Latest Vacancies

We have continual vacancies for a wide range of job opportunities. We choose to have only a selected number of search assignments- as we specialise in finding very successful candidates, who are highly sought after for their proven leadership, industry and management experience and their niche technology skills. We therefore have only a selected number of vacancies for key positions. 

Knight Hamilton welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. If you would like to be considered for thiese vacancies then please contact us.

 


International Bank requires a Chief Internal Auditor

Salary – Negotiable - plus package

 

This job is located abroad in an international city - and requires relocation.

 

The Chief Internal Auditor (CIA) will have ultimate responsibility for the Bank's internal audit activities and reporting. The CIA will provide the Bank with direction in the establishment and implementation of risk-based auditing and reporting methodologies.

 

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CIA will be responsible for the effective positioning of the function to ensure provision of independent assurance which is consistent and aligned with the Bank's business objectives. Furthermore, the CIA will ensure the timely delivery of high quality assurance and audit reports which meet the requirements of the Board and the Bank's regulators.

 

The CIA will have a proven background in internal audit, financial and operational controls as well as up-to-date experience and ideally some competence in auditing IT frameworks of banks - including cards and payments systems and cyber security, ideally in a financial institution.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • § Support the business in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures for the general operation of the Bank and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct.
  • § Carry out an appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which the Bank's financial, physical and information resources are managed.
  • § Develop and drive the Internal Audit programs which evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of the Bank's risk management policies and procedures.
  • § Conduct process audits and specific audits of Divisions, Departments and Units as and when necessary. This will require an independent appraisal of controls over financial integrity, operational effectiveness, IT controls for security, privacy and high availability, card and payments, and compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • § Act as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that conformance issues/concerns within the Bank are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
  • § Conduct any reviews or tasks requested by the Board and management where appropriate. § Collaborate with management to direct conformance issues to appropriate channels for investigation and resolution.
  • § Ensure proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or as required.
  • § Produce quarterly reports assessing the Bank's overall control environment and highlighting gaps which exist.
  • § Responsible for coaching, mentoring and developing career paths for the internal audit team.

 

Required Qualification, Skills & Experience

 

  • § Must possess a professional qualification in Internal Audit and/or related field. Membership of a professional body is preferred.
  • § Exceptional leadership and management skills with strong strategic thinking
  • § Minimum 10+ years of audit experience, of which +5 years should have been in a senior management position in a financial institution
  • § Comprehensive knowledge of auditing practices, procedures and principles
  • § Extensive understanding of financial, operational, technical, market and credit risk
  • § Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

 

 


 

 Chief Financial Officer International  - CFO

Salary is negotiable   - with generous package

2 Year contract with annual renewal

Manufacturing - Head Office / Accounts and Finance Department

  - This job is located abroad and requires relocation

 Key Responsibilities

Develop financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services and preparing growth plans.

- Develop finance budgets, tax strategies and organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction, establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.

- Establish finance operational strategies by evaluating trends, establishing critical measurement, determining production, productivity, quality and customer service strategies, designing systems, accumulating resources, resolving problems and implementing change.

- Develop financial strategies by forecasting capital, identifying monetary resources and developing action plans.

- Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective actions and minimizing the impact variances.

 - Maximize return on investment funds by identifying investment opportunities.

- Reports financial status by developing forecasts, reporting results, analyzing variances and developing improvements.

- Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems

 - Implement operational best practices - Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

- Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations. -  - 

  -  Accomplish finance and organization mission by completing relate results as needed.

 Minimum Qualifications and Experience

- Degree in Accounting & Finance with professional qualification

- Minimum 5 of experience in senior finance roles.

- Thorough knowledge of IFRS, corporate financial law/ tax regulations and risk management practices.

- Extensive knowledge of financial data analysis/ budgeting/ forecasting methods.

 - A demonstrated ability to prepare and analyze commercial and financal statements.

- A demonstrated ability to analyze financial problems and make appropriate recommendations, conduct cost-benefit studies and evaluate alternate fiscal and managerial approaches.

- Design and establishing of financial and management reporting system and experience of accounting software and ERP suitable for complex corporate environment.

- Ability and experience in strategic business planning, financial forecasting, advising and supporting the management and the Board on goal and strategy focused decision making.

 - Ability and experience in team building, managing and motivating staff focused in bottom line and long-term goals.

