Program Manager, Multi-Asset/Derivatives Trading Solutions

Location
Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Sep 18, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

Reporting to the Global Head of Derivatives and Multi-Asset Trading, the Senior Derivatives Business Analyst is responsible for development and delivery of the Multi-Asset Trading strategy. The role requires close coordination with the Multi-Asset Trading Solutions team and associated business units to lead the roadmap for new capabilities, implementation of future state workflows, communication of business requirements and broader coordination through the end-to-end derivative workflow.

 

 

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Strategic Business Planning

  • Actively work to improve derivative capabilities, simplify workflows and processes
  • Make recommendations and influence decisions across functions on a global scale
  • Create innovative solutions to improve process, workflow, best practice and delivery
  • Challenge conventional thinking, problem solving and innovating
  • Identify, pilot and apply new technology to improve workflows and analysis
  • Drive informed, strategic prioritisation of new capabilities across the platform
  • Responsible for developing, documenting and implementing global standards, workflows, processes and best practices across the derivatives domain
  • Track and monitor incoming capability requests and integrate into roadmap

Communication & Coordination of Matrixed Team

  • Communicate strategic planning and derivatives roadmap to all stakeholders
  • Create clear, concise, high quality communications and presentations for internal and external clients
  • Actively share knowledge and best practices across the platform
  • Communicating and promoting the purpose and benefits of Multi-Asset Trading capability within TRP
  • Work with Global Trading, Derivatives Operations, Portfolio Modelling, Risk, Fixed Income and Technology to coordinate efficient delivery of derivative solutions to Investments and Trading
  • Coaching and mentoring others including core and embedded  team members

Subject Matter Expert

  • Participate in existing derivative governance committees and represent Derivatives & Multi-Asset Trading’s roadmap and prioritisation
  • Participating in industry events, bringing knowledge and information back to team
  • Maintain subject matter expertise by participating in relevant professional and industry bodies
  • Manage and build relationships with external parties and regulatory authorities

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree and 5 years of related work experience
  • Financial industry experience
  • Derivatives / multi-asset experience
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong collaboration and consensus building skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with contacts at all levels in a cross-functional environment
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to influence across multiple levels of management
  • Ability to think critically with high degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to make complex decisions & solve complex problems
  • Engage and effectively manage stakeholders
  • Willingness to step forward to lead as needed

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree
  • Minimum 10 years related work experience
  • 2+ years of direct derivatives related experience
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Agile experience

KEY CHALLENGES FACED ON ROLE

  • Managing a wide range of stakeholder relationships
  • Influencing key stakeholders and management
  • Managing a diverse range of derivative related requests and issues
  • Actively demonstrating the value of Multi-Asset Trading Solutions to the business