Aquarius Recruitment Specialists

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Aquarius Recruitment Specialists KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
May 26, 2017
Permanent
Job PurposeTo build, service and maintain a book of discretionary and execution only stock broking clients according to mandates and models, generating revenue for the Business Unit and leveraging relationships to maximize customer value, in line with the company’s strategy. Types of Exposure• Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation• Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders• Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or people’s understanding• Checking the accuracy of reports and records• Communicating complex information orally• Comparing two or more sets of information• Conducting a client financial needs analysis• Developing ways to minimise risks• Drafting reports• Financial markets experience• Identifying trends• Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas• Interacting with diverse people• Managing client expectations• Preparing and delivering presentations• Providing professional adviceEssential Qualifications• Advanced Diploma/National 1st Degrees• Registered Securities Trader Exam• Registered Persons Exam (RPE) Minimum Experience• 2 years in the financial markets environmentKey Competencies• Excellent communication skills• Able to contribute to team success• Able to build trusting relationships• Ability to expand and advance opportunities• Good time management skills• Able to sustain customer satisfactionEmployment Equity• Preference will be given to applicants of designated groups
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 17, 2017
Permanent
Our client is looking for a quantitative analyst to join its dynamic team. The focus is mainly on performance and risk analysis, but does also involve knowledge and application of broader quantitative and investment related topics.   Key Responsibilities Write-up of daily market commentary Data gathering, verification and preparation Monthly and quarterly fund and client reporting, including, but not limited to, Investment Analysis Reports and Fund Fact Sheet Updating, maintaining and automating various reporting processes as required Maintaining process documentation Performance and management fees calculations and verification Various portfolio and investment related quants research Adhoc analyses Support function to Administration and Investments; including, but not limited to, daily unit price and client model checking   Qualifications Sc. in Actuarial Sciences/Or other relevent degree Experience Experience within financial services advantageous Strong MS Excel skills   Key Attributes Strong analytical and numerical skills Strong communication skills Attention to detail whilst always linking numbers to the bigger picture Ability to work methodically Good organizational skills Deadline driven A passion for investment analysis Ability to work in a team
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 17, 2017
Permanent
An Institutional Client Manager vacancy has arisen at the Company. Preference will be given to appropriately qualified, previously disadvantaged candidates in order to achieve the numerical goals and targets to address the Company’s EE Plan. The successful candidate will report to the Head of the Institutional Business.   Key Responsibilities Take responsibility for an assigned group of institutional clients and consultants Provide in-office support to institutional client facing personnel and report on all relevant client matters Coordinate client interactions, including report backs, due diligence reviews and other relevant communication Deal timeously and professionally with client queries Build strong client relationships at appropriate levels to ensure effective communication Maintain client database to strict minimum standards Capture and store client documents correctly Client take-ons and transitions: Ensure that relevant information is communicated timeously with administration and investment teams Draft and implement Investment Management Agreements and mandates, following internal sign off processes Gather, store and maintain Know your Client (KYC) information Perform appropriate Anti Money Laundering (AML) screening Develop and maintain client reports that may include competitor information, identify mandates at risk or new business opportunities Manage ad-hoc team projects, including periodic mandate investigations Act as team representative on certain company-wide projects Draft quarterly investment commentary and finalise with portfolio managers for assigned mandate types Customise appropriately for specific clients Approve and sign off institutional fact sheets and website copy Provide clients with customised reporting where required Present to select clients on business and investment related matters. This function may develop over a period of time   Required Skills Good understanding of investment management concepts, including investment philosophy, process and products Passion for exceptional client service Strong relationship management and networking skills. Client servicing experience in the asset management or investment consulting area is preferred An ability to communicate in a simple and concise manner with colleagues and clients, both in oral and written form Sound presentation skills A team player who relates well to colleagues and clients   Qualifications and Experience An appropriate tertiary education with a good understanding of investments markets At least 5 years’ experience in asset management / financial services industry   Key Competencies Attention to detail/high accuracy levels Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong planning and co-coordinating skills and good time management Self-motivated with high levels of initiative A team player and able to build strong working relationships with colleagues and clients Strong analytical ability A willingness to continuously learn
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 08, 2017
Permanent
