Chief Operating Officer (COO) (SMF24)

  • Job Reference: CJ1224
  • Date Posted: 14 December 2022
  • Recruiter: C James
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Craig Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 207 240 0760

Job Description

An established international bank based in London seek to recruit an experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead, manage and develop various operations functions across the business, with management responsibility for a large and diverse department. This role will carry SMF24 designation.


  • Lead, manage and develop various internal departments (i.e. Payments, Ops, Loans Admin, Outsourcing, Facilities, Admin, Client Services etc)
  • Develop a strong operations framework and long term internal strategy
  • Ensure operational policies, processes and/or procedures are performing to a high standard
  • Analyse, identify and resolve any potential operational issues
  • Oversee, manage and motivate a large team of staff at varying levels of seniority across the business
  • Work with the CEO and other senior management regarding strategic development and management of the overall business
  • Attend and chair relevant internal committees
  • Manage regulatory interaction
  • Liaise with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Recruit and develop staff

Key Skills:

  • Proven experience managing and developing large Operations departments
  • Experience working in a banking environment (Corporate & Institutional Banking preferred)
  • Team leadership experience at “Head of” level
  • Experience dealing with regulatory requirements