- Preference will be given to candidates having working experience in manufacturing industry. - Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic environment and should be a person of high integrity, ethical and moral standards

 


Chief Claims Officer for an international Insurance Company 

Salary negotiable

Generous Package

 Full-time – 3 year Contract 

 This job is located abroad and requires relocation 

An attractive remuneration depending on the qualification and experience. Other benefits as per Company’s policy

 Introduction / Background

 The employer is a large international  Insurance Company that offers total solutions with a comprehensive range of General, Life insurance and Takaful services. Today with a local management, It is  a prominent insurance brand contributing to the growth and development of the country – and it has had tremendous growth over the past decades, both in terms of the volume and business profitability.

 Having gathered and recognized the experience of the local market, developing professionalism and expertise in the field, they are poised to play a responsible role in the development of the insurance industry and its economy as a whole.

 They are seeking a potential candidate to strengthen their leadership team with a vision of innovative and dynamic ideas to improve their services, customer journey and current processes.

 Reporting:

 This position holder shall report to the Managing Director and is expected to work closely with Senior Management team.

 Overall responsibilities

 Proactive participation on Senior Management Team which establishes and executes the strategic direction of the company

  • Work closely with the Managing Director to discuss, evaluate, and implement strategic directions for the claims operation that supports the overall direction of the company
  • Establish solid relationships with other members of the Management Team in order to improve team performance
  • Clearly communicate strategic direction to both internal and outside partners such as Surveyors and Loss Adjusters
  • Responsible for the timely and proper disposition of claims in accordance with policy coverage. Ensure complete and sound claim settlements, recommends for legal reviews and investigations in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Ensure continual professional development of Team members by coordinating both internal and external training and development opportunities.

 Specific Duties

 Develop and implement claim best practices for proper and consistent claim performance, compliance and achievement of business goals

  • Analyze, develop and implement policies, procedures to enhance and improve claims processing, loss adjustment, and settlement of claims
  • Develop and implement clear reserving standards and ensure that those standards are continually met
  • Closely monitor claims ratio of product and portfolio; identify issues and unfavorable trends in claims; take appropriate and/or corrective action where necessary; communicate trends to Underwriters and Sales team.
  • Identify Claims with significant exposure and take a proctive role in coordinating a strategy for appropriate resolution
  • Proactively establish relationships with Brokers, Loss Adjusters and service providers
  • Monitor and assist in public relation issues in relation to Claims handling
  • Attend Sales and renewal meetings as appropriate in order to communicate claims handling philosophy
  • Support Underwriters by sharing claims experience and recommendations, and reviewing policy wordings
  • Assist in setting financial targets, budget development and monitoring
  • Monitor and report of legislative changes, legal trends and their impact on Claims management
  • Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and policy requirements internally and externally
  • Explore to use of new technologies and alternative solutions for portfolio analyses as well as support of new business initiatives related to innovative claims technologies
  • Initiate and report potentially fraudulent claims
  • Maintain company records on claims and provide reports to Senior Management team on a regular basis
  • Manage Surveyors, Loss Adjusters and service providers according to set guidelines
  • Manage and perform regular audits of Surveyors, Loss Adjustors and service providers.
  • Manage team members of Claims department by establishing clear performance metrics
  • Coach, mentor and develop team members to broaden their leadership role, knowledge and experience
  • Identify required areas of trainings and skills development for staffs and service providers and conduct such trainings where applicable
  • Identify and develop team members through succession planning to takeover the assigned functions by the end of contract period

 Minimum qualifications / Experience

 ACII or equivalent qualification in Insurance with over 10 years of experience in a similar level position in General Claims and worked in a reputable general insurance Company

  • Significant experience in progressive positions demonstrating technical, operational and managerial skills in the Claims area will be an added advantage

 Desired Skills and competencies

 Extensive understanding of insurance and reinsurance coverage interpretation, loss reserving and client relationship management

  • Excellent understanding of all steps of the claims process from claims notification up to the pay-out
  • High degree of analytical and problem solving capabilities, and able to identify client needs and develop innovative and effective solutions
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and written with strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to improve organizational effectiveness as well as retain, hire, train and develop Claims team members
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in Office applications and hands-on experience with insurance management systems will be an added advantage
  • Strong

