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Posted 15 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
Director Job SpecificationA Director must have 8+ years experience in order to preform their role at Optima. The role is to manage a portfolio of clients, play an active role in the growth of Optima, both in business development and internally. Key tasks in this role involve: General on-going client management: Manages and leads a portfolio of 20+ clients and able to respond promptly and appropriately to queries from clients and/or delegates on the team Confidently lead sales pitches, both in terms of proposals and in the client facing pitchDeep technical FCA regulatory knowledge for the asset management sector and the rules which apply to such entitiesCompetently deals with difficult clients and situations with easeEffectively determines deadlines, whilst managing client expectations across the client portfolioScopes client engagements and projects and effectively prices potential workDrafts external publications and speaks at conferences and events Detailed understanding of MiFiD II, AIFMD, (knowledge of UCITS would be advantageous) and other relevant European and/or US Regulations Review and sign off compliance manuals to a standard that the client is able to adopt Identifying, driving and leading the development of new content when necessary for clients; Draft new policies in response to regulatory change Internal Relations Ability to train team members in their field of expertise in an effective manner; Is approachable and a go-to person for additional support and guidance on regulation/client queries Ownership of any reportees; inclusive of personal development, setting objectives, regular on the job training and catch upsActively making a valuable contribution to the growth of the frimAttend and network at seminars and conferences to represent Optima, summarise any topics covered for colleagues and be able to impart learned knowledge to clients Produce content for our client newsletter and suggest ideas/topic for the future articles Effectively communicates and manages deadlines, both to the client and internally amongst the team/delegates Ability to give constructive and useful feedback on completed tasks from team members. Technical Expertise:Is seen as an expert and is a go-to person across a range of regulation Ability to give concise and clear explanations on complex regulatory concepts and requirements Identifying potential opportunities to upsell a piece of work/secondment/project with clients Optima Partners is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status age or disability. About Optima Partners Optima established itself as a market leader by setting up a unique team to address regulatory matters facing our clients in the market today. Consequently, Optima is able to provide comprehensive and cutting-edge regulatory compliance support both domestically and globally to leading hedge funds, private equity, asset managers, banks and broker-dealers. Optima Partners is a unique global firm which understands that its people are its greatest asset. We are therefore 100% committed to attracting and keeping the highest quality people. As a market leading and growing firm with a very flat structure, we offer our people the chance to move forward quickly in their career within a meritocratic culture. The core values that our team share are being proactive, solutions focused, interactive and dynamic in the ever evolving industry that we work in. We seek to encourage new ideas and proactive thinking across all members of the team and constantly invest in new people that share our values. Optima Partners presents its people with a unique opportunity to work collectively and collaboratively within our global team as well as a platform to reap the rewards of strong performance. Optima's experienced global team will accelerate the Analyst's learning and growth by providing frequent trainings on various topics, shaping the Analyst's career path to becoming an expert compliance professional in the financial services industry.