Chief of Staff Support

Are you an extremely organised individual who has supported in heavy duty project work? Do you have strong interpersonal skills and able to use your own initiative?

Our client, a leading investment banking company based in the heart of Birmingham, is looking for a motivated individual to join the Chief of Staff team and help with managing various operational functions at a central level.

The Chief of Staff team works on diverse projects based on the division’s priorities and:

  • Manages a wide variety of initiatives for senior leadership of the division
  • Develops management presentations (both internal and external)
  • Plans and oversees the implementation of key programs to address audit findings and regulatory requirements
  • Oversees the division’s workforce strategy and organisational design
  • Manages the divisional communications strategy
  • Drives the external outreach strategy

Key responsibilities

  • On-boarding and off-boarding of employees and contingent workers
  • Raising of RM and CW requests
  • Initiate transfers and follow-ups (inter and intra departments)
  • RMS Tree Maintenance and clean-up (weekly data issues clean-up)
  • Cyborg management
  • Support for hiring efforts with regards to FTE/CW on-boarding needs (chasing of BGC status, etc.)
  • Monitor program/project hygiene
  • Artemis time booking validation
  • BCP quarterly certification oversight

Basic qualifications

  • 2-3 years of experience in financial services industry, preferably in an analytical function
  • Strong stakeholder/relationship management
  • Strong communications skills – listening, written, and verbal
  • exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple, time-sensitive projects while focusing on the quality of work delivered
  • Critical and analytical thinking – ability to demonstrate sound judgement and exercise a thoughtful approach to decision making
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office products with focus on Excel and PowerPoint, tools and utilities for business use
  • Results-oriented and proactive
  • Ability to handle multiple, time-sensitive projects while focusing on the quality of work delivered
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills

Preferred qualifications and knowledge

  • Knowledge of products and processes related to the financial services industry would be an advantage, as is related experience in technology strategy or in a client service or business function and/or management consulting
  • Knowledge of automated testing tools and frameworks
  • Experience on tools like JIRA and JIRA Portfolio

This is a temp to perm role.

Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive only suitable people will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Temporary

Location: Birmingham

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