 Package & Duration of employment

 An attractive remuneration depending on the qualification and experience. Other benefits as per Company’s policy

  • This assignment is for a period of 3 years

 


 

Chief Commercial Officer for an international Insurance Company  - CCO

Salary negotiable

-  Generous Package

Full-time – 3 year Contract 

 This job is located abroad and requires relocation 

An attractive remuneration depending on the qualification and experience. Other benefits as per Company’s policy

 Introduction / Background

 The employer is a large international  Insurance Company that offers total solutions with a comprehensive range of General, Life insurance and Takaful services. Today with a local management, It is  a prominent insurance brand contributing to the growth and development of the country – and it has had tremendous growth over the past decades, both in terms of the volume and business profitability.

 Having gathered and recognized the experience of the local market, developing professionalism and expertise in the field, they are poised to play a responsible role in the development of the insurance industry and its economy as a whole.

 They are seeking a potential candidate to strengthen their leadership team with a vision of innovative and dynamic ideas to improve their services, customer journey and current processes.

 Reporting:

 This position holder shall report to the Managing Director and is expected to work closely with Senior Management team.

 Overall responsibilities

 Work closely with the Managing Director to develop and implement Underwriting and Commercial strategies in line with company goals and objectives

Establish solid relationships with members of the Management Team in order to improve team performance

Oversee the development of Underwriting guidelines, policies and procedures to select, price and control risk

Provide insurance expertise in strategic discussions around the structure, market, distribution strategy and operational strategy

Develop, implement and execute commercial strategies designed to grow the business and contribute to Company’s strategic goals, whilst working with the Intermediaries to expand Allied’s market position by understanding our marketplace, identifying strategic growth opportunities and devising plans to exploit these.

Monitor performance of commercial activities using key metrics and prepare reports for Senior Management and the Board where necessary and in strict timelines

Ensure continual professional development of Team members by coordinating training and development opportunities

 Specific Duties

Oversee the development of underwritingguidlines, policies and procedures to select price and control risk. 

Develop options and recommendations for alternate insurance policy/contract structures

Provide professional advice and risk management solutions

Provide guidance to develop risk-assessment processes, practices, and guidelines for the Underwriting

Provide advice and support to the Underwriters and Technical staffs in the areas of Underwriting and Reinsurance of existing products, ensuring recommendations to reflect industry’s best practices

Assist to review existing Underwriting and Reinsurance process to identify process gaps and areas for improvement that align with industry and best suitable option for the market

Explore new market and business opportunities and introduce new products based on market needs

Establish and maintain good relationship with clients, design and negotiate cost-effective insurance programs to cater to clients’ needs

Review and analyze overall performance of the existing products and provide suggestion to maximize business growth and market share

Responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring of the sales and distribution strategy

Build and maintain profitable partnerships with key stakeholders especially intermediaries

Conduct market research for detailed business plans to address premium rates, demands and competition

Innovate and strategize on how to capture new and expand the existing business

Plan and organize events, product exhibitions and coordinate promotional activities

Implement and maintain sales processes designed to achieve specific sales objectives

Assist in setting financial targets, budget development and monitoring

Periodic evaluation of product performance and provide recommendations for review and design of new products

Monitor product performance against forecast and design strategies to meet expectations

Build and maintain constructive and effective relationships with clients by regular visits to ensure that their needs are satisfied to strengthen the relationship

Conduct presentations, workshops, and training seminars for the team and potential clients as an when required

Coach, mentor and develop team members to broaden their leadership role, knowledge and experience

Identify and develop a team members through succession planning to takeover the assigned functions by the end of contract period

 Minimum qualifications / Experience

Master’s degree in Business, Sales or Business Administration with over 10 years of leadership experience in a similar level role in Business Development or Sales in an insurance company.

