Assistant Vice President - Index Development, Index Services Assistant Vice President - Index Development,  …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jun 19
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jun 19
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 and we are now expanding our footprint to Europe. You will be responsible for the overall index development and custom on-boarding responsibilities for our European business, with high-touch exposure to key clients across the Europe.

The primary purpose of the role is to successfully on-board indices calculated and developed by SGX Index Edge with a view to grow and expand the operation further. 


  • Domain leadership in index development.
  • Develop a working relationship with clients to onboard custom indices
  • Research, Development and promotion of indices
  • Ongoing client support


Key Deliverables

  1. Client Support and Onboarding
  • Onboarding of new indices within SGX technology platforms
  • Offer guidance to the operations team to ensure successful ongoing management of new indices
  • Identify index management risks and build process optimization tools for the index operations team
  • Act as technical liaison between the client and operations team.
  • Aid in continuous enhancement and development of SGX technology platforms
  1. Index development
  • Development of new custom indices per client specifications
  • Ability to interpret and develop complex index strategies across instruments
  • Regular engagement with vendors to both source and deliver data.
  • Analyze and interpret vast amounts of data across markets to build indices in line with objectives
  • Engagement with Singapore-based product team to support growth of proprietary indices in EU markets

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, mathematics or Engineering, CFA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Index management, research or product development with an index provider or investment bank
  • Strong command of various index strategies and corporate actions treatment
  • Coding in Python an advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels
  • Adaptable to rapid change