ETF Capital Markets Specialist

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 17 Nov 17 2017-11-17

ETF Capital Markets Specialist

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If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.


Main Responsibilities
* Drive the transformation of the Primary market setup for Direct Replication ETFs, including designing and facilitating the implementation of relevant dealing models.This includes taking part in relevant discussions with internal (Portfolio Management, Financial Engineering, Legal, Operations) and external (Security Services provider) stakeholders, and frequent travel to the Lyxor head office in Paris.
* Act as the internal expert on industry-shaping developments affecting the trading landscape for ETFs in Europe, notably by providing strategic views on market structure (e.g. issuance models, market structure etc). Participate in industry working groups and discussion panels.
* Work with liquidity providers and brokers to ensure efficient trading of Lyxor ETFs both on exchange and over the counter (OTC)
* Develop and maintain relationships with banks, brokers and market makers in order to increase the liquidity, visibility and distribution of Lyxor ETFs
* Educate buy-side dealing desks on ETF trading and execution and provide insight on relevant developments across the industry

On a daily basis the Capital Markets Specialist will also help the other members of the team in:
* Handling requests from Authorised Participants and market makers trading Lyxor ETFs
* Monitoring Secondary market flows, both on exchange and over the counter (OTC)

Manage relationships with outside firms including Exchanges and data providers


Profile:

 
In-depth knowledge of the European ETF market
Proven track record in managing an ETF Primary market, either at an issuer or security services provider
Understanding of the ETF trading mechanisms
Understanding of equity and bond trading
Project management skills
Problem solving: the job-holder will need to identify and help implement simple solutions to complex issues
Teamwork
Initiative and proactivity
Clarity and conciseness
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders