Product Management Director

Location: Singapore
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time
 

Job description:

The Product Management Director leads a team of Product Managers, supervises, and assists in business analysis and documenting requirements of moderately complex initiatives with a primary focus on the book of work made up of regulatory, compliance and client experience driven projects. The position will over see and sometimes draft and present business requirements to both internal and external stakeholders for ratification, in addition to coordinating with cross-functional resources to achieve project objectives and representing the business in various industry led forums on projects and new initiatives. The role also facilitates and leads external working groups composed of major industry participants that help advise on requirements and design options.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead small regional team within Product Management for assigned product area(s).
  • Work with the regional product management lead and business to deliver on the specific initiatives prioritized and budgeted for the region.
  • Collaborate with product management peers globally to ensure best practice and core principals are understood, adopted and implemented in regional initiatives.
  • Collaborates with client support teams and technology partners (both Application Development and Enterprise Infrastrucuture) on delivering new capabilities and enhancements.
  • Facilitates and leads external working groups and other relevant subject matter working groups.
  • Manages achievement of project deliverables and includes coordinating efforts of a variety of functional areas to ensure projects are completed on time and budget and within a quality framework.
  • Assists in product training efforts for all touch-points to both internal and external customers, inclusive of documentation, publications, E Training tools, FAQ’s.
  • Monitor project budgets for specific initiatives / projects.
  • Review / oversee user stories generation. 
  • Ensures the product development methodology process vis a vis specific projects is followed, i.e, ensures stage-gate process is followed (specific internal methodology)
  • Expected to be SME in an area of the product and, where required, to attend meetings with clients to help with product area of expertise.
  • Identifies potential risks to achieving project objectives and elevates to appropriate management.
  • Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.

Leadership Competencies for this level include:

  • Leading Teams: Is able to effectively lead teams to drive delivery.
  • Strategic Thinking: Effectively translates the vision into specific business objectives, thinks of different ways to do things and through all angles to provide insights and develop strategies that guide future decisions. 
  • Organizational Savvy: Understands the business products and service offerings, as well as key stakeholders, and demonstrates the ability to form and cultivate internal networks that will help navigate getting things done. 
  • Leading Change: Embraces and adapts well to changing circumstances, identifies areas of needed change and employs many methods to drive those activities to meet organizational goals. 
  • Financial Acumen: Understands business financials and has the ability to work with complex data and information, and adopts practical and workable approaches.
  • Team Building: Builds teams by quickly establishing relationships and drives a team identity and shared purpose based on diversity of thought, skills and personalities. 
  • Inclusive Leadership: Values individuals and embraces diversity by integrating differences and promoting diversity and inclusion across teams and functions.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters or equivalent viewed favourably.
  • Regulatory reporting knowledge would also be considered favourably.
  • Derivatives and/or Security Finance product knowledge.
  • Strong business analysis and communication skills.
  • Familiar with the “Agile” approach to project management as this will be deployed on most projects going forward.

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Nicholas Ferrie
nicholas.ferrie@trevosepartners.com
020 3763 3903

Head of APAC Legal

Location: Singapore 
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time
 

Job description:

This attorney will be a member of the GCO, located in Singapore office, with responsibility for providing legal advice and guidance on all matters relating to businesses and operations in countries within the APAC region, including contracts, transactions, regulatory matters, corporate governance matters and intercompany matters.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and cover all legal matters relating to businesses in the APAC region and advise business counterparts and other stakeholders on legal matters.
  • Coordinate effectively with members of the GCO in other regions as necessary for seamless legal coverage.
  • Review, draft, negotiate and advise on a wide range of commercial contracts, including professional service agreements, outsourcing and other vendor contracts, data, software and technology license agreements and non-disclosure agreements, as well as various types of membership documents.
  • Respond to internal and external queries regarding contract matters, including contract interpretation issues, breaches and disputes.
  • Identify, evaluate and advise management concerning any contract matters impacting the assigned businesses.
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and contract processes.
  • Handle other routine corporate matters as requested.
  • Engage with other members of the legal department and outside counsel, compliance, finance and other functional areas as necessary to support all of the above.
  • Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior. 

