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Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global asset management firm, are looking for a Contracting Officer to assist with tasks centred around new clients; Investment Management Agreements, Trading documentation (eg ISDAs) etc.

The role holder will join the team in Edinburgh for an initial temporary assignment ending August 2017.

Core responsibilities:

  • Support a growing area in a dynamic and challenging environment

  • Responsible for your own portfolio of business with some guidance and oversight

  • Provide in depth knowledge of your client's mandates as well as an excellent client focus

  • Accurate drafting, negotiation and co-ordination of contractual documentation

  • Facilitation and co-ordination of internal stakeholders involved in the contracting process, ensuring their comments flow through to the contract and requisite approvals are obtained

  • Partnering with the On-Boarding Implementation team to take on new clients and manage client change as efficiently as possible

  • Ensuring that the appropriate contracting process is followed to mitigate risk

  • Negotiating client documentation within specified parameters, escalating legal and operational risk when necessary

  • Supporting the sales team with contractual documentation queries

  • Ensuring that all completed contractual documentation is properly filed, stored and retrievable

  • Participating in research initiatives or projects that are requested by the sales, product or legal teams

Core requirements:

  • Educated to degree level

  • A legal diploma, or equivalent, would be beneficial but is not required

  • Prior experience of drafting, negotiation and co-ordination of contractual documentation

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

  • Ability to independently manage your own portfolio of business with some guidance and oversight

  • Exemplary analytical, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with both internal and external clients at all levels and regions

Job reference: 8844

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.