  • We are seeking an Assistant Manager, reporting to a Manager and Director within the Debt Division of the Company to have responsibility for the administration and overseeing the accounting of a client portfolio, including the development and mentoring of the more junior team members and providing the highest quality of customer service• Working closely with the lead relationship manager and Director to provide quality and efficient services to all customers within the portfolio Key Duties• Be responsible for managing a client portfolio including all aspects of administration & overseeing the accounting aspects• Supervise and mentor a number of trainee fund administrators who would typically be studying towards professional qualifications• Working with the Manager and Director to ensure the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting• Preparation and implementation of entity customer specific procedures in relation to the administration and reporting requirements• Act as point of contact with auditors in respect of the planning and coordination of audits and assisting with and running audits for clients• Ensuring reporting complies with entity and statutory requirements including local law, relevant GAAP, including IFRS and other reporting principals• Ensure that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines General Tasks • Liaising with third parties such as lawyers, auditors, bankers and investment managers as required• Liaising with the Company’s debt team in other jurisdictions• Reviewing bookkeeping• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s• Management accounts and IPD’s and • Preparation of annual statutory financials statements Qualifications and Experience• CA(SA) with minimum one year post articles experienceo Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the fund industryo Excellent communication and organisation skillso An understanding of fund structures and other related legal and regulatory requirements for example Anti-Money Laundering laws and o Motivated and driven
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 08, 2017
Permanent
• We are seeking a Fund Accountant, reporting to a Manager within the Debt Division of the Company, to have responsibility for the preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the preparation/overseeing of a number of client portfolios (underlying accounting, financial statements preparation, regulatory requirements) including the development and mentoring of more junior team members and providing the highest quality of customer services Key Duties• Working with the assistant manager, manager and Director to ensure the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting• Assist with the Supervision and mentoring of a number of trainee fund accountants and fund accountants• Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis• Ensure that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines• Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit function is executed on a timely and efficient basis• Performing any additional responsibilities that may be required in the support of the on-going management and development of the division• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s, Management accounts and IPD’s• Preparation of annual statutory financials statements Qualifications and Experience• Registered accountant with SAIPA (or similar institution) with at least one year post articles experience Key Skills• Proficient in MS Excel• Structural and detail orientated• Good analytical and problem solving skills• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills• Ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines• Excellent communication and organisation skills• Motivated and driven and • Minimum of 2 years fund related accounting experience• Private Debt and Capital Markets knowledge will be a distinct advantage
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 08, 2017
Permanent
• We are seeking a Fund Accountant, reporting to a Manager within the Debt Division of the Company, to have responsibility for the preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the preparation/overseeing of a number of client portfolios (underlying accounting, financial statements preparation, regulatory requirements) including the development and mentoring of more junior team members and providing the highest quality of customer services Key Duties• Working with the manager and Director to ensure the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting• Assist with the Supervision and mentoring of a number of trainee fund accountants• Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis • Ensure that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines• Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit function is executed on a timely and efficient basis• Performing any additional responsibilities that may be required in the support of the on-going management and development of the division• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s, Management accounts and IPD’s• Preparation of annual statutory financials statements Qualifications and Experience• A tertiary qualification • Commerce degree with:o Financial Accounting 3 o Taxation 1 o Auditing 1 OR Internal Auditing 2 OR Internal Control & code of Ethics o Corporate Law 1 OR Commercial Law 2 o Management accountingo Started or interested in starting SAIPA articles Key Skills• Proficient in MS Excel• Structural and detail orientated• Good analytical and problem solving skills• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills• Ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines• Excellent communication and organisation skills• Motivated and driven and • Minimum of 2 years fund related accounting experience. Private Debt and Capital Markets knowledge will be a distinct advantage
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
May 08, 2017
Permanent
To build, service and maintain a book of discretionary and execution only stock broking clients according to mandates and models, generating revenue for the Business Unit and leveraging relationships to maximize customer value, in line with the company’s strategy. Types of Exposure• Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation• Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders• Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or people’s understanding• Checking the accuracy of reports and records• Communicating complex information orally• Comparing two or more sets of information• Conducting a client financial needs analysis• Developing ways to minimise risks• Drafting reports• Financial markets experience• Identifying trends• Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas• Interacting with diverse people• Managing client expectations• Preparing and delivering presentations• Providing professional adviceEssential Qualifications• Advanced Diploma/National 1st Degrees• Registered Securities Trader Exam• Registered Persons Exam (RPE) Minimum Experience• 2 years in the financial markets environmentKey Competencies• Excellent communication skills• Able to contribute to team success• Able to build trusting relationships• Ability to expand and advance opportunities• Good time management skills• Able to sustain customer satisfaction
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 08, 2017
Permanent
To build, service and maintain a book of discretionary and execution only stock broking clients according to mandates and models, generating revenue for the Business Unit and leveraging relationships to maximize customer value, in line with the company’s strategy. Types of Exposure• Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation• Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders• Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or people’s understanding• Checking the accuracy of reports and records• Communicating complex information orally• Comparing two or more sets of information• Conducting a client financial needs analysis• Developing ways to minimise risks• Drafting reports• Financial markets experience• Identifying trends• Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas• Interacting with diverse people• Managing client expectations• Preparing and delivering presentations• Providing professional adviceEssential Qualifications• Advanced Diploma/National 1st Degrees• Registered Securities Trader Exam• Registered Persons Exam (RPE) Minimum Experience• 2 years in the financial markets environmentKey Competencies• Excellent communication skills• Able to contribute to team success• Able to build trusting relationships• Ability to expand and advance opportunities• Good time management skills• Able to sustain customer satisfaction
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 05, 2017
Permanent
DutiesTo research, analyse and value South African / rest of Africa listed companiesTo communicate your insights and findings to the portfolio managersTo support the decision-making of the portfolio managers Qualifications and ExperienceWe recruit for diversity of ideas and experience. Therefore, we welcome applications from high-achievers in all disciplines - it’s not what you studied or which industry you worked in that matters, but rather what you have achieved and your potential to contribute to our investment researchWe prefer that candidates have at least 2 years work experience Key skills and CompetenciesA history of achievement in your field A questioning natureAn analytical mindStrong numeracyA resilient personalityIndependent mindedness: do you have unique perspectiveIndividually accountable: can you take personal ownershipLong term oriented: do you take a long-term perspective on investment decisionsPerformance driven: do you set yourself demanding and challenging standardsClient focused: do you always put the client first
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 05, 2017
Permanent
To ensure that the Company’s Investments product range is appropriately structured relevant to client needs and that it is appropriately positioned and priced compared to the industry. The successful candidate will provide a specialist internal knowledge base of product design, legislation and taxation to inform the decision-making forumsJob SpecificationHigh level responsibilities•    Work closely with the Executive: Product Development to identify opportunities and implement new products as well as introduce new product features for existing product suite•    Document research and analysis of new product opportunities for use in decision making within various business forums•    Assist with managing the product development cycle and when required run and drive certain aspects of the cycle•    Engage and support internal departments when process changes affect existing and new product strategiesMain duties and responsibilities•    Assist the Executive: Product Development with all product related matters and analysis•    Implement and maintain a structured process to review competitor products. Draft product proposal and product specification documents for presentation to Product Forum and Executive team•    Formulate product specification documents for all existing and proposed products•    Provide expert advice to business on queries relating to the Company’s Investments product suite (including all related acts and publications as well as discussion papers) and industry codes•    Participate in formative discussions with internal business departments and other external service providers on product matters•    Provide written collateral for inclusion in client, intermediary and staff publications•    Present new product features during intermediary workshops / meetings•    Investigate the internal and external product development landscape and prepare findings for key business stakeholders•    Document and deliver report on the Company’s Investments and competitor offerings for use in product related decision making forums and development of distribution team knowledge base•    Conduct approved research on additional types of products or product features that the Company’s Investments could consider in addition to the current product range•    Project managing the implementation of new products from a Product Development perspective•    Regular engagement with members of Executive Team Members, regarding project collaboration and assistance with technical product related mattersExperience•    A minimum of three years’ experience in product development within a LISP, and/or an asset manager. Life insurance company experience will be advantageous•    Project management experience within financial services industryQualifications •    An actuarial science, statistics and/or mathematics focused degree. Strong analytical qualification will also be consideredKey Competencies•    Strong attention to detail•    Investigative nature to unpack complicated products•    Proactive and able to use initiative•    Clear thinker•    Self-starter•    Ability to multi-task•    Highly organised and efficient•    Ability to communicate complicated issues clearly verbally and in writing•    Evidence of being able to work collaboratively•    Good communication and interpersonal skills•    LISP industry knowledgeSystems knowledge•    MS Office Suite•    Applicable LISP administration systems
