FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Head of Collateral Documentation Advisory

My client, a leading investment bank, are looking to hire a Head of Collateral Documentation Advisory. The successful candidate will be leading a brand-new team with the opportunity to shape future strategies, so they need to be a strong leader with in-depth knowledge of Master and Collateral documentation.

JOB TEXT

My client, a leading investment bank, are looking to hire a Head of Collateral Documentation Advisory. The successful candidate will be leading a brand-new team with the opportunity to shape future strategies, so they need to be a strong leader with in-depth knowledge of Master and Collateral documentation.


The role will involve working closely with both the Head of Documentation Operations Advisory, other partners within this area, and a wide senior internal stakeholder network, including Front Office, Structuring, Credit, Legal/Documentation, On-boarding, Collateral Management, Customer management and assorted programmes to both identify and help facilitate strategic deliverables for the organisation within a strict internal risk and control framework.

Key Responsibilities:

* Driving and implementing the Advisory agenda for Documentation Operations.
* Driving and implementing the Codification and Support operating and control model.
* Driving a cost effective and operationally efficient process through continual improvement and alignment to strategy.
* Key stakeholder for UK/EMEA Business Heads and internal business forums.
* Key stakeholder on programme forums requiring documentation operations advisory oversight, input, and co-ordination.
* Driving stakeholder enablement and coordination for Documentation reviews pre-execution to support vanilla and structured negotiations.
* Ensuring adherence to Policy.
* Documentation Operations RACI as part of a F2B operating model.
* Driving documentation / implementation advisory across regulatory and business driven requirements.
* Key partner in FC&F to ensure ongoing capture and consideration of Operational, Funding considerations for documentation.
* Oversight of documentation preferred terms and templates for operational purposes
* Champion for positive customer experience.
* Key partner with Front Office to facilitate effective operational management of new business opportunities.
* Pre-execution advise on new trading or counterparty transactions and key considerations for operating models and key risks.
* Effective team environment.
* Timely, effective and efficient delivery of all issues, projects and initiatives.
* Key relationships / stakeholders are Sales, FO, Ops, Credit, Legal.
* Strict adherence to Risk and Control Framework.

Key Skills:

* In depth of understanding across the front to back trade support framework with particular awareness of trade lifecycle, margin operations, legal documentation and operating risk underpinning the FCFO supported business lines (predominantly OTC Derivatives and Secured Financing/Securities Lending) across both bilateral and cleared transaction space.
* Strong, well respected leader with a thorough understanding of market agendas in the regulatory and product space.
* Thorough understanding of global margin regulations and impact on documentation, operations and global market.
* Thorough in-depth knowledge of underlying legal agreements to support OTC Derivative, Cleared/Non-Cleared, Secured Financing, Repo trading.
* Thorough understanding of considerations for structured or Special Purpose Vehicle support and documentation models.
* Thorough understanding of operating frameworks, key stakeholder dependencies and key impact risks in supporting Cleared and non-Cleared OTC, Repo and SF trading.
* Strong business knowledge foundations across collateral and documentation operations.
* Strong approach and alignment to operational risk and control management frameworks.
* Understanding of counterparty credit risk mitigation considerations.
* Strong understanding of both commercial, business, risk and operational considerations in collective decision making.
* Strong Customer understanding and focus.
* Strong senior stakeholder management skills across businesses and departments front to back.
* Responsive and positive reaction to change.
* Able to win respect by working with people at all levels across the business.
* Track and provide continual process improvement.
* Positive, enthusiastic and driven by the need to deliver, excel and support success of others.
* Strong leadership with ability to quickly embed, build trust and add value.
* Strong understanding of team dynamics, development and empowerment.
* Key influencer that can maintain good customer relationships with clients and colleagues.
* Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence.
* Strong cost and efficiency awareness and understanding of business strategies.
* Strong understanding of CASS implications.
* 5+ years' experience in a relevant function.

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  • Negotiable
  • London, England, Großbritannien
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Charles Levick
  • 13 Feb 18