IB GTS - AEX FX Product Manager, ASO or VP, London, IB GTS - AEX FX Product Manager, ASO or VP,  …

Credit Suisse
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Feb 21
Competitive
Credit Suisse
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Feb 21
Competitive
Credit Suisse
IB GTS - AEX FX Product Manager, ASO or VP, London,
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer
Department Overview
The AES FX trading desk is an agency execution desk, which facilitates agency-style algorithmic execution for Credit Suisse clients in the Foreign Exchange market. The team is a global, multidisciplinary one, including trading, sales, product and quant roles, with a close collaboration with the technology teams developing the AES FX product. AES FX is part of the Agency & Cross Asset Execution (ACE) group within Global Trading Solutions (GTS).
Main duties and responsibilities:
This is a mid-level product manager role with the AES FX desk. The individual in the role will own the product design, development and delivery across the AES FX platform. This encompasses a wide range of responsibilities and is best suited to a self-starter personality who is willing to act as an owner of the product space and develop range in their capabilities and involvement across disciplines. You will be required to understand the product in detail, and shape the direction it will take from a macro level (strategy setting, identifying opportunities for innovation) to the micro level (detailed understanding of technical specifications and market microstructure).
Your day to day responsibilities will include:
• Establishing detailed expertise in the AES FX algo business, including detailed knowledge of business process, technology set-up, external vendor interactions and product delivery
• Researching the competitive placement of the offering, market dynamics as well as proactively identifying opportunities for innovation across business models and technology options
• Clearly and effectively communicating business requirements, and articulating product design to the sales and trading desk
• Define and document AES FX business strategy for our project management and technology functions
• Close / day-to-day interaction with the AES FX desk head and product team on discussing new initiatives, green-field ideas and overall strategy
• Leverage business and AES product expertise to produce reports/analysis that provide insights to the desk, sales and technology groups
• Closely collaborating with the AES FX sales team and contribute to marketing content (e.g. docs, ad campaigns, thought leadership articles) for the promotion of the AES FX business
• Owning design and implementation work to support AES FX product development
• Acting as key point of contact for industry partners, across order placement, liquidity and transaction cost analysis
• Communicate product strategy and project prioritization to the PM, IT and BA teams, acting as the liaison between these functions and the business desk
• Regular liaison with project management, desk analysis and development teams
• Providing guidance to development teams on requirements implementation
• Help define and build a best in class data analysis platform for the AES FX business
• Implement data analysis for the AES FX desk to support product development and definition of business strategy
• Closely collaborating with internal stakeholders (e.g. risk functions, compliance, regulatory groups)
• Liaise with the COO, and wider control and compliance groups to ensure that the desk maintains / strengthens its control infrastructure
• Day-to-day support of AES FX trading desk operating, including new technology roll-out, identification and resolution of trading issues and provision of expertise for client queries
• Closely collaborate with the AES FX quant team to help produce meaningful client and performance analysis
• Opportunity to engage in product-specific dialogue with AES FX clients, both to market AES FX capabilities and to solicit and integrate client feedback for product design
• Providing product knowledge and insights in sales calls / meetings with key AES FX clients
You will also be expected to proactively identify and suggest product growth ideas.

You Offer

Essential Requirements:
• Good understanding of financial services and markets
• Experience of and good understanding of the electronic end to end trade lifecycle
• Good communication and problem solving skills
• Self-motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic to grow as part of an exciting business
• Hard worker
• Works well under pressure and is able to balance multiple priorities
• Comfortable communicator, able to bridge the gap between technical and business language
• Good analytical skills with attention to detail
• Technical aptitude with strong appreciation of technology and its role in electronic FX trading
Desirable:
• Experience in algorithmic trading and understanding of algorithmic execution considerations
• Proven record in working effectively as part of a small team
• Ability to build networks across disciplines and bank functions
• Client communication experience
• Ability to think 'out of the box'
• Data analysis skills
• Knowledge of OneTick, Python, Tableau and good working knowledge of Excel
• Liquidity management experience
• Marketing experience (marketing material creation, advertisements, opinion pieces)

Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law.
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success
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