Head of Data Operations CTB

Legal & General
GBP 80,000 - 100,000
Job description

Job Description

The world of investment is changing. Our vision atLegal & General Investment Managementis to create a better, more sustainable future through responsible investing. We work in partnership with our clients around the globe to deliver positive long-term outcomes, while rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. To meet our clients’ complex and evolving investment needs, our investment strategies cover a broad array of asset classes and styles, including equities, bonds, property and alternatives, as well as multi-asset funds. We’re focused on continuously innovating our investment products, maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes, and striving to build a more responsible and sustainable future.

Job Description

Legal and General’s Investment Management Data Operations Team is looking to hire a Head of Data Operations (change) to report into the Global Head of Data Operations. Data is key for LGIM as it underpins the effective operation of our business. In recent years, the firm has invested considerable energy and resource into improving its data and, the outcomes it generates.

This position will see you responsible for working with key stakeholders across the business and our Data and Tech teams, to drive the design and development of new Data Operations services required by the business. This role is critical in ensuring that designs follow standard Data Operations processing and control standards, that as a part of design and development, a strong emphasis on testing and risk is embedded and that there is strong communication and collaboration across Change, PM, and the Data teams ensues.

What you’ll be doing

  • Taking accountability for ensuring that Operational control standards are embedded into new Data Operational designs and that automation is paramount.
  • Proactively working with LGIM stakeholders across Change Management, Data Solutions, Technology, and Operations
  • Driving consistent, frequent, and impactful communications around all Change within Data Operations, promoting the recognition of and for the value of Data Operations products


  • Strong project management skills, with a focus on interdepartmental communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills; proven team player who can engender credibility and confidence within and outside the company
  • Effective leadership, people management, and team building
  • Results-oriented work ethic and a positive attitude
  • A degree an asset, but not required
  • Asset Management experience is preferrable but not essential
  • Coach the team in strategic, operational and project management skills
  • Design Data Services aligned to our agreed data strategy.
  • Contribute to the long term Data Operations vision.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Data team and with business stakeholders, offering support and suggestions in the creation of those data services

Additional Information

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands.

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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