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Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global asset management firm, is seeking a Project Manager, to join their team in Edinburgh for an initial contract of 12 months.

Core responsibilities:

  • Execution of a strategic platform migration project by a key Transfer Agent impacting clients, fund distributors & intermediaries, external fund accountants, market vendors and multiple functions (Retail & Institutional client business, Technology, Portfolio Management, Finance, Product Management and Business Operations) globally

  • Set-up appropriate project governance, develop the global plan, lead collaboration between departments, oversee and gather business requirements, ensure appropriate testing, and successful implementation

  • Own various programme organisational activities such as risk and issue monitoring, status reporting and governance co-ordination

  • Represent the needs of the business throughout the project lifecycle, providing expertise and working knowledge of various business operations processes - in particular, fund and shareholder services and retrocessions

Core requirements:

  • Significant, demonstrable change management experience ideally within Financial Services

  • Project Management experience

  • Strong management of third parties

  • Strong knowledge of business operations functions and transfer agency services within asset management

Job reference: 8780

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

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.