Investec Bank PLC

Investec Bank PLC London, UK
18/10/2018
Full time
Description of Role and Key Responsibilities Designing and building end to end BI solutions, that will extract data from multiple systems, transforming and loading into multiple reporting data warehouses Working with end users and analysts on requirements and translate them into technical specification, provides estimation to the management Supporting existing BI Platform, reverse engineer and improve processes Following and contributing to departmental development process in terms of standards, methodologies, testing, version control and documentation, mentor junior members, drive and implement industry best practises, evaluate and introduce new tools, design and improve existing ETL framework, data validation framework Core Skills and Attributes Strong experience designing BI solutions using Microsoft stack preferably within Investment banking or Financial services experience (general products and processes knowledge; market, reference and regulatory data) Technical: Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2008R2/2012/2014, performance tuning, backup and recovery, data encryption, capacity planning, understanding of database engine internals and all database objects. Experience of loading data from different sources - xml, csv, excel, web services, different databases, MQ messages etc. Extensive experience of using SSIS, script tasks, custom plugins Significant experience designing solutions following Kimball methodology and good knowledge of data modelling concepts Post release support of deployed BI solutions Experience of building solutions with SSAS, advanced knowledge of SSAS, MDX, performance tuning, best practices, 2008 onwards Experience of building reports using SSRS, PowerPivot, integration with SharePoint, building corporate reporting portals, KPIs, dashboards, self service BI Experience of working in a team following agile development practices, using team development tools, working on the same objects Wide knowledge of other tools, vendors, solutions available on the market and applicable to BI space, upcoming releases of new software packages, etc Experience of any modelling tools is a plus Personal attributes and other requirements Ownership Self-motivated Delivery focused Excellent attention to detail
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
18/10/2018
Full time
Location: London, UK Opening date for applications: 20 September 2018 Closing date for applications 19 October 2018 Salary: Competitive As a key member of the Private Bank, Operations Leadership team this role is accountable for the design and delivery of client and internal processes for sales and marketing, applying strong operational disciplines. Achieving the process outcomes that we require to deliver on the PB business strategy. On a day to day basis this role and team are embedded alongside the sales and marketing teams. The role requires a core strategic operations and change delivery leadership skill set, accountable for the design, implementation and running of key processes .The role requires experience and skills to successfully work collaboratively across a number of core central functions in the delivery of process outcomes, driving a high performance culture. The Sales & Marketing Operations team will include both direct and matrix reports and brings together the following capabilities: Process ownership Change management CRM Client Experience (Matrix report to PB Product & Marketing) Reporting & BI (Matrix report to PB Technology) Operational risk (Matrix report to PB Operations Control) Operations Management Work closely with all the operational teams within the Private Bank to ensure the appropriate design and execution, for our sales and marketing processes to deliver on our strategy Work closely with the Sales and Marketing team leaders in developing strategy, designing processes and day to day execution, to ensure the outcomes meet our needs Manage and strategically drive procurement requirements across external suppliers, agencies, suppliers and third parties, working collaboratively with other functions Managing the sales and marketing external suppliers, third party vendors, and agencies within the Private Bank, applying an effective management framework to govern the relationship, based on Investec's third party management guidelines Business Reporting and Cost Management Lead design and delivery of business reporting and MI, required by the sales and marketing teams to operate, including tracking of the metrics with visible, regular and clear reporting Responsible for budget management ensuring budget tracking, PO system and financial budget forecast is accurate and well planned Responsible for linking in with PB financial team to develop consistent reporting Technology Work closely with the PB and Group Technology teams to ensure the PB Marketing function has the appropriate representation in the procurement, delivery and ongoing management of the PB Sales and Marketing technology stack ensuring all technology platforms comply with the Investec Technology policy and governance are approved by the PB Head of Technology Partnering with the IT and digital channel team to ensure the successful delivery and ongoing management of the appropriate technology solutions for PB Sales and Marketing (including representing Marketing at all the IT, Digital and Private Bank operational forums) Risk & Controls Work in close alignment with the Head of PB Banking and Head of PB Marketing to ensure that all compliance and legal regulatory procedures are adhered to Set up, implement and maintain an effective compliance process within the team ensuring that effective SLA sign offs are defined Work as part of the leadership team to implement a Right First Time approach to all regulatory (and brand) marketing requirements Core skills and knowledge Technical Skill Set Strong, well evidenced background in operations management within a sales and marketing context. With experience working closely with technology and other support teams Proven track record in process design, implementation and run, knowing how to design client centric scaleable solutions Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of compliance and risk management for sales and marketing in financial services Demonstrable experience of leading teams Good knowledge of change project processes and prioritisation management Experience of managing budgets c£5-10m per annum and linking them to commercial return Evidence of leading team procurement strategy across multiple suppliers and agencies Strong skill set in helping drive board level effective business reporting and analytics - with strong presentation writing and delivery skills Behavioural Skill Set Ability to work collaboratively across the PB and Group leadership teams Excellent communication and stakeholder influencing skill set Initiate environment of learning and development Evidence of driving wider team, matrix led, collaboration Completely 'hands on' approach Leadership experience of supporting change programmes and driving a one team cultural approach
