Sr Regional Operations/SME Specialist

Sr Regional Operations/SME Specialist

Markit HIS
4-7 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Department overview:
The fastest-growing product of Markit is its offering in the arena of independent cash and derivatives valuations. With access to the most unique and wide cash and OTC derivatives data set from the highly-regarded Totem Service and consensus cash pricing services, Markit Portfolio Valuations is in a privileged position as a third-party cross-asset valuations provider, to accurately calibrate its models to the market and provide independent valuations for exotic cash and derivative products.
Position summary
Markit Portfolio Valuations is looking to expand its product coverage in the Asia-Pacific region. We are looking for a quantitative, commercial-minded and motivated candidate to work closely with the local sales and global product teams in pitching PV business to prospective clients, identifying further business opportunities with existing clients, lead the on-boarding of customers, providing analytical product expertise to the clients and local analysts and production of daily/weekly/monthly valuations.
Duties & accountabilities
This work would include:
Regular daily valuations for client-portfolios and addressing price challenges. Driving the development and implementation of the regional valuations business plan. Implementing prototype pricing models and/or testing production valuation models for non-standard instruments originating in the region. Providing response to more complex/quantitative queries about IHSMarkit’s data and valuation products.
Monitor client`s accounts and price challenges closely and ensure that they are performed on time. Internal escalation of all risk factors and potential issues are communicated to seniors and escalated to regional leads. Experience working in time critical environment with multiple intra-day deadlines. Take the initiative for creative enhancements solution within the portfolio valuation group. Demonstrates IHSMarkit values. Builds a cohesive, winning environment where teamwork and diverse viewpoints are encouraged & rewarded.
Business competencies
Education and experience
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree. Degree in quantitative discipline will be preferred.
  • Strong understanding of vanilla and exotic instruments being traded in the derivatives markets.
  • Strong understanding of models underlying structured derivative valuations.
  • Excel/VBA, SQL or other programming skills to prototype/test pricing models.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Additional Useful Skills
  • Basic understanding of database structures and use of SQL.
  • 4-7 years’ experience in the structured derivatives markets (e.g. trading, quant / sales structuring, risk analysis, model validation, product control, collateral or valuations analysis etc.)
  • Experience in a client facing environment or account management.

Shift Timings: 6 AM to 3 PM
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