Investec Bank PLC

Investec Bank PLC London, UK
10/12/2018
Full time
You will be part of the PB Projects team, delivering change initiatives within Investec Private Bank on behalf of sponsors from the technology team. This includes both strategic and regulatory change. You will deliver on initiatives throughout the entire project lifecycle, starting at feasibility through to closure. Key requirements of the role: You will need extensive project management experience in multiple areas within financial services and across the entire project lifecycle. You need the ability to work under pressure and to tight timeframes, managing and resolving different and sometimes conflicting requirements and priorities. You will be working in an environment where you will have accountability for individual projects or small change but also for contributing your skills and experience to the PB projects team and wider change community. You will be working on multiple projects or small change running concurrently and as such will need to manage conflicting priorities. Core skills and knowledge Regulatory knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory). To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our clients fairly (compulsory). We are looking for extensive project management experience in financial services â€" specifically Experience of working with highly technical engineers Understanding of networking concepts such as firewalls, load balancers, IP subnetting High level understanding of the following technologies â€" messaging, databases, websites, virtualisation The ideal candidate will have: Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and an ability to communicate clearly and concisely. The ability to lead, influence and focus people within all levels of the business. Strong, objective facilitation skills to encourage collaboration, energise, and maintain participation. Emotional intelligence to â€read the room', and the confidence to step in and actively resolve conflict when needed. At Investec we look for dynamic, energetic people filled with tenacity, integrity and out of the ordinary thinking. We value individuals who in turn value our culture; that is, a can-do attitude while challenging convention. Diversity, competency and flexible leadership are respected in pursuit of the growth of our business.
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
07/12/2018
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
07/12/2018
Full time
Payments Analyst We are looking for a Senior Payments Analyst 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. About you: Experience of working in a transactional back-office operation Experience of writing and implementing operational procedures Experience of using MS Excel and analysing data Able to coordinate/lead internal meetings Ability to learn quickly; including the FTAF Recommendation 16 and Wire Transfer Regulation 2 and JMLSG controls and best practise regarding domestic and international payments To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our internal and external customers fairly Regulatory knowledge as applicable to role (advantageous) Knowledge of payments types and/or making payments (advantageous) Understanding of SWIFT standards, message types and formatting for payments (advantageous) Please see the link to the job description below:
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
07/12/2018
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
07/12/2018
Full time
Are you a change manager with strong business analysis skills? Do you have a passion and understanding of banking? We have an exciting role within the Credit Operations team! You will be responsible for operational change relating to the implementation of business initiatives and new projects. A great opportunity for someone to own the role, to scope our processes and procedures and be the catalyst in creating exceptional performance for the credit team. This is both a reactive and proactive role - reviewing and making improvements on existing projects and ability to identify gaps and problem solve. You will be responsible for not only creating change but embedding that change within the team. If you are hands on, energetic, great with relationships including having the technical ability to do this role, we would love to hear from you! Other functions within this role: Ongoing review of procedures and processesâ€" 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
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
07/12/2018
Full time
The client and channels team within Private Banking Technology has focus areas across client data and relationship management, distribution channels â€" including voice and digital - and coverage of the sales and product and marketing function. PB Technology leverages many teams to deliver these capabilities to the Private Bank, including other Investec teams in the UK and South Africa, and external vendors. The engagement manager faces off to the Sales and marketing business area with a responsibility to define the processes, govern the engagement and deliver change. The areas currently covered include: implementation of CRM and marketing functions with the group CRM platform team 3 rd party and in-house solutions for collateral management and distribution, Working with the group digital and marketing teams for marketing analytics across digital and social media channels. The manger will work with Business and Operations to define and manage requirements and prioritization, the application delivery teams to monitor the progress for development, testing and deployment, and ensure service expectations and KPIs are met. Key Responsibilities Working with the business and delivery teams to develop the technology roadmaps across the different areas. Developing a detailed understanding of the business processes and requirements, becoming a product expert and valued partner across the product portfolio. Acting as a technical product owner for the Private Bank, shaping the development work streams, and working with business and operations to develop and refine user stories and requirements Defining product change, acceptance testing and deployment scheduling Representing the products at operating committees, coordinating incident responses and reporting for risk and audit Defining the engagement model with the delivery teams, specifying and monitoring the SLAs and KPIs for delivering change Ensuring the effectiveness and relationship building with geographically dispersed development teams , including occasional travel to the South Africa offices Managing the vendor relationship for 3 rd party products Core skills and knowledge Ability to build a strong partnership and trust with the business, operations and technology partners. Strong verbal and written communications skills, able to clearly articulate business and technical requirements, status and issues to the relevant parties. Practical experience in coordinating and running project engagements, prioritization and project reporting. Good negotiating and influencing skills Experience working with geographically distributed teams Excellent analytical, planning and execution capabilities Regulatory knowledge as applicable to role To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly Adaptability to take on new applications