ACII or equivalent qualification in Insurance will be an added advantage

  

Desired Skills and competencies

Exceptional knowledge and technique of Business Development, Sales and managing intermediaries

Proven accountability for profitable underwriting result

Excellent knowledge and experience of insurance concepts, coverage & rate analysis

Passionate customer advocacy and deep understanding of changing market dynamics

Excellent analytical and leadership skills

Creative and entrepreneurial spirit to acquire/generate sales

Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in Office applications and hands-on experience with insurance management systems will be an added advantage

Outstanding Communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to engage good working relationships within the team and change management skills

 Package & Duration of employment

 An attractive remuneration depending on the qualification and experience. Other benefits as per Company’s policy

This assignment is for a period of 3 years

   


Chief Technology Officer for an international Digital Bank - CTO

Salary negotiable

Job Level – Executive

Generous Package

 This job is located overseas and requires relocation

The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) provides strategic technology leadership and play an integral role in  the  growth  and  development  of  the  bank  through  the  digital  delivery  of  exceptional  client services.  The CTO must ensure the technology strategy meets the needs of the business’ long-term strategy, which is built on digital delivery of consumer and commercial banking services.

 The CTO must create and manage the internal data environment as well as provide and support reporting or other data analytics solutions.  The CTO need to work closely with the Bank’s channel partnerships and other technology partners to ensure a consistent approach to banking technology.

 Key Responsibilities:

 •  Developing and executing a technology strategy supporting the full range of business services

•     Ensure critical business deliverables are met in a predictable and seamless way.

• Collaborating with senior leaders to ensure technology strategy and investment are in line with

business function objectives.

•     To develop and maintain overall framework of IT policies, standards and strategies that will

empower business and its people to deliver on their commitments to achieve exceptional client

experience within strategy and budgets.

•     Ensure efficiency in process/operations across the bank.

•     Identify security threats, formulate strategies and methods to mitigate the threats.

 Qualifications and Experience

 •    10 years of experience as a senior technology leader.

•     5 years managing enterprise scale run time applications with key business deliverables and service level expectations.

•     Knowledge of data analytics, data management tools and processes.

•     Strong  project  management  skills  and  management  of  development,  maintenance,  and support teams.

•     Knowledge of IT security, threats, vulnerabilities that could impact the bank’s digital and financial assets responsibilities.

 


Chief Credit Officer for an International Digital Bank - CCO

Salary Negotiable 

Generous Package 

Job level: Executive

Reports to: CEO

 This Job is located abroad and requires relocation

  The Chief Credit Officer will be responsible for doing the due diligence in terms of ensuring adherence to processes involved in credit pproval, take appropriate credit decisions, to be aware on the general trends and updates on various industries to support appropriate decision making, among others.

  Key Responsibilities:

  • Credit appraisal of loan applications within defined guidelines and accordingly take decision or recommend for approval to higher authorities.

• Evaluate proposals of customers for credit, and other financial services.

• Use performance history along with liquidity, debt/asset management and profitability ratios to assess creditworthiness in evaluation

• Interact with customers to understand the business and regularly monitor delinquencies / infants. • Decision making within defined guidelines of the Institution.

  Qualifications and Experience

 • 10 years combined experience in banking and finance

• Proven work experience as a credit manager, credit analyst or similar role

• Hands-on experience with accounting software

• Solid understanding of lending procedures

 • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to create and process financial spreadsheets  (e.g.in Excel)

 • Negotiation skills

• BSc in Accounting, Economics, Banking and Finance or relevant field

 


Chief Risk Officer for an international Digital Bank - CRO

Salry Negotiable

Generous Package

 Reports to:CEO

 This job is located abroad and requires relocation

 The Chief Risk Officer reports to the CEO and will ensure that strong risk, compliance and governance framework is embedded across the organization.

 The Chief Risk Officer is also ensuring that right systems are in place to continuously assess and mitigate principal risks of the Institution’s Risk and compliance mandate.

 Key Responsibilities:

 Identify strategic and operational risks, ensure mitigation strategies are in place, and as appropriate, take action to minimize any actual or potential impact.

 Ensure Regulatory compliance in all areas of the Institution

 Ensure that operational areas have an updated risk management framework and register in place, linked to the Institution’s management strategies.

 Timely accurate  reporting to the CEO,  and timely regular reporting to all of the required Regulators.

 Ensure appropriate risk diversification and is fully responsible for the quality of credit and the

overall risk profile.

Ensure strong risk follow ups are maintained in all the areas of Banking operations; specifically, finance,  credit,  and  information  technology.  Must ensure all  areas  of  banking  are  well contained in terms of risk exposures.

 Qualifications and Experience

 Master’s in accounting, economics or related field.

 10 years combined experience in banking and finance, of which at least 5 years in risk management related roles.

 Experience  in  microfinance  operations  and  specialization  in  some  areas  such  as  credit, operations, foreign exchange/investment.