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
17/10/2018
Full time
Description of role and key responsibilities You will be working in a highly motivated agile, cross functional team. This is a vertical team that has full ownership of their domain. Each member is responsible for their area of specialisation, as well as for all aspects of application development from interacting with stakeholders and users, to design, development and deployment, through to production monitoring and support. The role includes: Working within an agile software development team Interacting with stakeholders and users of our systems All aspects of software engineering; inception, development, testing, deployment and support Continuing to learn about, and apply where appropriate, new techniques and technologies in software development Maintaining and improving legacy software systems Liaising with other departments and third parties Core skills and knowledge The successful candidate should be capable of: To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory) Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory) Designing and developing systems for both high availability and scalability Designing and maintaining SOA architectures following RESTful principles (when applicable) Working in a software development team environment using source control and continuous integration Applying problem solving skills to technical issues A good knowledge of effective test automation techniques and methods Enable others with a focus on knowledge sharing, pairing, presentation and mentoring Assisting with the adoption of an lean / agile development mind set The successful candidate must have a proficient knowledge of: C# and .NET 4 / 4.6 WebAPI .NET Core Windows Services / TopShelf Working within cross-functional agile teams SQL Server with good knowledge of SQL and T-SQL Working with continuous integration & deployment pipelines
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
17/10/2018
Full time
Description of role and key responsibilities You will be working in a highly motivated agile, cross functional team. As a tester, your area of expertise will be to support, implement and mature the team's automated testing strategy. This is a fully vertical team that has ownership of their domain from development through to production. This role includes: Working closely with the stakeholders, business analyst and developers in a model of shared ownership of deliverables Ensure that test scenarios that are not practical to cover in an automated test are covered manually and tracked Exploratory testing as a key skill Supporting and working with the team to deploy changes into different environments Streamlining and optimising the testing automation approach for the team Championing the benefits of contract based testing Sharing testing ideas and approaches within the team and with other teams within the Private Bank Continue to learn about, and apply where appropriate, new techniques and technologies in the testing space Develop an understanding of the principles and tools behind our delivery mechanisms Core skills and knowledge The successful candidate should be capable of: Working in a software development team environment using source control and continuous integration Have a good grasp of Software Development practices and techniques A good knowledge and awareness of SOA architectures following RESTful principles (when applicable) Applying problem solving skills to technical issues Demonstrates advanced knowledge of testing methodologies and technologies Writing automated tests in a collaborative manner Enabling others with a focus on knowledge sharing, peering, presentation and mentoring Engage with stakeholders to confirm requirements or usage of systems The successful candidate must have a proficient knowledge of: SQL Server with good knowledge of SQL and T-SQL Working within cross-functional agile teams
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
16/10/2018
Full time
An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced digital marketer within the marketing delivery team for Corporate and Institutional Bank (CIB) Marketing. We are looking for a dynamic, digital and social leader with strong B2B experience to work with our talented and motivated team. If you enjoy a challenge, working in a fast paced environment and using data to drive decisions then don't miss out on this incredible opportunity. Key principles of the role include: Building the Investec brand online for CIB through social media, PPC, SEO and e-mail channels Developing and delivering content and campaigns across our digital channels with commercial success Collaborate with the wider digital marketing community to drive the CIB digital strategy, ensuring consistency and matrix management Effective management of all CIB digital projects - including budget, KPI, analytics and reporting Digital Campaign Management: Ensure a fully integrated approach on campaign activity from a digital perspective Management of social media and online content for core CIB campaigns and messages Deliver, maintain and support our e-communications strategy Manage and deliver the SEO / PPC strategy for CIB Manage supplier / agency relationships for online and digital channels as part of a wider team across marketing Strong campaign project management skills, linked closely to business commercial KPIs and analytics Performance Marketing Measuring and reporting on performance of all digital channels Continually optimising across channels to meet acquisition goals and demonstrating ROI Setting and managing attribution models Management of testing methodology to drive incremental improvements in performance Digital Content Management: Develop and deliver digital content strategy for the business - both for acquisition and retention purposes Design management of digital assets and re-purpose content for relevant digital and social media channels Management for the CIB marketing website, building our story and setting clear measurable and meaningful KPI's Build the online client experience - collaborate with other parts of the Investec business to ensure content engagement strategy online is consistent and supports wider bank story Deliver Digital Solutions: Work with the strategic marketing team to ensure we support the CIB business providing innovative delivery digital solutions. Digital solutions will support event, sponsorship and business development targeted