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
07/12/2018
Full time
We're looking for a seasoned lending professional, comfortable with high-net worth clients. We need somebody with experience dealing in complex credit structures, in a private banking environment. If that sounds like you, we want to hear your story. As we build our Private Bank in the UK, we need strong individuals with the UK networks and experience to match. If this could be the next step on your journey, please get in touch! 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 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
07/12/2018
Full time
Description of role and key responsibilities Working closely with the Head of Private Bank Lending Ops to facilitate the coordination of strategic and operational change agenda for the Private Bank lending operations business. Coordinating the process owner community (who own lending originations and servicing processes), to ensure change is accurately implemented into operational process. All initiatives will be business driven and focused, and may not necessarily involve an IT component. Key Responsibilities include: The ability to lead a small team of business analysts (process owners) to deliver change with as low-risk, timely and accurate manner as possible. The ability to facilitate workshops and meetings with senior stakeholders, to gain clear outcomes and drive change agenda forward. The ability to project manage small change projects and ensure excellent stakeholder engagement to deliver quality outputs on time and to cost. The ability to perform business analysis to define business problems, offer solution options and define approach to resolution. Working closely with Lending Operations Team and the Mortgages Project team to support the implementation of the phases of the project. 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. Analysing data using excel to identify impacts of business problems. UAT planning, execution and sign off Core Skills and Knowledge To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly. Excellent facilitation skills and comfort of driving decisions with senior stakeholders. Demonstrated process improvement skills. Substantial experience in end-to-end project work. Project management skills for delivering small work packets of change. The ability to design and implement business processes. The ability to design, execute and advise on structured business analysis methods and the ability to present this using regular tools (Microsoft visio / excel / powerpoint / word). Operational understanding of the mortgage lifecycle. Understanding of relevant industry regulations specifically their impact on the lending and mortgage environments. 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. 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.
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
06/12/2018
Full time
Description of Role and Key Responsibilities The Banking team provides specialist lending and banking services to high net worth clients. The objective of this role is to significantly grow the number of High Net Worth clients in Private Bank. Can you find high-net-worth clients and speak their language? We're looking for an outstanding individual with an equally outstanding approach to acquiring new clients for Investec Private Bank. You must be tenacious, commercially-minded and a natural networker. We need you to build your network and put it to work, to grow our high-net-worth client base into the future. If you have what it takes or know someone who does, we want to hear from you.
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
06/12/2018
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
06/12/2018
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
06/12/2018
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 practise 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 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) 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
06/12/2018
Full time
Senior Originator - Power & Infrastructure Finance 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. Investec Power & Infrastructure Finance (PIF) is one of Investec's four global platforms active across Europe, Africa, North America and Australia. The London team comprises 20 people split between advisory and lending. The lending team focuses on UK and western European markets across a conventional power, renewable, non-core infrastructure and telecom. The team has grown organically and built-up successful franchises in solar and bioenergy, and has recently completed a high profile transaction in thermal power. In the non-core infrastructure space, the team has experience in port, airport, motorway services areas and is looking at growing its reach both in term of subsectors and clients, ideally leveraging other Investec products. What You'll Do: Reporting to the Head of power & infrastructure European Lending and will have access to wider resources (including Legal), which you will share with other senior originators in the power & infrastructure lending team. You will have prime responsibility for originating lending transactions (senior and/or junior debt) in the power & infrastructure sector with a focus on non-core infrastructure (including without limitation port, airport, telecom and other monopolistic assets / businesses) across Europe. You will also be establishing and managing key client relationships in the sector. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution of deals that have been originated by co-ordinating with individuals in the PIF team tasked to execute such transactions and (inter alia) the IBP credit team. In parallel, you will have to co-ordinate with the ICIB Institutional Sales Group (ISG) to ensure that the transactions originated and closed can be successfully syndicated to the prescribed hold levels. Coordination will include inter-alia discussing and agreeing pricing levels & key structural terms for such transactions. About You: Demonstrable experience in infrastructure finance with a successful track record origination Background in project finance or acquisition lending OR debt advisory with a focus in non-core infrastructure Deep understanding of infrastructure commercial arrangements (including ability to assess credit & credit performance of projects / business / loans) Strong analytical mind-set and with attention to detail Strong communication and relationship management and communication â€" ability to maintain strong relationships and communicate effectively with relevant stakeholders Ability to influence and motivate people even when they don't work directly (or indirectly) for you Self-motivated to prioritise and manage workload and meet critical deadlines Proven ability to originate transactions in the non-core infrastructure (and telecom) sectors, ideally in the context of M&A or large underwrites Trusted client relationship with ability to â€move†clients across to Investec Proven ability to successfully execute transactions Deep understanding of market dynamics including actors (clients / competition), pricing and structures Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role Research shows that some candidates â€" particularly female candidates â€" 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 â€" if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch! You can find the job description here:
