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Chief Operating Officer - Technology - Business Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$300000 - US$500000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job reference: 185604/001_1528730983
  • Sector: Business Analytics, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 11/06/2018

Chief Operating Officer - Technology - Business Manager

Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund - Asset Management

New York City, NY

Compensation: $300,000-500,000+ total compensation + benefits

Key Skills: Strategy, Technology, Vendor Relationships, Hedge Fund, Reporting, Portfolio, CRM, Database

A leading multi-strategy hedge fund in New York is in search of a talented professional to take on the role as Chief Operating Officer within the technology division of their asset management arm. After yet another year of continued growth and success, the business is looking to optimize and improve their technology strategy in order to maximize productivity across all trading businesses. You will be immediately tasked with working closely alongside the technology management team and CTO to strategize large scale, cross-functional technology initiatives that allow trading teams to thrive through cutting-edge technology. In devising these roadmaps, you will take control on all budget allocation and spend time communicating extensively with internal teams as well as external third-party vendors. You will also take the lead on all reporting functions and have regular interaction with key stakeholders within the business to highlight progress and ensure technology is heading in the right direction. Additional elements include training and implementation of best practices which should be used across the entire asset management arm.

Key responsibilities for Technology COO - Business Manager:

  • Collaborate with the technology management, senior management and trading businesses on technology strategy while challenging them in the process

  • Take ownership to lead all large scale, cross functional technology initiatives

  • Advise on best practices for technology spend, working closely with internal teams as well as third-party vendors

  • Manage the tracking and reporting functions within asset management

  • Develop a strategy for internal collaboration, communication, training, best practices

Key skills for Technology COO - Business Manager:

  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree or Advanced Degree (preferred)

  • Proven track record having worked in a similar or relatable role at a Hedge Fund, FinTech, Big Tech firm

  • Knowledge of modern technology and the impact it can have on various business units

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of CRM and Administrative tools

  • Must have some previous knowledge of software engineering lifecycles

  • Additional knowledge of hedge fund strategies is a plus but not a prerequisite

If you are interested in learning more about this role then please reach out to me directly at 646.647.3926