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Head of Operations/Compliance

Non-disclosed Singapore
Posted 3 days ago Permanent negotiable
Our client is a CMS Licensed fund management company managing a quantitative global macro hedge fund with about USD 100m in AUM. They are seeking a candidate for a Head of Operations/Compliance position to join their team. This position will liaise closely with the CEO and CIO to ensure smooth and effective operations. This position is based in Singapore.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision and operational strategy (individual contributor role)
  • Develop an effective governance and controls framework encompassing policies and procedures, timely and appropriate management information and reporting of financials and compliance matters, risk management oversight (operational, compliance, cybersecurity)
  • Responsibility and oversight for operational services provided by outsourced vendors/partners (Fund Administration, Legal, IT, Accountants, Regulators, etc.)
  • Ensure that the AML & KYC of all investors is complete and remains adequate at all times
  • Design and execute various strategic initiatives/projects to enhance business efficiency and growth
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to drive operational excellence
  • Develop networks and keep abreast of developments with peers in the industry


Attributes of the candidate

  • Self-driven and strong analytically with an eye for details
  • Strong interpersonal skills - building consensus where required but with the ability to convey authority and expertise with leadership team
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders - regulators, investors, shareholders, service providers
  • Strong grasp of the realities of good governance and risk management
  • Comfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity


Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Business Management, or related fields
  • 5 – 10 years of relevant experience in compliance and operations of a fund management company
  • Extensive knowledge in the rules/regulations and licensing regimes for various fund management structures - VCC, CMS

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