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HR at Connor Clark & Lunn India Private Limited

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Manager - Investment Data Operations - Investment Data Analytics (11-15 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 1374502

Manager, Investment Data Operations, Investment Data Analytics


We are looking for a Manager to lead our Gurugram based Investment Data Operations Team.

The Investment Data Operations (IDO) team resides within the middle office and is responsible for managing critical data processes and providing high data quality that supports the investment management business. Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd. (CCLFG) manages a wide range of global assets and heavily relies on the output of the IDO team for a variety of functions including portfolio management, risk management, post trade analytics, and compliance. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic and strategic team whose scope and importance continues to grow. We are a solution orientated and collaborative team seeking a like minded individual who thrives in a challenging and dynamic environment. We place a high value on maintaining an entrepreneurial spirit and creating a culture where each of us have opportunities to succeed. This is a Gurugram based role, which offers flexibility between working from home and the office.

What You Will Do

You will play a leadership role in driving daily operational excellence while also embedding a culture of continuous improvement with the goal of improving business outcomes. You will have the opportunity to work closely with multiple business partners including portfolio managers, information systems, other operations teams, and external service providers. The IDO team works with a variety of business applications and technologies to carry out data and process management activities. Key responsibilities include:

- Recruit, motivate, and develop Gurugram staff into a high performing team that provides accurate, timely, and trusted data. This role reports to a Senior Manager, located in Vancouver Canada.

- Define and be accountable for operational processes that achieve business objectives.

- Provide leadership and support for data operations including handling issue escalations, operational problem solving, risk identification and mitigation, and stakeholder communications.

- Take a proactive approach to ensure the reliability of data processes and data quality checks, redesigning workflows as required.

- Work with business and technology teams to define and implement process improvements.

- Support the Senior Manager, to implement aspects of a multi-year Modern Data Platform initiative and other projects as required.

What You and Your Team Will Do

- Security Master: Maintain and validate accuracy of equity/fixed income/derivative data across multiple systems/databases to enable Investment Manager modeling, trading, and risk monitoring. - Process Manager: Manage and enable a myriad of scheduled processes for vendor systems, internal and market data transfers, valuation, and bench-marking data inputs to the investment process.

- Data Quality: Deliver timely data sign-offs to investment teams; develop and analyze data-quality exceptions and ensure timely resolution.

- Stakeholder Service: Provide analysis on operational needs, ad-hoc data/data-history requests for multiple business partners to support pre- and post-trade portfolio management functions.

- Process Improvement: Identify process/workflow improvements to increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk, improve data-quality, and increase service levels provided to stakeholders. Support other operational or engineering staff, senior or managers on a variety of ad-hoc tasks and projects.

What You Bring

- Passion for Operational Excellence - you have an approach and track record in achieving operational excellence where accuracy, timeliness, and expertise are critical success factors.

- Experience Managing Teams - you have experience building, managing, and developing high performing teams in complex environments responsible for mission critical processes.

- Proactive Problem Solver - you possess an analytical mindset to methodically solve problems and detect patterns to prevent recurrences.

- Collaborative and Accountable - you have a collaborative spirit that helps you to work well with others while demonstrating a high degree of ownership for your responsibilities.

- Continuous Process Improvement Mindset - you constantly take a critical eye to processes with the goal of finding improvement opportunities and bring an ability to manage multiple projects.

- Effective Communicator - you communicate effectively (verbal and written) to meet objectives.

About Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group

Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group (CCLFG) was founded in 1982 and is a $115 billion multi-boutique asset management firm that provides investment management services to pension plans, foundations, other institutional investors, advisors, and individuals through its affiliate partners. The firm's main offices are in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, London and Gurugram where over 900 people work across the investments, distribution, and operations functions. Our investment expertise spans private and public markets and traditional and alternative assets.

CCLFG has 12 investment affiliates, including seven that focus on the management of global publicly traded investments (including equities, fixed income, and absolute return products) and four affiliates that focus on the management of private markets asset classes (including real estate, infrastructure, private equity, and private loans). Additionally, CCLFG has two specialized Canadian retail distribution businesses (targeting high net worth and retail investors), a business unit offering strategic advice to institutional investors and consultants in Canada, a business unit offering multi-asset portfolios to institutional investors, and institutional sales teams located in Canada, the USA, and the UK.

Over the past decade, we have experienced significant growth in global mandates which has been enabled by a more significant sales effort to world-wide clients. Expanding our capabilities into the Asian time zone supports the growth of our firm and enhance our capacity to service our increasingly global clients. Our India office allows us to close operational gaps across time zones when trading global securities from North America and Europe and provide appropriate coverage in relation to operational process requirements.

Our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) supports our culture and includes decisions we make regarding the way that we run our business. We are committed to the health and wellness of the people who work here, environmental sustainability and a high-quality working environment that values diversity and inclusion.

We believe that success in asset management is an outcome of attracting, retaining, and motivating the most talented individuals in our industry. We are delivering the following to achieve this goal:

- A High-Quality Environment: To work with people who we hold in high regard; to enjoy the time that we spend at work; to focus on productive activities without the distraction of politics and bureaucracy; to treat each other with respect.

- An Opportunity to Succeed: To do work that has value, and which presents the opportunity for professional growth and development.

- Recognition and Reward: To recognize each person's contribution and to align compensation with contribution.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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