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  • Posted: Oct 28, 2016
    Deadline: Nov 7, 2016
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  • Alpha Africa Asset Managers Ltd is a multi-asset class investment company offering a wide range of investment solutions and services in Sub-Saharan Africa and globally to investors. Incorporated in Kenya on March 22nd, 2012, we are an African-grown investment group firmly committed to creating investment opportunities for the continent, in a broad range o...
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    Assistant Operations Manager

    Responsibilities of the Assistant Operations Manager.

    Client Service

    • Provide comprehensive service for our clients (answering questions, helping them to coordinate transactions (wires), facilitating data or reporting requests, etc.)
    • Coordinate and clients on their accounts with the objective of improving our client service

    Portfolio Measurement

    • Need to have a good understanding of accounting elections for investment portfolios
    • Ensure that timely and compliant transaction records are maintained

    Process Development and Improvement

    • Provide management oversight and guidance for both operations and investment teams
    • Establish/update financial management processes and infrastructure to enable scalability of operations
    • Oversee and refine performance measurement and operations management systems
    • Manage operations to meet budget, business, and other strategic goals
    • Develop and execute operating policies to support investment team objectives and policies
    • Lead in the development and implementation efficient processes and workflows in view of the growing business
    • Proactively review current processes to identify areas where efficiency can be improved and
    • Evaluate and identify risks in liaison with the risk officer and device ways of mitigating

    Trade Processing/Settlement

    • Work with portfolio management team to ensure timely settlements of executed trades
    • Facilitate trade settlement by notifying custodians and helping to resolve any settlement issues. Act as liaison between executing broker-dealer and custodian bank
    • Monitor controls over business systems and ensure that they are in place, effective and consistent

    Reporting

    • Develop reporting process and communication policy for all stakeholders – external and internal.
    • Assist in month-end statement/reports production
    • Help create and maintain ad hoc or custom reports
    • Generate reports and provide data/information for clients, portfolio managers and client service reps

    People Management

    • Effective management of resources to improve operational activities and team productivity
    • Any other Duties that may be assigned from time to time

    Qualifications of the Assistant Operations Manager

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Investments/ Commerce or other Relevant field
    • At Least Six (6) years of Relevant Work Experience a Minimum of Two (2) years in a similar role CIFA, CFA or CPA (K) Certification
    • Holders of a Master’s Degree in Finance/ Investment Management or a related field will have an added advantage
    • They should hold membership in recognized professional bodies.

    Competencies of the Assistant Operations Manager

    • Excellent Analytical, Organizational and Problem Solving Skills
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills required
    • Strong prioritization, relationship management, and interpersonal skills, ability to effectively manage competing deadlines and expectations
    • Bloomberg and other systems experience will be treated as a plus

    Method of Application

    If you are interested in the position and have the required qualifications, skills and experience, Click Here to Apply and submit a duly filled application form on or before Monday, November 7th 2016. Kindly also share your updated Curriculum Vitae to support your application to [email protected] . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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