Leadership Competencies for this level include:

  • Strategic Thinking: Effectively translates the vision into specific business objectives, thinks of different ways to do things and through all angles to provide insights and develop strategies that guide future decisions. 
  • Organizational Savvy: Understands the businesses products and service offerings, as well as key stakeholders, and demonstrates the ability to form and cultivate internal networks that will help navigate getting things done. 
  • Leading Change: Embraces and adapts well to changing circumstances, identifies areas of needed change and employs many methods to drive those activities to meet organizational goals. 
  • Financial Acumen: Understands business financials and has the ability to work with complex data and information, and adopts practical and workable approaches.
  • Team Building: Builds teams by quickly establishing relationships and drives a team identity and shared purpose based on diversity of thought, skills and personalities. 
  • Inclusive Leadership: Values individuals and embraces diversity by integrating differences and promoting diversity and inclusion across teams and functions.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of active legal experience with general corporate matters. 
  • JD or LLB and current license to practice law (Singaporean law license strongly preferred)
  • Extensive experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and executing and managing transactions.  
  • Experience at a highly rated full-service law firm strongly preferred.
  • Experience supporting clients in the financial services industry strongly preferred.
  • In-house experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience with corporate governance matters.
  • Experience with financial regulations and corresponding with regulators.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and legal and business judgement are required.

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Nicholas Ferrie
Nicholas.ferrie@trevosepartners.com
020 3763 3903

Head IT Risk Management

Location: Singapore
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time
 

Job description:

It is our plan to build our cloud platform to the standards of a regulated institution and to position these standards as product “features” sitting above our traditional features in terms of priority/importance. We are looking for a leader to establish and manage global ITRM at the firm in a manner and to standards that the regulated client will recognize. More importantly this role is also a “product manager” for the TRM feature set. The product management portion is externally facing, ensuring that our go-to-market resources understand the features and that we can demonstrate that we not only match but exceed on-prem controls.  This role is responsible for constantly evaluating the ITRM “product” and making sure we maintain security and risk management a differentiating factor for our platform.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define and implement an ITRM framework in a new subsidiary of the company created for this cloud service business
  • Work closely with the CEO and a to-be-created risk committee to roll out and manage the risk management framework.
  • Ownership of the definition and ongoing evolution of the package of technical and operational controls that will secure the platform and demonstrate security and risk management as a differentiator over alternative vendor offerings and even on-prem.
  • Lead the development of standard collateral for the sales teams to address ITRM and outsourcing questions from prospects and clients.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 10+ years in an ITRM/InfoSec role
  • Detailed knowledge of a major jurisdiction’s ITRM and outsourcing guidelines – ideally Singapore MAS
  • Strong communications and leadership skills and experience. Ability to advocate ITRM best practice across senior exec peers globally
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies (especially AWS) and their use in a regulated environment
  • Commercial and Pragmatic – ability and experience applying guidelines to specific business cases and establishing acceptable standards
  • Pro-active and self-starting – vision and drive to build an ITRM capability from the ground up and maintain as value adding and differentiating features of our offering.
  • Good understanding of financial Regulatory Reporting practices
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Finance (Master’s Degree good to have).

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Nicholas Ferrie
nicholas.ferrie@trevosepartners.com
020 3763 3903

Associate Director Product Management

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Job description:

