ETF Product & Capital Markets Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Competitive Salary
Oct 08, 2020
Nov 07, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time



The ETF Product & Capital Markets Manager will help lead the development and building of Harbor’s ETF business with particular focus on the capital markets function. The primary responsibility will be leading the interactions and engagement with all firms in an ETF capital markets ecosystem:  stock exchanges, lead market makers, authorized participants, iNAV agents, the custodial dealer/execution community and intermediary platforms. This role will be responsible for analyzing the primary and secondary markets and developing a deep understanding how the capital market participants trade the products and coordinate this information with investment teams on requests related to creation and redemptions of ETFs. This role will be critical in product development, product launch processes and ongoing product management functions, including ensuring strong execution and trading behavior. Finally, the role will also be critical in managing broker/dealer relationships and engagements with intermediaries, including banks and RIAs. Acting as a main point of contact for distribution teams for trading and liquidity related needs and provide execution guidance is a primary expectation of the role.



Key Responsibilities

  • Analyzing the primary and secondary markets and developing a deep understanding how the capital market participants trade the products.

  • Cultivate and manage relationships across the custodial dealing/execution desk community

  • Educate market participants on products, their valuation, construction and trading

  • Developing a repeatable process for engaging any sub-advisor partners on ETF products

  • Working directly with Distribution leaders on discussions with due diligence teams, clients and prospects about HCA ETFs operate and trade

  • Working with marketing leaders on ongoing training, development and collateral in support of ETFs



Key Behavioral Expectations

  • Unleashes Innovation

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Creates Culture of Collaboration



Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of progressive experience with ETFs products

  • Capital markets knowledge and experience, either from trading, modeling or designing strategies or products, or from supporting investment or product functions

  • Experience in product development and/or product management of ETFs

  • Experience working with exchanges, market makers, authorized participants, index providers, servicing/custodian firms, legal/regulatory entities

  • Experience across multiple asset classes highly preferred

  • Understanding of international securities markets, currencies, and their related market structure including trading, clearing and settlement

  • Experience working with Distribution and Marketing leaders

  • Experience speaking with clients, especially intermediary platforms, banks, RIAs and any research/gatekeeper function



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Analytical ability to synthesize information and summarize issue

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and common analytical/trading/data applications, such as, Bloomberg, Factset, Morningstar, Broadridge, etc.

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably finance, economics or business administration

  • CFA and/or graduate degree preferred

  • Series 7 and 63 is required (or to be obtained upon employment) 

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