PIDM Structuring Director PIDM Structuring Director …

Barclays
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive + Benefits
Barclays
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive + Benefits
Platform Issuance Development and Marketing (PIDM) team is tasked with transforming overall structured derivatives business through major automation initiatives, new issuance platform development, marketing efforts and robust governance. PIDM operates globally within Global Equity Structuring team within Capital Markets. Automation vertical within PIDM is tasked with “electronification” of Structured Products business globally: building front-to-back automated flows starting from pre-trade governance controls and product issuance, to trade lifecycle, settlement and legal documentation. These flows result in transitioning from traditional time-consuming manual services such as pricing, booking and documentation to fully automated Request for Quote (RFQ), execution and post execution services.

What will you be doing 

  • Project manage various equity derivatives/structured product platform growth initiatives, generally focused on the adoption of technology and external business partnerships for the Cross Asset Solutions group.
  • Manage the process for US PIDM Automation workstream requests for all sales, structuring, and trading in close collaboration with IT partners; inclusive of business case, requirement gathering, UAT testing, and post implementation control/checks.
  • Maintain ownership of all US based e-commerce structured note platforms connectivity to ensure efficiency and scale to expand our business.
  • Assist in the resolution of any problems or support queries regarding the electronic execution platforms offered by PIDM.
  • Manage relationship with data science team to identify new sales approach methodologies for the structured note business with specific incremental revenue targets.
  • Taking ownership of parts of the governance and controls framework to ensure that they are operating effectively.
  • Identify potential gaps in the control framework and working closely with Audit to implement robust governance and reporting to mitigate reputational, regulatory, financial and operating risk.
  • Driving the implementation of new regulatory initiatives, as needed.

What we’re looking for 

  • Understands market developments and has the ability to identify & exploit opportunities for further business.
  • Demonstrates extensive commercial & presentation skills and has the ability to influence and negotiate with their peer group.
  • Is an effective communicator at all levels in the business.
  • Has a thorough technical knowledge in the field of Equity Derivatives and Structured Notes.
  • Understands strategy & works to implement.
  • Manages projects and associated timelines, whilst making daily business decisions.

Skills that will help you in your role 

  • 10+ years of financial services experience gained in relevant structuring position 
  • High level understanding of the modern software technology and architecture, preferably in the financial industry; familiarity with the software development lifecycles and the software development and project management tools, for instance, Jira/Kanban.
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles and experience working with IT subject matter experts.
  • Strong understanding of Equity Derivative business, specifically Equity Structured notes, pricing, risks and product lifecycle. 
  • Experience in project management with a proven track record in engaging and influencing others to ensure project tasks are delivered per timelines
  • General understanding of Investment Banking Technology
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence through all levels of an organization
  • Confident in driving change across large organizations at senior level

Where will you be working 
You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

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