Join our fast-growing Asia Wealth Management teams
HSBC Life is a world-class institution where you can specialise in Insurance but enjoy the advantages that come with being part of a leading global international bank. Insurance is about people, and the promises they make. At HSBC Life we help deliver on these promises by providing a wide variety of life insurance products and services to our clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Our employees enjoy a dynamic and innovative workplace and a world of opportunities to develop their careers in a high-profile growing business segment. We empower our team of high-performing individuals to build skills and explore new experiences to realise the full potential of being part of HSBC.
Together we pursue efficient ways of working. We harness the latest data and technology solutions to achieve meaningful outcomes for our clients. The protection we offer creates broad and lasting impact, helping clients to be healthier, more productive and more confident in their futures.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Head of Investments Operations .
Under guidance of GI COO Balance Sheet Optimisation, work for the implementation of the Investment Operations model, informed by the Group strategy and an understanding of the business globally and the external environment
Define future capabilities required by the function to drive investment operations towards its desired operating model, ensuring the model is maintained and updated as required
In partnership with Entity COOs, drive a common Target Operating Model for entity Investment Operations
Represent Investment Operations interests in Group COO strategy definition and resulting initiatives
Working with COO community and Group Investment, drive the transformation of Investment Operations through the execution of Global Function strategy and Global Standards
Engage with stakeholders across Group BSO, Group Investment COO Community, HSBC Global Asset Management, HSBC Securities Services, as well as Insurance Finance, Risk, and Actuarial functions at global and local level to translate Investment Operations functions and Global Standards into effective global execution strategy and implementation plans, identifying potential cross-group and local impacts
Drive a focus on creating sustainable change, with a consistent approach
Engage various stakeholders required to mobilise the execution strategy and implementation plans
Under guidance of the GI COO Balance Sheet Optimisation and in partnership with Group Investment, ensure effective governance structures are in place to enable oversight, control and monitoring of strategy execution and implementation plans
Drive Operational Risk Management for Investment and Investment Operations Functions globally
Ensure effective governance structures, infrastructure and processes are in place across Insurance entities
Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Finance, Risk, IT, Operations or a related field
Formal operations, finance or investment management, for example, CFA, CIPM, qualifications are desirable
Extensive experiences with buy side investment operation processes, prior experience with multinational insurance companies is a big plus
In depth understanding in end-to-end buy side trade process, front office, middle office, back office. Also understand the internal and external relationship with fund managers, investment accounting, custodian services, brokerage counterparties, and external fund managers.
Ability to understand and develop a target operating model and recommend enhanced trade processes to improve effectiveness from cost and efficiency perspectives.
Experiences in different investment operating models, in-house management, outsourcing or hybrid model on a global basis.
Detailed expertise and knowledge in relation to investment operations and processes
In depth knowledge of investment systems including functionally, operationally and financially
Understanding of key features and risk return profiles of global asset classes and instruments, including plain vanilla instruments such as cash equity and fixed income, as well as derivatives
Practical experience of major business transformation with global project management experience
Experience of working across cultures
Ability to articulate complex and sensitive information and situations in meaningful and easily understood terms
Understanding of the HSBC Group and its strategy, structures and processes
Knowledge of the external environment including regulatory, political, competitor and market
You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.
Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.
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