Mercer Investments is a leading global provider of investment consulting services. We offer customised advice at every stage of the investment decision, risk management and investment monitoring process.
In addition to core consulting, we have developed a number of specialist teams; the Operational Consulting Group, Financial Strategy Group, Manager Research, Responsible Investment and Fiduciary Management, thereby ensuring we offer a full range of services to our clients.
We have been dedicated to meeting the needs of clients for more than 40 years.
Our Dubai-based Operational Consulting Group is a niche, highly skilled team, focused on advising asset owners and managers in relation to all aspects of investment operations, including designing and implementing target operating models, firm wide governance, validating the robustness of existing operations infrastructures and conducting Operational Due Diligence reviews on third party managers.
We seek to add value to our clients by advising on specific measures to reduce the risk of direct and indirect loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events.
The Operational Consulting Group further seeks to help asset managers institutionalize their businesses to position themselves for rigorous, sustainable, growth.
Due to increasing client demand in the Middle East region, we continue to build a specialist team focused on investment operations consulting.
We are looking to employ an Associate / Senior Associate (based on experience) who has a deep understanding of the financial services industry and the operational functions of investment managers gained through hands-on experience in a diverse range of operational roles.
Through Mercer’s structured development program and on-the-job training, you will be supported, coached and developed. The Operational Consulting Group operates a flat structure, with team members expected to apply a deeply hands-on approach.
The job holder will work as part of a team partnering with and supporting the current Dubai-based Head of Operational Consulting.
This role is based in our Dubai, DIFC office supporting our diverse group of client requirements across the Middle East, India and Africa.
The job holder is expected to be groomed over time to potentially lead the Operational Consulting Group function in the region.
Key duties will include the following :
The role requires potentially extensive regional and global travel and extended periods away from the office. Applicants should be willing to commit to such requirement.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
The following skills, experience and qualifications are required for this role :
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