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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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.
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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 [...]