Head of Operations - Contract

IDEX Consulting Ltd
12 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Leading stockbroking firm looking to recruit a Head of Operations on a 14 month maternity contract. The role holder will be a Management Committee member representing on and reporting to various other board, sub-committees. Line management responsibility for all operational functions at the following operations department: Client management, settlements, middle office, dealing finance and control, HR and facilities.


* Overall responsibility for the conduct of the business and policies/policy application in relation to operations
* Reporting on operational matters to the Management Committee, the Board of Directors, the Board Risk Committee and other board sub-committees as required. This includes writing formal reports
* Represented by attending meetings of the board
* Managing the operational and business risk within the Risk Management Framework
* Resource management/staffing of operations departments
* Liaise with Head of CASS Compliance
* Directorships of group companies
* Managing relationships internally and third parties
* Managing change within the business whether that is from regulation, product range or other business driver as determined
* Budgeting – preparing the firm’s annual budget
* HR matters including appraisals and recruitment

Required knowledge, skills and experience

* Financial services experience with management experience
* Ideally demonstrated experience in the management of operational departments, teams, work processes and projects
* Detailed understanding of a UK stockbroking business (preferred)
* Effective communicator
* Ability to assess and manage key risks and write coherent reports

Please visit the IDEX Consulting Ltd website for further opportunities. If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail within 2 working days of receiving your application. If your application is unsuccessful, the information supplied may still be retained for use in connection with future vacancies. Due to the overwhelming application response we receive through various sources, should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful