Senior Investment Operations & Oversight Manager

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£57,977 - £60,969
07 Jan 2022
23 Jan 2022
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Senior Investment Operations & Oversight Manager

GR 10 - £57977.00 - £60969.00


37 Hours PERMANENT  


An opportunity has arisen to appoint an experienced professional to join one of the largest Local Government Pension Schemes and play a key role in leading the West Midlands Pension Fund’s Investment function.

The West Midlands Pension Fund is one of the UK’s largest pension Funds providing, from its base in Wolverhampton, local authority pension benefits for employees across the West Midlands. The Fund manages and administers the pension interests of over 330,000 scheme members, over 700 employers and currently has over £19 billion in assets under management.

We are currently seeking a Senior Investment Operations & Oversight Manager to be responsible for establishing robust controls and operations in relation to the investments held by the WMPF (c£19bn in value) and to contribute to the design and development of the Target Operating Model for the Fund’s Investment function. Responsible for producing accurate and informative management information and ensuring compliance with strategic objectives and all relevant regulations as well as undertaking in-depth analysis of the individual investment portfolios held by WMPF and Admitted Body Sub Funds.

The Senior Investment Operations & Oversight Manager will support the Assistant Director in providing a flexible and professional service to manage the West Midlands Pension Fund (LGPS), in accordance with regulatory requirements and the Pension Fund’s Governance Policies, Investment Strategy and Funding Strategy.

Duties will include:-

  • To play a leading role in the design development of the Target Operating Model across the Investment and Finance functions, with responsibility for capturing processes and requirements relating to investment operations and asset servicing
  • Develop and document controls and processes for the Fund’s investment administration and operational activities. Key focus on risk management, adherence with regulatory and internal standards and enhancing team capability/efficiency
  • Develop the Fund’s oversight model for its investments with particular regards to the operational oversight of the Funds private market assets, ensuring valuations and cashflows are processed and captured in a timely, accurate manner.
  • Oversight for processing and analysing asset valuation information, providing inputs for performance reporting and internal monitoring and ensuring data flow required for accounting and reporting obligations
  • To provide strategic investment advice and support to the Assistant Director - Investment Strategy and the Director of Pensions. To contribute to the formulation of the investment strategy and investment advisory services for the Funds.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and have significant experience of investment related work at senior level within the private or public sector.

For more information or an informal discussion regarding this post please email

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