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Senior Manager, Equity Sustainable Investment APAC

London Stock Exchange Group
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Profile

The Senior Manager, Equity Sustainable Investment (SI) Index Product Management will support the development of Equity SI strategy and be responsible for the SI index pipeline within the organization of FTSE Russell Indices - our Benchmark & Index Solutions (B&IS) business, in the Data & Analytics (D&A) Division of LSEG.

This role will report into the Head of Equity Sustainable Investment Index Product Management and be responsible for developing the team of SI Equity product and country managers for the APAC region leading key APAC client engagement. It will be leading and coordinating the roadmap in the region with the regional sales, marketing and business development teams.

The role requires a detailed understanding of ESG, climate and all sustainable investment products and services to better address clients' sustainable investment needs in the region. A good understanding of index investors' investment priorities in APAC is required. A strong focus will be on the driving of the day-to-day index product management for the APAC product offering in collaboration with colleagues as well as with other teams and functions throughout FTSE Russell, B&IS and D&A.

As a key member of team, you will bring your Sustainable investment, ESG, Climate expertise into business development and lead on the implementation of the Equity SI product development strategy. You will work closely with internal collaborators including Sales, Product Management, Research, Marketing, Technology and Operations as well as with various external partners including clients.

Key Responsibilities
  • Drive the FTSE Russell Equity SI Index business segment roadmap for APAC, in partnership with the global Head of Equity SI product management and other regions leads.
  • Provide inputs into the global equity sustainable investment strategy and business plan.
  • Manage a team of impactful SI product and country managers who are focusing on their Sustainable investment added new value to equity product management.
  • Be the key contact for main SI clients, asset owners and asset managers in APAC.
  • Handle the existing equity SI index product offering alongside the team on a day-to-day basis, for the specific APAC market and for the global SI equity product offering.
  • Work across FTSE Russell/LSEG departments and offices to achieve broader business goals and in close collaboration with Sales and Index Research to complete the strategy and drive growth.
  • Lead on execution of specific APAC client and product opportunities
  • Travel may be required periodically to meet with clients and other key internal/external partners.
Key Skills & Behaviours Needed
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Math/Science, Engineering
  • Equivalent experience related to Sustainability and/or Sustainable Finance a plus.
  • MBA and/or CFA or equivalent experience a plus
  • Confirmed experience in the sustainable investment and financial services industry and the specifics of APAC sustainable investment trends
  • Broad understanding of equity financial markets, trends, participants, investment products and financial technology
  • Strong knowledge and subject matter expertise of Sustainable Investment principles broadly and with regards to equity markets specifically and the integration of SI, ESG and Climate metrics into the investment decision making process and the impact on investors, markets, regulators, and regulatory frameworks.
  • A local knowledge of the APAC region or key markets such as HK and Singapore
  • Experience in product management and team leadership, experience in working with clients.
  • Strong communications and presentation abilities
  • Self-motivated, organised and disciplined in managing work flows with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to take a strategic view on commercial opportunities with the ability to implement.
  • Strong excel modelling and PowerPoint skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written ability in English
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.

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