 In-depth understanding of regulatory compliance requirements. Should be well versed with the regulatory environment. Knowledge in global regulatory environment/practices is preferred

 


Chief Internal Auditor for an International Digital Bank – CIA

Salary Negotiable

Generous Package

 -  Executive Level  -  Reports to: Audit committee of the board

This job is located abroad and requires relocation

 The chief internal auditor is responsible for the institution’s strategic risk-based internal audit plan and managing the internal audit function in accordance with the company’s internal audit charter and the professional standards for internal auditing.

 Responsibilities include providing reasonable assurance on the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management and the strength of internal controls. The position assesses organization-wide compliance with the institution’s internal policies and procedures.

 The chief internal auditor will report directly to the audit committee of the board of with administrative oversight from the CEO.

 Key responsibilities:

 Develop annually a risk-based internal audit plan for audit committee review and approval.

 Oversee the implementation   of   the   approved   plan,   ensure   proper   resourcing   for implementation of the plan, and adjust the plan as needed in response to changes in the institution’s business risks, operations, systems and controls. Keep senior management and audit committee apprised of any changes needed to the internal audit plan.

 Perform organization-wide risk assessments to identify significant risks or  exposure related to internal controls or compliance with institution’s  internal policies and procedures, laws and regulations, efficiency of operations, and accuracy of financial reporting. Provide feedback and recommendations on business risks and improving operational efficiencies and processes where appropriate.

 Direct the work of external auditors on select audits, as directed by the audit committee and

senior management, to ensure the audit work remains within the prescribed guidelines.

Coordinate and assist with the preparation of audit committee materials. Participate in

quarterly or more frequent audit committee meetings

 Qualifications and Experience

 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance or other closely related field.

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Association of Chartered

Certified Accountant (ACCA)

 10 years’ experience in auditing or accounting and 5 years in a management role

 


 

 

 Chief Financial Officer for a new international Digital Bank - CFO

Salary  - Negotiable.

Generous Package

This position is located outside the UK and requires relocation

Description

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will be responsible for the Digital Bank’s financial operating results conforming to international accounting standards, and for cost accounting, budgets, and regulatory agency and government reports ensuring the safeguard of Bank assets. Counsels senior management on financial control and profitability; prepares, presents and interprets financial reports to senior management; adheres to tax laws and regulatory compliance to properly reflect the financial position of the Bank. Directs finance department activities; provides leadership and supervision within the department; provides a high level of customer relations and service; and ensures compliance with Bank policies  and  procedures.  The  position  of  Chief  Financial  Officer  assists  in  attaining  established  Bank  and department financial goals. Performs supervisory duties of department staff, coordinates staff for coverage in all related areas of the department.

 1.   Responsible for managing all matters pertaining to Finance

2.    Financial Planning, Budgeting, Cash Flow Projections

3.   Responsible for ensuring integrity, accuracy, and completeness of financial data.

4.   Supervising filing of statutory returns to regulatory authorities

5.     Reviewing / preparing management and financial reports for the Group /company and tax computations

/ compliances etc...

 Key Responsibilities

 1.    Drive the company’s financial planning

2.    Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments

3.    Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks

4.    Control and evaluate the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure

5.    Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations

6.      Supervise all finance personnel (controllers, treasurers etc.)

7.    Manage vendor relationships

8.    Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports

9.    Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system

10.  Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies

11.  Manage team of financial controllers and financial analysts.

 Qualifications and Experience

1.    Masters or equivalent qualification in Accounting/Finance

2.    Member of professional accounting body such as CIMA / ACCA

3.    Over 10 to 15 years of work experience with at least 5 years at head of department (senior management) level in the banking sector.

4.    In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices

5.    Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

6.      Proficient in the use of financial management software (e.g. SAP)

7.    Ability to strategize and solve problems

8.    Strong leadership and organizational skills

9.    Excellent communication and people skills

10.  An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers

11.  Strong Credit Risk Management and Lending background and experience.

  


Chief Executive Officer for an international Digital Bank  - CEO

Salary Negotiable -

Generous Package

This position is located outside the UK and requires relocation

Description

 The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) reports to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for the overall strategic and operational performance of the Bank and the achievements of the Bank’s growth and profitability agenda. The CEO’s responsibility also extends to the effective management of the enterprise in fulfilment of the declared objectives and within the framework of the policy laid down by the Bank’s Board. This is an executive responsibility with following major responsibilities;

•   The Chief Executive Officer ensures the implementation and achievement of the Bank’s current and future strategic direction set by the Board

•     Ensures delivery of strategic and operational key performance results, and outcomes, across the organization.

