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Marex Solutions Business Manager in London, United Kingdom

About Marex

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a major franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world's major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 36 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,800 employees across Europe, Asia and America.

For more information visit www.marex.com (http://www.marex.com/)

Description of Department

Marex has unique access across markets with significant share globally both on and off exchange. The depth of knowledge amongst its teams and divisions provides its customers with clear advantage, and its technology-led service provides access to all major exchanges, order-flow management via screen, voice and DMA, plus award-winning data, insights and analytics

Marex Solutions is division of Marex providing investment banking solutions with a fintech mindset. We aim to become the world's leading manufacturer of cross asset, customised derivatives.

Role Summary

Supporting the COO to drive improvement within existing processes and documentation, you will play a key role in building the operational infrastructure to support the rapid growth of this business.

You will be the key lead within the COO team to own and progress any technology related projects. You will act as the center of competence when it comes to the Solutions IT infrastructure and ensure that any new development considers scale and sustainability of the business. You will be liaising with the Head of Solutions Technology to ensure any new projects and initiatives are transparently communicated and aligned to the overall technology strategy.

You will report to the COO of Solutions and Capital markets and therefore own the delivery of the current platform transformation project for Solutions and act as key liaison between the Business, Support and Control and the IT department.

Working for the Solutions COO in delivering Projects, enabling the business to keep growing sustainably and integrating expansion opportunities when they arise.

You will be exposed to a wide range of tasks and projects, among others:

  • Delivering new business initiatives for the business following and improving the groups change process which have an technology focus

  • Looking at the automation of existing MI and KPIs to effectively monitor and steer the business

  • Looking at ways to enhance profitability through automation and technology, reviewing the current tech spending of the team and negotiating contracts to driving cost savings

  • Driving change for the Marex Solutions team by reviewing existing process and identifying enhancements via automation and use of technology

  • Supporting the Delivery of key new inhouse build technology platforms as well as the roll out of third party systems.

  • You are an entrepreneurial individual with strong front to back understanding of structured products. Used to optimise and drive automation.

  • You think outside of the box and always try to have a solution for any problem you encounter

Skills and Experience

A successful candidate will have:

  • Min 5 years' experience in either manufacturing Structured OTC derivatives or in Structured securities

  • Strong experience in regards to technology and trading systems implementation. Previous experience in handling System migrations and building front to back System infrastructure

  • In depth understanding about the front to back processing of these products

  • Has strong stakeholder management skills and able to handle exposure to senior management

  • Self-motivated, confident, and resilient - able to strive within a profitability driven environment.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong Microsoft office skills, especially excel

  • Entrepreneurial and leadership skills will be highly considered.

  • Very good Interpersonal skills

  • University degree

Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • A collaborative team player, approachable, self-efficient and influences a positive work environment

  • Demonstrates curiosity

  • Resilient in a challenging, fast-paced environment

  • Ability to take a high level of responsibility in a fast pace and high-volume environment

  • Excels at building relationships, networking and influencing others

  • Strategic collaborator with insight and agility, able to anticipate future challenges, ensuring operational effectiveness

Overall Responsibilities

  • Ensure the business is conducted in accordance with local and general regulatory rules

  • Ensure that compliance and other compulsory trainings are up to date

  • Ensure a clear communication to manager

  • Cooperate closely with support teams and the business to complete tasks and projects

  • Promote innovation and work on idea generation

  • Delivering strategic and tactical projects and plans to improve the current operating model

  • Managing Marex Solutions' cost base and budget, including initiating and implementing measures to control and reduce them in a sustainable manner

  • Ensuring effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes and come up with ways to improve them

  • Overseeing daily operations and adjusting where necessary

The Company may require you to carry out other duties from time to time

Conduct Rules

You must:

  • Act with integrity

  • Act with due skill, care and diligence

  • Be open and cooperative with the FCA, the PRA and other regulators

  • Pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly

  • Observe proper standard of market conduct

  • Act to deliver good outcomes for retail customers

Company Values

Acting as a role model for the values of the Company:

Respect - Clients are at the heart of our business, with superior execution and superb client service the foundation of the firm. We respect our clients and always treat them fairly.

Integrity - Doing business the right way is the only way. We hold ourselves to a high ethical standard in everything we do – our clients expect this and we demand it of ourselves.

Collaborative - We work in teams - open and direct communication and the willingness to work hard and collaboratively are the basis for effective teamwork. Working well with others is necessary for us to succeed at what we do.

Developing our People - Our people are the basis of our competitive advantage. We look to “grow our own” and make Marex the place ambitious, hardworking, talented people choose to build their careers.

Adaptable and Nimble - Our size and flexibility is an advantage. We are big enough to support our client's various needs, and adaptable and nimble enough to respond quickly to changing conditions or requirements. A non-bureaucratic, but well controlled environment fosters initiative as well as employee satisfaction.

Conduct Rules

You must:

  • Act with integrity

  • Act with due skill, care and diligence

  • Be open and cooperative with the FCA, the PRA and other regulators (where applicable)

  • Pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly

  • Observe proper standard of market conduct

  • Act to deliver good outcomes for retail customers

Marex is fully committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company.

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