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Salim S.

Project management / transformation and Strategy

Can work in or around London

  • 51.509648
  • -0.099076
  • Suggested rate €621 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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This freelancer will be available again on 6/13/2023

Until 6/13/2023

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Salim's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

London, England, United Kingdom
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around London and 50km


Project length
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Consulting & Audits
  • Digital & IT
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
+2 other


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  • English


  • French

    Native or bilingual


Skills (16)

Salim in a few words

The future is collaborative: "The more you think about your own success, the less you will succeed"

Curious person, I like to treat and approach each difficulty like an opportunity to do something new and learn. I am highly interested in always developing new skills and passionate about new business growth opportunities.


Alter Domus

CEO Office Chief of staff


October 2021 - Today (1 year)

For a major player in the alternative investment industry, leader in private capital fund administration:
•Strategize, effectively drive and lead (transversal) transformation change initiatives: Cost efficiency & process optimization, Target operating model definition (Growth & operating strategy) and process improvement (Re-engineering)
•Provide pre-briefings to the CEO to ensure he is fully prepared for all upcoming meetings, including the pre-read papers.
•Represent the CEOs office and act as an ambassador to both internal and external stakeholders, building effective working relationships with the Supervisory Board, founders of the Group and key investors. Understand their agendas and bring this to bear in interactions with them.
•Arrange and oversee key internal and external events, including client and external stakeholder meetings.
•Develop and oversee efficient core processes for the office of the CEO, including the maintenance of accurate records, meeting minutes and follow-ups and online storage of documents to meet any internal or external audit requirements.

Ile de France - Région Île de France

EY Advisory – Strategy and transformation – Manager

Paris, France

January 2019 - October 2021 (2 years and 9 months)

For a major French and European Asset Manager, EMIR implementation program: EMIR regulation set up (Buy side client).
•Review EMIR requirements assess the bilateral margins processes (JP Morgan, State Street, custodians, CCPs, Acadia soft).
•Design and implement the future state framework (Long box and pledged account set up, CSAs repapering and negotiation, collateral criteria definition, Onboarding and KYC process, custodian service agreement).
•Project manager/lead on streams (TOM, Legal, Techno, Operations)
•Conduct the RFP to choose the Triparty agent for IM calculation and custodial setup (ACADIA Soft)
•Design and implement the Target Operating Model (internal and external stakeholders): FO, Quant, Risk, accounting, Middle Office, Triparty agent (JP Morgan) and State street Bank.
•Describe Collateral management requirements, implementation and tests phases (UAT) within SimCorpDimension.
•Coordinate the definition of the terms of the Credit Support Annex (CSA) before initiating the negotiations with the clients (ESC, CTA, ACA & SA with Euroclear, JP Morgan & Bony)
•Formalize the operating guidelines, the RACI and the Workflows. Conducting the change management prior to the go live (Data gathering, collateral report E2E tests, accounts SSIs set up... For a major French and European bank, IBOR transition global coordination program: assessing the BMR regulation and IBOR transition:
•Measure the bank exposure to IBORs by type of products, counterparts, business lines, indices, tenors
•Define a roadmap for the remediation of legacy contracts (bilateral arrangements, marketplace protocols, fallbacks).
•Monitor the response to the regulatory agency's requests. For a major French and European bank, IFRS 13 fair value levelling, observability process review and framework reshaping (1 year)
•Review IFRS 13 principles set up and assess the observability definition process cross Global Banking multiple LoB
•Design the target valuation process and define the valuation methods for standards and structured models, risk factor identification, asset leveling and day one P&L measurement. For major European bank, global liquidity & cash management activity transfer from London to Paris (BREXIT)
•International coordination of the UK Euro clearing account closure: 58 HSBC affiliates impacted worldwide
•Follow up closure accounts activity with production of project KPIs and budget management. Monitoring the closure account process and providing step by step instructions to affiliates relationship managers. Alliance relationship management leader: Define Go-to-market approaches with best in class technology capabilities providers. Design complementary products and/or services that best suits client's requirements. Extend client relationships through alliances & relationships.

IBM Global Business Services

Capital markets focus – Managing consultant

Île-de-France, France

December 2017 - December 2018 (1 year)

For a major European bank, the design of a Risk and Compliance platform AML-CFT (1 Years)
•Developing a new risk and compliance bank strategy & approach: defining a roadmap for an ALM-CTF platform implementation.
•High-risk clients new process design: rating definition and processes enhancement
•Manage a regulatory remediation program (KYC, Regular Review): support the Executive Management by coordinating head office/local teams, implement new KPIs and monitor progress. Coordinate Steering and Executive Management Committees.
•Implemented regulatory remediation project (investment funds related products) and recommended on organisational process improvement: Bloc trades exception process (BTEP), light touch approach
•Product owner and backlog prioritization and refinement: using Jira tool (Agile methodology): Design of new controls and remediation plans, user stories definition and review.
•Conducted transversal analysis and improved organizational processes to reduce risk on KYC related activities

PwC France

– Senior Consultant

Île-de-France, France

February 2015 - December 2017 (2 years and 10 months)

For a major French and European bank, product control and P&L activity offshoring (2 Years)
•Reviewing economic and accounting P&L process coherence (front to back) and the consistency of controls.
•Discovery phase and opportunity assessment: front to back P&L operational processes, controls and exception management.
•Identification of eligible processes, FTE gains estimation and elaboration of the global business case and roadmap
•Target Operating Model for P&L value chain: identifying and suggesting Industrial optimization actions, new set up...
•Offshoring of the operational activities: scope definition, competitive due diligence, location strategy, TOM definition and Business case, operational change management, sign-off. For a major international Investment Management company, Financial accounting & transformation program: (1Year) - (Buy side client).
•Project management: End to end setup of new financial instruments within the accounting and reporting tool SAP (IMA – SHARP)
•Project Management for the accounting department optimisation: Business requirements and functional specifications coordination and supervision of month end book closures (process optimization, postmortem sessions.
•Follow up of project phases progress: design, implementation, testing and Go live, change requests and defects management.


Reporting – Financial Reporting Analyst

Paris, France

April 2012 - February 2015 (2 years and 10 months)

For a major French bank, implementing a regulatory and financial reporting solution meeting SURFI and Solvency regulations (2,5 years)
•Business process reengineering following a software migration: data modeling and regulatory reporting platforms (Ex SURFI – RUBA, Solvency II)
•Regulatory reporting project management: Analyze regulatory instructions, define business requirements and specifications (functional and technical), assist in setting and validating test plans (UAT) and monitoring of the platform implementation