Project Manager - Top Tier Asset Management

Robert Walters Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Attractive Package + Bonus
Jul 20, 2019
Aug 03, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary
  • Lead, own and drive Investment's automation and robotics programme
  • Perform business-as-usual (BAU) and project tasks related to process advisory, operational risk / procedure review under Investment Governance Framework (IGF), and service vendor management

  • Weightage ofPQA / Investment Control tasks:
    • Business Process Advisory (60%)
    • Network Management (30%)
    • Operational Risk / IGF Review (10%)

Business Process Advisory (60%)
  • Lead own and drive the review of end-to-end investment processes to identify opportunities for automation and digitalisation and implement required solution
  • Develop procedures and methods to evaluate and improve the quality of front/middle/IO operations and workflow
  • Provide SME or project management expertise in Investment Projects
  • Coordinate and act as Investment representative in cross-functional projects involving multiple departments
  • Design target operating model, operationalise and implement new processes to address new products / functional requirements / operational efficiency issues raised by BU Investment

Service Vendor Management (30%)
  • Drive and develop new solutions and improvements with group-wide Investment service vendors such as custodians and main outsourcers
  • Evaluate and implement outsourcing options that align to the desired systems and services of the business, its systems and processes
  • Analyses and reports on third party vendor service level and performance
  • Perform periodic group-wide service and pricing benchmark review

Operational Risk / Procedures review under IGF (10%)
  • Drive the drafting and review of Investment Front/Middle/Back Office procedures to ensure key controls are in place, particularly in the area of IBOR data and reports
  • Assist BU Investment CIO to review procedures against IGF requirements

  • Education - Minimum undergraduate
  • Experience - Minimum 12 years of experience, with relevant experience or knowledge in process automation, robotics and digitalisation is a must. Experience in investment control within an asset management company or consulting firm and be familiar with investment systems (e.g. Bloomberg, Moody GEM and Eagle) and processes will be an advantage
  • Certifications/licenses - CIA, CISA, PMP, CFA, or FRM qualification is an advantage
  • Language skills - English, Chinese and an additional Asian language in Markets. Must be able to articulate clear ideas both spoken and written and be able to prepare reports and required documentation independently
  • Communication skills - able to understand and communicate with people from different culture as a regional coordinator

If you would like to apply for this role or find out more, please apply online or contact Kelvin Wong at Robert Walters on +852 2103 5380 or quoting the Job Reference KWD/838000

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