State Street - SPDR EMEA/APAC Product Development

What we will ask you to do:

  • Facilitate the development and design of new SPDR ETFs for the APAC and European markets, taking into account business priorities and overall strategy.

  • Contribute to product strategy, develop business cases, design product features and co-ordinate launches. Communicate clearly with colleagues throughout this process.

  • Look after the existing range of ETFs to ensure they remain market-leading products.

  • Build strong, positive relationships with key external and internal clients.

  • Supply market research, competitive information and business metrics to identify trends and potential new product opportunities.

  • Manage risk effectively by acknowledging, understanding, mitigating and/or eliminating it. Understand how important the effective management of risk is to SSGA and SPDR ETFs and how excellence in governance can lead to better products.

  • Maintain the highest possible fiduciary standards.

  • Think creatively, and make recommendations to improve and build our business; support your ideas with well-researched fact-based analysis.

  • Produce key management reports, to support a strong governance process and ensure accountability for the product team.

What we would love you to be:

  • 3+ years’ experience in product development, either in the capacity of product development, capital markets, portfolio management or fund operations.

  • Confident in your understanding of investment management, regulatory, tax and operational issues.

  • Demonstrated potential in the full lifecycle of product development, from strategy, through implementation, range management and advocacy.

  • Excellent in using tools such as Bloomberg and Morningstar.

  • A good problem solver and trouble-shooter, with the ability to identify and analyse issues, and the energy to solve them.

  • A great relationship-builder, across all levels of seniority and all types of team.

  • Previous experience with ETFs and APAC ETF market is desirable but not mandatory.