Business Area: Operations
Place of Work: London
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has circa 396,000 members, and over £60 billion in assets, we’re one of the largest private pension schemes in the UK and in the top 50 worldwide. Established in 1974, we’re entrusted by over 350 higher education sector employers to manage and administer the pension scheme and its investments through our two companies, Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited and USS Investment Management Limited.
To be the pension service of choice for the higher education sector for the long-term
The Operations Department is organised into three teams; Public Markets, Alternatives Support and Onboarding/Reporting.
The role requires a high level of stakeholder engagement and vendor management with the ability to manage multiple initiatives.
Attention to detail is critical and high standard of written and verbal communication with all levels of the organisation is a major component of the role.
Coordinate mandatory or requested new products, markets, brokers, managers and portfolios across support teams into production
Maintain an operational regulatory radar, tracking regulatory change which impacts Operations
Own the delivery of regulatory change into production
Oversee regulatory reporting ensuring USSIM/USSL is meeting best practice
Maintain trading documentation
Support the Head of Onboarding & Reporting on initiatives and ad-hoc tasks as required
Maintain relationships with Clients – Portfolio management teams
Create strong internal networks with support teams (PAIR, Legal, Compliance, Finance)
Own issues and provide structured regular feedback reporting
Prioritisation and progress tracking of initiatives with providers
Own the first level escalation of issues
Create and manage the management structure of providers (Issues lists, MI review, Coordinate service reviews)
Coordinate system access with JPM & NT
Collate data and generate weekly operating report
Support DCEO report as required
Look for training opportunities to enhance skills
Improve personal skill matrix score each year
• Business/Finance background
• Current knowledge or an aptitude to learn financial products
• Attention to detail
• Strong organisational skills
• Flexible approach to re-prioritise tasks
• Ability to understand impacts beyond Operations scope
• Can do attitude
USSIM is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.