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Head of Investment Operations – join NEW INVESTMENT BUSINESS that is currently being opened up by TOP Asset Manager. JHB, R1,3Mil (P.A)

Job Title: Head of Investment Operations – join NEW INVESTMENT BUSINESS that is currently being opened up by TOP Asset Manager. JHB, R1,3Mil (P.A)
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: R1.3 Mil P/A (NEG)
Contact Name: Cara Schickerling
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Job Published: May 07, 2018 10:48

Job Description

Really good opportunity for a HEAD OF INVESTMENT OPERATIONS to ESTABLISH & HEAD UP the ENTIRE LISP OPERATIONS area for this NEW RETAIL (LISP) INVESTMENT Business that is currently being opened up by an acclaimed Asset Management Firm. This is a STRATEGIC role & you will be actively involved developing the STRATEGIC ROAD-MAP & assisting the Executives in the implementation of it.
YOU will be responsible for managing multiple, cross-functional teams in a HIGHLY COMPLEX environment, creating a culture of CUSTOMER CENTRICITY whilst also steering the business through its period of CHANGE & TRANSFORMATION .
Based in Johannesburg ,this Head of Investment Operations role is paying R1.3Mil P/A NEG – for the right person.
Experience Required:
Commerce degree in Finance, Economics , Statistics, Business Management would be preferred.
10+ years experience in Operational roles- Operational Management of either a LISP or Investment Platform business is going to be non-neg.
Experience in delivering exceptional Customer Service.
Experience in building teams and working with cross departmental teams.
Solid experience managing change & implementing change.
Experience in a Financial Adviser Firm or Investment Platform Business.
The Role:
You will be responsible for the day-to-day running and management of all operational teams ensuring excellent operations and service delivery.
Assist in all organisational design & strategy.
You will be responsible for ensuring that all service targets are being met.
You will need to maintain all business process to ensuring maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Support the front-office staff in providing effective assistance to all advisers.
Manage all resources - including recruitment, talent development, labour issues.
Operating across Africa, this established Asset Management Firm is in the process of opening up a BRAND NEW INVESTMENT PLATFORM Business. Driven by customer centricity , digital enablement as well as INTERNATIONAL Technology vendors – they are set to provide their clients with pioneering & ingenious Investment solutions. 
It is an absolute rarity in the job market to join a business in its infant stages, having the opportunity to be part of a NEW COMPANY’S development  whilst being employed by an award winning Asset Manager & being supported by the LARGEST FINANCIAL SERVICES Group in Africa.
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