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Head of Commodities Electronic Trading Technology

Employer
Citi
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 29, 2023

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Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Head of Commodities Etrading is responsible for the development of applications to support the Commodities business in the development of an emerging etrading business. The role encompasses development of the primary etrading application based on a framework built in C++, with business logic in Python. The role holder will be a hands on technical leader with delivery experience in the etrading domain and ideally within the Commodities asset class. The role includes co-operation with etrading technology groups in other asset classes that will lead to further consolidation of the application landscape. The Commodities Etrading team includes staff in Singapore, Pune, London and Houston. The role is a technical management role reporting into the Head of Commodities IT and the role holder will be a member of the Commodities IT management team.

This is a senior management level position responsible for accomplishing results through the management of a team or department in an effort to establish and implement new or revised application systems and programs in coordination with the Technology Team. The overall objective of this role is to drive applications systems analysis and programming activities.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage/develop multiple teams of professionals to accomplish established goals and conduct personnel duties for team (e.g. performance evaluations, hiring and disciplinary actions) as well as ensure team adheres to best practices and process Develop vision for team around roles and responsibilities, and structure team to ensure greatest impact, efficient use of resource, and alignment to business structures
  • Prepare and present regular team/project reviews to senior management and business leaders
  • Drive the design and development of system architecture, work with end-users of the systems, and enhance the quality of deliverables Ensure staff follows Citi documented policy and procedures as well as maintain desktop procedures and supporting documentation for filings on a current basis and in comprehensive manner
  • Monitor and manage approach/end results, budgeting, planning, policy formation, and contribute to future strategy of the area(s)
  • Ensure change is managed with appropriate controls, documentation, and approvals including implementation of new and revised regulatory reporting requirements
  • Research and resolve issues, provide recommendations, and escalate to senior management as needed
  • Manage and maintain all disaster recovery plans, oversee appropriate testing, and provide permit-to-operate for new applications
  • Lead and deliver local staff forums, present global, regional, and location news and updates to engage team in the progress of organization
  • Contribute to defining and implementing best practices and processes for the department and ensure transparency and consistency across teams
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
Qualifications:
  • Proven of relevant experience in a technical leadership role
  • Proven managerial experience of eTrading teams
  • Experience with commodity financial products
  • Working knowledge of the industry and competitors' products and services
  • Advanced knowledge of strategic direction of the function within relevant part of the business
  • Proficient computer skills with a focus on Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, and development skills
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience in a similar role
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Job Family Group:
Technology -------------------------------------------------
Job Family:
Applications Development ------------------------------------------------------
Time Type:
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