Our client, a leading independent Fund Administration business with offices in multiple jurisdictions is looking for a junior New Business Development Manager with a proven track record to join the sales team.The successful candidate will be tasked with identifying and winning Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Administration mandates. The preferred candidate must have closed-ended funds sales experience, a key intermediary network and be capable of building a significant pipeline of new business, working alongside dedicated subject matter experts and support teams. With significant resources, a highly supportive culture, scalable infrastructure and a rapidly expanding Private Equity, Real Estate and Investment Management client [...]
The largest South African fund administrator, is looking to fill a variety of positions in their Cape Town office - if you are eligible to work in South Africa and are looking for challenging career opportunities with multiple opportunities to progress, do get in touch with us for a detailed discussion.
Our client, a post trade securities services provider, is looking for a sales manager to join their Post Trade Sales team, to report into the Head of Post Trade Sales UK & Nordics. The role is based in London with a focus on new sales, client management and business development of their Core Services (settlement and custody) and Clearing into international markets. As part of a team, the role is to bring together sales professionals, product and operational specialists to focus on driving new revenues and cultivating client relationships. This role is an additional resource and the successful candidate will be specifically [...]
I am by nature a ‘glass half full’ kind of person - a pragmatic optimist if you will. I hope and believe that Brexit will work out, but accept there are challenges. I hope and believe that the securities services industry will continue to evolve and survive, despite some significant threats. I hope and believe that we’ll never hear of or see The Gypsy Kings again, but that’s another matter… Read Full Article
Fintech job vacancies are growing, while less are being advertised in traditional banking sector companies An increasing number of advertised jobs, higher average pay and IT’s prominent position in fintech is making the sector a more attractive option than the traditional banking sector for IT professionals. The amount of jobs advertised in traditional UK banking was just over 100,000 over the last 12 months, compared with about 39,000 in UK fintech, according to analysis from recruitment search site Joblift. But job vacancies in the UK fintech sector increased9% in the last 12 months, while the traditional UK banking sector advertised 3% less. In [...]
As the world starts warming up to the Open banking culture, there is always going to be this tug of war between control and agility. As regulators tune their policies around data sharing and open banking, they will have to make decisions on how much control Financial services firms have over customer data. At the same time it is also critical to work towards an agile open banking framework within a controlled and secure data sharing ecosystem that takes care of customers’ interests. UK, like in most other aspects of Fintech, has been spearheading open banking in policy and execution, but [...]
Uncertainty around UK immigration policy post-Brexit could cost the sector £361 million FinTech faces a significant skills shortage by 2030 unless the UK maintains a flexible immigration policy post-Brexit, new findings claim. According to research by Innovative Finance, a not-for-profit membership association representing UK FinTech firms, the sector will exceed 100,000 employees by 2030, creating 30,000 new jobs, while the number of companies will more than double to 3,300. But the report, entitled 'Supporting UK FinTech: Accessing a Global Talent Pool', highlights growing concerns around the the UK's immigration policy - and how the uncertainty could hamper the sector's growth - [...]
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