Alternatives Team Manager

Job details
Posting date: 14 May 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 June 2021
Location: Edinburgh, EH12 1HQ
Company: NatWest Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: R-00131388

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Join us as an Alternatives Team Manager

  • We’re looking for an experienced people manager to lead our Trustee & Depositary Services Alternatives team into the new operating model
  • You’ll be embedding the end-to-end fund allocation and operating model for Trustee & Depositary Services alternative private equity clients
  • Enjoy a great platform to develop your leadership profile as you build the Alternatives team capability and shape a high performing team culture

What you'll do

As our Alternatives Team Manager, you’ll be leading your team in establishing an operating rhythm to be future ready for new business opportunities. You’ll be accountable for the recruitment and performance management of your team, building their capability by working closely with colleagues to design and deliver suitable technical training.

You’ll also be:

  • Developing the service proposition by leading on the development of processes and procedures to service private equity funds
  • Producing and analysing accurate key risk indicators and key performance indicators to support team performance and capability
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients, key stakeholders and Luxembourg colleagues to deliver a centre of excellence to alternative private equity clients

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll need proven people management and leadership experience paired with knowledge of alternative fund structures and regulations.

You’ll also bring:

  • The ability to share your specialist knowledge with others to aid their understanding and decision making
  • Negotiating and conflict resolution skills
  • An understanding of relevant FCA sourcebooks and Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) regulation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to adapt to a target audience
  • A proven ability to build fit for purpose solutions for internal and external clients

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