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Associate Director, Data Product Management

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the Role:

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S&P Dow Jones Indices

The Role: Associate Director, Data Product Management

The Impact :

S&P DJI indices are used as the basis of investment products and to benchmark portfolio performance. S&P DJI indices are the foundation of some of the world's leading exchange-traded derivatives, ETFs, structured products, OTC instruments, index funds in addition to being the benchmark for investment portfolios.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is seeking a Product Manager to drive our data product suite. This product line is instrumental for our clients to analyze, compare, and develop investments and benchmarks. The product coverage includes widely followed index series across multiple asset classes, styles and geographies. Our data products are utilized by thousands of global customers.

You will report to the Product Management Chapter Lead and will work across departments to drive a cohesive data product strategy aligned to the divisional strategy and goals . Working across P&L owners, y ou will be the product owner responsible for understanding client usage, market trends and future requirements to best position S&P DJI in the market. You will own a data product strategy and work across the division to execute the plan. The successful candidate will be able to envision and communicate the medium/long-term plan, including dependencies on Operations and Technology enahnacements, while becoming the subject matter expert of the current product suite.

Responsibilities :

Product Management:

A client-focused and execution-minded mandate:
  • Serve as subject matter expert and product lead for S&P DJI data products
  • Analyze market trends and competitors, and derive conclusions for strategic planning of product direction and features
  • With a strong understanding of our clients and the data landscape within S&P DJI, identify new data product opportunities to drive revenue and maximize client value
  • For existing data products, find growth opportunities and develop robust pipeline of growth
  • Work with the product team leaders to articulate the value for each data set for our various clients. Empower the index product management and commercial organization with a cohesive value proposition and key differentiators
  • Collaborate with Index Data Operations and Commercial partners to deliver a technology-enabled vision for data delivery, prioritizing enhancing client engagement and streamlining operations
  • Support Commercial and Marketing with deep knowledge of S&P DJI's data products, capabilities and offerings, such as through data product education and related
Agile Adoption, Vision and Values :
  • Become a champion for agile and a catalyst for continuous improvement - role model agile principles and behaviors, including participation in and engagement on all relevant Agile ceremonies
  • Maintain and provide input into backlogs and other Agile artifacts, treating these as living documents
  • Be open to constructive feedback and adopt a continuous improvement mindset
  • Enforce and adhere to Product Team norms
  • Demonstrate flexibility when working in globally distributed Teams
What's in it for you

You will join a high-performing team where you will have the opportunity to learn from local and international colleagues while overseeing S&P DJI's data products. As the investment industry is undergoing a tremendous structural shift brought about by technological changes and by the shift from active to passive investing, this position sits squarely at the epicenter of this evolution.

The role will allow the Associate Director to have impactful exposure to multiple groups within S&P DJI (Marketing and Communications, Technology, Channel management, Research & Design, Index Development, Client Coverage, and others), to clients such as asset managers and asset owners, exchanges, and other financial technology and data players. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an iconic leading benchmark provider, bringing independent, transparent, innovative index solutions to the global investment community.

What we're looking for
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in finance or a related field is required
  • Demonstrated experience in leading digital transformation projects, particularly in data delivery and automation.
  • Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant field is a plus
  • Experience in data product management
  • Familiarity with data consumption in financial firms
  • Expertise related to indexing is desired
  • The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in product strategy and product development for a data product suite
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills as well as attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $150,000 to $180,000 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

Right to Work Requirements:

This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

Return to Work:

Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative, Restart, we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

About S&P Global Dow Jones Indic e s

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, we provide iconic and innovative index solutions backed by unparalleled expertise across the asset-class spectrum. By bringing transparency to the global capital markets, we empower investors everywhere to make decisions with conviction. We're the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500 ® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ® . More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world. With over USD 7.4 trillion in passively managed assets linked to our indices and over USD 11.3 trillion benchmarked to our indices, our solutions are widely considered indispensable in tracking market performance, evaluating portfolios and developing investment strategies.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today. For more information, visit .

What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
For more information on benefits by country visit:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:" "and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person."

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster " describes discrimination protections under federal law.

10 - Officials or Managers (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), PDMGDV103.2 - Middle Management Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 298022
Posted On: 2024-02-21
Location: New York, New York, United States

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