Head Of Technology - Private Markets Strategic Product Initiatives

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
03 Dec 2022
02 Jan 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Head Of Technology - Private Markets Strategic Product Initiatives

The Team:

Software Solutions provides clients with industry leading software and services, covering enterprise data management, investment management, loans software and services and private markets solutions. The team is composed of a diverse set of enterprise software, SaaS, data, and service offering, including the following market leading products: iLevel, EDM, thinkFolio, Wall Street Office (WSO), SNL Banker, Debt Domain, Notice Manager and Prism.

Job Description:

S&P Software Solutions is currently seeking a seasoned, progressive, and innovative Head of Technology to oversee key strategic product development initiatives that will significantly differentiate S&P's value proposition in Private Markets.

This role will be focused on aligning and delivering on technology strategy and delivery for S&P's private markets software product offerings by working with key partners across Product Management, Engineering, Commercial Strategy, Sales, and Client Management to define, manage, and execute on our product and technology vision to create a world-class platform with natively integrated software, data, and services. Key initiatives include:

Private Credit Investment Platform: Deliver a premier private credit investment platform for the industry that natively integrates data, software, and managed services. Build, modernize, extend, and integrate functionality and private credit workflows Private Investible Universe: Build the leading platform to facilitate high-value interactions between Private Companies and Private Market Investors by reducing key friction points through industry-standard utilities such as identifiers, performance metrics, reference data, benchmarks, peer comps, managed data services, fund-level performance data to power demand for our software solutions, and valuation services.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Define and own the technical story and roadmap for key strategic private markets product initiatives within S&P Global Software Solutions
  • Be a technology expert by staying attuned and ahead of the industry and technology trends to connect the dots on opportunities for S&P's product offerings to better serve our clients
  • Ensure that tech roadmaps within vertical and horizontal products are consistent with portfolio-level strategic goals and commercial outcomes
  • Supervise and contribute to the delivery of high-quality product artifacts (i.e. architectural design briefs, user stories, etc.) that enable the delivery of high quality products at a very high velocity
  • Lead a high-performing team of engineers and collaborate effectively with partners across engineering, UX design, and commercial strategy to ensure high quality and timely product delivery
What We're Looking For:
  • Significant experience as a senior technology manager from a market-leading enterprise software vendor
  • Track record of building highly scalable enterprise software products for financial markets participants
  • Experience leading high-performing global teams, including the ability to foster collaboration, facilitate teamwork, and influence internal stakeholders outside of your reporting lines
  • Adept at building and maintaining trusted and credible relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Engaging and credible presence, particularly at executive levels
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and planning skills
  • Bachelor's Degree
Flexible Working:

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

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.

About Company Statement:

S&P Global Market Intelligence partners with customers to broaden their perspective and operate with confidence by bringing them leading data sources and technologies that embed insight in their daily work.
For more information, visit www.spglobal.com


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.

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Job ID: 279053
Posted On: 2022-12-01
Location: London, London, United Kingdom
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