campaigns Analytics and Reporting: Responsible for digital analytics and reporting within CIB - helping drive core strategic decisions and shaping our marketing approach Usage of multi web analytical tools to help provide regular dashboard reporting across all levels - tracking channel performance analysis, spend allocation and lead generation intelligence Identify and summarise industry insight - reviewing competitive data and market trends Team Management This role will involve some management responsibilities to include assisting the Head of Marketing Delivery in driving a high performing, motivated and highly skilled digital marketing function Support, coach and mentor direct reports Inspire and motivate any direct reports and encouraging collaboration in a matrix environment Core Skills and Knowledge Technical Good understanding of digital marketing landscape and strategic development Extensive experience of scoping, requirement gathering and delivering the complete digital solutions for B2B environment Excellent copywriting skills for all digital & social media channels Strong digital project management skills - from website and mobile build through to optimisation and measurement with CMS, to testing and reporting tools such as those in the Adobe marketing cloud Ability to executive e-communications strategy - linked to acquisition, retention and conversion. Design template build required. Good experience of digital reporting - using Adobe Analytics for interpreting, analysing, reporting and using data for decision making Strategy and delivery of the Search Engine Optimisation plan Development and delivery of social media channels, supporting a wider communications strategy Strong knowledge of marketing and communications and the role of digital channels and measurements Excellent stakeholder and communication skills Understanding of financial markets, both B2B and B2C Behavioural Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience Analytical minded Ability and willingness to develop digital skills and keep abreast of new technologies and trends Ability to multi-task, priorities and work efficiently under pressure An understanding of web disciplines, technologies and best practice in online marketing Team player and 'can do' attitude Proactive and self-motivated Organisational, problem solving and communication skills Qualifications CIM/IDM Diploma /Certificate in Digital Marketing Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role: Understanding of wider communications - media and internal
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
16/10/2018
Full time
Originator - Asset Based & Cashflow Lending Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture is our competitive edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll challenge ordinary thinking, and put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves. We have two opportunities to join our dynamic and successful team, as we continue to grow our client and loan portfolio. Investec Asset Based & Cashflow Lending ("ABL") focuses on supporting great shareholder/management teams and compelling businesses and looks to provide bespoke debt structures to support the medium term business plans in order to achieve wealth creation and wealth realisation. As a result of continued growth, we are looking for two talented and commercially-minded individuals to join the team. You will be able and willing take responsibility for originating ABL & Cashflow debt opportunities in the UK Market, and will contribute to a highly collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment. What you'll do: Originate and market new ABL & Cashflow £5-50m debt opportunities in the UK mid-market through owner managed, private equity and intermediary networks. Structure bi-lateral debt for refinancing, growth and acquisitions from origination opportunity, outline indicative terms to negotiation of completed ABL and Cashflow lend to agreed targets. As part of the deal team, continue to contribute to the ongoing client relationships. Contribute to the development of the Asset Based & Cashflow Lending business. About you: We seek intelligent, independent-thinking candidates who will display some or all of the following qualities: Demonstrable experience and knowledge of cashflow and / or asset based lending markets in the UK mid-market. Excellent relationships with private equity, and / or M&A advisors and / or owner-managed businesses. Ability to review and analyse business proposals, assess business potential, financial capacity and working capital and term debt financing requirements. Highly motivated self-starter with excellent networking and new business origination skills, particularly in the corporate finance, private equity and/or entrepreneur communities. Understanding of M&A transactions and refinancing processes. You pride yourself on your strong negotiation and closing skills. Highly collaborative, you excel in a team environment. High level of EQ and curiosity for people and business. A creative and positive mind-set, with the ability to influence a wide stakeholder group. Research shows that some candidates - particularly female candidates - can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same - if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
Investec Bank PLC Reading, UK
16/10/2018
Full time
Come and join our brand new Structured Products sales team in Reading. In this role, you will be responsible for the sales account management of specific intermediaries within a specified geographical territory in order to develop and maximise new business from IFA clients, to meet pre-set Investec Structured Product targets in line with the long term development of the business franchise. What you'll do: Manage the relationship of a set number of intermediary accounts within a specified territory to achieve agreed volume and quality targets Promote Investec's products and services to existing brokers in order to win new / incremental business in support of broker volume targets Maximise business retention from time to time in line with agreed business strategy and to ensure franchise sustainability. About you: Proven experience in financial sales with the ability to demonstrate a track record of success You are excellent with clients and can create and maintain strong relationships. You have an eagerness to learn new concepts and your knowledge of our products. Strong communication skills; you are able to articulate key messages without using jargon Motivated self-starter with good time management skills. You are highly ambitious and have a sense of pride in all that you do Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role Other helpful attributes: Strong work ethic You are able to present confidently (training will be provided) Ability to problem solve and focus on solutions Excellent self-awareness and discipline Research shows that some candidates - particularly female candidates - can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same - if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
