Client Implementation Manager

  • Market Rate
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • The Emerald Group
  • 11 Mar 19

My client is a leading asset manager who are looking to hire someone into a newly formed team based from their London offices

My client manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes

Job Duties

Develop a suite of succinct and clear templates across the fund management teams which articulate activity the company accommodates as standard (including for new strategies), working within the legal, regulatory, operational and risk and control constraints.
Work with stakeholders to pro-actively move clients towards standard activity
Act as business guardian ensuring risks are considered by the appropriate decision-maker and ensure necessary checks are carried out prior to committing to activity;
Support the team in maintaining a focus on attention to details present and details omitted.
Where applicable, design and implement procedures to improve the control environment
Develop strong internal working relationships to strengthen the control environment around investment guidelines.  Anticipate implications for stakeholders and seek to resolve potential downstream issues.  Chair internal meetings with key stakeholders to ensure effective decision-making.
Attend client meetings/calls as required, demonstrating a collaborative attitude and articulating how client objectives can be achieved within template and business constraints.
Identify training needs and support team members to self-train and cross-train where there are knowledge and behaviour gaps to effectively support guideline writing across the investment teams.
Ensure the team manage workflow, which covers multiple projects from simple amendments to complex projects, within agreed timelines.

Skills

Degree, IMC and CFA/FIA
Experience implementing institutional investment solutions, including drafting investment guidelines
Strong overall investment and product structure knowledge, including LDI solutions and the mechanics of OTC and ETD derivatives