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Derivatives Operations Manager, Assistant Vice President,

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Apr 13, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary

An opportunity exists for the position of Assistant Vice President within the OTC derivatives middle office department in Dublin. This is a team management role and will require strong interpersonal skills. For the right candidate this represents a good opportunity to join a dynamic department working in the demanding and ever changing derivatives market.

The OTC Middle office team in Dublin deliver a number of services to SSB clients. These involve transaction management and end-to-end trade lifecycle support throughout the transaction process, including trade capture, confirmation, notification, settlement, corporate action processing, credit event monitoring, reporting, documentation management and exception management. Middle Office professionals interact with many different operational groups both within State Street and externally with clients, counterparties and industry vendors. The role of the middle office is perform tasks on behalf of our clients and to process information through SSB systems which can be utilised by the back office and fund administration groups within State Street.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Team Management

  • Build strong relationships with internal and external clients
  • Ensure team is achieving accuracy and meeting pre-determined deadlines as set out in service level agreements
  • Work with risk management & business control groups to identify and proactively resolve recurring client Issues
  • Accountability and responsibility for completing and delivering performance planning & reviews on time (PPRs)
  • Providing coaching and development opportunities to staff
  • Estimate personnel needs, assign work, oversee short term deliverables, coordinate workflows
  • Key point of contact for internal/external clients when urgent needs arise

Core Competencies

  • Strong management skills and at least 5 years of direct people management experience
  • Previous middle office or banking/fund administration operations experience
  • Knowledge of, or experience working with OTC derivative products
  • Quality & Risk Management - Drive high quality outputs and ensure that organizational risks are managed through embedding effective controls
  • Leverage Talent - Actively commit to developing yourself and others to drive the competitive advantage achieved through a diverse, engaged and mobile workforce
  • Manage Execution - Deliver flawless execution of work products through effective plans, clear priorities and developed process management methods to ensure all resources function at optimal levels
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making - Develop solutions and provide counsel to ensure effective decisions are reached by employing timely, rigorous and logical analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills & attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Additional Requirements
  • Self-Motivated and reliant
  • Enthusiastic
  • Uses Initiative

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