16/10/2018
Full time
Trade & Transaction Reporting Manager - 18 month fixed term contract Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture is our competitive edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll challenge ordinary thinking, and put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves. As part of Treasury & Trading Operations, the Trade and Transaction team is currently comprised of 3 people who are responsible for ensuring full reporting compliance globally for all derivatives and securities transactions across the bank for Investec Bank Plc, Investec Europe Limited, and Investec Australia Limited. What You'll Do The scope of the role is wide and will require you to manage the team and have a working knowledge across a wide range of products and reporting regimes. Some of the key functional responsibilities of the role are as follows: SME covering MiFID II, EMIR II, Dodd Frank Act, Canadian and ASIC trade and transaction reporting regulations and requirements, liaising with and using the support of the Compliance and Legal teams (internal) and external advisory service providers. Resourcing model - review of current resourcing, ensuring we have the expertise to support the business as it grows. Review current scope of Transaction Reporting responsibilities and working with colleagues in TTOPs to move any processes not core to the function. Development of the two team members. Automation of current manual processes to increase scalability. Implement a culture of continual process improvements. To assist in driving key regulatory projects and initiatives forward that impact Treasury Operations, for example SFTR. About You Technical, Market and Product Knowledge: Sound awareness of market landscape and knowledge of how the business functions. In-depth technical knowledge of the processes involved for each regime. Leadership skills: Ability to lead and manage a group of people. Ability to engage in strategic thinking, decision making and problem analysis. Delivery and Change Management: Ability to deliver in a fast paced and changing environment. Relationship Management and Communication: Ability to create and maintain strong relationships and channels of communication with key interfaces. Coaching skills: Ability to coach, guide and supervise. Risk Understanding : Ability to assess, analyse and mitigate Ability to balance change and strive for continuous improvement. Self-starter, energetic and enthusiastic. Research shows that some candidates - particularly female candidates - can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same - if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
16/10/2018
Full time
Associate - TMT Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture is our competitive edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll challenge ordinary thinking, and put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, we see you - and this could be the boost your career deserves. What You'll do Assist in maintaining and further developing relationships with existing clients, as allocated. Prepare client proposals / pitches. Prepare and review transaction documentation across M&A and ECM, both in the public and private markets. Communicate with clients, colleagues and regulators as required. Assist Directors and Associate Directors in providing advice to corporate clients and private equity investors on a range of M&A and fundraising opportunities. Assist Directors and Associate Directors in providing advice to corporate clients on their relationships with investors and the market place. Assist Directors and Associate Directors to communicate with institutional investors regarding corporate clients. Learn how to develop, market and sell new business ideas to clients. Learn how to identify, target and win new clients. About You Experience in a large Investment Bank or leading Corporate Finance Boutique - preferably in TMT - but candidates from other M&A sectors will be considered. Ability to comfortably interact with clients and people in a professional and mature manner Strong analytical / numeracy skills including financial analysis, valuation and modelling techniques Ability to react well to pressure whilst multitasking on numerous projects High level of attention to detail and time management Initiative to take responsibility for tasks and drive them to completion Excellent knowledge of PowerPoint, excel and presentation solutions Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment Internal / external client interaction for business generation Ability to use the relevant IT applications To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory) Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory) Coaching & Assessment (compulsory for Managers and Supervisors) Research shows that some candidates - particularly female candidates - can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same - if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
16/10/2018
Full time
Fund solutions - Business Development It's 1974 in South Africa. Two brothers and some close friends begin a journey together. Driven by a passion to succeed, with honesty and cast-iron integrity they resolve to build a business that lives in society, not off it. It happened to be a finance company, which grew to become a bank. It started with five people and four chairs. The last one into the office each day had to go out to find new business and opportunity. Most of those who started that journey over 40 years ago are still at Investec today, though you won't see the word 'Founder' on Ian, Stephen, Bernard or Glynn's business cards. They built an organisation that dispensed with job titles in pursuit of a culture where people aim high, compete fiercely, but stay grounded. By hiring the right people, we can ensure that the service we give our clients is extraordinary and memorable. Does this sound like the type of bank you would like to work for? About our Corporate & Institutional Treasury team: We provide foreign exchange, interest rate, commodity and money-market services to family run businesses, mid- large sized private companies, listed companies, funds and financial institutions. The way in which we differentiate ourselves is through our people; all coming together to deliver on a common purpose. The business has enjoyed enormous growth and our journey has only just begun. The Fund Solutions role: The Fund Solutions Business Development Manager role is an exciting opportunity to be part of an ambitious and