Assistant Vice President - Index Management and Development, London-based

London, United Kingdom
Will commensurate with experience
Apr 26, 2018
May 02, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

The primary purpose of the role is to successfully on-board and manage indices calculated and developed by SGX Index Edge with a view to grow and expand the operation further.  This position reports to the Head of Index Services based in Singapore.


  • Domain leadership in index management and development
  • Onboarding and management of new indices across strategies and themes
  • Work closely with clients to onboard new indices
  • Harmonious management of indices, setting a new standard in best practice
  • Development in line with regulatory protocols for EU BMR compliance

Key Deliverables

Index Management

  • Onboarding of new indices within SGX technology platforms
  • Successful oversight, management and delivery of new indices
  • Regular client engagement and outreach across Europe in collaboration with international sales
  • Establish harmonious operation in congruence with Singapore HQ
  • Aid in continuous enhancement and development of SGX technology platforms
  • Index administration in line with EU BMR regulation


Index Development

  • Ensure that all indices adhere to global regulatory standards
  • Development of indices in congruence with industry best practice standards
  • Engage with clients regularly as a source of idea-generation
  • Engagement with Singapore-based R+D team to support growth of proprietary indices

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, mathematics or Engineering, CFA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Index management, research or product development with an index provider or investment bank
  • Strong command of various index strategies and corporate actions treatment
  • Coding in Python or Java advantageous
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels
  • Adaptable to rapid change

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