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Head of Settlement & Global Market Operations

Job Reference: RS1162

Job Title: Head of Settlement & Global Market Operations

Location: Europe

Area: Other

Role: Finance, Operations&Logistics, Other, Research & Analysis, Risk Management

Redstone Legal, Risk & Compliance Search focus on offering 360° search solutions across the globe for our prestigious client base. With our competitive coverage of Banks, Private Banks, Boutiques, Family Offices, Hedge Funds, Producers, Trading Houses, Brokerages, FinTechs and more; Redstone Legal, Risk & Compliance Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Legal, Risk & Compliance Search are working with an international corporate bank in Zurich who are looking to acquire a hands-on Head of Settlement & Global Market Operations to lead the 6-person team covering all aspects of derivative transactions and global markets.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Maintain beneficial connections with internal teams and external key stakeholders, be the main focal point of contact and escalation point for high priority issues and queries. Participate in approving new products and change processes.
  • Train and lead your team to deliver service in-line with the team mission and the banks requirements, whilst optimising the use of recourses and available capacity.
  • Ensuring accurate processing, monitoring, systems recording and lifecycle management for cash and non-cash transactions, whilst also participating in investigations with your team, this includes commodity transactions, customer/interbank payments and interest fees.
  • Make sure relevant checks and controls are appropriately actioned, assure reconciliation of trades and respective cash flows between systems, whilst also managing operational risks and protecting the bank with policies and frameworks.
  • Ensure accurate reports to Head of Operations.

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 8+ years’ experience working as a team leader in a well-respected bank or commodities group with a background in trading relayed support function covering both commodities and capital markets.
  • Good knowledge Murex, Gresham, Avaloq experience is advantageous.
  • Strong experience in payment transations.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, good level of Russian and/or German is advantageous.
  • Located in Zurich, or willing to relocate to Zurich (Swiss/EU passport or valid work permit mandatory).


For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Legal, Risk & Compliance Search works with their licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH. All candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.