dynamic team whereby you will be the first point of contact for Investec's new fund clients, responsible for significantly growing the number of fund clients, maximising client satisfaction, spotting broader bank opportunities, identifying and delivering strategic hedging solutions for fund clients and creating long term, transparent and robust client relationships: Hunger and persistence to convert new client opportunities Empathy and diligence to embed these relationships, and Proactivity and passion to develop these client relationships within the team and across the wider bank Character and drive is really important for this role. We are looking for someone with sales acumen, proactive, energetic, gregarious and passionate. As a client facing role, we are looking for you to have: Proven sales experience with a true hunter mentality to business development. An understanding of the alternative investment fund universe would be beneficial, Experience identifying, structuring and delivering derivative solutions to clients A motivated self-starter with a passion for building lasting internal and external relationships. Highly articulate with exceptional communication to ensure that our products and value proposition are made relevant and straightforward to our clients. Confident, proactive and diligent and have a strong sense of purpose and determination to succeed. Results oriented You are naturally curious and inquisitive and able to excel in a collaborative team environment
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
16/10/2018
Full time
Associate - Financial Sponsor Transaction Group Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture is our competitive edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll challenge ordinary thinking, and put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves. This is an exciting opportunity for a Private Equity focused execution banker (M&A sellside/M&A buyside, IPOs, dual-track exit mandates) to join Investec's growing Financial Sponsor Transaction Group. You will be involved in deal execution, origination and client exposure in the £100-£3,000m enterprise value segment across all sectors. Key Responsibilities will include: M&A buy-side and sell-side execution Prepare client proposals / pitches Prepare transactional documentation Communicate with clients, colleagues and regulators as required Develop, market and sell new business ideas to clients Identify, target and win new clients About You Demonstrable experience in an Accounting firm in the Private Equity Transactions or M&A team. You will have relevant market, sector or necessary technical knowledge. You will have an understanding of financial analysis, valuation and modelling techniques. Internal / external client interaction, for business generation. Research shows that some candidates - particularly female candidates - can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same - if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
13/10/2018
Full time
Description of Role and Key Responsibilities The Investec IFRS9 infrastructure is a bespoke SQL Server based application designed to meet the Bank's IFRS9 Regulatory Commitments by calculating the Bank's Expected Credit Losses The team is made up of Business Analysts, SQL/ELT/Warehouse developers and Application support. The team's responsibilities encompass the BAU Operation of the application and an ongoing program of functional and technical enhancement. The candidate would be expected to design, develop and maintain robust SQL Server based solutions that would become part of the Investec ETL Information platform that serves users and loads the data 24 hours/7 days, provide support to existing solutions Design and build end to end ETL solutions that would extract data from multiple systems, transform and load into multiple reporting data warehouses. Work with end users and analysts on requirements and translate them into technical specification, provides estimation to the management Support existing ETL Platform, reverse engineer and improve processes Follow and contribute to, departmental development process in terms of standards, methodologies, testing, version control and documentation, mentor junior members, drive and implement industry best practises, evaluate and introduce new tools, design and improve existing ETL framework, data validation framework. Core Skills and Attributes Hands on experience of designing ETL solutions using Microsoft stack Preferably Investment banking or Financial services experience (general products and processes knowledge; market, reference and regulatory data) Technical: Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2008R2/2012/2014/2016 performance tuning, backup and recovery, data encryption, capacity planning, understanding of database engine internals and all database objects. Experience of loading data from different sources - xml, csv, excel, web services, different databases, MQ messages etc. Extensive experience of designing solutions following Kimball methodology and good knowledge of data modelling concepts. Post release support of deployed ETL solutions. Experience of working in a team following agile development practices, using team development tools, working on the same objects. Wide knowledge of other tools, vendors, solutions available on the market and applicable to BI space, upcoming releases of new software packages, e.g. 2106 components such as temporal tables, R integration and query store. Experience of any modelling tools is a plus, Matlab or RStudio. Personal attributes and other requirements Ownership Self-motivated Delivery focused Excellent attention to detail
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
13/10/2018
Full time
Description of Role and Key Responsibilities Operational Risk Oversight of the Operational Risk Activities of Wholesale Trading, Lending & Advisory businesses. This includes: Effectively identify, quantify and monitor the Operational Risk profiles. Provide aggregated management reporting of control weakness and / or control assurance enable effective operational risk oversight and management Facilitate risk assessments with business units and support functions. Includes full end to end trade lifecycle controls and associated material risks across support functions Timely capture and challenge of operational risk events, with appropriate escalation and root cause trend analysis Maintain, update and implement Operational Risk policies and framework with key stakeholders and business units Manage the ICAAP scenario analysis programme and workshops to stress the control environment for each material risk and ensure appropriate capital for operational risk. Engage fully with business units and control functions to combine SME knowledge Plan and coordinate