Operations Oversight Control Manager

Job Description:

Our client, a leading UK-based fund manager, is looking for an Operations Oversight & Control Manager based in London.

Reporting to the Head of Operations Oversight & Control, the purpose of the role is to oversee and manage the critical and important provider relationships within the scope of the Operations team as well as maintaining the Operations control frameworks and the firms third party management framework.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Experience developing and embedding third party management and control frameworks.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant regulatory environment.

  • Ability to develop and lead a high performing team.

  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with external providers.

  • Demonstrable technical knowledge across a range of investment instruments, fund types and products.

  • Proven organisational skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver work to a high standard of accuracy.

  • Experience in producing MI and regular reporting.

  • Understanding of a risk-based approach to internal control.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Experience of closed end funds and/or Lux funds.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with third party providers

  • Oversee and manage the team in the execution of third-party governance including, but not limited to:

    • Day to day relationship management with relevant critical outsourced providers

    • Delivery and oversight of the third-party framework

    • Maintenance of the firm's third-party register

    • Supplier on/off boarding support

    • Maintenance of control frameworks for Operations

    • Performance of process and controls

    • Invoice review and validation controls

    • Reporting

    • Completion of due diligence reviews

    • Other Operations related activity

  • Ensure there is a robust governance framework in place for managing and monitoring compliance against the third-party framework.

  • Co-ordinate on-going due diligence of critical & important providers across the Operations team.

  • Co-ordinate and deliver reporting to internal governance forums surrounding performance against control frameworks, service provider relationships and third party framework deliverables.

  • Oversee the core commercials and cost drivers for critical & important providers.

  • Maintain the Operations team operating model documentation, ensuring changes in model are documented and presented to the relevant governance forum for consideration and approval.

  • Ensure that knowledge is maintained across the team, with adequate training plans in place, taking the lead to ensure appropriate upskilling of all team members

  • Oversee the team in the prepare and maintenance of procedures, processes, and controls documents.


  • A highly competitive salary

  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 14723

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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