Head of Intelligent Data Processing (f/m/x)
CEPRES is the leading and fastest growing digital investment platform for private capital markets, an institutional asset class which became very relevant in global investment portfolios of sovereign wealth funds, insurances, pension plans and others. This global institutional client base benefits from our award-winning investment solutions for their investment activities while we connect via the CEPRES platform thousands of professionals to the largest private investment network worldwide.
CEPRES GmbH / Corp is headquartered in Munich and New York, with additional offices in Denver, London, Heidelberg and several locations in the Middle East. Our team is incredibly diverse with over 20 nationalities globally. We value smart and innovative people who also work effectively in a team environment and who are global players.
At the heart of CEPRES is a global investment data network that institutional investors leverage for the most granular and accurate data at their fingertips to make investment decisions within our portfolio management and analytics systems. To help take this data network to the next generation of innovation and efficiency, we are seeking a Head of Intelligent Data Processing. The position is based at the heart of our company at our headquarters in Munich, Germany, but we are also open to hire top talent from around the World with travel flexibility.
In this role, you will
Report to the Chief Operating Officer and work closely with all stakeholders across the organization.
Manage and optimise a large, highly motivated and qualified team responsible for managing and processing investment data.
Create a vision for a future data architecture based on straight-through-processing while ensuring data security at a granular level.
Develop a framework for innovative techniques to automate data capture and processing pipelines including but not limited to: Artificial Intelligence, Supervised Learning, Fuzzy Logic, OCR, etc.
Build and run KPI driven dataflow and quality measurement systems that optimizes productivity and also serves as a basis for senior management reporting.
Design solutions for structured, unstructured and semi-structured data, including text and multimedia.
Understand client needs and current market trends for data processing and consumption and ensure CEPRES is able to respond to and lead the market.
Assess competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation.
Drive innovation in CEPRES data processing to help attract new clients and determine strategy to ‘win the market’.
Contribute to data solution pricing and positioning strategies.
Work with Marketing to maintain awareness with internal and external stakeholders and ensure strong market messaging and positioning.
Work with Sales to support key prospect meetings and winning business with new clients.
Monitor data flows through analytical tools and client feedback to optimize future needs.
Be a private markets data expert, be aware of industry trends, drivers and initiatives, especially with data; understand the competitive offerings and their differentiators in the market, read trade and industry journals to keep abreast of industry thoughts and initiatives.
10+ years of relevant work experience in complex Data Processing.
5+ years managing teams handling financial data from diverse sources and formats.
Deep knowledge and experience of data management including automation and straight through processing.
Experience in relevant modern concepts for data management e.g. Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for data processing, Big Data Analytics, In-Memory Computing, etc.
Private Markets experience is a strong benefit.
MBA or equivalent work experience.
Sharp mind and creative thinker with analytical and problem-solving skills.
A passion for data, analytics and metadata to drive effectiveness.
Career growth opportunities and promotions in Private Equity – one of the most demanded and attractive finance industries today, mentoring from an international team of passionate experts, being part of a strong and unique growth story, exciting and challenging role in a dynamic and international team & environment.
Culture driven by our Leadership Principles: entrepreneurial, result-driven, encouraging ownership and enabling each other to succeed, transparency about company goals.
Caring for our employees: Individualized trainings for your professional and personal development, language courses, Contribution to health plan, Access to our private gym membership. We are all dedicated to creating a positive impact on our lives!
Compensation of attractive salary, visa sponsorship and relocation support, company and team events, adjustable standing desks, unique and modern centrally located office, great IT equipment.