assessment of outsource service arrangements including the consolidation and verification of the key SLAs and risk indicators Assist in the planning and execution of thematic reviews based on external events or cross IBP issues with the identification of pragmatic solutions to address control weakness or exposure Assist with tracking and reporting of Internal Audit and Compliance Monitoring findings, to enable timely review and closure Update and reviewing BCP plans for business units. Where necessary assist in the co-ordinations of testing Participation in Operational Risk forums and working groups. Promote operational risk awareness and conduct training for all employees Prepare or assist with the production of aggregate IBP Operational Risk Management reporting Interact and co-ordinate with IT Operational Risk teams and assist with IT incidents Review and approve new products, businesses and projects in accordance with policy Maintain relationships with key Operational risk bodies, such as ORX, ORIC Compliance Interact and coordinate with the IBP Compliance Advisory & Financial Crime teams Project Related Activities Assist and identify risks during delivery of projects, special initiatives, new products, issue resolution and business opportunities within IBP Core Skills and Attributes Thorough understanding of risks and controls within a financial services company. Ability to advise on appropriate controls and risk mitigation Detailed knowledge of multi-asset class wholesale products & services. Including full trade lifecycle understanding, balance sheet risk and compliance considerations Detailed knowledge of operational risk management methodologies and principles Knowledge of Basel II/ORX Ops Risk Standardised P2a methodologies and principles Thorough understanding of controls within a financial services company across the trade lifecycle, with understanding of balance sheet risk and compliance considerations Knowledge of operational risk management methodologies and principles A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) Understanding of BCP incident and crisis management Skills and how they are applied Communication - engage with a wide range of colleagues and articulately discuss / write report on various issue (verbal / written / presentation) Challenge - ability to challenge multiple SMEs and management on a wide range of topics and risks Attention to detail - to pick up on errors and produce accurate work, with strong analytical capability Organised - work to multiple deadlines yet maintain flexibility through the workday Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills Coaching - with colleagues and stakeholders. Ensure that the knowledge transfer and learning and development is given to individuals and wider risk team where appropriate Changes in the market, products, legislation & regulation relevant to the business area Awareness to changes in markets, products, legislation and regulatory bodies that could affect Investec Bank Plc Maintain relationships with key Operational risk bodies, such as ORIC, ORX, with awareness of external events
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
13/10/2018
Full time
Description of role and key responsibilities The main function of the role is to service Private Bank Application Teams by providing a Private Bank IT Ops capability. This includes: Infrastructure (Windows, .NET, IIS, SSL, AD, GPO, DNS, Backups, DR, Firewall, Load Balancer) CI/CD (Stash, TeamCity, Nexus, Octopus Deploy, Powershell) Monitoring (Nagios, Splunk, Telegraf, Grafana, DynaTrace, PagerDuty) Security (PAM, CyberArk, Nessus, Pen Tests) You will be expected to configure servers, create release pipelines, setup monitoring, and ensure that the platform is secure. You will need to ensure that Developers, Testers and App Support engineers are able to operate the release process, receive monitoring feedback, and fix Production issues with minimal input from IT Ops i.e. be self-sufficient wherever possible. You will be expected to assist with future changes to servers, release pipelines, monitoring and security as required. You will be expected to act as an escalation point for Production issues when application teams are unable to resolve them alone, this includes all matters relating to servers, release pipelines, monitoring and security. Core skills and knowledge Windows 2008/2012/2016 IIS 7/8 PowerShell Administering CI / CD Pipelines OSI Model SQL Server with good knowledge of SQL and T-SQL TLS/SSL with client certificate authentication Monitoring systems including APM It would be advantageous for the candidate to have knowledge of: TeamCity Octopus Deploy Splunk Nagios Jira and Confluence Dynatrace
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
12/10/2018
Full time
Brand marketing executive and integral part of the brand team. The brand team sits within the group marketing team working alongside the PR, events, content and digital teams. Group marketing is responsible for all Investec brand marketing across multiple channels in the UK. The brand team is a small and dynamic team driving the strategy, leverage and activation of the sponsorships including the Investec Derby, England & GB hockey as well as many others. In addition evolving the Investec brand, managing corporate communications, as well as managing marketing projects across Investec central service areas. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate a passion for marketing as well as strong organisational and communication skills. This role requires previous experience of marketing including agency briefing, an understanding of brand management and a flair for creating out of the ordinary marketing. We require a highly motivated self starter who can work as part of the busy marketing team and on individually driven projects. Attention to detail is essential. Working alongside 2 brand managers, a graphic designer and the head of brand. Working closely with the PR team. Responsibilities will include: Manage Investec brand collateral and brand assets Manage design and print projects Team administration Investec sponsorships projects, management of these in relation to the overall project goal Managing and assisting with brand projects for Investec central service teams Advertising projects Manage brand website and brand compliance Assist PR team - develop understanding of PR, press office, media relations, internal communications Technical knowledge and experience required: Brand management Design and print process Agency briefing and management Stakeholder management Budgeting Understanding of the advertising process, sponsorship activation, public relations, social and digital Core competencies and personal attributes: Can do attitude with a strong work ethic, must be energetic, ambitious and organised Excellent interpersonal skills, strong networking and relationship management Creative thinker - ability to think differently and challenge assumptions Strong attention to detail Ability to work in a dynamic environment Flexible team player