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 05, 2017
Permanent
Key Responsibilities Managing The Daily Running Of The Business Client Relationships Responsibility For Budgets/Financials Of The Business Business Development Feedback To Board, Managers, Team   Purpose of job Manage, lead and develop new clients Grow, nurture existing and new client relationships Business/product development, identify and generate new opportunities Attending industry events and Manage team Responsible for financials of the business Drive the growth of the business and team   Qualifications and Experience Relevant degree in business/finance and 7 – 10 years in relevant role   Key Competencies Leaderships qualities/entrepreneurial thinking Selling and negotiation skills Technical, investment and financial know how Business management skills, running and being responsible for it Ability to build and maintain client relations and connect with new clients Identify and drive new business opportunities and maximise existing opportunities Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Presentation skills EQ and good people management skills Resilient, organised, results focused, self-starter with EQ and good people management skills Advanced skills in PowerPoint, word formatting and Excel  
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 05, 2017
Permanent
To support the Product Development Team with research, analysis and modeling of various investment products, both locally and globally. Ensuring that the Company’s Investments product range is structured relevant to client needs and that it is appropriately positioned and priced compared to the industry. The successful candidate will provide a specialist internal knowledge base of product design, legislation and taxation to inform the decision-making forums Job Specification High level responsibilitiesWork closely with the Executive: Product Development and Senior Product Specialist to investigate and analyze product opportunities and product features for existing and new product suitesResearch and analysis of new product opportunities for use by product development team when presenting to business stakeholders in decision making forumsResponsible for driving certain smaller project strategies, new products or services from concept stage through design and ensure successfully roll out to marketSupport internal departments with complex and technical queries relating to product suite or queries/deliverables that are analytically complex Main duties and responsibilitiesAssist the Executive: Product Development and Senior Product Specialist with all product related matters and analysisImplement and maintain a structured process to review competitor ProductsPrepare draft reports that can be used for internal decision making and converted to distribution supporting information documents/reports.Design product proposal and product specification documents for presentation to Product Forum and Executive team as requiredMaintain product specification documents for all existing and proposed products and check product related marketing content for product accuracy before roll outParticipate in formative discussions with internal business departments and other external service providers on product mattersModeling of various investment structures for review of existing and design of new product structuresAssist with feasibility analysis on new product opportunitiesProvide support to business on any product related queries or complex analysis Experience3 to 5 years’ experience within a LISP, an asset manager or a life insurance company, with strong analytical skills and attention to detail2 to 3 years product development experience within a LISP, an asset manager or a life insurance company Qualifications B.Com/Bus.Sci degree with majoring in statistics and/or mathematics, otheranalytical focus will be considered Key CompetenciesAnalytical and problem solving abilityStrong attention to detailInvestigative nature to unpack complicated productsProactive and able to use initiativeClear thinkerSelf-starter with ability to multi-taskHighly organised and efficientEvidence of being able to work collaborativelyTeam playerAttention to detail, numerate and enjoy research and analysis, career focused fit with team Systems knowledgeProficient in MS Office with strong MS Excel skillsApplicable LISP administration systems
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 05, 2017
Permanent
Responsibility for the development of the private equity fund team in Cape Town and for the day-to-day financial reporting and management of a portfolio of clients Incorporating and managing a specialised services team on all aspects of private equity fund administration, accounting and reporting, including working directly with The Company’s customers to ensure their private equity funds and underlying SPVs are run efficiently in compliance with the relevant laws and contractual obligations, and being involved with the management team to strategically build the private equity business Manage and supervise a number of administrators who may typically be studying towards professional qualifications. Supervise the administrators within the team, including mentoring, training and development Ensuring the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory Reporting of the funds and underlying SPVs to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations Ensuring quality control prior to the further review and approval of the Company’s authorised persons including payments, calculations and transactions Ensuring reporting complies with entity and statutory requirements including local law, relevant GAAP, including IFRS and other reporting principals Development and maintenance of divisional and departmental policies and procedures Ensuring that all day to day matters required to be completed are performed in a timely and satisfactory manner including monitoring tasks and delegating these across the relevant manager’s team Ensure the implementation of new structures Act as primary point of contact with auditors in respect of the planning and coordination of the audits Be able to provide sound, quality and technical guidance to clients Perform other duties as necessary to support the strategic development of the client team including client meetings, new business pitches and new business proposals   Qualifications and Experience Professional qualification - CA (SA), ACCA or equivalent A minimum of four - five years’ post qualification experience in a similar relevant capability in the finance industry Ability to motivate and influence a team
