Momentum Vacancies for Nurses – Head of Estates

Website Momentum

Job Description:

To supervise and manage the Deceased Estate Administration team. This role entails a large amount of client contact, liaising with various role-players and professional advisers in connection with the administration of deceased estates, such as attorneys, valuers, estate beneficiaries and financial advisers. The successful incumbent will be required to provide input into the Momentum Trust strategy and review the teams systems and processes, and streamline and update them where required. The role will suit someone who is technically knowledgeable and has a strong record of administering a wide range of estates of varying levels of complexity and has experience in managing a team of people.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement and manage financial risk methodologies, techniques and systems and use to monitor and report on financial activities.
  • Encourage innovation, change agility and collaboration within the team
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders that promote cross delivery practice solutions.
  • Drive a culture that guides and directs best practice, fostering an environment of continuous learning, improvement and cohesiveness.
  • Implement risk management, governance and compliance policies in own practice area, to identify and manage governance and risk exposure liability.
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.
  • Investigate reported willful acts of non-compliance to organisation policy and practice and report on findings.
  • Ensure that employees are effectively recognised and rewarded in line with organisational practice and governance set by the REM committee.
  • Develop, implement and manage a People Capability plan that ensures that the function has the human resources and skills required to deliver on the strategy for the short-, medium- and long term.
  • Create a positive work climate and culture to energise employees, give meaning to work, minimize work disruption and maximise employee productivity.
  • Manage high risk and problematic financial issues in area of accountability and contribute to the development of policy..
  • Identify, attract, appoint, grow, engage, reward and retain top talent to drive strategic execution.
  • Define fair and innovative client service practices which build rewarding relationships, and allows team to provide exceptional client service.
  • Be a member of and make positive contributions to Professional Bodies and Stakeholder Groups
  • Implement and provide feedback on the effectiveness of financial policy, practice and procedures: Preventing illegal, unethical or improper conduct.
  • Effectively manage performance within the team in order to ensure business objectives are achieved Encourage innovation, change agility and collaboration within the team.
  • Deliver on service level agreements made with clients and internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to build and lead a team
  • Specific licensing or registration: Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa (FISA) (Essential)
  • Knowledge of Business writing skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strategic thinking
  • Knowledge of Governance, risk and controls
  • Communication (Written and verbal)
  • Motivating and inspiring
  • Lead change and innovation

Qualification & Experience:

  • Relevant Postgraduate Qualification (Advantageous)
  • Minimum of 10-15 years experience in a fiduciary services environment, specifically relating to the administration of deceased estates, at least 5 of which are at a management level
  • Relevant Legal or Commercial Degree (Essential)

Job Details:

Company: Momentum

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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