Highly profitable and expanding City Institution is looking for a key individual at Director or Managing Director level to drive and co-ordinate the Equities Indices Standards, Methodologies and Policies across Research and Analytics, Sales & Marketing and Product. This is a role combining Strategy and Governance with technical credibility ie being able to look at the direction within Indices within the Equities, ESG markets etc and feed those into defining the direction of research and the message from Sales & Marketing through to dropping down to Index Design level and examining and responding to urgent Corporate Actions and market events.
Communication is at the core of this role, requiring someone who can talk and present to global internal and external contacts as well as design and produce detailed proposals and papers to set direction and make sure the different groups of the firm are on the same page as you have defined it.
The candidate will have many years within the Asset Management/Fund Management Industry with their primary focus on Equities and Equity Indices in particular. As you will be chairing committees, presenting at conferences and making sure the various moving parts of the firm are moving in the same direction you will need a strong character, gravitas and diplomacy underpinned by the credibility built through your years in the industry.
Career progression is built into this role and additional scope will develop as the firm continues to grow aggressively both organically and global acquisition.
Tags: Equities Research, Index design, Fund management, Asset Management, Passive fund, Head of Desk, Equity Indices, Equity Indexes, Managing Director, Policy, Governance, Corporate actions.