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Settlement Executive

Posted 7 March by Stratton Group Easy Apply Ended

Settlement Executive

Location: Battersea, London

Competitive salary plus performance-related bonus & BUPA/life/income protection cover.

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual, with strong problem-solving skills to join a fast-paced Operations team with an international reach.

Liv-ex (The London International Vintners Exchange) operates the global marketplace for fine wine. We provide data, trading and settlement services to the majority of merchants in this field worldwide. Our goal is to make fine wine trading more transparent, efficient and safe for the benefit of our members and the market as a whole. The culture of the company is hard working, committed yet informal and energetic and action oriented.

As award winners in 2016 and 2017, our products are already achieving industry acclaim. With increased investment planned by Liv-ex in the coming years, an exciting vacancy has arisen in our Operations team for a Settlement Executive.

Summary Purpose

We’re looking for a Settlement Executive to join our fast-paced Operations team. The Settlement Executive will oversee and ensure that all trades on Liv-ex are received, checked and made available to the buyer within a set time frame. The successful candidate will be responsible for negotiating and resolving any issues or discrepancies with the buyers and/or sellers. The successful candidate will be an important member of a small Operations team, working alongside colleagues on the Sales team and within the Liv-ex warehouses to ensure that any issues are resolved professionally and efficiently.

If you are a strong negotiator, enjoy solving problems and have an interest in fine wine, then we would welcome your application.

Role Responsibilities

  • Negotiating with both buyers and sellers to resolve any issues such as loss or damage of stock, lateness or other non-compliance

  • Ensuring deliveries to Liv-ex warehouses are on time

  • Reporting on and managing supplier performance to ensure compliance with Liv-ex standards

  • Sourcing stock to resolve certain issues

  • Monitoring stock for quality

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Educated to degree level

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Intermediate - Advanced French language skills

  • Strong problem-solving and organisational skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to remain objective when dealing with issues

  • Patient; as the solutions/negotiations can take time

Desirable

  • Experience working in a similar environment

  • WSET qualifications

  • Other languages, such as Chinese or Italian

To apply, please send a copy of your CV plus a short expression of interest as well as current and expected remuneration package to Harriet Parsons in our HR team.

Reference: 34632957

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