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Onboarding Executive

Employer
Legal & General
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Description

The world of investment is changing. Our vision at Legal & General Investment Management is to create a better, more sustainable future through responsible investing. We work in partnership with our clients around the globe to deliver positive long-term outcomes, while rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. To meet our clients' complex and evolving investment needs, our investment strategies cover a broad array of asset classes and styles, including equities, bonds, property and alternatives, as well as multi-asset funds. We're focused on continuously innovating our investment products, maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes, and striving to build a more responsible and sustainable future

Job Description
  • Co-ordinating the Operational onboarding of new fund/client mandates, share class launches and existing portfolio amendments in partnership with impacted stakeholder teams, ensuring that the business is fully briefed and engaged, and all operational requirements are comprehensively identified, tasked and completed. The Product Onboarding Executive is accountable for actively steering the course of progress and resolving impediments
  • Communicating effectively both internally and externally (as appropriate) on the progress of onboarding work, holding (where required) regular working group meeting sessions with key stakeholders in order to monitor and manage progress.
  • With the input and approval of internal and external stakeholders, complete any onboarding documentation required in remit of role linked onboarding the new fund, while ensuring all relevant stakeholder have relevant fund documentation to complete fund set-up. Creative and lateral thinking abilities are critical, as well as the ability to act as a business guardian, considering always LGIM's standard service and operational capabilities
  • Developing a clear understanding of the function of all business areas within LGIM, building and maintaining an effective network of strong working relationships within those areas
  • Act as an inward and outward facing 'onboarding consultant', demonstrating technical ability and understanding and an awareness of the client's decision making process and investment objectives. Communicate and map key onboarding milestones as necessary to manage and guide expectations.
  • Rigorously apply and, where applicable, design and implement, business processes and procedures to support a risk-controlled and compliant environment within an effective governance framework.
  • Providing day-to-day and strategic support to Product Onboarding Executives within the team
  • Contributing to Strategic Target Operating Model (STOM) programme to ensure Fund Onboarding processes and engagement with others optimised.
Qualifications

Essential:
  • Basic understanding of investments
  • Strong academic background (Degree qualified)
  • IMC (or prepared to study for the qualification)
  • Knowledge of current investment, market, regulatory and economic matters
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate, influence and operate at a senior management level
Desirable:
  • Working within the pensions industry / Compliance/Legal Dept
  • Training and presenting
  • Product/fund strategy & onboarding knowledge
  • Experience within the investment management industry
  • Demonstrable track record of dealing with external clients and building significant relationships with external contacts up to and including senior levels
  • Advanced Excel
  • Project Management/Co-ordination experience/responsibilities
  • Presentation skills
  • Must possess a good level of 'gravitas' and maturity
  • Highly team-orientated
  • Work to and share best practice
  • Highly organised & high attention to detail
  • Proactive and proven to work on your own initiative
  • Client focussed
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
Additional Information

When you commit to Legal & General, we'll commit to you too. That means we'll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

If you join us, you'll get access to some great benefits, including private medical insurance, at least 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance, and Income Protection. You can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We're also proud to offer competitive family leave.

You'll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of - both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings.

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we've grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands.

We're all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you'll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we're supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there's over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don't have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don't just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it's important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we're always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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