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Head of Operations, IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub
Location: Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Start Date: As soon as possible in 2018
Type and Duration of Position: 3 years with possibility of renewal

Duties and Responsibilities
IOSCO is the leading international body of securities regulators and is recognised as the global standard setter for securities regulation. Established in 1983, IOSCO’s membership regulates more than 95% of the world's securities markets in more than 110 countries and includes all the major emerging markets jurisdictions. The IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub in Kuala Lumpur was established in March 2017, to deliver capacity building activities in the Asia Pacific region, under the overall direction and coordination of the IOSCO Secretary General.

As the first Hub outside of the IOSCO Madrid headquarters, it will play an important role in the delivery of IOSCO initiatives for building the regulatory capabilities of jurisdictions within the Asia Pacific region. This will assist in strengthening IOSCO members’ effectiveness in providing regulatory and supervisory oversight. The Hub will also facilitate the transference of knowledge, expertise and best practices across IOSCO member jurisdictions.

IOSCO is looking to recruit a Head of Operations.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing the overall affairs of the Hub, including consulting with the IOSCO Secretary General on issues related to the Hub’s staff and budget;
  • Consulting with the IOSCO secretary General on the design of a cohesive capacity building plan and its further implementation;
  • Engaging with the Hub’s Management Committee and relevant stakeholders to achieve the Hub’s capacity building objectives;
  • Liaising with the host of the Hub, the Securities Commission Malaysia, on relevant operational and administrative issues; and
  • Undertaking any other work or functions as may be assigned by the Secretary General.
Required Skills
  • University degree (preferably in Law, Economics or Finance). Advanced degree preferred;
  • 7-10 years of professional experience in capital markets or financial sector;
  • Experience in designing and implementing capacity building initiatives;
  • Excellent managerial and leaderships skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-national and multi-cultural team.
Deadline for Applications: On or Before 16 February 2018
Interested candidates are requested to click here to apply online and provide their CV with a cover letter outlining their interest and experience.

 
Advisor, IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub
Location: Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Start Date: As soon as possible in 2018
Type and Duration of Position: Secondment. Two year fixed-term.

Duties and Responsibilities
IOSCO is the leading international body of securities regulators and is recognised as the global standard setter for securities regulation. Established in 1983, IOSCO’s membership regulates more than 95% of the world's securities markets in more than 110 countries and includes all the major emerging markets jurisdictions. The IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub in Kuala Lumpur was established in March 2017, to deliver capacity building activities in the Asia Pacific region, under the overall direction and coordination of the IOSCO Secretary General.

As the first Hub outside of the IOSCO Madrid headquarters, it will play an important role in the delivery of IOSCO initiatives for building the regulatory capabilities of jurisdictions within the Asia Pacific region. This will assist in strengthening IOSCO members’ effectiveness in providing regulatory and supervisory oversight. The Hub will also facilitate the transference of knowledge, expertise and best practices across IOSCO member jurisdictions. IOSCO is looking to recruit an Advisor.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assisting in planning, development and delivery of the capacity building initiatives of the Hub;
  • Collaborating with the IOSCO General Secretariat to identify and analyse members’ capacity building needs;
  • Liaising with speakers and technical experts to achieve the Hub’s capacity building objectives;
  • Engaging with IOSCO members, international organisations and other stakeholders to achieve the Hub’s capacity building objectives;
  • Liaising with the host of the Hub, the Securities Commission Malaysia, on relevant operational and administrative issues; and
  • Undertaking any other work or functions as may be assigned by the Head of Operations to achieve the Hub’s capacity building objectives.
Required Skills
  • University degree (preferably in Law, Economics or Finance);
  • 3-5 years of proven professional experience in securities regulation or the financial sector;
  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong analytical skills; and
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-national and multi-cultural team.
Desirable Experience
  • A sound working knowledge of IOSCO, how it works, its strategic direction and familiarity with IOSCO´s structure and membership;
  • Proven experience in capacity building efforts;
  • Strong IT skills; and
  • Experience in international negotiation or diplomatic work.
Deadline for Applications: On or Before 16 February 2018
Interested applicants are requested to click here to apply online and provide their CV with a cover letter outlining their interest and experience.

For more information on the Hub, please visit www.iosco.org.my or www.iosco.org
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