Head of Market Outreach (EMEA)

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
19 Sep 2022
19 Oct 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
S&P Global Ratings
Head of Market Outreach (EMEA), Senior Director

The Role:
The Head of Market Outreach will oversee the engagement with market participants (primarily buy side fixed income investors) within the EMEA region. The role requires management of the EMEA Market Outreach team (currently seven members) to ensure the efficient and effective execution of outreach across EMEA, as well as maintaining day to day responsibility for engaging with a number of investors

The Team / The Business:
The candidate will be joining a diverse, professional and well-regarded team within S&P Global Ratings. As a team, our culture is inclusive and flexible, with expectations of high performance and accountability. The Market Outreach team has a variety of background experience in capital markets, including top asset managers and investment banks, creating a rich base of resource and knowledge.

You will be expected to lead the team with a high degree of independence but with ongoing support and direction from the Global Head of Market Outreach. The role will have an Associated Compliance status.

The Impact:
As the Head of Market Outreach, you will be accountable for the development, prioritization and execution of an outreach strategy for investor contacts throughout EMEA. This strategy will both ensure that S&P Global Ratings continues to be viewed by market participants as the pre-eminent CRA for timely Research and Ratings, as well as generating insights back from the market.

Investor insights have the potential to inform our commercial strategy, shape our analytical approach and advise S&P Global Ratings senior management on company-wide initiatives. As the users of our credit ratings, understanding and serving buy-side investors is at the heart of our client-first mentality. Therefore, the impact of our engagement with investors is significant.

As the leader of this important team, you will be responsible for the management of a diverse group of professionals based throughout EMEA including recruitment, performance review, career development etc.

Externally, the candidate will maintain exposure to influential investors and financial market stakeholders on a regular basis. This could be through hosting events, one to one meetings or speaking at conferences etc. By establishing credibility in the market, both for the company and themselves, then it is expected that the candidate will be able to represent S&P Global in high profile events and conferences.

What We're Looking For:
  • Significant experience in developing and managing client relationships either in a commercial or analytical environment.
  • A track record of focused market engagement to ensure effective communication of key messages as well as the capability to generate actionable insights from the market which inform and help shape the business
  • Experience of managing, and developing, a team effectively to drive results
  • Capability to work as part of the Market Outreach Senior Management team on strategy and market intelligence, suggesting opportunities or highlighting insights that may be valuable from an analytical or commercial perspective
  • Demonstrated capability to work collaboratively and effectively with other senior managers in other divisions, teams
  • Experience in undertaking strategic research projects on an ad hoc basis around the global investment and ratings universe
  • Bachelors Degree, as a minimum, in either finance, business or similar. An interest, or background, in Sustainability/ESG would be an advantage.
Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative, we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

Grade Level: Grade 14 (for internal purposes)

Location: London, Frankfurt or Paris

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Ratings offers critical insights for credit, risk and sustainable finance solutions that are essential to translating complexity into clarity, so market participants can uncover opportunities.
S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.


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.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.


10 - Officials or Managers (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), MRKTNG102 - Senior Management (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 276913
Posted On: 2022-09-18
Location: London, United Kingdom

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