Directs and supervises, and assists in business analysis and documenting requirements of moderately complex product management initiatives with a primary focus on the businesses driven book of work made up of regulatory, compliance and client experience driven projects, coordinating with cross-functional resources to achieve project objectives. The position requires keen business analysis and communication skills to draft and present business requirements to both internal and external stakeholders for ratification. The candidate must be proficient in depicting and describing business impact assessments between current-state and various future state business models. The position entails leading multiple internal stakeholder meetings and representing the company in various industry led forums on projects and new initiatives. The role also facilitates and leads external working groups composed of major industry participants that help advice on requirements and design options.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with the regional product management lead and business to deliver on the specific initiatives prioritized and budgeted for the region
  • Collaborate with product management peers globally to ensure best practice and core principals are understood, adopted and implemented in regional initiatives
  • Collaborates with client support teams and technology partners (both Application Development and Enterprise Infrastructure) on delivering new capabilities and enhancements
  • Facilitates and leads external working groups and other relevant subject matter working groups
  • Manages achievement of project deliverables and includes coordinating efforts of a variety of functional areas to ensure projects are completed on time and budget and within a quality framework
  • Assists in product training efforts for all touch-points to both internal and external customers, inclusive of documentation, publications, E Training tools, FAQ’s
  • Monitor project budgets for specific initiatives / projects
  • Documents requirements and provides feedback on requirements documents that may impact their initiatives or product offerings
  • Ensures the product development methodology process vis a vis specific projects is followed, i.e., ensures stage- gate process is followed (specific internal methodology)
  • Expected to be SME in an area of the product and, where required, to attend meetings with clients to help with product area of expertise
  • Is familiar with the “Agile” approach to project management as this will be deployed on most projects going forward
  • Identifies potential risks to achieving project objectives and elevates to appropriate management
  • Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior. 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strategic Thinking: Effectively translates the vision into specific business objectives, thinks of different ways to do things and through all angles to provide insights and develop strategies that guide future decisions.
  • Organizational Savvy: Understands the company’s products and service offerings, as well as key stakeholders, and demonstrates the ability to form and cultivate internal networks that will help navigate getting things done.
  • Leading Change: Embraces and adapts well to changing circumstances, identifies areas of needed change and employs many methods to drive those activities to meet organizational goals.
  • Financial Acumen: Understands business financials and has the ability to work with complex data and information, and adopts practical and workable approaches.
  • Team Building: Builds teams by quickly establishing relationships and drives a team identity and shared purpose based on diversity of thought, skills and personalities.
  • Inclusive Leadership: Values individuals and embraces diversity by integrating differences and promoting diversity and inclusion across teams and functions.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters or equivalent viewed favorably.

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Richard Herring
Richard.herring@trevosepartners.com
020 3763 3901

Systems Director

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Job description:

The Systems Director is critical to the success of this team accountable for setting the company technology strategy as well as overseeing the day to day operation and performance of critical IT services. They are also responsible for the management of key outsourced IT services including, ensuring these services are delivered in line with business requirements via legally binding service agreements and accompanying service level agreements. Additional responsibilities include managing aspects of the day to day technical relationship with the ESMA Supervision team. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the business technology strategy which meets the current and future needs of the business. 
  • In conjunction with the General Manager, approve technology projects related to the strategic direction of the TR systems and infrastructure. Keeping stakeholders and parties (e.g. General Manager, CCO, and internal audit and risk departments) appraised of the status of key projects and initiatives and escalating unresolved issues as required.
  • Oversee the operation of systems ensuring they produce the desired results consistent with the overall strategy and mission as well as relevant regulations and TR license conditions.
  • Assess material changes in technology ensuring designs continue to meet business and regulatory requirements including operational separation, performance, reliability, availability and security. Propose such changes to the Senior Management for approval.
  • Develop and maintain a legally binding service level agreement (SLA) for all critical IT services outsourced to the client or third parties. Regularly review the performance of IT services against the SLA, sponsoring remedial plans where required and escalating unresolved issues to the General Manager.
  • Engage in IT incident management acting as the business stakeholder, confirming impact & urgency, approving remedial actions that have a business impact/implication and tracking satisfactory resolution. Lead IT problem management acting as a key business stakeholder, agreeing and tracking satisfactory preventative/mitigating actions to prevent repeat occurrences. Ensure appropriate incident, problem and change management policies, procedures and standards are implemented, maintained and adhered to within IT.
  • Act as a key business stakeholder in the IT change management process, approve high risk changes, extended maintenance and ensure appropriate regulatory notification.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of DR testing and review/approve results tracking remedial action where required. Ensure appropriate disaster recovery policies, procedures and standards are implemented and maintained within IT. Participate in the software defect management process, promoting the company’s interests and ensuring risk and impact is fully understood.
  • Act as the business representative for activities involving major system enhancements or redesigns. Approve plans and designs confirming they meet the business requirements and notify regulators as required.
  • Work with Project Manager, IT, and Product Management to ensure new and existing systems meet regulatory, operational quality and processing standards. In addition, create non-functional (especially service and performance) requirements for BRDs working with the Product team.
  • Track the installation and maintenance of hardware, including servers, routers, mainframes, virtual environments and any other computer hardware necessary to support the business.
  • Set out requirements for the capacity and performance planning process, approve capacity plans, attend quarterly reviews and track the implementation with relevant IT teams. 
  • Review and endorse the IT quality assurance policies, procedures and standards and the availability of suitable lower environments. Review documentation associated with IT projects including business requirement documents, functional and technical specifications and test plans.
  • In conjunction with the PMO, contribute to the project planning process and act as a business advocate regarding changes in project scope or schedules.
  • Ensures appropriate information security and access right policies and procedures are implemented and participate in the approval and review processes to ensure adherence. Coordinate with the Technology Risk Management Department to ensure that the systems are secure and that any security vulnerabilities are monitored and promptly corrected once identified. 