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
06/12/2018
Full time
Settlements Manager As part of Treasury & Trading Operations, the Settlements team is currently comprised of 13 people who are responsible for payments for all of the Corporate and Institutional Banking Division of Investec Bank plc. This includes the settlement of FX and Money Market Trades for Interbank counterparties and Corporate clients (UK, Ireland and Australia). The scope of the role is wide and will require you to have a working knowledge across a wide range of products. The successful candidate is someone who is able to articulate and deliver a vision of what a world class Settlements team looks like. What You'll Do: Payments - ensuring all payments are executed in an accurate and timely manner, paying particular attention to payment cut-off times, available liquidity and ensuring that any exceptions are processed as appropriate Hands on approach for the management of the day to day within the team. Management of Intraday Liquidity. Ensuring sufficient funds are held in our nostro accounts in order to release funds within agreed thresholds. Monitoring of bank accounts to ensure correct settlement is received in respect of client transactions; agreement and clearance of payment queues within the relevant systems. Provide Front office with accurate start of day / intra-day transaction summaries to ensure client settlements are received and processed on the correct value dates. Liaising and engaging with Client Services to address any adverse client issues in a timely manner. CLS Matching â€" ensure that all CLS eligible trades are matched; monitoring CLS positions throughout the day, and agreeing netted payments at close of business. Review and resolution of any reconciliations breaks in a timely manner; Close liaison with the CPO team to manage any queries arising from Sanctions checking; Ensuring sound processes and procedures are diligently followed and are kept in line with changes and developments in Market Practice and Regulations; 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 and processes supported within Trade Support. Leadership skills: Ability to lead and manage large groups 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 â€" particularly female candidates â€" 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 â€" if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch! View the full job description here:
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
06/12/2018
Full time
Description of role and key responsibilities: Working closely with the Team Leader, Process Owners to facilitate the coordination of strategic and operational change agenda for the Private Bank lending operations business. Coordinating the process owner community (who own lending originations and servicing processes), to ensure change is accurately implemented into operational process. All initiatives will be business driven and focused, and may not necessarily involve an IT component. Key Responsibilities include: The ability to deliver change with as low-risk, timely and accurate manner as possible. The ability to facilitate workshops and meetings with senior stakeholders, to gain clear outcomes and drive change agenda forward. The ability to project manage small change projects and ensure excellent stakeholder engagement to deliver quality outputs on time and to cost. The ability to perform business analysis to define business problems, offer solution options and define approach to resolution. Working closely with Lending Operations Team and the Mortgages Project team to support the implementation of the phases of the project. 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. Analysing data using excel to identify impacts of business problems. UAT planning, execution and sign off Core Skills and Knowledge: To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly. Excellent facilitation skills and comfort of driving decisions with senior stakeholders. Demonstrated process improvement skills. Substantial experience in end-to-end project work. Project management skills for delivering small work packets of change. The ability to design and implement business processes. The ability to design, execute and advise on structured business analysis methods and the ability to present this using regular tools (Microsoft visio / excel / powerpoint / word). Operational understanding of the mortgage lifecycle. Understanding of relevant industry regulations specifically their impact on the lending and mortgage environments. 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. 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 the mortgage platform, DPR Strong Microsoft Excel capability
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
06/12/2018
Full time
As an Originations Specialist, it will be your role to work with the Banking Teams, Credit and the wider Lending Operations team to deliver an exceptional, straightforward service to our clients throughout their mortgage journey. Completing due diligence on our clients and our security to ensure we lend responsibly is an essential part of this role. Responsibilities Understanding regulatory obligations and applying them in a common sense manner to ensure we complete relevant due diligence in a timely and client focussed manner. Reviewing legal documentation for regulated and un-regulated mortgages before it is issued to our clients. Obtaining quotes and instructing panel solicitors. Undertaking reviews of the banks security including; obtaining searches from relevant sources and liaising with the legal team to assist in resolving issues. Verification of supporting information and documents supplied by clients for lending purposes. Obtaining fee quotes and instructing panel valuers. Participation in ad-hoc projects and initiatives focusing on items such as; platform development, improvement of the client experience, policy and procedural updates, system testing and implementation. Core skills and knowledge Strong knowledge of MCOB and the mortgage lifecycle Knowledge and understanding of the conveyancing process involved in lending Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders Ability to use knowledge to provide solutions to complex scenarios is essential Ability to manage own work and priorities alongside the team Good attention to detail is required, alongside the ability to interpret legal and regulatory requirements that might be necessary.
