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Operational Due Diligence Director

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  • Sector:

    Risk, Operations and Strategy

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  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a leading global systematic firm, is looking to hire an experienced Operational Due Diligence specialist into a new role in their London offices. The individual with take primary responsibility for operational due diligence requests from new & existing investors into the firm’s existing funds, and new managers related to a new Management Account Initiative.

There is an opportunity here to build out the Operational Risk function at the firm.

Main Duties

Day-to-day the role has a broad mandate that covers due diligence questionnaires, RFIs and more.

Working closely with Investor Relations, and other control functions, the ODD lead will represent control functions to internal stakeholders, conduct operational due diligence on funds, managers and investment partners.

Broader responsibilities include reporting into the Investment Committee and thematic reviews of existing policies and frameworks in the firm.

Your Profile

  • Circa 7-8 years of ODD or Operational Risk experience within the Investment Management sector or a specialist ODD company

  • Knowledge of operational risk frameworks across a variety of asset classses, including equity and fixed income, hedge funds, fund of funds

  • Exposure to electronic trading desirable, though not essential

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Phone: 020 3778 0874
Reference Code: 11631

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.