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
12/10/2018
Full time
Description of Role and Key Responsibilities Overseeing the implementation of the Operational Risk Framework for IBP Private Bank. This includes: Effectively identify, quantify and monitor the Operational Risk profiles. Provide aggregated management reporting of control weakness and / or control assurance enable effective operational risk oversight and management Facilitate risk assessments with business units and support functions. Includes full end to end trade lifecycle controls and associated material risks across support functions Timely capture and challenge of operational risk events, with appropriate escalation and root cause trend analysis Maintain, update and implement Operational Risk policies and framework with key stakeholders and business units Manage the ICAAP scenario analysis programme and workshops to stress the control environment for each material risk and ensure appropriate capital for operational risk. Engage fully with business units and control functions to combine SME knowledge Plan and coordinate assessment of outsource service arrangements including the consolidation and verification of the key SLAs and risk indicators Assist in the planning and execution of thematic reviews based on external events or cross IBP issues with the identification of pragmatic solutions to address control weakness or exposure Assist with tracking and reporting of Internal Audit and Compliance Monitoring findings, to enable timely review and closure Update and reviewing BCP plans for business units. Where necessary assist in the co-ordinations of testing Participation in Operational Risk forums and working groups. Promote operational risk awareness and conduct training for all employees Prepare or assist with the production of aggregate IBP Operational Risk Management reporting Interact and co-ordinate with IT Operational Risk teams and assist with IT incidents Review and approve new products, businesses and projects in accordance with policy Maintain relationships with key Operational risk bodies, such as ORX, ORIC Compliance Interact and coordinate with the IBP Compliance Advisory & Financial Crime teams Project Related Activities Assist and identify risks during delivery of projects, special initiatives, new products, issue resolution and business opportunities Core Skills and Attributes Technical knowledge Thorough understanding of risks and controls within a financial services company. Ability to advise on appropriate controls and risk mitigation Detailed knowledge of private banking products and services - Including full trade lifecycle understanding, balance sheet risk and compliance considerations Detailed knowledge of operational risk management methodologies and principles Knowledge of Basel II/ORX Ops Risk Standardised P2a methodologies and principles. Thorough understanding of controls within a financial services company across the trade lifecycle, with understanding of balance sheet risk and compliance considerations Knowledge of operational risk management methodologies and principles A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) Understanding of BCP incident and crisis management Skills and how they are applied Communication - engage with a wide range of colleagues and articulately discuss / write report on various issue (verbal / written / presentation) Challenge - ability to challenge multiple SMEs and management on a wide range of topics and risks. Attention to detail - to pick up on errors and produce accurate work, with strong analytical capability Organised - work to multiple deadlines yet maintain flexibility through the workday Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills Coaching - with colleagues and stakeholders. Ensure that the knowledge transfer and learning and development is given to individuals and wider risk team where appropriate Changes in the market, products, legislation & regulation relevant to the business area Awareness to changes in markets, products, legislation and regulatory bodies that could affect Investec Bank Plc Maintain relationships with key Operational risk bodies, such as ORIC, ORX, with awareness of external events
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
12/10/2018
Full time
Description of role and key responsibilities: Originate new target market clients through lending, transactional banking, savings and foreign exchange. Manage and develop existing relationships with the aim of building and maintaining the portfolio, whilst continually identifying further business opportunities aligned to the client's needs. Consistent and accurate capturing of client information at all touch points. To deliver and exceed on the quantitative and qualitative performance and budget expectations of the role. Delivery of a superior client service that ensures overall TCF(Treating Customers Fairly) principles and that the right client outcomes are achieved. Identify new business opportunities and provide input into the overall development of the banking business within the Private Bank. Identify referral opportunities and partner with other Private Bank and Investec Group specialisations in delivering solutions to our clients. To ensure that expectations, rules and guidance of the FCA are met within the business. Understanding, buy-in and practice of Investec's culture and values. Where undertaking lending activities: To originate, assess risk and appropriately price lending opportunities Preparation of credit applications, loan and mortgage agreements and fielding existing client queries Acting as "first line of credit" to mitigate credit risk for the bank and to ensure Core skills and knowledge: Experience originating clients through lending, transactional banking, savings and foreign exchange Experience providing bespoke lending solutions for target market clients aligned to their needs Client relationship management skills Understanding of all relevant internal processes, procedures, compliance and regulatory requirements e.g. AML, Conduct Risk etc. Specialist financial, market, competitor and banking knowledge Proven sales, networking, origination and business development skills and expertise Relevant banking and financial markets qualifications and experience (CeMap (or equivalent) is compulsory before undertaking regulated mortgage activities)
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
12/10/2018
Full time
