Head of Operations

Julian Perigo
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  • Lead a small team
  • Global business line
  • MFSA PQ preference

Opportunity to join and be part of a dynamic and entrepreneurial company as a Head of Operations
The Head of Operations will be responsible for the good performance of all operational activities of the Fund Depositary Services in Malta. The incumbent will be responsible for the effective and efficient management (planning, implementation and review) of her/his Area of Responsibilities.
  • Supervise the oversight, monitoring, reporting, governance and safekeeping activities
  • Carry out the duties and responsibilities as listed in the Organizational By-Laws of the Company
  • Organise the department in order to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Be responsible for the efficiency of the Fund Depositary Department
  • Implement, maintain and update procedures and directives that promote company culture and vision, in accordance with latest regulations
  • Ensure that all operational activities are in conformity with the internal procedures and directives
  • Ensure to meet all requirements prescribed by the Malta Financial Services Authority
  • Act as a back up to the Operations Officers
  • Guiding, instructing and supervising the operational team in matters related to operations conducted in their respective area of responsibilities; promoting compliance with all operational guidelines
  • Be the first point of contact with client in relation to operational matters
  • Liaise with Compliance and On-boarding Committee for on-boarding process
  • Prepare account opening documents
  • Assist clients at on boarding stage
  • Take over audit requests (internal and external)
  • Prepare and provide the necessary information for the board meetings
  • Liaise with the headquarter and coordinate with relevant departments where appropriate and/or relevant
Required professional experience
  • Proven experience as Head of Operations, Operations Director or similar leadership role
  • Proven experience in the Banking and Fund Industry of at least
  • Knowledge of EU fund’s structures
  • Excellent knowledge of the AIFMD and UCITS requirements, especially related to depositary activities in relation to liquid and illiquid assets
  • MFSA PQ approval a plus
  • Familiarity with all business functions including HR, finance, supply chain and IT
  • Knowledge of data analytics and reporting
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership ability
  • Analytical mind
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Team player
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