Executive Director of Financial Markets Product Management – Economics & Country Risk

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit ..
  • 14 Nov 18

Building on unrivaled coverage of the economic, industry and risk landscape, Economics & Country Risk enables clients—large and small—to identify growth, plan accurately and navigate uncertainty. IHS Markit partners with companies to help them identify new trends, size growth opportunities, monitor risk and opportunity ratio, conduct market assessments, plan for alternate scenarios and secure their business continuity.

Our solutions enable clients to better allocate resources, capitalize on change and build an integrated, enterprise-wide approach to risk. We support insurance and reinsurance companies to enter new markets, enhance risk selection and technical pricing, optimize capacity allocation, support reinsurance decisions and manage investments. And with advanced data delivery systems, innovative software and dedicated business intelligence platforms, we support banks and financial institutions to benchmark asset allocation, conduct trend analysis and innovate trading strategies with accurate, timely and consistent coverage of global risks and opportunities.

Description:

The Economics & Country Risk group of IHS Markit is seeking a new team member to lead development of financial markets products. In the short term, this requires creation and commercialization of a new buy-side information product. Reporting to the Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, the Executive Director of Financial Markets Product Management will lead development of this new initiative leveraging our economics, country risk and commodities capabilities and will identify new opportunities for growth within the financial sector.

In the short term the PM will be expected to create a prototype of the new product which will utilize existing macroeconomic, country risk and commodities content to add insight and decision making to the buy-side. The role will lead market testing of the prototype and based on market feedback, creation of the product to take to market.

The role will have an ongoing requirement of recommending development of additional content by partnering with the Research team.

Partner with Marketing, Product Management, and Sales team on execution of the go-to-market plans

Additional Job Description:

The PM will be expected to manage financial markets-focused products, create new products, and advise on content additions across the research team.

Select for clients the most relevant components of our content for delivery to the buy-side audience

Recommending development of additional content by partnering with the Research team

Drive sales by partnering with Sales team, help identify target customers, and attend customer meetings

Service existing customers by making sure they are aware of the latest research we are producing of interest to them

Connect existing customers with the researchers that can help answer their current questions.

Skills/Qualifications:

15+ years of experience

Experience in buy-side or sell-side experience with macroeconomic research a must

Background in economics preferred

Background in Sales preferred

Strong communication skills

Must have a strong customer and market focus