Business Manager Asset Management

Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG

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Business Manager Asset Management


DivisionCorporate Center & LogisticsFunction/PositionBusiness Manager Asset ManagementLocationZurich or BaselFunction/Position objectivesBank J. Safra Sarasin's AM/T&T division provides actively managed investment solutions for both private and institutional clients, as well as trading & treasury services. The division includes the following business units: Investment Management, Research & Sustainability, Investment Marketing & Business Solutions, Products, Fund Administration, Trading, Financial Engineering, Group Treasury, and Financial Strategies Advisory.The Business Development & Support (BUDE) unit is part of the COO division and is globally responsible for major change and run-the-bank services across all divisions and locations of the Bank. Within BUDE, the team Business Management AM/T&T provides business management support, including subject matter expertise in related projects. In your role you will be part of this team, responsible for the Asset Management division and you will closely work together with the heads of the business units of AM namely Research & Sustainability, Investment Management, Investment Marketing & Business Solutions and Fund Administration.Responsibilities

* Act as advisor and single point of contact to the asset management leadership team for any existing or newly identified issues, support requests and improvement initiatives / projects with your expertise in asset management
* Act as subject matter expert for any asset management related project within the Bank, be it business or regulatory driven, including e.g. the introduction of a new portfolio management system
* Perform business analysis, develop IT specifications and coordinate the implementation with relevant stakeholders in asset management. Align with other units in Business Development & Support, as well as Legal & Compliance, Risk Office, Credit, Operations and IT
* Actively form and prioritize your portfolio of tasks and responsibilities by liaising with your stakeholders in asset management and the head of Business Management AM/T&T
* Be responsible for the IT request portfolio of AM and act as a topic expert for IT: make sure all IT requests are fully specified and prioritized, coordinate and drive implementation


* University degree in business, economics or law (or equivalent education)
* At least 5 years professional experience in relevant fields (asset management, business / project management)
* Affinity to IT systems and processes in Asset Management (preferably Avaloq and common Portfolio Management systems)
* High motivation and proactive approach, taking full ownership of area of responsibility
* Capability to work independently and drive things forward with a hands-on approach
* Strong conceptual, analytical and judgement skills
* Ability to work under pressure, to prioritize and take pragmatic and business-centric decisions
* Flexibility to work in a challenging and dynamic environment
* Excellent command of English and German, very good communication and presentation skills

Activity rate100%ContactPaul Würmli, +41 (0)58 317 35 57Please send your application to:Only direct applications will be considered.