Operational Excellence Consultant

Deze procedure is gesloten (13-05-2022).
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Top of Minds for Optiver

The organisation

Optiver is a global market maker with offices in Amsterdam, Austin, Chicago, London, Shanghai, and Sydney. They started business over 35 years ago with a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s European Options Exchange. Today, they employ more than 1300 people across nine offices in Europe, the US, and APAC, united in their commitment to improving the market by competitive pricing, execution, and thorough risk management.

By providing liquidity on multiple exchanges across the world in various financial instruments, Optiver participates in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets. They provide liquidity to financial markets using their own capital, at their own risk, trading a wide range of products: listed derivatives, cash equities, ETFs, bonds, and foreign currencies.

To remain at the top of their game and continue on the path of their impressive growth, the company continuously focuses on innovation and improvements. The complexity of the business calls for a world-class team with expertise from various fields. These content experts work together in an informal and entrepreneurial organization that doesn’t shy away from giving people a lot of responsibility.

Optiver is also known through the Optiver Foundation, an independent non-profit organization funded by Optiver to use science and technology to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the planet and its people.

The position

Optiver is a global market maker of note. Founded over 35 years ago, Optiver continues to grow across the board. The Operational Excellence Consultant enables this growth by revamping business processes and making the company scalable. A great opportunity for a former consultant to design and implement strategic improvements.

Tasks & responsibilities

The Operational Excellence Consultant plays a pivotal role in continuing the path of Optiver’s growth. They design and implement business processes and technology solutions that are scalable and long-lasting. They employ their project-based, strategic, conceptual, and analytical abilities to envision better ways of working and bring about change across the organization.

“As someone with a wide range of skills and interests, the Operational Excellence Consultant gets to take on projects that tickle their intellectual curiosity. It’s all about making an impact. It’s not just about having great ideas, it’s about how to make them a reality and learn from doing so.” – Jo?lle Huijnen, Head of Strategic Projects

The team that the Operational Excellence Consultant will be a part of, is led by the Head of Strategic Projects. Together with the other team members, the Operational Excellence Consultant focuses on improvements in all areas of the organization, from Recruitment to Finance, Compliance to Trading, and other strategic areas as they may arise. Due to this broad scope, the Operational Excellence Consultant needs to be able to take on new topics and quickly make them their own.

The role is particularly attractive to Consultants who are eager to complement the intellectual challenge of developing strategies, with the entrepreneurship and learnings that come with implementing them and seeing them come to life. The Operational Excellence Consultant drives this impact by collaborating with high-quality colleagues from across the entire organization.

Candidate profile*

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • As a Consultant
  • Analytical
  • Conceptual
  • Hands-on
  • Operational excellence
  • Financial Markets

* Research shows that while male candidates feel confident enough to apply when they meet about 60% of the requirements, female candidates only apply when they tick every box. So if this role has your name on it, but you’re not sure about the criteria, we still want to hear from you.


You can apply to this position by using the link below. Optiver is working with Top of Minds to fill this vacancy.

Deze procedure is gesloten (13-05-2022).

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