Careers

Global Shares Employment Opportunities

Global Shares, a world leader in the Share Plan Administration Industry, seeks professional, innovative and self-motivated people to join our growing team.

The successful candidates will gain practical experience in share plans in an exciting, friendly and fast paced environment.

You will also gain skills in IT, business software and client management. Full training will be provided and we can accommodate flexi-time and part time.

The roles would suit enthusiastic & ambitious people, who are keen join to a dynamic and expanding Company offering long term career prospects.

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The key to our success is largely credited to our people

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  • Reasons to join Global Shares

    • We promote from within and support the achievement of career goals
    • We assist in continued education by training for and facilitating industry exams
    • We offer challenging and varied work projects which may offer travel opportunities
    • We work as one team supporting one another to provide excellent service to our impressive client list
    • We maintain an open, friendly and respectful working environment
    • We take pride in our products and services
    • We encourage employee feedback and always welcome new ideas

     

  • Our EU Headquarters

    Global Shares EU Headquarters is located in beautiful West Cork, on the south coast of Ireland.

    Located just 40 minutes from nearby Cork airport and city, the region has become a hub of Ireland’s emergent technology scene, bursting with start-ups as well as the European headquarters for some of the biggest companies in the world.

    We take great pride in our offices in the West Cork Technology Park, which are bright and spacious and include kitchen/dining facilities, a pool room, free parking & a warm, professional welcome. As a software company you can expect the very best of technology, from dual screen monitors and video-conferencing to case management software tracking and cloud based document sharing. Our meeting rooms have smart walls for project management purposes and are geographically named, plotting the story of our company’s history and reflecting our employees’ heritage, dedication and influence.

    Located beside the bustling seaside town of Clonakilty and the stunning Inchydoney Beach (Ireland’s number one beach in 2015 – Trip Advisor) makes our Clonakilty Headquarters an attractive place to work and progress your career, whilst enjoying the wonderful West Cork way of life.

    Find out more about Clonakilty here.

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  • Rewards you’ll enjoy…

    • Paid holidays
    • Flexi-Time
    • Employee Recognition Programme
    • Social Club
    • Employee Stock Options
    • Pension Plan
    • Company Discount Scheme
    • Opportunities to travel & work in other Global Shares offices

Our employees are professional, innovative, self-motivated and supportive with strong emphasis on team work, project management, client satisfaction and the long term vision of the company.

Job Opportunities

Global Shares, a world leader in the Share Plan Administration Industry, seeks professional, innovative and self-motivated people to join our growing team.
The successful candidates will gain practical experience in the company’s services and new suite of IT focused products in an exciting, friendly and fast paced environment. Full training will be provided.

The roles would suit enthusiastic & ambitious people, who are keen join to a dynamic and expanding Company offering long term career prospects.

All roles are based within our European Headquarters in Clonakilty unless otherwise stated.

To apply for any of these roles, please email your CV to employment@globalshares.com. It would also be helpful if you could confirm your preferred start date and salary expectations.

FULL TIME SHARE PLAN ASSOCIATE – NEW JERSEY OFFICE

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of Companies operating employee share plans within a team framework
  • Interact with customers/clients on operational transactions related to their share plan program
  • Execute the timely processing of operational transactions, including data management, reconciliation, processing, reporting and problem solving
  • Organize, develop and maintain procedural and process documentation related to client companies’ program(s) to ensure accurate transaction processing and minimize risk
  • Assist in identifying new system tools and enhancements to existing systems
  • Implement projects to enhance business operations
  • Act as a point of contact for Client Accounts
  • Create and maintain excellent relations with key business partners
  • Identify innovative client solutions
  • Supporting internal activity
  • IT Support
  • Work as part of a team
  • Promotion of Global Shares to both clients and candidates

Qualification/Experience:

  • Third level degree in Business/Finance or equivalent experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven numeric, financial analysis, documentation and procedural skills required
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen with an ability to be innovative & pro-active
  • Ability to prioritise and adhere to tight deadlines

The successful candidate will be based in our Head Quarters office in Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland for training for the first 3 – 6 months.

FULL TIME / PART TIME ROLE: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – Clonakilty, Co. Cork

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify training and development needs within the organisation through job analysis and regular consultation with managers
  • Planning, directing and delivering training and development programs including staff inductions, to accomplish the organisations goals
  • Create library of training videos relating to various training sessions given
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programmes using surveys, questionnaires, interviews and by observation, to plan for future courses or to amend existing ones
  • Consider the costs of planned programmes and keep within budgets
  • Promoting an open knowledge-sharing environment that builds knowledge, skills and service for the benefit of the organisation as a whole
  • Produce training materials for in-house courses
  • Ensure that statutory training requirements are met
  • Develop CEP equivalent internal course and exams
  • Ensure annual review of training policies and programs

Qualification/Experience:

  • Proven work experience as a trainer
  • Track record in designing and executing successful training programs
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations etc)
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Strong report writing and record keeping ability
  • Good computer and database skills
  • Degree in education, human resources or relevant field

FULL TIME ROLE: SENIOR SHARE PLAN ANALYST – Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of Companies operating employee share plans within a team framework
  • Interact with customers/clients on operational transactions related to their share plan program
  • Execute the timely processing of operational transactions, including data management, reconciliation, processing, reporting and problem solving
  • Organize, develop and maintain procedural and process documentation related to client companies’ program(s) to ensure accurate transaction processing and minimize risk
  • Assist in identifying new system tools and enhancements to existing systems
  • Implement projects to enhance business operations
  • Act as a point of contact for Client Accounts
  • Create and maintain excellent relations with key business partners
  • Identify innovative client solutions
  • Supporting internal activity
  • IT Support
  • Work as part of a team
  • Promotion of Global Shares to both clients and candidates

Qualification/Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in UK Share Plan Administration required
  • Third level degree in Business/Finance or equivalent experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven numeric, financial analysis, documentation and procedural skills required
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen with an ability to be innovative & pro-active
  • Ability to prioritise and adhere to tight deadlines

FULL TIME ROLE: SPECIALIST, TRADING SERVICES – Clonakilty / Cork City

Key Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will provide expertise and guidance on trading services to retail and institutional clients regarding trade execution, handling complex transactions and situations
  • Proactively monitor client orders, order rejects and risk checks; fields client inquiries and troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Manage trading data across risk, performance and other reporting systems.
  • Develops data organization procedures and maintain data integrity as it relates to trade execution and commission management during the trade cycle
  • Develop procedures and criteria to streamline and optimize processes through workflow design and technology.
  • Works with trading partners on requirements of new processes and assessment of trade execution quality.
  • Broad expertise of all product offerings, vendor requirements; required to troubleshoot/resolve trading execution issues
  • Work closely with the implementation team during the client on-boarding process
  • Broad knowledge of compliance, control policies and trading standards; counsel junior staff on exceptional situations.
  • Proactively communicate with operations, reconciliations and settlements teams; serve as a resource for information dissemination, and;
  • Maintain and display a broad knowledge of Global Macroeconomics and be comfortable discussing industry specific market movement.

Qualification/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in financial investments preferred
  • An understanding of products and trade flow management
  • Credit derivatives or FX processing experience
  • Understanding of trade settlement cycle
  • Experience in middle/front office
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Financial Qualifications which satisfy Central Bank’s minimum competency code for Savings and Investments (QFA, Member, Associate or Fellow of the Irish Institute of Pensions Management, Registered Stockbroker (Institute of Bankers School of Professional Finance), Accredited Product Adviser (Savings and Investments) or any similar applicable qualifications an advantage.
  • A basic knowledge of MiFID and Central Bank Rules

FULL TIME ROLE: BUSINESS ANALYST – Hong Kong

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of Companies operating employee share plans within a team framework
  • Interact with customers/clients on operational transactions related to their share plan program
  • Execute the timely processing of operational transactions, including data management, reconciliation, processing, reporting and problem solving
  • Organize, develop and maintain procedural and process documentation related to client companies’ program(s) to ensure accurate transaction processing and minimize risk
  • Assist in identifying new system tools and enhancements to existing systems
  • Implement projects to enhance business operations
  • Act as a point of contact for Client Accounts
  • Create and maintain excellent relations with key business partners
  • Identify innovative client solutions
  • Supporting internal activity
  • IT Support
  • Work as part of a team
  • Promotion of Global Shares to both clients and candidates

Qualification/Experience:

  • Third level degree in Business/Finance or equivalent experience preferred
  • Fluent in English/Cantonese/Mandarin
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven numeric, financial analysis, documentation and procedural skills required
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen with an ability to be innovative & pro-active
  • Ability to prioritise and adhere to tight deadlines

FULL TIME ROLE: SHARE PLAN ASSOCIATE

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of Companies operating employee share plans within a team framework
  • Interact with customers/clients on operational transactions related to their share plan program
  • Execute the timely processing of operational transactions, including data management, reconciliation, processing, reporting and problem solving
  • Organize, develop and maintain procedural and process documentation related to client companies’ program(s) to ensure accurate transaction processing and minimize risk
  • Assist in identifying new system tools and enhancements to existing systems
  • Implement projects to enhance business operations
  • Act as a point of contact for Client Accounts
  • Create and maintain excellent relations with key business partners
  • Identify innovative client solutions
  • Supporting internal activity
  • IT Support
  • Work as part of a team
  • Promotion of Global Shares to both clients and candidates

Qualification/Experience:

  • Third level degree in Business/Finance or equivalent experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven numeric, financial analysis, documentation and procedural skills required
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen with an ability to be innovative & pro-active
  • Ability to prioritise and adhere to tight deadlines

FULL TIME ROLE: SHARE PLAN ASSOCIATE – FRENCH SPEAKER/GERMAN SPEAKER/SPANISH SPEAKER/PORTUGUESE SPEAKER/ITALIAN SPEAKER/POLISH SPEAKER/SWEDISH SPEAKER

Key Responsibilities:
• Managing a portfolio of Companies operating employee share plans within a team framework
• Interact with customers/clients on operational transactions related to their share plan program
• Execute the timely processing of operational transactions, including data management, reconciliation, processing, reporting and problem solving
• Organize, develop and maintain procedural and process documentation related to client companies’ program(s) to ensure accurate transaction processing and minimize risk
• Assist in identifying new system tools and enhancements to existing systems

Qualification/Experience:
• Third level degree in Business/Finance or equivalent experience preferred
• Excellent communication skills
• Proven numeric, financial analysis, documentation and procedural skills required
• Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
• Demonstrate commercial acumen with an ability to be innovative & pro-active
• Ability to prioritise and adhere to tight deadlines

To apply for any of these roles, please email your CV to employment@globalshares.com. It would also be helpful if you could confirm your preferred start date and salary expectations.