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
06/12/2018
Full time
Custody Operations Analyst / Associate - Fixed Term Contract 6 Months 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 an individual with back office transactional operations or Network Management experience; The role is to assist the Correspondent Bank Network Manager with regards to preparation for Brexit. What you'll do: Attend Brexit working group meetings Liaise with internal stakeholders to collate all requirements for Brexit entity relating to payments, securities settlement and custody and futures clearing Project management and coordination of all required account openings for Brexit entity, liaising with legal to ensure appropriate and up to date documentation is reviewed and sign off Coordinate, attend and run all external meetings relating to Brexit and feedback to Network Manager Facilitate the closure of branch accounts following Brexit About you: Operational experience within Financial Services Understanding of payments processing and the settlement and custody process Experience of opening up accounts Self-starter with a diligent approach to work Sound problem solving and judgement Confidence to question and query incumbent processes and come up with ideas Familiar with changes in the market, products, legislation & regulation relevant to the business area such as MiFID, CASS Driven and motivated who can excel in a team environment Research shows that some candidates â€" particularly female candidates â€" 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 â€" if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
06/12/2018
Full time
Payments & Settlements Administrator We are looking for an experienced payments administrator to join our Settlements team. As part of Treasury & Trading Operations, the Settlements team is currently comprised of 12 people who are responsible for the settlement of FX and Money Market Trades for Interbank and Corporate clients of Treasury Products and Distribution, as well as providing payment services for the Corporate and Institutional Banking Division of Investec Bank plc. What You'll Do Payment authorisation - ensuring all payments are executed in an accurate and timely manner, paying particular attention to payment cut-off times, available liquidity and ensuring that any exceptions are processed as appropriate; Completion of day-to-day workflows and processes. Monitoring of bank accounts to ensure correct settlement is received in respect of client transactions; agreement and clearance of payment queues within the relevant systems. Provide Front office with accurate start of day / intra-day transaction summaries to ensure client settlements are received and processed on the correct value dates. Provide Front office support for all supported jurisdictions (UK, Ireland and Australia). Liaising and engaging with Client Services to address any adverse client issues in a timely manner. Review and resolution of any reconciliations breaks in a timely manner; Close liaison with the Financial Crime Team to manage any queries arising from Sanctions checking; Ensuring sound processes and procedures are diligently followed and are kept in line with changes and developments in Market Practice and Regulations; Responsibility and ownership of tasks delegated from Head of Settlements Entering of new/amended Settlement instructions into Calypso Completion of daily FX reconciliation with the Private Bank team About You: Excellent knowledge of all payments types and payment channels â€" including Commercial and Faster payments. Sound understanding of SWIFT standards, message types and payment formatting; Excellent understanding of good Anti-Money Laundering controls and practice Understanding of FX and MM Settlements and confirmation matching systems; Understanding of Direct Debits
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
05/12/2018
Full time
The Digital Brand Manager is responsible for two key areas. Digitally activating central services, brand and sponsorship campaigns Digital evergreen activity for central services and business units 50% focuses on conceptualising, directing and implementing digital campaigns and strategy for central services, brand, and sponsorships. 50% focuses on evergreen activity, which includes managing centralised paid performance marketing channels for the business units â€" with a specific key-focus on Paid Search. All from an in-house perspective. Hands on experience is key for the success of this role. Specifics: On behalf of Central Services team, deliver out of the ordinary digitally activated brand campaigns through all digital channels available (display, social, etc.), and support brand PR activity. Own centralised performance marketing channel specialisms â€" specifically Paid Search. Hands-on in-house implementation and optimisation is key. Digitally activate brand sponsorships, such as The Derby. Work with media agencies to create market-leading campaigns. Management of central services emails â€" using Dotmailer as an ESP. Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns within Central Services, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs). Regular MI report packs will be required. Be an analytics ambassador for agencies and Central teams. Identify trends and insights, and optimise spend and performance based on the insights. Ensure digital actions are developed appropriately. Constantly focusing on best practice, and best-in-class industry standards. Leverage analytics and success metrics to formulate digital strategy. Advocate positive collaboration to ensure that a fully integrated approach is taken to bring online & offline activity together. Collaborate with internal teams (specifically the content team) to create assets such as landing pages, and Central Digital to optimise user experience. Support the Head of Digital Marketing and Head of Central Services Marketing on digital budgets, objective setting and measurement, digital briefing and internal processes. Day-to-day management of agency and suppliers â€" focusing on building strong and supportive relationships. Collaborate with wider Group business units to support business objectives and KPI's. Be aware of the wider business unit's proposition objectives and brand activities to enable strong alignment. Keep abreast with changes and developments as technology evolves and audience segmentation and targeting processes evolve. Key requirements: BS/MS degree in marketing or a related field Proven working experience in digital performance marketing Experience of running paid marketing spend through digital channels (across affiliates, display, retargeting, paid social, etc.) is necessary Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., GA / Adobe) Working knowledge of DSP and DMPs Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement Dotmailer experience (hands on)
Investec Bank PLC London, UK
05/12/2018
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