Head of Data (Fircosoft)

cer Financial
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Data (Fircosoft)
Dorset, Poole
Up to £65,000

cer Financial are working with a tier 1 bank to fill their new vacancy of a Head of Data (Fircosoft). This role will be based in our clients Dorset Office.

NOTE: Please only apply for this role if you have experince with Fircosoft.

The successful Head of Data (Fircosoft) responsibilities will be:

  • Deliver clear direction through the setting of clear objectives, key deliverables and KPI’s
  • Responsible for 4-6 direct reports and a wider Organisation of c70 FTE across numerous sites
  • Accountable for presenting Business performance frequently for their area and may be essential to deputise for the Director of Global Screening in key forums with senior stakeholders
  • Recognise, select, recruit, develop and retain a high performing team, confirming all colleagues and teams deliver to their potential.
  • Build solid relations with Internal Audit (3LOD), Financial Crime and other key stakeholders in 2LOD.
  • Tuning and analysis of Fircosoft.
  • Supervise business performance across Control, SLA and Cost and advance KPI reporting to permit this presenting to operations and 2LOD stakeholders regularly.
  • Approve challenging performance and progress purposes for the team providing consistent feedback, guiding and training to promise their maximum potential is attained.
  • Responsible for budget oversight of the department covering over 70 FTEs, supervising discretionary spend
  • Leading the colleague approach of the department - recruitment, training, personal development, engagement of staff
  • Distributing transformational change through key change initiatives including Technology re-platforming
  • Work with the 2LOD to transition in new work activity through the Financial Crime Target Operating model plans

The Head of Data (Fircosoft) skills will include:

  • Detailed knowledge of Financial Crime regulations, trends and legislative changes and updates.
  • Experience of Fircosoft.
  • Experience of reviewing the procedures connected to sanctions screening and/or Transaction Monitoring, from customer on boarding, KYC, due diligence, through to screening and alert review.
  • An awareness of the market trends around configuration, calibration, tuning and testing of the software solutions used for Sanctions screening.
  • Hands on practise in Sanctions projects involving SWIFT messages, customer data sanctions list management and streamlining, good guy list development, sanctions screening and rules development.
  • Knowledge of analytical solutions using the following; SQL Server, Oracle, SAS, Tableau, Python, Qlikview etc
  • Screening testing within the banking and financial services industries, preferably in a Sanctions role and will have widespread knowledge of the Banks Policies in relation to Financial Crime Operations.
  • Acquaintance with payments organizations, regulatory entities, industry bodies, as well as with current and future evolutions in the sanctions landscape
  • Experience in the progress of technology solutions for KYC/CDD, Transaction Monitoring, Payments Screening, Name Screening and/or Fraud prevention

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