Service Oversight & Governance Specialist

Recruiter
Zed Recruitment
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Jul 2017
Closes
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Role

This is an extremely varied position on a 12 month fixed term contract working with a global asset manager and offering an excellent salary.

Working within the Service Oversight Governance team, you will support the functional teams in the operational oversight of their outsourced serviced providers and key suppliers to this asset management group.

You will report to the Head of Service Oversight and Governance in this technical and customer facing position which will also involve some project management.

You will be responsible for ensuring that outsourced services are delivered according to the service level terms including KPIs, MIs etc. You will also take part in service review meetings of fund / client appointed administrators, custodians, depositaries, segregated fund managers and external fund managers.

Key responsibilities will cover:

  • Making sure service providers are constantly monitored and reviewed

  • Supporting the wider third party oversight function which is moving from a quality control to a quality assurance business model

  • Organising and attending review meetings with TPAs including sample testing and action logging in line with audit trail

  • Assisting with the corporate governance process and working with Fund company secretariats

  • Reviewing and updating contracts against global outsourcing framework

  • Reviewing service provider exit plans

The Person

  • You should have a background in investment administration, custody and depositary

  • Compliance or audit experience

  • Corporate governance / risk experience

  • An asset management background ideally with previous third party oversight experience

The Company

Large asset manager who above all, value their staff and provide an excellent working environment which is both friendly and collaborative and where there is a good work / life balance. While this is a fixed term contract, there is potential for this role to become permanent.