Associate in Derivatives / Derivatives Associate
£69,000 - £72,000 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
We’re the Pension Protection Fund. We protect millions of people in the UK who belong to defined benefit pension schemes. Our members rely on us to look after their pensions if their employers collapse and the pension schemes cannot afford to pay what they promised.
We’re equivalent in size to a top 5 UK pension scheme and have developed a highly sophisticated, best-in-class investment strategy. Our culture combines private sector standards with a public service ethos.
We’re looking for a Derivatives Associate, reporting into the Investment Service Assurance Manager, to provide a best in class service within derivatives to the Investment Department
The key duties of the role will include being accountable for data integrity and solving any particular anomalies within the department, understanding the investment / performance management systems and the purpose of the transactional data, relationship management with third party providers (including fund managers), and acting as the escalation point for trade execution / post-trade issues.
We expect interested applicants to have recent experience from an asset manager dealing with high volume derivatives flow where you have worked within a middle office support function. Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate a high understanding with derivative products, performance management systems and regulatory knowledge affecting pension funds. Finally, you will have a proven track record providing an excellent service to internal/external suppliers and stakeholders and the soft skills to fit in seamlessly within high-performing teams, including appropriating team resources efficiently.
Sound like you? Apply now.
In return for your skills, experience and commitment we’ll give you a challenging role within a business where you’ll get the support you need to develop your career.
You’ll also get an outstanding rewards package which includes a discretionary bonus scheme, private medical insurance, health cash plan, critical illness insurance, holiday trading, volunteering leave and a choice of generous defined benefit or defined contribution pension scheme.
We are a Disability Confident Leader, the highest accreditation under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you have a disability and meet the essential criteria for this role you will be guaranteed an interview.
We embrace diverse talent welcoming people with different beliefs, backgrounds and ways of working, and we aim to create an environment in which everyone can be themselves.
We are a flexible organisation and welcome the opportunity to talk about what arrangements may work best for you.
No agencies please.