Project Executive

WHO ARE WE?

SmartSearch’s distinctive Anti-Money Laundering verification software protects our clients by offering the most advanced and comprehensive features available from an AML provider.

SmartSearch has grown rapidly by fostering an incredibly collaborative and supportive culture. As we continue our ambitious growth plans, we will strive to remain a truly exciting, rewarding, and unique place to work.

HOW WILL YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

You will support the growth of the business in the UK and international markets by providing operational support to all departments within 3 key workstreams – Enterprise Support, Process Improvement and Project Coordination.

The role will include identifying ways to improve process efficiency, researching solutions and implementing changes within the business. It is a very varied and fast-paced role but will give the successful candidate an amazing opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of projects across all areas of the business.

WHAT IS LIFE LIKE AT SMARTSEARCH?

  • We are a multi-award winning Tech company with amazing career opportunities. Our recognitions include being named in the renowned RegTech100 list for 2022 and in 2021 we were acknowledged by the Financial Times as one of the Top 1000 fastest growing companies in Europe for the 4th consecutive year

  • We have fantastic facilities at our head office in Ilkley which was designed with employee welfare and fulfilment in mind. You will have a hybrid work arrangement so you can also benefit from working from home 2 days per week.

  • The office includes numerous bright and comfortable breakout areas, coffee pod machines, reading space, an onsite gym, onsite parking, gaming area, pool table, table tennis and fresh fruit delivered weekly

  • There are excellent progression opportunities within our company growth plans based on personal development goals and regular feedback and reviews

  • Regular training options will develop your skills and there is scope to develop an understanding of how the platform supports and protects clients with regards to Anti-Money Laundering regulations

  • Our excellent benefits package includes up to 30 days annual leave per year

  • Employee referral bonus and various weekly recognition schemes

  • Employee engagement and activities committee that plans activities throughout the year

  • Two big company celebrations per year - summer and winter events

  • Company pension scheme, comprehensive private medical scheme and life insurance

  • We have a proactive focus on inclusion & diversity and supporting social mobility through our DE&I Group; we are keen to meet with a diverse pool of candidates

VARIED DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating projects to enable growth in both UK and international markets, ensuring we have a consistent high-quality approach throughout the business

  • Completion of tender documentation and due diligence questionnaires to a high standard within agreed timescales

  • Producing research and analysis reports for the CSI Manager as required

  • Identifying and planning opportunities for process changes in our client-facing teams and supporting them with the implementation

  • Providing project coordination and support to the Product Team in the go-to-market phase of new product initiatives

  • Creation of both internal and external collateral and literature for use by various departments up to Board level

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN A CANDIDATE?

  • Responds positively to challenges and problem solving, giving customers confidence that a successful outcome can be found

  • Excellent attention to detail to produce reporting and documentation to a high standard

  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and external)

  • Lots of initiative whilst also able to follow procedures

  • The ability to research and formulate new ideas

  • Problem solving and creative thinking

  • A quick learner and possessing strong communication skills in order to find out information from internal stakeholder where relevant

  • A strong team player

  • Interested in projects and working in a project team

  • Confident using standard MS Office applications to a good level (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint is a bonus)

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