Leadership Competencies for this level include:

  • Strategic Thinking: Effectively translates the vision into specific business objectives, thinks of different ways to do things and through all angles to provide insights and develop strategies that guide future decisions. 
  • Organizational Savvy: Understands the client’s products and service offerings, as well as key stakeholders, and demonstrates the ability to form and cultivate internal networks that will help navigate getting things done. 
  • Leading Change: Embraces and adapts well to changing circumstances, identifies areas of needed change and employs many methods to drive those activities to meet organizational goals. 
  • Inclusive Leadership: Values individuals and embraces diversity by integrating differences and promoting diversity and inclusion across teams and functions.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Information Technology or Computer Science to degree level. ITIL v2 or v3 - minimum foundation qualification. 
  • Working knowledge of new technologies such as cloud and distributed ledger technology.
  • Ability to align the goals of business and technology and act as a translator of terminology.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure during incidents.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, analytical and communication skills.

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Richard Herring
Richard.herring@trevosepartners.com
020 3763 3901

Client Relationship Executive

Location: Sydney, Australia & Hong Kong
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Job description:

My client is an international IT vendor that provides data lifecycle management platforms to deliver regulatory reporting, liquidity, capital, credit, tax and operations analytics. Their global footprint spans 74 regulators across 56 jurisdictions, serving financial institutions with more than $31 Trillion in Total Assets. The role is to develop new business opportunities from existing clients and actively seek new opportunities with in the market.  The successful candidate will be expected to coordination with colleagues in other locations both regionally and internationally, with the goal to contribute to sustaining and growing my client's business to achieve success.

Key responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships.
  • Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize benefit.
  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors.
  • Ensure timely and successful delivery of solutions to meet customer expectations
  • Develop new business with existing clients and/or new names to meet sales quotas.
  • Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts).
  • Prepare reports on account status.
  • Collaborate with pre-sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory.
  • Communicate new product and service information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate internal/external stakeholders
  • Develop and implement targeted campaigns
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events.
  • Follow-up for collection of payment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate to ensure both short and long-term goals, objectives and quotas.
  • Ability to understand and manage sales metrics.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders, including executive and C-level.
  • Ability to adapt to changing business issues and requirements.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and etc.
  • Knowledgeable/experience of Salesforce

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Katheryn Abbatuan
Katheryn.abbatuan@trevosepartners.com
020 3763 3907

Technical Consultant

Location: Sydney, Australia
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time
 

Job description:

We are working with an international IT vendor who is looking for an experienced Technical Consultant. The ideal candidate will have experience working with IT software implementations in financial institutions. You will be responsible for the development aspects of the main legacy platform’s software implementations for various clients. You will be responsible for managing the client’s expectations by identifying and troubleshooting issue that may arise.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design and develop Risk and Finance solutions on my client’s legacy framework.
  • Work with product managers to capture requirements and explain the solutions once they have been built. 
  • Perform code reviews
  • Write design documents and program specifications
  • Work for QA to ensure quality solutions
  • Guide and mentor junior/new staff members

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in developing solutions for Financial Institutions
  • Experience with Regulatory ad compliance reporting platforms
  • Experience working with Axiom SL, Wolters Kluwer or Lombard risk tools
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, understanding of relational data modelling
  • Experience in other relational database such as Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Sybase)
  • Experience in programming languages (C/C++/Java)
  • Good understanding of OOP and design patterns
  • Good understanding and experience in client-server application development.
  • Knowledge and understanding of XML &XBRL

 

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Katheryn Abbatuan
Katheryn.abbatuan@trevosepartners.com
020 3763 3907


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