Product Director – Head of Client UX, Data and Analytics

Location: London, United Kingdom
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Job description:

This is a senior role responsible for the product management and development of client user experience (UX), data and analytics solutions for the Rates Businesses.  This is an external facing and revenue generation role.

Key responsibilities:

  • This is a new role created to developed and deliver the following products and services for Rates Businesses and part of the wider post trade strategy

    1.Client user’s experience eg The business has a number of approaches for delivering data and processes. This role is to look at all these tools, access points, and develop a strategy to enhance the overall customer experience for such products and services.

    2.Development of risk analytics services via Analytics desktop and API tool

    3.Development of data analytics services. Some examples are aggregated annoymised stats for liquidity analysis, FRTB and compression analysis.

  • Develop commercial framework and execute the product marketing strategy for the above products and services

  • Responsible for shaping the product development team (will have direct reports) and the wider team resources supporting the delivery of the products and services associated with this function

  • Establishing and managing user working group (buyside, sellside and clearing brokers) including the go to market strategy for the above products and services

  • Establishing vendor and partnership management process to support 3rd party licensing for the above products and services

  • External facing role interfacing members, clients, trading venues, vendors and regulators. 

  • Navigated internal senior stakeholders on business case, governances, legal and compliances to ensure all steps required to launch a new product and services is completed prior to launch.

  • Ensure safe and seamless transition into operations and continuous review of performance of data and analytics services launched

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in OTC Rates working in data and analytics area working for leading data and analytics service provider or within investment bank data and analytics function.

  • Strong Product knowledge of how OTC Rates data and analytics is consumed by investment banks, hedge funds, asset management and other buyside communities

  • Strong understanding of the regulatory requirements with respect to OTC rates data and opportunity to provide a solution to the industry

  • Relevant work experience in customer UX and digital strategy is desired

  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation track record

  • Proven full lifecycle management of the launch of a product or service from concept through to service in production

  • At least recognised University Degree

  • Proficient MS Office suite (eg Excel, Powerpoint, word), workflow tools, Visio etc and any VBA or technical skills are nice to have

  • Soft skills:

    • Strong leadership and influencing skills

    • Strong communication skills

    • Ability to mentor and coach staff as required

    • Strong collaboration and partnership skills

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Nicholas Ferrie
020 3763 3903