Assistant Vice President, Investment Operations

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Date: 25 May 2023

Location: Kuala Lumpur, MY, Malaysia

Company: Khazanah Nasional Berhad

Job Purpose

Khazanah Nasional Berhad is the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia. We invest to deliver sustainable economic and societal values for the nation. As a strategic investor, we strive to balance between growing long-term financial returns and being a responsible organisation so future generations of Malaysians can benefit from what we do today. We are looking for an exceptional individual to join the Investment Compliance & Operations Team to ensure compliance and efficient operations of Khazanah’s Investment Division.

Job Description

  • Manage post-trade activities and monitor transaction reports ensuring all exceptions are remediated
  • Work in partnership with the business and stakeholders in assessing and implementing new capabilities towards alpha generation and operational efficiencies
  • Maintain the right Performance Measurement, Attribution & Risk (PMAR) setup and ensure right return calculations
  • Provide control support to ensure portfolio managers operate within the set governance and control
  • Collaborate with operational teams to identify process and trading platform improvements.
  • Act as command centre to perform impact analysis of market and regulatory changes for identification of changes required to front mid back processes in ensuring compliance and adoption
  • Coordinate budget management within the division.
  • Active review of processes for adoption of best practices towards a robust, scalable and efficient end-to-end process, extracting synergies without compromising risk and controls
  • Leverage on technological/automation tools coupled with strong understanding of business needs, in order to streamline work processes
  • Drive process improvements for productivity and quality enhancements; design solutions to integrate into processes
  • Manage day-to-day support and advice for the team of any transactional activities
  • Coach, develop and manage Junior staff members
  • To complete any other duties as assigned, from time-to-time.

Job Requirements

  • At least 3+ years experience in middle or back office providing Trade Execution Support for trading desk, treasury desk and security finance would be an added advantage
  • Inquisitive and curious, detail-oriented, strong analytical ability, excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and possess a drive for excellence
  • Strong organisation skills and ability to work independently and effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and multiple priorities
  • A good team player who can collaborate well with internal and external counterparts, self-motivated and enjoys working in a dynamic environment
  • Constantly keep up to date with industry developments, resourceful


Bachelor’s Degree or higher