South Africa’s asset servicing industry has become an established market in the last 20 to 30 years, but industry experts say that there is still space to grow
Post Woodford both regulators and consumers are pushing for more clarity around the actions and behaviours of authorised corporate directors and the relationship between individual funds and fund platforms. The debate about the desirability and effectiveness of ACDs external to fund management companies (think Link and Woodword) compared to internal ACDs (think the majority of the fund industry in the UK) may have some way to run. As regards ACDs within fund management houses, the current mood music suggests that the concern and pressure for Chairs on fund boards to be Non-Executive is growing, in line with the fact that the PRA [...]
Are you currently working in Financial Services in a client service role but itching to get into sales? You know you have the drive, the ambition and that competitive streak which makes a good sales person but are just not being given the opportunity to demonstrate your skills. If that sounds like you and you speak fluent Italian or German then we have two fabulous junior sales opportunities based in London, Luxembourg or Milan which might be of interest. If so, please do get in touch.
Our client, a leading independent Fund Administration business with offices in multiple jurisdictions is looking for a New Business Development Director with a proven track record to join as a senior member of the sales team.The successful candidate for this Paris-based role will be tasked with identifying and winning Fund Administration mandates across a variety of client bases. The preferred candidate must have fund administration experience (ideally in a Business Development capacity), a CFO/COO and key intermediary network, senior contacts, and contacts with legal and accountancy practices. Above all the candidate must have a proven track record of building a significant pipeline of new business, working alongside dedicated subject [...]
Our client, a London based asset manager is looking for a Quantitative Risk Analyst with at least 3 years’ experience in a quantative risk role to join their Performance and Portfolio Risk Team. The Team’s purpose is 2nd line of defence providing: Assurances to key stakeholders that investment activities are performed in a robust risk-controlled environment Performance & risk analysis Management Information on the Portfolio performance and risk outcomes The successful candidate will have primary responsibility over model risk / model validation (VaR, Pricing tools, stress-testing etc..) and risk factors analysis.
Our client, a London based asset manager is looking for a Senior Investment Risk Manager with at least 5 years’ experience in an investment risk role (pension, insurance, asset manager, bank) to join their Performance and Portfolio Risk Team. The Team’s purpose is 2nd line of defence providing Investment Risk Management and Performance Risk Analytics. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and managing a robust Investment Risk Management Framework and performance oversight. He/She will also ensure that suitable investment risk management policies and procedures are in place and are kept up to date, oversee and challenge the control testing of [...]
Our client, a major Global Custodian, is looking for an experienced Sales Director to evaluate and pursue new business opportunities and client prospects within the asset manager, insurance and asset owner segments. Based in London, the role involves working with the appropriate functions to develop and market new products, services, solutions and thought leadership concepts as well as independently developing leads and initiating contact with prospects. The ideal candidate will have extensive Financial Services experience with significant industry knowledge and experience working with Investment Managers, Insurers and Asset Owners in EMEA. Prior experience in a related customer-facing role, Sales Support, Global Capital Markets or Product Management [...]
January 27th 2020 Press Release – for immediate release HornbyChapman has announced a joint venture with Adapa Advisory (Pty) Ltd in Africa to focus on senior-level recruitment to financial services companies. The venture will initially focus on South Africa and will be used as a base for demand in other markets in the region. Paul A. Chapman, Co-founder and Managing Director of HornbyChapman said “I have known Mark and the team for many years and believe combining our forces makes for a highly compelling proposition. We very much look forward to working together for the benefit of our mutual [...]
An interesting opportunity has arisen to join a major, progressive Fund Administrator as a Pursuit Strategist. The firm is looking for someone to partner with sales and account teams to specifically support strategic, high-value opportunities. They will engage at multiple stages throughout the pre-sales process and be responsible for the development and execution of winning strategies. Additionally, they will be required to build and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the target client(s) and develop a tailored, solution-focused approach and communications strategy. This is a non-client facing role and one which requires proactivity, versatility and an understanding of the business development / pre-sales environment. [...]
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