Front Office- Programme Director

Job description

The purpose of the Programme Director will be to successfully implement key programmes across a number of business areas including Product, Investment Management, Distribution and Technology & Operations. The Function owns and builds change capabilities within the Global COO's portfolio. 

Within this role as a Programme Director for the Front office the incumbent of the role will be expected to:

  • Experience across Investment Management, Distribution and Operational change functions
  • A strong understanding of the Product Regulatory landscape in Europe & Asia
  • Previous programme management experience within Asset Management 
  • Experience with business change projects/programmes and the ability to prioritise the completion of initiatives
  • Proven ability to lead and deliver strategic business transformation programmes.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships and manage stakeholders up to board level
  • Proven leadership skills to successfully motivate large and diverse teams
  • End to end programme management experience, from initiation to benefit realisation

Skills Required for this role: 

  • Understanding of the investment process and how it fits into the overall business
  • Experience of Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset and Alternates products or investments
  • Awareness of product structures servicing institutional clients
  • Experience of asset management
  • Previous commercial experience; such as input into legal documentation, review of policy documents, service level agreements and commercial terms
  • Broader industry awareness including the evolving regulatory landscape and product trends
  • Experience of technology change initiatives and agile project management practises

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