Carbon Trading Operations - Markets - Vice President

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Feb 05, 2023
Feb 19, 2023
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:
Carbon trading operations is a new business line that operates within HKEX's Carbon and ESG department. As part of the role, the manager would help to formulate the optimal business operation model; manage the business and operations of carbon products, collaborate closely with project and product teams in implementation of new products/initiatives, and support the growth of new business volume.

Job Responsibilities:

• Lead operation teams to manage and support core carbon operations within HKEX Carbon and ESG department, including design and setup core operations team to cope with arising business strategies and determine the roadmap to support.
• Manage carbon operations team, provide guidance on end-to-end processes including client onboarding, daily trading processing, settlements, reconciliation, operations controls and client services support in carbon market.
• Liaise with services providers, such platform vendor, carbon registries, carbon issuers, brokers, and market participants on any operational issues and new/amend policies.
• Develop strong working relationships with external and internal counterparties to understand the business drivers and be proactive in suggesting area of focus and potential improvements.
• Collaborate with Product team in developing and designing the optimal business operations model and support the business needs.
• Lead and drive market insight and analysis the carbon market trend leveraging day-to-day operational insight and provide recommendation on business discussion.
• Participates in Carbon related industry group, operations forums and client meetings.

Job Requirements:

• At least 10+ years of experience within Operations/Risk, of which at least 6 years at management/supervisory level in well-established financial organizations.
• Understanding of financial market innovation trends, product development and application of new technologies in the financial industry.
• A proven track record of taking projects from inception, endorsement, design, development, testing and launch.
• Knowledge of technology and vendor platform used in financial business, ESG related knowledge is an advantage.
• Possess an inquisitive mind that can focus on the details but also encompass the big picture.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and able to interact effectively with peers and senior management.
• Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese. Proficiency in Putonghua is an advantage.

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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