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Job Description:

Our client, a market leading investment management firm, are looking for an Investment Operations Manager to sit within the Corporate Actions team based in Edinburgh. The team are responsible for the timely and accurate processing of Corporate Action Events, on behalf of the firm's clients. The team itself sits within the Operations department of the business.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Wider Investment Operations experience (previous Corporate Actions experience would be desirable but not essential).
  • Proven leadership and management experience with the ability to prioritise and identify high-risk issues and communicate to senior management as required.
  • CISI Operations Level 4.
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of markets, the trade process and settlement.
  • Ability to effectively operate with enthusiasm and flexibility in a fast-paced, continually evolving environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to build understanding and trust internally and with clients.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Staff management and development including performance management; maintenance of skills matrix to identify training gaps.
  • Corporate Actions SME.
  • Vendor Management of key external provider relationships.
  • Articulation and delivery of overall business strategy.
  • Delivery of process improvements and automation.
  • Oversight of and involvement in team projects including product development.
  • Maintenance of team procedures and control framework through the Risk and Control Self-Assessment.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal and external control environment, including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are up to date and followed by staff.
  • Monitor and ensure adherence to Service Level Agreements (SLAs) internally and externally. Escalate major or consistent breaches of SLAs.
  • Responsibility for dealing with internal and external audit functions when required.
  • Reporting to Head of Operations and wider Senior Management group.
  • Analysis of monthly Key Performance Indicator (KPI) information and Management Information (MI) trend reporting.
  • Ultimate oversight of team performance and query responses.


  • A highly competitive salary
  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 14045

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Rachael O'Neill Associate Director, Investment Operations and Accounting & Finance

Rachael has been recruiting since 2004 specialising in permanent roles within Investment Operations. She has wide-ranging experience in asset servicing across back office and middle office together with Accounting and Finance.

Rachael is passionate about ensuring candidates and clients receive a truly consultative service.

We put people before profit, service before sales and ethics above all.

Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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