 The Chief Executive Officer provides the mandate and leadership for the Executive Team to work in partnership across their operational groups, to lead and implement continuous improvements in business processes, leveraging digital transformation, and ensuring delivery of customer centric services.

 The CEO is accountable for developing new business opportunities and sustaining valuable relationships with private and public sector stakeholders to ensure the bank’s continuous expansion and business growth.

 The CEO position requires the right skills and mindset to assess and mitigate principal risks and compliance of the Bank’s business, together with its growth and profitability and ensures that appropriate management and technological systems are in place for delivering the expected services and performance standards.

  Key Responsibilities

 The Chief Executive Officer is entrusted with broad responsibilities and authorities as per the Bank’s Corporate Governance policy and Operational guidelines. Major responsibilities include:

 1.    Take a strategic leadership of the Bank by conforming to the approved corporate plan from the Board and

compliance to regulatory policies and Governance

2.    Overseeing the Strategic Financial Management

3.    Strategic Planning, Strategic Thinking, Leadership and Direction

4.      Executive Leadership and People Management

5.    Business Development and Customer Agenda/Value Propositions

6.    Audit, Risk Management & Compliance

7.      Corporate and Social Responsibility

  Qualifications and Experience

 1.    Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Banking related discipline, Finance and Management.

2.    Over 10 - 15 years of work experience in Banking or Finance industry inclusive of 5 – 7 years in Senior

Executive Management position in a commercial Bank. Retail banking and Fintech experience is a strong advantage

3.    Financial Institution background.

4.    Financial Management Experience.

5.    Strong Credit Risk Management and Lending background and experience.

 6.    Strong Communication and People Management, interpersonal and influencing skills to build strong

business relationships, foster stakeholder engagement, create new partnerships and drive culture of

collaboration and innovation.

7.   Exceptional leadership and management skills with a focus on securing strategic partnerships, business

planning, people, and financial management.

8.  Membership of any professional body.

9.    Meeting other Fit and Proper Requirements as set out by the Countries Monitory Authority.

   


Chief Internal Auditor - for an International Bank

 

- Salary  Negotiable

Generous Package

 The Chief Internal Auditor (CIA) will have ultimate responsibility for the Bank's internal audit activities and reporting. The CIA will provide the Bank with direction in the establishment and implementation of risk-based auditing and reporting methodologies.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CIA will be responsible for the effective positioning of the function to ensure provision of independent assurance which is consistent and aligned with the Bank's business objectives. Furthermore, the CIA will ensure the timely delivery of high quality assurance and audit reports which meet the requirements of the Board and the Bank's regulators.

The CIA will have a proven background in internal audit, financial and operational controls  - as well as up-to-date experience and competence in auditing IT frameworks of banks including cards and payments systems and cyber security, ideally in a financial institution.

Duties & Responsibilities

 Support the business in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures for the general operation of the Bank and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct.

 Carry out an appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which the Bank's financial, physical and information resources are managed.

 Develop and drive the Internal Audit programs which evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of the Bank's risk management policies and procedures.

 Conduct process audits and specific audits of Divisions, Departments and Units as and when necessary. This will require an independent appraisal of controls over financial integrity, operational effectiveness, IT controls for security, privacy and high availability, card and payments, and compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

 Act as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that conformance issues/concerns within the Bank are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.

 Conduct any reviews or tasks requested by the Board and management where appropriate.

 Collaborate with management to direct conformance issues to appropriate channels for investigation and resolution.

 Ensure proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or as required.

 Produce quarterly reports assessing the Bank's overall control environment and highlighting gaps which exist.

 Responsible for coaching, mentoring and developing career paths for the internal audit team.

Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience

 Must possess a professional qualification in Internal Audit and/or related field. Membership of a professional body is preferred.

