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Newton, OTC Senior Specialist

London, United Kingdom
Asset Management

Job Description

Job Purpose:


Newton Investment Management is building-out its OTC trading capabilities and requires an OTC Subject Matter Expert who sits within Investment Operations to help facilitate and provide guidance to the business on key considerations, market practise standards and general front to back process implementation


The successful candidate will need to bring an array of OTC knowledge and experience, have a hands-on and confident approach as well as involvement in operational processes in previous roles. They will also be involved in helping the Derivative & Collateral Management team which specialises in completing these activities for Futures & Options transactions and margining, and for OTC collateral transactions.


Company Overview:


Newton Investment Management Limited is an active investment management firm, using thematic ideas about the long-term investment landscape to create and manage strategies that help secure clients’ futures. Newton thinks on a global basis, with its single London-based investment team working collaboratively across asset classes and regions. The firm builds bold solutions, designed to meet the real-world challenges clients face, and the team manage them responsibly in the broadest sense – through embedding environmental, social and governance considerations, and engaging on issues that affect their clients. Those clients are based around the world, and include pension funds, corporations and charities and, via Newton’s parent company BNY Mellon, individuals.


With offices in London and New York, Newton has £49.8bn assets under management  (as at 31 March 2018), including assets managed by Newton Investment Management Limited as dual officers of Newton Investment Management (North America) Limited and The Bank of New York Mellon. News and other information about Newton is available at and via Twitter: @NewtonIM.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • To be Investment Operations’ Subject Matter Expert for OTC

  • Liaising regularly with the wider business to discuss and collaboratively solve OTC challenges as Newton Investment Management increases its OTC trading capabilities

  • To attend meetings where guidance and thought leadership can be articulated to the wider business

  • To implement the setup of new OTC processes within Investment Operations that are robust, effective and risk mitigants controlling of risks

  • To provide OTC education and training to staff members sitting within Investment Operations

  • To implement new Investment Operations procedures surrounding OTC investments

  • To be an Investment Operations champion

  • Demonstrably control all work in progress, escalating where appropriate

  • Responsible for the day to day management of the process once OTC is live

  • Identification and implementation of process improvements, as a result of errors, changing market practices / requirements, volume changes, or efficiency opportunities

  • Understand and comply with all requirements of regulatory regimes and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Complete Key Risk Indicators (measurable characteristics of a business process) and coordinate appropriate and regular management reporting where requested

  • Provide regular updates to the head of Investment Operations

  • Provide a professional service to all internal and external clients, and constructive input to work ongoing in other areas.


  • A Subject Matter Expert for OTC.

  • A confident, proactive individual who has the ability to work independently and propose ideas

  • A project lead with a strong Financial Services background

  • An Investment Operations champion who can lead and advise the business on the implementation of the OTC process.



BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 51513
Organization: Newton-HR06148
Requisition Number: 1816348