Vice President, Index Product Management/Index Services

  • Will commensurate with experience
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SGX
  • 08 Feb 18 2018-02-08

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated self-starter to make a large contribution to the continued growth and success of SGX Index Edge. Since its launch in 2015, SGX Index Edge has successfully established itself as an index solution provider to investment banks, asset managers and ETF issuers across the APAC region. You will be responsible for the overall index development responsibilities, engineering the next phase of growth across multiple markets and client channels. The primary purpose of the role is to develop and implement best-in class indices to meet the needs of a growing global audience.

This role report to the Head of Index Services.


  • Domain leadership in product development and research
  • Development of new indices across strategies and themes
  • Lead cutting-edge research across a broad range of investment concepts
  • Anticipate client needs and developing new research ideas
  • Input into new product placement strategy and execution
  • Development of regulatory protocols in parallel with product strategy

Key Deliverables

  1. Research and Development
  • Development and launch new indices in congruence with a concerted product strategy
  • Provide domain leadership to product and research staff  
  • Regular client engagement and outreach across global client-base
  • Develop new quantitative methods in index design, harnessing big data analytics and AI
  • Produce written research papers and participate at industry conferences
  • Active engagement with current and prospective research partners
  1. Regulatory and Compliance
  • Ensure that all indices adhere to global regulatory standards
  • Development of indices in congruence with industry best practice standards
  • Balancing innovation with the need to comply with regulatory standards
  • Keep abreast of regulation in respect of benchmark administration
  • Regular reporting to the Index Governance Committee

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, mathematics or Engineering, CFA preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in financial engineering, research or product development in banking or asset management.
  • Strong command of Passive Investment products and Equity Risk-Premia
  • Coding in Python or Java advantageous
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels
  • Proven ability to produce written research and to present to large audiences
  • A good team player with proven ability to work with colleagues
  • Culturally sensitive and versatile with good cross cultural disposition
  • Adaptable to rapid change