Senior Vice President - Market Surveillance and Monitoring

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dec 09, 2022
Dec 24, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
HKEX - Exchange Square

Standard - 40 Hours (Hong Kong SAR)

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Job Summary:

Job Duties:
The Market Surveillance & Monitoring Department is primarily responsible for maintaining the integrity of the cash and derivatives markets through real-time trade monitoring and enforcing rule compliance of HKEX Participants. It also cooperates with Hong Kong and Mainland regulators on their investigation of cross-boundary market misconduct under the China Stock Connect markets.The incumbent will work proactively and collaboratively with HKEX external and internal stakeholders to promote effective market regulations for a fair, orderly and reputable market.

Job Responsibilities:
• Lead and conduct investigations into suspected breaches of HKEX rules and requirements in relation to market misconduct by market participants Review qualitative and quantitative analysis to identify trends, give insights and present observations and findings to senior management
• Drive initiatives to enhance data analytics and quantitative capabilities of the HKEX market surveillance function, includingthe use of FinTech skills to capture both traditional and alternative data sets gathered from social media networks to detect potential trading misconduct activities
• Lead, manage and participate in market surveillance projects and special projects owned by other divisions Closely follow latest regulatory development, assess and recommend as appropriate
• Provide full support to Department Head in communication and liaison with local and overseas regulators, market participants and relevant internal stakeholders
• Undertake any ad-hoc assignments as required Job Requirements:
• Master degree in a quantitative related discipline such as finance, statistics, or financial engineering
• At least 15 years' relevant experience in well-established financial institutions, of which at least 5 years at a management/supervisory level
• Solid knowledge of algorithmic and high frequency trading and various programming languages (e.g. Pythons and SQL) and statistical analysis software package (e.g. Matlab and S-Plus).
• Experience in alternative trading strategies based on momentum, news or social media is an advantage
• Advanced analytical skills in handling large data set and report writing skills focused on delivering insights
• Strong knowledge of the securities and derivatives markets.
• Exposure to a variety of derivatives products and the China Stock Connect markets is an advantage Strong knowledge of HKEX trading rules and regulations as well as SFO and SFC guidelines preferred.
• Good understanding of HKEX trading systems is an advantage
• Excellent leadership and be able to work effectively in team environment
• Proven ability to multi task and able to adjust effectively to changing priorities
• Deep familiarity with Trade Surveillance platforms e.g. SMARTS/Eventus/KX Project management experience (planning/testing/implementation) is an advantage Impeccable communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); proficiency in Putonghua is an advantage
• Candidate with less experience will be considered as Vice President

HKEX is committed as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is one of our core values and we look to support, respect diverse perspectives abilities, culture and experiences within our workplace.

Company Introduction:

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world's major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets. HKEX is the world's leading IPO market and as Hong Kong's only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia's most vibrant markets.

As the global markets leader in the Asian time-zone, we offer a world of opportunities for early careers and experienced hires. Here, we know that diverse thinking fosters better solutions, and we are committed to building an open and dynamic environment which allows our business to innovate and our people to thrive.

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HKEX is committed as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is one of our core values and we look to support, respect diverse perspectives, abilities, culture and experiences within our workplace.
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