Skip to main content

This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Product Manager - Index Universe Management

London Stock Exchange Group
Washington D.C., USA
Closing date
May 9, 2024

View more

Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
FTSE Russell is establishing a new platform strategy organisation focused on developing target state Index capabilities to transform the core Index Platforms and scale growth for FTSE Russell!

The Product Manager - Index Universe Management will report to the Index Platform Strategy - Index Calculation Platform Director and will be a partner in the development of the future state FTSE Russell Index Platform. This role will require the candidate to successfully interact with various internal teams, crafting solutions, owning specifications used for development, and ensuring sound execution. They will serve as a liaison between FTSE Russell customers, business partners, other technology capabilities within FTSE Russell and outside FTSE Russell, and the Delivery organisation, they will input into the Data roadmap in line with broader Index Platform Strategy and Vision. Critical to the role is a strong Agile and collaborative mindset, working well across many diverse groups and balancing outcomes that help drive capability excellence but also FTSE Russell goals.

  • Converting a product vision for an Index Review Capability into a series of epics and user stories to help turn that vision into reality.
  • Contributes to the roadmap for their capability area, communicating that across FTSE Russell to the wider stakeholder groups.
  • Defines requirements for new platform, ensuring these are well articulated and understood by technology
  • Delivers against set objectives for a medium product or cluster of medium products with a considerable level of expertise and specialisation in the relevant product lines.
  • Understands overall product roadmap and strategy, monitoring strategic and critical metrics, drawing insights and conclusions from data to input into roadmap decisions.
  • Handles own work proactively and other's accordingly and as directed by senior colleagues to meet overall objectives, providing mentorship and development for more junior colleagues.
  • Be involved in product marketing to ensure content is appropriately provided
  • Seeks the expansion / improvement of existing products within own remit rather than the conceptualisation of new products, establishing the case for product improvements.
  • Ensures client engagement, communicates roadmaps to the client community and is responsible for feedback
  • Provides guidance on strategy, design, business requirements, feature and functionality trade-offs and release schedule for a proposition, set of propositions, products, or services.
  • Leads cross-functional teams in order to ensure dependencies for proposition, product or service delivery are met, following relevant lean, agile and ways of working methodologies.
  • Works closely with client teams to capture and prioritize client feedback to drive innovation and increase client adoption and retention.
Key Behaviours:
  • Eloquent, creative, upbeat person able to work alongside the team
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to connect with diverse audiences, ranging from highly technical partners to business clients
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to think logically to solve business problems.
  • Ability to establish credibility and build strong, confident, collaborative relationships with business and technology collaborators including external parties, at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines without compromising quality
  • Results driven, self-motivated, problem solving, and solutions oriented; takes pride in their work
  • Demonstrates a can-do attitude, exhibits self-confidence, leadership, and adaptability to business change
  • Excellent organisational, negotiation, presentation, and time management skills; ability to manage business expectations
  • Ability to stay ahead of and understand technology trends, see how they impact your roadmap, and how they drive innovation
  • Extensive knowledge of Index Review concepts across Benchmark style indices (FTSE GEIS / FTSE/Russell US)
  • Understanding of data sources that drive eligibility, selection & weighting logic.
  • Experience communicating ideas and concepts; facilitating training and handover of deliverables & processes.
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in product ownership / technology / business analysis / operations / application delivery in banking or financial domain.
  • Exposure to working in Equities and Equity Indices.
  • Experience in dealing with end clients.
  • Experience with Agile delivery
Compensation/Benefits Information ( Washington applicants only):

LSEG is committed to offering competitive Compensation and Benefits. The anticipated base salary for this position is $113,400 - $210,800.

Please be aware base salary ranges may vary by geographic location, city and state. In addition to our offered base salary, this role is eligible for our Annual Incentive Plan (AIP/"bonus plan"). Target AIP rates will be commensurate with role level and posted career stage. Individual salary will be reflective of job related knowledge, skills and equivalent experience. LSEG roles (excluding internships and part-time roles of less than 20 hours per week) are typically eligible for inclusion in our LSEG Benefits program, which includes offerings of: Annual Wellness Allowance, Paid time-off, Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending & Health Savings Options, Prescription Drug plan, 401(K) Savings Plan and Company match. LSEG's Benefits plan also includes basic life insurance, disability benefits, emergency backup dependent care, adoption assistance commuter assistance etc.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.

Sign in to create job alerts

Sign in or create an account to start creating job alerts and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert