Head of Equities Technology
Global Asset Manager (Philadelphia – New York)
J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Head of Equities Technology at a Global Asset Manager. We are seeking a senior, high caliber and highly motivated Investment Technology Professional with strong equities investment management knowledge and track record of successful delivery to join the growing team in center-city Philadelphia – This individual can be optionally located in their New York City or Philadelphia office.
An exciting opportunity to work with key business and technology stakeholders to drive strategic decisions across the entire equities’ asset management technology landscape. The Head of Equities Technology will define and deliver technology solutions to advance investment management lifecycle processes, including portfolio analysis / construction, order management and trade execution, pre-trade compliance, performance / attribution analysis, portfolio risk analysis, cash management and quant research.
The Head of Equities Technology will be responsible for defining the future-state investment technical environment for the Global Asset organization and be responsible for facilitating the conversion of strategies to actions and identifying ways to optimize technology capabilities and performance to support the global asset management platform.
Key Global Initiatives at the firm:
The ideal candidate would have a background including:
An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they build and deliver. An individuals with a passion for investment technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.
They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.
Successful candidates are:
About the Client:
Our Client is the global investment management arm of a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in more than 70 locations in more than 27 countries. They manage more than $520 billion across 24 independent global investment teams. Their global network of specialist asset management teams strive to deliver superior, sustainable risk-adjusted returns by employing their extensive experience, strong investment convictions, and commitment to in-depth research.
They offer securities investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds, and multi-asset allocation solutions. With their strong asset management expertise and strong investment convictions they are dedicated to providing their clients with investment excellence.
The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.
After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.
Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.
Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.
• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.
• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.
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