 Exceptional leadership and management skills with strong strategic thinking

 Minimum 10+ years of audit experience, of which +5 years should have been in a senior management position in a financial institution

 Comprehensive knowledge of auditing practices, procedures and principles

 Extensive understanding of financial, operational, technical, market and credit risk

 Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

 


 

Chief Executive Officer – CEO - New Technology

London  -  £250,000 

Our technology client is looking for a CEO to represent them worldwide.The right candidate will have enterprenaural attitude and be driven to achieve success.
You may have experience of the following: Chief Executive Officer, CEO Operations Director, CIO, Commercial Director, Commercial Manager
It is essential that any candidates applying have executive level / director experience within the new Technology industry.
 
Requirements -
Positive attitude 
Scale up mentality
Team spirit
Track record of achievements of working in the technology sector.
Technology and finance background
Ability to travel
 

CEO  - West London
 Attractive Salary and Package
 
A good opportunity to take charge of this privately held business with the resources and ambition to create significant long-term value..
 
The Position
• To take commercial and strategic responsibility for the business comprising some the latest new developments in the Big Data and AI industry. 
• To offer a new approach to investments and operational delivery that is underpinned by new technologies.
• To drive the organisation and inspire the teams 
• To build proactive and positive relationships with commercial partners and clients.
 
The Candidate
• An ambitious and driven entrepreneur with a track record of reorganising existing operations to develop new income streams.  
• Commercially astute with the ability to build compelling business cases based on robust financial and non-financial analysis.
• Experienced in launching and managing new brands and a clear understanding of the expectations of clients requiring the best customer service.
• To lead from the front and inspire others. 
  To be a good communicator and speaker at industry seminars and events.
• To build strong and mutually beneficial relationships across a variety of stakeholders. 
 
 
 
Data Scientist - Manchester
 
Contract -  £400 - £500 per day 
 
Start  July  - 4-months
 
Some remote working  
 
Key Tasks • Using research methodology to develop machine learning techniques. 
 
Working with a team of other data scientists - alongside the data science team- 
Providing data analysis and machine learning models
 
Provide data science expertise and supporting to the wider organisation. 
Strong academic research background,
 
PhD level degree - with focus on machine learning 
Theoretical knowledge of statistical machine learning, reinforcement learning, Bayesian techniques, and deep learning
 
Data analysis using existing machine learning techniques i.e. general linear models and Bayesian inference, and Deep Learning techniques 
 
 
 

Senior Data Scientist  - London City

 £80,000      Start July

Job Profile: We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to be a contributor to our predictive analytics platform. To create application pipelines which pull data from a universe of ingested data-sets and refine them to extract information to use in our predictions. To design and implement machine-learning algorithms and micro-services.

Strong background in classical machine learning and with a deep knowledge in a variety of techniques in feature selection, regression, classification, clustering, plus their real-world advantages and drawbacks

Hands-on experience with applied mathematics, e.g., linear algebra, probability, and statistics
Proficient with R (preferred), or Python, and their respective library ecosystems

Experience with large data sets and distributed computing tools is a plus
Practical experience with semantic text analysis and deep learning is a plus

Master’s degree in computer science or an engineering/math/statistics/science discipline with a strong computer science component

 


Data Analyst - West London

Contract  - £300 - £400 per day

Start June – 3 months

Our client is looking for a Data Analyst to assist in the organisation and translation of Project Data and Reports. Dealing with Reports and Large SQL Server instances for Data, the ideal candidate will also have strong experience working with Power BI. The primary objective is to assist the strategy planning and direction of the business.

Key Skills:

Excellent Data Management Skills

Strong SQL Reporting abilities

Translating Data/Reports into business decisions
Strong PowerBI Skills
Excellent Communication and Stakeholder Management Skills

 


Big Data Sales Manager - London 

 £75,000

The Sales Manager for Big Data and Business Intelligence Managed Services will be promoting industry-oriented solutions in the area of Big Data and Business Intelligence. London £60,000 
Specialized in the sales Big Data & BI you must know the market and the customers in the solution-oriented wholesale business very well.

 Big Data Sales VP International  - London City 

£130,000 to £150,000 

Big Data Sales VP International Based - London City Salary 130,000 to 150,000 - plus Commission - OTE 300,000 Generous Package Start February Our client is a successful international technology organisation who are currently looking for an experienced Sales VP to sell Big Data, Analytics and Integration solutions to the enterprise market. The solutions include Big Data, Business Intelligence, Strategic Consulting, Analytics, Social Media and multi-vendor solutions integration. 

