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Head of Middle Office

The job

The Operations department’s purpose is to ensure a scalable and efficient global operation that enhances client experience across the full value chain and reduces cost & complexity.

As our new Head of Middle Office you will be managing the Middle Office team located primarily in Copenhagen and refer to the Head of Post Trade. The Middle Office team is responsible for being the intermediary between Saxo’s Front Office and Processing teams, providing support to the Trading and Sales functions. Middle office provides the Segregation of Duties for Saxo’s operational functions, being Second line of defense for solving complex queries, and improving procedures in general.

Among others you will be responsible for:

  • Escalation point for functional queries, client query escalations, and other queries in relation to Middle office SMErole
  • Review and governance of Segregation of duties for ALL products
  • Point of escalation for Markets, Sales and Client Services
  • Governance of Cash Management and collateral management Involvement in new business with Ops. impact
  • Project management for ‘non’ IT projects

Your profile

As a person you come across as a confident and highly motivated individual with a strong background in Operations and preferably experience within a Middle Office. You must be able to build strong internal and external relationships and be an accomplished people manager/leader.

Further we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Strong product knowledge of FX, Equities, Bonds, Derivatives and Investment Products
  • Experience in Cash processing and good understanding of the related risks
  • Strong knowledge of Cash and Collateral management – supporting a Treasury Services function
  • Experience working within an Operations department
  • A good understanding of Operational Risk and Control

We offer

First and foremost, we offer more than just a job; being an employee in Saxo Bank is an opportunity to invest in your future. In addition, you get:

  • A chance to join a truly growth-embracing culture, which will commit to helping you grow personally and professionally
  • An opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, very ambitious and, at the same time, informal and pleasant working environment
  • A competitive salary plus benefits package

Contact person:

James Cosh, tel: +45 39774390

Application deadline: 22/03/2018 

Saxo Bank Group (Saxo) is a leading Danish multi-asset trading and investment specialist, offering a complete set of trading and investment technologies, tools and strategies. For almost 25 years, Saxo’s mission has been to enable individuals and institutions by facilitating their access to professional trading and investing through technology and expertise. 

As a fully licensed and regulated bank, Saxo enables its private clients to trade multiple asset classes across global financial markets from one single margin account and across multiple devices. Additionally, Saxo provides institutional clients such as banks and brokers with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services and trading technology. 
Saxo’s award winning trading platforms are available in more than 20 languages and form the technology backbone of more than 100 financial institutions worldwide. 

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Saxo employs more than 1500 people in financial centres around the world including London, Singapore, Paris, Zurich, Dubai and Tokyo. 

As a bank offering fully digitalised solutions for self-trading, advisory and discretionary services, Saxo is continuously at the forefront of innovation, meaning that clients benefit from proven technology. 600 IT developers and 150 back-office resources develop and deliver Saxo’s solution for the benefit of clients. Outsourcing solutions support the full-service value chain.

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Location Copenhagen

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