Development and implementation of an outsourcing framework in line with the requirements of the business, internal policy and risk strategy
Building, implementation and ongoing development of appropriate outsourcing management, control and monitoring processes for regulated activities
Creation and maintenance of documentation to record the end-to-end outsourcing arrangement process (including sub-contracting).
Collaboration and coordination with other control functions to ensure integrated approach to managing outsourcing arrangements
Working alongside Outsourcing Oversight Officers in the UK, Ireland, APAC and Bermuda to form a wide centre of excellence for outsourcing oversight
Providing a professional and proactive support service to CE entity functional leads, offering guidance on internal, regulatory and legal requirements for outsourcing.
As well as producing local guidelines, working instructions and training material for outsourcing management
Coordinating and reviewing initial and ongoing risk analysis carried out by the responsible business function for each arrangement, in accordance with the regulations for the jurisdiction or entity to which the arrangement relates
Work with the compliance, risk and other oversight teams to ensure all locally required monitoring (against KRIs and KPIs) is completed in line with the company's policy and all issues are reported in a timely manner
Control and evaluation of regular outsourcing due diligence assessments. Ongoing development of the underlying methodology for performing due diligence, assessing the results and monitoring implementation of recommended actions
Support Board reporting, including the preparation of an annual report on material outsourcing for the managing Board of each CE entity
Act as the CE primary point of contact for company’s internal system used for recording and maintaining material intra-group delegations
Participate in cross-site & cross-functional projects related to delegation and outsourcing
Detailed understanding of the EU regulatory environment and principles relating to asset management and distribution activities.
Good technical understanding of fund management industry (MiFID II, UCITS, AIFMD, AML, GDPR)
Minimum 5 years of effective / competent experience in governance such as compliance, risk or audit or related project role within the asset management industry
Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively at all staff levels
Excellent spoken and written English language skills including the ability to produce comprehensive management reports
Flexible and hardworking with the ability to work in a fast-paced busy environment
Team player prepared to get involved and support the global team on larger projects
Highly motivated with ambition to make a significant contribution to building the business
Ability to balance attention to detail and see the bigger picture