Discover your dream Career
For Recruiters

Manager, Index Research and Design EMEA

London Stock Exchange Group London, United Kingdom
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
The Manager, Index Research and Design EMEA will work in the FTSE Russell Index Research and Design team. The role reports to the Head of Index Research and Design, EMEA and is based in London. The Equity Index Research team are responsible for the development, design and research of equity indices and index related materials. The team work closely with both internal front and back office departments and FTSE Russell's partners and key clients, including major asset owners, fund managers and investment banks in the creation of new index products. This involves the use of fundamental and quantitative techniques to design and provide index solutions and analysis across all asset classes. It is a global team, with members in London, New York, Hong Kong and Taipei.

Key Responsibilities
  • Development of investment analytics and research tools.
  • Lead the research initiative of structured products, commodity and derivatives and quantitative OTC and ETP strategies.
  • Development of risk-based, factor-based and sustainable investment indices employing quantitative portfolio investment techniques.
  • Carry out equity investment research and produce research materials, papers and other collateral.
  • Client engagements, providing technical product support for the client engagement process with key institutional clients.
  • Share team responsibilities of index rebalances, construction and calculation of investment metrics and reports, and other supporting functions.
  • Maintain strong relationships and effective communication with the development, product, sales and marketing functions.
  • Respond to internal and external research enquiries related to index construction and analytic developments.
Candidate Profile / Key Skills

It is expected that with limited supervision the individual will deliver each of the key objectives of the role identified above, working to strict deadlines and to the highest degree of accuracy. The individual should therefore have:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of equity, commodity, and derivative portfolio constructions. Exposures to digital assets and thematic equity strategies, and familiar with currency overlays
  • Knowledge of quantitative investment analytics; including equity factor models and derivative strategies, portfolio construction techniques including tilting and optimization-based approaches, and risk and performance attribution/analysis
  • Strong independent research capability. Successful candidate needs to demonstrate their ability to carry out quantitative investment research independently and to produce research results in the forms of papers, reports or product initiatives
  • Extensive analytical investment experience - 5 years plus on sell or buy side with a thorough understanding of the role and usage of indices, structured products and ETP
  • Substantial experience in the use of SQL, Python (or other e.g. Matlab or R) in an analytical environment
  • Education to post-graduate in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Ph.D. or M.Sc.)
  • Experience of buy and or sell side end-user requirements
  • Ability to work in a team to strict deadlines, manage workloads effectively and readily assume additional responsibilities
  • Dynamic, enthusiastic and responsive to change
  • Logical and structured approach
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
  • Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail
  • Effective written and spoken communication and presentation skills
GENERAL
  • Comfortable with flexible hours
  • Team player
  • Highly motivated
  • Self-starter
LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.
Job ID  R0087102
More jobs From London Stock Exchange Group
London Stock Exchange Group
Category Manager Infrastructure
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
1 day ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Post Trade Services Controller
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
4 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Data Governance Officer
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
5 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Senior Manager, Leadership Development
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
5 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Lead of Quantitative Analysis, LCH, Ltd
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
6 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Manager, Index Reviews
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
6 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Index Platform Strategy - Product Manager - Quant ops
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
8 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Senior Product Manager, Portfolio Construction and Real time
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
10 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Director of Finance, FX and Fixed Income
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
10 days ago Full time Competitive
London Stock Exchange Group
Contract Python Data Developer
London Stock Exchange Group
London, United Kingdom
10 days ago Full time Competitive

Boost your career

Find thousands of job opportunities by signing up to eFinancialCareers today.
Recommended Jobs
Mason Blake
Fixed Income Investment Specialist
Mason Blake
London, United Kingdom
Edgworth Partners
Hedge Fund Research Analyst - Asset Management
Edgworth Partners
London, United Kingdom
Mason Blake
Global Equities Investment Specialist
Mason Blake
London, United Kingdom