 


QA Engineer  - AI and Agile
 -  London
 £50,000 - £55,000
 
AI based start-up business are looking to add an experienced QA Engineer -AI, JavaScript, Agile to join an expanding team in London. The QA Engineer - AI, JavaScript, Agile will work collaboratively to ensure that the businesses core product reaches perfection.
Responsibilities 
Develop automate test packs based on stories, bugs and other requirements in Cypress (Integration/acceptance).
• Perform test cases (manual and automated) across multiple environments
• Create detailed and easy to understand bug reports
• Test and verify bug fixes
• Communicate effectively with the wider team (Product Owner, Developers, Data Scientists)
• Work with cross-functional teams to collaborate and ensure quality throughout
• Collaborate with Developers to produce effective strategies and test plans
• Communicate clearly, both written and verbally
Experience 
You will have a minimum of 2 years experience previously having worked as a Test Analyst, Automation Engineer or Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), ideally within an agile environment
• 3+ years working on Agile projects (Scrum or Kanban)
• 2+ years automation experience
• Ideally be educated to graduate or equivalent level
• Good understanding of all phases of the SDLC, project methodologies and Agile, DevOps and CI/CD
• Exposure to either testing with frontend or backend development tea
• Understanding test processes.
• Ability to work autonomously as well as working as part of a team
• Understanding requirements and creating key test deliverables such as test strategies, plans scripts, scenarios, and test data etc
• Test planning, estimation, scheduling, requirements traceability, execution and reporting results to various audiences.
• Knowledge/experience of working with JavaScript libraries such as React and Redux.
• Experience with scripted languages (e.g. Java, Python JavaScript, Typescript, etc.).
• Knowledge of API query languages (REST or Graph QL)
• Experience with test automation frameworks/tools (e.g. Cypress)
• API test experience.
• Comfortable with common Web technologies, e.g. HTML, HTTP(S), CSS, Web Services, SOAP, JSON, XML, TCP/IP.
 

Engineering Director - AI
 - Manchester
 £80,000 negotiable
 
Engineering Director - Machine Learning and Data Science
 Required for a new expanding Machine learning start-up. You will be working with an experienced team of engineers, Machine Learning Engineers, Developers and Data Scientists.  
 in a leading edge organisation - with some of the most talented people..
 
This is a key position for a talented and up and coming Development Manager or Engineering Director.
 

Data Scientist  - PHD
 - Manchester 
£22,000 
 
Required Skills
• Design and implement advanced AI products
• Design and build AI related Engineering IP
• Build end to end multi-component analytics solutions on premise or on cloud, including robust data pipelines
• Scale up AI algorithms/models to production / big data scale
• Engineering component of critical AI projects
 
Experience
PhD Studies in Computer Science/Engineering, plus one or more of the following:
• Experience of creating, building unique / out of the box tools
• Hands on lead programmer, incl. experience in handling data in SQL or Spark
• Strong Technical architecture design and build skills
• Experienced in building end to end solutions on premise or o
• Good knowledge of at least one of the cloud families from among - Azure, Google or AWS
• Ability to scale up algorithms to production / big data scale
 

Group Financial Controller

Interim Position (3 months minimum ) West London
Interim Daily Rate.

Opportunity for permanent position to take responsibility for the preparation and presentation of monthly consolidated management accounts and associated information for the monthly Executive management report. To oversee the monthly Group cash flow forecast, to complete PLC interim and year end accounts and liaising with divisional accounting staff on timetables and reporting requirements. To work on improvement projects e.g. reporting, shared services processes and the rationalisation of work on tax and accounting requirements through simplification of the organisation

 


International Sales and Marketing Manager London

40,000 to 50,000 -- plus commission

Sales of drawing machines for the lottery industry Working in a truly global environment (Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Africa) in which you will be responsible for developing marketing and sales for your range of products.

 


 

Sales Manager - Mobile content provider London London 100,000 OTE - Plus benefits package

100,000 OTE - Plus benefits package

Dynamic company providing pan European mobile solutions/ information services, with many years’ experience of sourcing and managing content. Requires an ambitious sales manager to develop business in UK and Europe.
Major European telco requires a business development manager to identify, analyse and make recommendations on opportunities for the company to acquire, invest in, partner with, or divest businesses.



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