Senior Manager - Surveillance & Market Abuse Technology Specialist

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job ref:

    40629BR

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-11

  • Client:

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About Our Team

PwC is strengthening its capabilities in Financial Services Market Abuse & Surveillance, in response to demand for trade surveillance technology expertise.

Our UK Financial crime team works with clients to investigate and remediate issues, transform financial crime functions and prepare for and respond to regulation and regulatory scrutiny. Our team comprises financial services industry, regulatory, policy and technology expertise. This expertise allows us to provide responsive and robust investigations driven by analytics, remediation built around technologies to improve efficiency and a data driven technology responses to regulation and regulation enforcement.

Who we are looking for

We are currently looking for an experienced senior manager with expertise in the domain of market abuse and surveillance. Specifically we are seeking an individual with hands on experience working with trade and order transactional data, familiarity with a range of surveillance vendor technology, knowledge of MAR and MiFID II regulation and advanced analytical expertise to join our growing Financial Crime team. We have ambitious plans and are looking for individuals who can develop and build our data and technology capability and bolster our market abuse and surveillance capability..

We support our clients with a range of services
  • Vendor evaluations and support for surveillance strategic roadmaps

  • Market abuse surveillance implementation and calibration (e.g. detection scenarios, instance identification, parameter setting and tuning)

  • Data driven surveillance effectiveness review and optimisation

  • Reviewing end-to-end data and process flow supporting surveillance implementations

  • Holistic surveillance approach and advice across, voice, ecomms, trades and orders

  • Assistance in responding to regulatory enquiries

Your Main Responsibilities
  • Scoping, managing and delivering complex data driven surveillance engagements including project delivery, budget and risk

  • Leading on deployment of advanced analytical techniques to risk score alerts and reduce volumes of trade surveillance false positive populations

  • Actively contributing on client-facing project work, being self-starting and motivated to produce the required high standard of deliverables

  • Developing and owning Financial Crime propositions and delivery methodologies

  • Development of the technical architecture behind our surveillance offerings

  • Building and maintaining relationships both internally within the PwC network and externally with clients

  • Supporting sales through work on bids, proposal responses and developing opportunities

About You

In order to be successful you will need to show ability in most of the following areas

  • Understanding of the relevant Market Abuse regulations in the UK, US, and ideally in other jurisdictions

  • Experience with assessing, implementing and/or optimising market abuse surveillance technologies (Scila, Smarts, Actimize, KX etc.)

  • Advanced data analytics techniques, using platforms such as R, languages such as Python and vector based tools/languages

  • Experience of analysis using row based, column based and key value based engines

  • Experience in visualisation using tools such as Tableau, D3, or Bokeh.

  • Display a keen interest in technology across the financial crime space

  • Ability to clearly articulate technical approaches and concepts to clients and non-technical audiences

You will also need to have
  • Track record of managing data project delivery and project teams including ability to meet deadlines, overcome challenges, manage stakeholder expectations and produce project deliverables

  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills

  • Ability to develop new ideas into structured, deliverable proposals and projects

  • Ability to identify and address client needs, develop and maintain meaningful client relationships

Desirable Skills
  • Previous experience in Compliance, Operations, MI & Data Analytics supporting market abuse and surveillance initiatives

  • Knowledge of the Market Abuse regulatory environment

  • Understanding of statistical analysis methods and the ability to apply these in the appropriate circumstances

  • Experience of business analysis tasks and approaches

  • Data modelling and/or data architecture experience

  • Experience of software development lifecycles (agile and waterfall)

Qualifications
  • Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree or above or equivalent


About PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Diversity

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