Head of Data Management (m/f/d)

March 20, 2024

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Job Description


 

Infront’s partner company, Assetmax, a leading Swiss-based fintech specializing in wealth management software for asset managers, family offices, and banks, is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional for the role of Head/Lead of Data Management. This pivotal leadership position plays a crucial role in overseeing and advancing the data management function within the organization, combining a strong grasp of financial business logic with exceptional leadership skills.

 

This position can be based in Zurich or Lugano.

As the Head/Lead of Data Management, you will be instrumental in shaping and executing the strategic vision for data management. Your key responsibilities will include:

  1. Strategic Leadership:
    • Develop and execute a comprehensive data management strategy aligned with Assetmax’s business objectives.
    • Provide visionary leadership to the data management team, ensuring alignment with broader organizational goals.
  2. Financial Understanding:
    • Demonstrate a deep understanding of financial rationale and business logic in the context of data management.
    • Leverage financial expertise to optimize data management processes and enhance overall operational efficiency.
  3. Team Management:
    • Lead and manage a team of Data Management Specialists and Backoffice Administrators, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
    • Provide mentorship, guidance, and professional development opportunities to team members.
    • Oversee the recruitment, onboarding, and performance evaluation processes.
  4. External Stakeholder Management:
    • Act as the primary point of contact for external partners, vendors, and contractors involved in data management initiatives.
    • Collaborate with external entities to ensure seamless integration of data processes and systems.
  5. Reconciliation and Portfolio Oversight:
    • Oversee the reconciliation of portfolio management mandates, ensuring accuracy and compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
    • Address and resolve portfolio data-related issues, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of asset classes, derivatives, and structured products.
  6. Client Support and Communication:
    • Serve as the high-level contact for client inquiries, offering expert guidance on reconciliation and data-related matters.
    • Uphold and enhance the company’s service quality and communication policies.
  7. Process Optimization:
    • Implement continuous improvement initiatives, leveraging technology and best practices to enhance data management processes.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline workflows and optimize the use of technology.

 

To excel in this leadership role, you should possess:

  • Proven experience in mid- or back-office roles, with a minimum of 3+ years in a relevant position.
  • Proven experience in having lead teams and projects in the realm of financial data.
  • In-depth knowledge of securities, portfolio management, and financial instruments.
  • A banking apprenticeship or background, coupled with experience in buy-side wealth or asset management reconciliation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, and a positive, patient attitude.
  • Outstanding communication skills in German and English, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex information in a professional manner.

 

Join us at Infront/Assetmax, where we value diversity, inclusivity, and work-life balance. As a member of our leadership team, you’ll contribute to our thriving, diverse community, driving innovation and excellence in wealth management software.



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