Head of Compliance for WMT (Executive Director) - job id 32922

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Head of Compliance for WMT (Executive Director)

F/T Employee

Midtown NYC, Broadway

How to Apply


Claire Volis


(732) 757-2841


(212) 616-4800 ext-590

A F/T position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: F/T Employee.

Contact Claire Volis. call (732)791-4721 / (212)616-4800 ext.590 or email claire@sans.com with the Job Code CV32922 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Midtown 5th.

Skills required for the position: COMPLIANCE.

Detailed Info:

Specific Responsibilities:

Partner with business stakeholders to understand needs and objectives. Act as the key liaison between the business (Compliance and Surveillance) and the technology group

Lead change programs and platform delivery across the relevant business areas ensuring appropriate budgeting to achieve objectives

Oversee the design, development and delivery of next generation applications that leverage cutting edge technology practices and vendor systems

Manage the development organization ensuring that the skills and experience of the team are appropriately aligned with business needs and programs

Drive the adoption of next-generation applications that enable business users to focus on portfolio performance and deliver superior results.

Act as a subject matter expert and advisor on all aspects of technology to business leaders and the executive team

Collaborate with vendors and technology firms to understand and harness emerging technology trends

Development/Computing Environment: Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field; advanced education preferred

Minimum 10+ years in the investment management industry including extensive experience delivering front office systems across a range of asset classes and investment strategies

A strong technical background and deep understanding of buy-side Compliance systems architecture and technology across all asset classes. Experience with industry leading vendor systems a plus.

In-depth understanding of the full software development life cycle. Deep familiarity with modern software development and design concepts encompassing a range of languages and platforms

Experience leading teams of technologists and proven ability to attract and develop key talent

Demonstrable track record of managing change and transformation

Excellent analytical skills, anticipates issues and deals with them proactively

Leadership and Management Behavioral Competencies:

Forms strong long term partnerships with business stakeholders. Understands business needs and priorities, provides thought leadership on potential solutions and the opportunities for technology to impact the team

Demonstrates a passion for technology innovation balanced with a pragmatic approach to developing and deploying solutions that best benefit the business.

Strong strategic leadership skills. Crafts compelling strategies that align with business goals, communicates objectives clearly and motivates the group to deliver.

Highly collaborative, works effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and across a variety of functions.

Provides inspirational leadership and builds high performing teams by attracting, developing and retaining marketplace talent.

Promotes and demonstrates a culture of front to back ownership

Personal Characteristics:

Self-confident leader with a proactive approach and excellent communication skills.

Nimble, adaptable, comfortable with ambiguity; able to course correct when circumstances change.

Exceptionally client focused, builds relationships across the organization.


The position offers competitive compensation package.

Job Id: 32922