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Marketing Officer

Permanent  for Oasis Crescent in South West London

Position:

Oasis Crescent (UK) Limited is looking for Specialised Marketing Officers to be based in its London Knightsbridge office (Zip Code: SW1XONA).

Number of Positions:

3

About Oasis:

Oasis Crescent (UK) Limited is the holding company of Oasis Crescent Advisory Services (UK) Limited. Oasis Crescent Advisory Services (UK) Limited is a fee based investment advisory firm specializing in wealth management. Oasis Crescent Advisory Services (UK) Limited is a regulated entity and the Firm Reference Number is 572395.

The mission of Oasis Crescent Advisory Services (UK) Limited is to provide investment advisory services of unrivalled quality to satisfy our clients’ needs. Oasis Crescent Advisory Services (UK) Limited offers advice on the range of products that are managed by Oasis Global Management Company (Ireland) Limited.

Oasis Crescent (UK) Limited provides infrastructure and support services to Oasis Crescent Advisory Services (UK) Limited. These services include marketing and creating brand awareness.

Further information about Oasis Crescent (UK) Limited & Oasis Crescent Advisory Services (UK) Limited can be attained via our website: http://www.oasiscrescent.co.uk

About the position

Reporting Structure:

Reporting to the Head of Marketing

Qualification and experience requirements:

•Degree in Marketing / MBA Preferably

•5 to 8 years’ experience in an Islamic financial services company.

•In depth understanding and detailed knowledge of Islamic/ Shari’ah Compliant investment products and socially responsible investments.

•At least 5 years experience in dealing with Financial Protection and Shari’ah Compliant Retirement Planning, Non-permissible Income.

•In depth understanding of Islamic consumer markets.

•Experience conceptualising and providing strategic direction on Islamic/ Shari’ah Compliant product marketing.

•Experience with the implementation and activation of focused target campaigns to the Islamic market.

•Must have experience in dealing with agencies and suppliers to provide direction on the campaign requirements and overseeing its implementation.

•The person must have experience in providing complete communications and promotional support to financial advisors.

•Must have experience in dealing with sponsorship marketing and branding.

•Experience in dealing with community and mainstream media.

The position requires a mid-level candidate with solid Shari’ah marketing experience in an FCA regulated financial firm. Candidate must possess the ability to organize the marketing function in an efficient and effective manner, taking into account the need to be able to demonstrate adherence to regulations.

Job Requirements: we require someone who has experience in both conventional and Islamic Funds with:

·Creating ,directing and implementing the Company’s long term local and global marketing strategy.

·Protection, Maintenance and Development of the Brands and identity of the Company

·Introducing new and relevant marketing strategies and media opportunities promptly and appropriately

·Timely and accurate executive management reporting on material issues and developments with substantive marketing proposals

·Ability to provide creative input to marketing team

·Ability to develop a clear brief issued to relevant service providers as well as application of skills to negotiate costs

·The ability to observe and analyse market information and consumer behaviour and develop consumer insights and media strategies and communication strategies

·Preparation of annual and quarterly marketing budgets and ability to conduct cost benefit analysis of the various marketing campaigns instituted

·Review and edit all marketing material

·Conduct presentations to Executive Committee defining marketing campaigns and proposals

Personal Attributes:

The ideal candidate for the position should be a hands-on professional who is comfortable in getting into the details of the tasks. He/ she must have the ability to work at both operational as well as strategic level.

The candidate should be a self-motivated individual who demonstrates energy in the work situation, seeking to get things done and at the same time addressing a wide variety of tasks. He/ she should have a drive to achieve results. The candidate should maintain high quality and standards. The candidate should have the ability to absorb and impart factual information to others and work within standard operating procedures, thus ensuring that rules and regulations are diligently followed.

The candidate should be able to maintain a high work rate and be comfortable in managing multiple projects.

He/ she must be able to handle pressure and work amid tight deadlines, while at the same time ensure accuracy.

The person should be comfortable with travelling internationally on an occasional basis.

Key traits required for the position are:

·Good interpersonal skills

·Strong oral and written communication skills (fluent in English)

·High attention to detail, well-organised

·Ability to work independently

·Ability to prioritise time, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

·Willing to take instruction

·Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues across a broad spectrum of cultural and professional disciplines

·A candidate seeking job stability and development over medium to long term with a clear career focus in the financial services sector.

·Excellent Communication skills- both written and verbal

·Excellent analytical skills

·Leadership skills

·Ability to manage conflicts, handles criticism, manage work under pressure, motivate teams, develop and maintain relationships.

·High compliance- The candidate must by nature be organized, methodical and compliant and must ensure that high standards are maintained for all activities.

·Self-motivated, enthusiastic person who demonstrates energy in the work situation, seeking to get things done and at the same time addressing a wide variety of tasks.

He/ she must be a strong willed individual who has the drive and the enthusiasm to go beyond their comfort zones to ensure that goals are met. He/ she should be able to challenge the status quo in order to achieve results in a dynamic environment.

 Remuneration:

The salary is based on a cost to company basis and competitive rates of pay apply.

Recruitment / Short listing process:

Candidates are required to send their resume to the following email address: recruitment@oasiscrescent.com

Shortlisted candidates will be requested to send copy of his/ her Identity Card/ Passport, academic transcripts and credentials.

Upon receipt of the above, an HR representative will discuss the profile with the business manager and if short listed, schedule an initial screening interview to understand the candidate’s profile better and to ensure that information not clear in the resume is acquired.

Candidates are required to complete various psychometric assessments.

This will be followed by a formal interview with functional head and HR.

The candidate may be required to attend further interviews for the role.

Closing date: 13 December 2014

Type of position: Permanent

Job added on 16-11-2014