GlobalLink APAC COO

  • Australia
  • 03/23/2023
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Who we are looking for

Providing leadership on strategy, pricing and data governance, finance, business performance management, and technology implementation, the GlobalLink COO APAC  is responsible for working alongside GlobalLink APAC  business heads to develop, evaluate and implement business strategy across the group, cooperating with APAC SSGM and APAC State Street management, help oversee controls and act as an escalation point to GlobalLink and  APAC GM leadership, as well as managing marketing strategy and resources for the group.

The COO for GlobalLink APAC will also be responsible for the Resolution and Recovery Plan for GlobalLink in APAC and will need to work closely with the APAC CAO, APAC Risk and APAC RRP teams.  

The COO for GlobalLink APAC will also be the primary interface into APAC Compliance and APAC Risk and will therefore need to develop close working relationships with these groups and attend such APAC meetings as TMRC.  

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM’s number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients’ portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world.

Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Chief Operating Officer (Managing Director) for GlobalLink APAC you will

  • Develop Strategy for APAC GlobalLink working alongside APAC GL business heads to develop strategy to meet 2023 and beyond growth targets and adherence to Corporate Goals

  • Drive implementation and tracking of strategy

  • Ensure alignment with division and corporate goals by working with APAC senior management and Corporate Strategy

  • Manage communication on GlobalLink to APAC senior management: Management Committee, Board, Regional Committees, Risk Committees, etc.

  • Responsible for the project to lead Global regulatory reports (except MifidII)

  • Responsible for APAC GlobalLink Resolution and Recovery Plan

  • Key Liaison point with APAC Compliance

  • Key Liaison point with APAC Audit 

  • Key Liaison point with APAC Finance

  • Oversight of key APAC processes and APAC escalation point to APAC senior management

  • New APAC business approval process: manage pipeline of proposals, quality-control proposal materials, ensure implementation conditions are met, report on implementation progress

  • Drive APAC GL learning & development initiatives

  • Drive APAC GL Privacy programme

  • Drive APAC GL Outsourcing programme – policies and procedures

  • Drive APAC GL Risk Excellence efforts

  • Managerial Demonstrate the ‘Risk Excellence’ culture in your behaviour

  • Maintain a detailed understanding of the scope of the role’s managerial responsibilities and the competence of the staff reporting to you

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Ability to drive change   

  • Great team skills but must be a self- starter and have ability to work under pressure  

  • Great liaison skills with customers and all levels of internal staff.   Proven people manager  

  • Great communicator and motivator.  Ability to effectively communicate at all levels across the organization

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Level of Education/ Qualifications: University degree

  • A natural leader

  • Aptitude for, and common- sense approach to, problem-solving

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Superb communicator – with clients and all levels of internal staff   

  • Financial aptitude – ability to formulate, understand and manage to budgets

  • Great people managerial skills

  • Ability to drive through key initiatives

  • A person who exemplifies risk excellence and owner’s  mindset

  • Adept at managing multiple projects/initiatives (Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle several tasks simultaneously

  • Courageously challenge 

  • Ability to drive change   

  • Great team skills but must be a self- starter and have ability to work under pressure  

  • Great liaison skills with customers and all levels of internal staff.   Proven people manager  

  • Great communicator and motivator.  Ability to effectively communicate at all levels across the organization

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.