Regional Operations/SME Executive Director

IHS Markit
London, United Kingdom
12 Aug 2022
27 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Department overview
The TOTEM service, founded in 1997, is the leader in providing major market makers in OTC derivatives with definitive consensus prices. More than 90 of the leading banks, trading houses and other investment professionals use the TOTEM service as the key independent check of their trading book valuations. The service encompasses equity, rates, currency, commodity, credit and bond derivatives, providing comprehensive matrices of vanilla prices and a wide selection of exotic products.

Position summary
Product specialist within the Commodities asset class. Candidate will be responsible for taking an active role in new product development, building and managing customer relationships and hosting meetings and forums.
The ideal candidate is an independent, organized, self-starter who can communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.

Duties & accountabilities
Organizing and running daily and monthly processes for clients, reviewing and cleaning data, handling complex price challenges.
Driving process efficiencies and innovations, contributing to the design and testing of existing systems
Identifying and developing new Totem initiatives and the related commercial framework.
Managing and building client relationships providing an excellent level of service.
Keeping abreast of regulatory and market changes to identify new business opportunities

Business competencies
Education and experience
7-10 years of experience Masters in a finance/quantitative discipline.
Good understanding of Commodities derivatives
Strong knowledge of common office tools and software including Excel ,VBA, Python.
Appetite for providing services to external clients on a regular basis.

Commercial awareness:
Exposure to financial instruments, equity and rates products preferred.
Personal competencies:
Must be detail-oriented, thorough and able to use own initiative to solve problems
Must have the ability to work well in a team ensuring that tasks are completed and issues are followed up and closed
Excellent time management and organizational skills are essential
Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Focused on delivery, quality and timeliness, with strong attention to detail
Flexible and willing to adapt to changing business requirements
Ability to work well under pressure Ability to represent the team in front of clients
Strong skills required to be able to communicate effectively with external clients and across business units within the company.
This will include email, phone and face-to-face meetings. Clear , structured and professional in both writing and speech.
Must be able to work in a team environment Must be available to work late hours over month-end period
Company overview:
S&P Global harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence.
IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.
Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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