Position Summary The Senior Associate, Equity Index Product Management, will report to the Head of Equity Index Product Management, APAC, and will play a meaningful role in supporting the growth of FTSE Russell index utilization in the APAC region.
This Senior Associate will bring knowledge of the index business and product landscape. The ability to work independently and to lead cross-functional internal relationships will be crucial.
The Senior Associate will be focusing on the developing and improving FTSE Russell equity indices, contributing to product innovation and product positioning, as well as helping drive the commercial success of the business.
The Senior Associate will partner closely with Research, Sales, and other terms across the organization to execute product roadmap, and will supply to the analysis, evaluation and product vision of the index product offering.
The Senior Associate will participate in client meetings, assess client needs, and translate them into index-base solutions.
The role will also play a key role in the integration planning and execution of Equity index products as part of the integration of Refinitiv and LSEG.
In the event that the Transaction does not complete, the requirements of the role and responsibilities may be subject to change.
Role Responsibilities Contribute in planning and executing the product roadmap to expand and improve FTSE Russell product offering across the APAC region Lead the product lifecycle, including the execution of go-to-market plans (revenue goals, product positioning, competitive analysis, target segments, use cases, marketing materials, sales training) Act as the product specialist to represent FTSE Russell’s index capabilities internally and externally, and support client engagement Participate in client consultations to understand client needs and / or product opportunities Work with external and internal partners such as Research and Sales to find opportunities for both existing and new products as well as to drive innovation Collaborate with Research, Index and Data Management, Development and Governance to define product requirements, resolve product issues, and deliver new products and / or improvements Qualifications and Experience Required 5-10 years of related industry experience in financial services Undergraduate degree in finance, economics, or equivalent experience Background in consulting, project management, or product management Understanding of financial markets, equity data, investment process, index construction, index industry, and asset management industry Strong Excel, Word and Power Point skills A consistent track record of contributing to product roadmap execution and handling the lifecycle of the product Experience in a client facing environment providing customer support, integration, and implementation services Strong written and verbal communications skills Excellent planning and organizational skills and high level of attention to detail Ability to prioritize effectively, prioritise multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines, identify / flag / resolve potential issues early on Understanding of client segments and ability to align with Sales and Client Service teams High level of analytical skill and comfort with numbers Ability to take a strategic view on commercial opportunities Ability to influence and work effectively through others to get things done in a matrixed, multi-site organization;
willingness to help colleagues; openness to take on new responsibilities Ability to take initiative, work independently, and demonstrates a high level of passion