applications Audit professional to come on board and play a pivotal part in developing this new area. Given this is a stand alone role – effectively the first one to join the London team you will have more ownership, visibility and autonomy compared to your peers and work directly with the Head of IT Audit. Working so closely with the Head of a function is indeed a rare opportunity for Auditors at AVP level, hence this is a truly exciting opportunity for those who thrive on new challenges.

You will also interact with IT Applications Auditors in the core IT Audit team, they typically foster a culture whereby cross sharing of skills and knowledge is vitally important. Given the depth of the technical reviews, cutting edge technology and complexities involved you will certainly be challenged but also have the opportunity to deepen your technical nous and learn from the best.

Key requirements:

  • Degree educated
  • IT Applications controls (General Controls work experience will not be sufficient for this role), must possess automated business controls experience
  • Investment banking experience/ background would be an added advantage but those from other sectors will be considered
  • Technically astute and genuinely passionate about technology
  • Those form a technical background i.e. programming or developing applications will also be considered, but must possess good understanding of risk controls / end to end risk management / audit
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build and develop relationships within the team and business stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills; able to explain challenging technical jargon in clear and concise form
  • Adaptable and flexible mindset

For further details or to refer individuals in your network please get in touch for a confidential discussion. Or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected] / 0203 397 1779

My client is looking for a solid KDB+ developer to lead the KDB+ development activities across Fixed Income Rates and Currencies group in London.

The role will require a strong leader who can work closely with the front office business and lead the strategic direction of the KDB platform.

The team will work on the build out of the current KDB platform to meet new client demands across the Fixed Income Rates and Currencies group and to achieve this you work closely with the Front Office Quant and Trading business.

Work covers KDB architecture including but not limited to:

  • low latency tick
  • schema
  • Q framework
  • user focused analytics and visualization
  • scripting
  • some java components
  • design of significantly sized KDB+ systems and Infrastructures
  • development on a Unix or Linux environment
  • low latency systems development and tick data capture
  • core Java 

 Industry: Investment Banking

Our client, a top tier financial institution based in Toronto Canada are looking for the best in class Scala developers, Functional programmers, Machine Learning Experts and Data Scientists.  You will join a newly formed product group that is currently developing the next generation etrading (electronic trading) pricing and risk technology platforms using the latest functional programming techniques to deliver highly concurrent real-time solutions.

My client is currently building highly scalable, efficient, cost effective, distributed applications on commodity hardware using a mixture of open source and proprietary technologies. This is a pilot project that is blazing a trail towards a more wide ranging initiative and will involve deep collaboration with exceptional group of software engineers, quantitative analysts, business analysts, Dev-Ops engineers and enterprise/solution architects.

We are looking for self-motivated, driven technologists, programmers, machine learning experts and data scientists who want to solve complex problems arising from building distributed and highly concurrent systems. Your primary responsibility will be delivering solutions to the Fixed Income and Derivatives business for this global financial powerhouse institution.

You will be working closely with other members of the global team who include specialists in functional programming, data science, software engineering, machine learning and data analysis and with the front office trading desks to define product features, determine scope, build estimates, design and develop systems. You should have a strong software engineering background with hands-on design and development experience in building highly distributed, scalable and concurrent applications.

Qualifications required:

  • MSc or PhD in Computer Science or related degree from an accredited university or BSc with significant relevant industry experience
  • Functional programming skills, strong computer science foundation; technology stack include UI : (Drools (KIE), jBPM); RT Processing: (Scala, Apache Spark, distributed NoSQL database using JSON); Near time: (sharding), Big Data – Hadoop; RESTful API
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Experience of building large scale applications, machine learning and big data
  • Knowledge of building automated testing and performance testing is a plus

Industry: Financial Services