Our client is a new fund that is setting up in Hong Kong by a group of renowned buy-side professionals. They are looking for a senior operations hire (COO) that will work very closely with the management team in setting up the fund in Hong Kong. Applicants must be an RO.
The business is looking for a dynamic leader who wants to build a highly functional platform that can scale with growth. A desire to deliver is key. You'll be a key stakeholder with a wide remit across all middle and back functions.
The prime responsibility of the placed candidate is to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders (ie, Regulators, Lawyers, Advisers etc) as part of the application process for registration of the new fund. Once the business has been established you'll implement a well-thought and coherent platform for all middle and back functions.
As the business grows you'll take responsibility in hiring a team across Ops, IT, Finance, Risk and HR.
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