Head of UK - Asset Management

Recruiter
Adzuna
Location
London
Salary
250000 - 200000
Posted
26 Feb 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
Exciting opportunity to be the Head of UK - Asset Management for an award winning asset manager which focuses on fiduciary management for UK pension funds. Based in London. The role:
  • The principal role of the Head of the UK will be focused on leading the strategic growth of this dynamic firm by leading the charge developing and growing the asset manager's relationships with the UK pension community.
  • They will be responsible for ensuring the fiduciary management chain is managed effectively by the UK team.
  • The head of UK will lead a team of 20 across sales, investment management, operations, finance, risk and compliance.
  • The Head of UK has the professional and administrative responsibility for the UK business as a whole and are delegated the responsibility for the management, operation and development of the business.
  • They will have the responsibility to support the strategic objectives of the business, including the responsibility for investment advice, risk management, compliance and controls and all other functions of the business.


Exciting opportunity to be the Head of UK - Asset Management for an award winning asset manager which focuses on fiduciary management for UK pension funds. Based in London. Desired Experience:
  • A very strong network and will be highly regarded in the UK pension community
  • Experience of both fiduciary, institutional and wholesales investment, including experience and strong capability managing the fiduciary management chain
  • Experience across of a range of asset classes, including small caps and real estate, but also high-yield stocks, fixed income and funds of hedge funds. Understanding of large pension fund clients, governance structures, challenges faced and the range of solutions in the UK market
  • Understanding of pension derisking tools, especially fiduciary management and use of derivatives to hedge interest rate and inflation risk
  • Experience leading a large team across multiple disciplines, positively influencing the culture and values of the London team
  • Excellent organisational, multitasking and time management skills with demonstrated ability to work efficiently and meet tight deadlines;
  • Experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, with good presentation skills in one-on-one settings or to larger groups;Highly motivated and strong work ethic;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with large, culturally diverse teams at all levels.
  • Strong understanding of UK risk and compliance regulations, and demonstrable experience overseeing these areas


  • Senior leadership position driving the strategic growth of our European specialist asset management client's UK business.
  • Our client is an award winning player in niche markets focused on delivering stellar investment returns for their clients.
  • Our client's sharp investment vision has led them to a select group of strategies that place them among the top of our international league in small caps and real estate, but also high-yield stocks, fixed income and funds of hedge funds.
  • Their fiduciary management team of experts acts as the alternative investment arm for pension funds and insurance companies from around the world.
  • They serve institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies from their London and European office.


The package will be excellent

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