Description of role and key responsibilities: Responsible for operational change relating to the implementation of business initiatives and new projects for the Private Banking business. All initiatives will be business driven and focused, and will usually involve an IT component. Key Responsibilities include: Day to day operational management of business infrastructure, processes and procedures for Credit Ongoing review of procedures and processes- identifying areas for improvements and implementing changes where necessary in relation to industry standards, commercial viability and ensuring they are fit for purpose. Training & delivery across the team stakeholders on new initiatives, process change or, where relevant, system changes Preparation or review of business requirement documents and other initiative / project documents, where required. Providing support to business post implementation of change. Time tracking and management. UAT planning, execution and sign off Identification and management of risk and cost of processes. Maintaining the integrity of the business process framework Operational process mapping of both new and old business initiatives Core Skills and Knowledge: To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly. Demonstrated process improvement skills with exposure to project work. Understanding of relevant industry regulations specifically their impact on the banking environment. This includes the impact they will have on the various processes, procedures and implications. Leadership as well as and the ability to train and interact with people on all levels of the organisation. Should be comfortable using structured analysis methods and be able to demonstrate ability using common analysis tools. Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (incl. Visio and Project) Sound judgement, decision making & problem solving ability. Planning, prioritisation, and organising capabilities Organisation capabilities. Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role: Knowledge of Financial industry, specifically lending Relevant banking and financial markets qualifications
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
12/10/2018
Full time
Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture is our competitive edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll challenge ordinary thinking, and put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves. We are looking for a Senior Payments Analyst on a 6 Month Fixed Term Contract with possible extension with back office transactional operations experience. Payments are a strategic imperative for Specialist Bank and we are building a sound operational and governance structure to support existing and new activity. This role forms part of this strategy and will focus on building a new specialist Central Payments Operation (CPO) function within the Specialist Bank. This new team will create and support commoditised and/or specialist functions for the Specialist Bank and other Investec Divisions. What You'll do: Planning, management and BAU operationalising of CPO functions Managing stakeholder expectations with respect to progress, issues and delivery dates Working on multiple initiatives running concurrently and managing priorities Establish and lead working groups Documenting procedures and where applicable business process mapping (as-is and to-be design) Risk management and regulatory awareness Adherence to Investec project and change management processes. About You: Experience of working in a transactional back-office operation Experience of writing and implementing operational procedure Experience of using MS Excel and analysing data Able to coordinate/lead internal meetings Knowledge of payments types and/or making payments Understanding of SWIFT standards, message types and formatting for payments
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
12/10/2018
Full time
Description of Role and Key Responsibilities Credit Risk and Legal Support is a division within Global Lending Operations of Investec Bank who operate across Private Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking and also Group divisions. This is currently a team of three people within the GLO - Credit Servicing was established five years ago but is constantly evolving as the landscape of our roadmap dynamically changes in line with business and regulatory requirements most recently impacted by the implication of IFRS09 Accounting Standard. This role involves the management of many different aspects of credit administration including, but not limited to, Credit Gatekeeping of Lending Limits and Structures, monthly reporting of Expired Loans, Bi-monthly reporting of Arrears which includes input and preparation of IFRS09 and requires the ability to review and forecast the implications of movements within these processes. Much of the next year will be spent designing, evaluating capturing, enriching and reconciling data as we strengthen and enhance our offering to the businesses we support. Whilst the core responsibilities are listed below, as mentioned above credit systems and processes constantly evolving and the development/implementation of these changes will form a part of the role, in addition to day to day responsibility. Responsibilities: ADR management & reporting Monitor and capture arrears/ excess for lending transactions Executing the operational process around the capture for estimated credit loss (ECL), and staging allocations Proactive approach to arrears forecasting, highlighting high risk loans Responsible for producing reports as and when required for all levels of management within the bank Forbearance Management, Monitoring and Reporting Responsible for aspects of monthly/ mid-month reporting cycles for Credit, Financial Control and Regulatory Reporting to enable production of the monthly ADR pack Query Management in relation to Credit related issues Responsible for deal activity and ongoing structure maintenance sources entirely from the Credit Structure/ Sanctioned minute so a knowledge of credit minutes is essential Proactive enhancement of in-house systems & output reporting Writing and maintenance of procedure manual pertaining to the above Core skills and knowledge Technical knowledge Strong Credit/Risk/Accounting background Knowledge of Forbearance Familiar with IFRS9 (desired Ability to understand and interpret Credit Minutes Ability to understand arrears positions and forecast mid and month end positions Skills and how they are applied Strong Excel skills Ability to work to deadlines. Organised and methodical approach to tasks and ability to multitask Numerate Flexible; the role will develop and change as the department evolves. Strong team player and ability to collaborate Attention to detail is essential Enthusiasm; must be a self a starter and have proactive approach Ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate effectively