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 05, 2017
Permanent
This position will report to the Head: Compliance AdministrationResponsible for collection and organisation of date from external investment managersLiaising with the compliance team to ensure all client data is up to dateAssist the Head: Compliance Administration in data and system developmentsMaintenance of external client data, client details, codes etc. Loading of manager holdings onto the Compliance SystemPerforming Solvency and Assessment Management (SAM) monitoring and reportingAssisting with the monitoring of and responding to client correspondence received in the compliance email boxResponsible for the classification and categorization of uncategorised instruments and to notify the team accordingly when completeCarry out any other tasks assigned by the Head: Compliance Administration  QualificationsB.Com/ law degree will be an advantageExperienceWorking knowledge of CISCA and its regulations will be an advantageWorking knowledge of Pension Funds Act and Solvency Assessments Management will be an advantageKey CompetenciesEstablish and maintain channels of communication with internal and external business partnersLogical/practical/time conscious - able to plan effectively and work to deadlinesStrong analytical abilities - able to understand financial informationStrong client focusAbility to lead and manage peopleExceptional attention to detailExcellent communication skillsMust be deadline driven
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 05, 2017
Permanent
QualificationsRelevant tertiary qualificationsCA (SA) and/or CFA level 2 or 3First time passes for the aboveExperienceAt least 2 years’ experience post articles/other work experience (if non CA SA).Experience Global investment industry Excel (advanced), rest of the Microsoft office suit. Key ResponsibilitiesPrepare individual company forecasts and valuationsReview company announcementsCompany management visitsAttribution and performance analysisQuantitative analysesInitial portfolio compositionExecute broker instructionsWriting client reportsCompany reportsMonthly / quarterly sector review reportInvestment committee reportsNew business developmentPreparation and delivery of client presentation and report backsPreparation and delivery of presentations for prospective clientsPerform any additional functions that may be required in support to the ongoing management and development of the businessKey SkillsAttention to detailAnalytical skillsNumeric skillsProblem solverReport writingOrganisational skillsGood interpersonal / strong presentation skillsAbility to work unattended and as part of a small teamMotivated person, willing to drive the businessEntrepreneurial mindedMust have good interpersonal skills.
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
May 02, 2017
Part Time
The role of TA Consultant is to manage the local recruitment activity for South Africa. The role requires working flexibility across our business divisions, supporting a variety of levels and roles. A key objective is to partner with the business leaders to identify recruiting requirements and develop a recruitment strategy ensuring appropriate sourcing channels, resource capability and action plan to ensure TA deliver against business resource requirements. The TA Consultant will partner with the regional and Global TA teams, HR Business Partners and GHR CoEs both locally and across the region as required This position reports to the Talent Acquisition Regional Manager in London and the HR Country Head in Cape TownKey Duties & Responsibilities•    End to End delivery of experienced hire and managerial level vacancies •    Support the Talent Acquisition workflow between the hiring managers in Cape Town and the entry level recruitment executed remotely from Bangalore •    Coordination with University Relations and local Universities for Career Fairs •    Management of external vendor providing Psychometric Assessments •    Oversight of Pre-Boarding and Criminal Checks e.g. finger printing •    Manage relationships with external recruitment agencies, when required •    Coordination of the Learnership Program and industry specific learning programs •    Lead TA initiatives to enhance the Company’s network and employer brand across the Cape Town labour market •    Lead local TA initiatives for sourcing candidates to meet diversity targets, in partnership with the remote team in Bangalore •    Ad Hoc production of TA Metrics to support recruitment activity, resource planning, diversity and analysis of market trends •    Ensuring compliance with local legislation and “risk excellence” in all Work Parameters or Boundaries :•     Part-Time (Monday-Friday 8h30 -13h00 excluding lunch break)Qualifications •    Under graduate degree preferred Key Skills•    Recruitment experience in a multinational organisation as an Internal Recruiter or within a Recruitment agency, financial services sector knowledge preferred •    Knowledge of the SA employment legislation (EEA, BCEA,LRA,BEEE) •    Experience in defining an innovative and client focussed Recruitment strategy •    Knowledge of sourcing channels sites and talent pooling techniques •    Proven experience of headhunting passive candidates •    Strong competency based interview skills •    Attention to detail, organised and ability to manage multiple projects in unison •    Familiarity with psychometric assessments advantageous Key Competencies•    Ability to foster collaboration and teamwork •    Excellent verbal and written communication skills •    Negotiation skills •    Excellent client focused skills •    Self-starter and ability to work autonomously when required •    Project management and implementation skills •    Strong time management and organizational skills •    Detail-oriented •    Strong probing/interviewing skills (Competency Based Interviewing Skills) •    Reference checking skills •    Action orientated, deadline driven •    Flexibility to meet operational requirements