Investment Data Management - responsible for the set up, maintenance and delivery of all investment data that is required within the organisation. This includes positions, transactions, security static data, ratings, classifications and prices across a variety of asset classes. Index Data Management - responsible for the set up, maintenance and delivery of all index data that is required within the organisation. Data Solutions - a small team of subject matter experts who are focused on providing data consultancy into change projects across the organisation.
Responsibilities of the Head of Data Management:
- Lead a highly engaged Service Data Management team that provides a robust, professional service across the Investment and Index data domain. - Ownership of an effective, robust Data Management Process. - To create, maintain and enhance effective working relationships with the team, colleagues, internal customers and vendors. - Provide a service that is easy to engage with, predictable in its excellence, responsible in its execution, and beneficial to those who use it. - To develop self and others to deliver world class performance. Identify strengths and areas for personal or functional development against the strategic goals of Operations. - To support individual team members to deliver value add to the organisation, setting clear objectives and measures which are aligned to business priorities. - To build effective relationships with other Operations functions and our other key internal customer groups. - Strong focus on the importance of Data Governance to ensure the Data Management team adhere to policies and support the aims of Data Governance. - To provide management information to key stakeholders in order to support a transparent measurement frame work. - Develop and maintain SLAs and KPIs both internally and with external suppliers. - To comply with group policies including Group Information Security, Procurement, Application Management etc.
Background of the Head of Data Management:
- Practical experience of managing an Investment Data Management team or a similar Investment Operations function. - Broad and deep understanding of the end to end functions of an investment management company. - Proven experience of leading people in a fast changing, high performing environment. - A proven track record of initiating and leading virtual teams, to solve business challenges. - Experience of working with external data and software suppliers. - Experience of the following software packages/services would be hugely advantageous: Markit EDM, Charles River IMS, FactSet, Risk Metrics and UBS Delta. - Familiar with data vendor offerings and the concept of an Investment Book of Records. - Experience in creating and nurturing long-term relationships, particularly with Operations and Investment Management stakeholders. - An experienced leader able to manage in a diverse and demanding environment managing conflicting priorities with calm and ease delivering a seamless client service.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced manager with a working knowledge of investment data and managing and leading a team in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Please contact Steven Fairlie on 0131 473 4921 or email your CV to email@example.com for more information