Head of Global Pricing - London

 Location: London
 Salary: Senior Management Compensation
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Meraki Talent’s client is currently looking to hire a Head of Global Pricing into their Global Data Services team. Our client is a globally recognised banking and financial services companies which operates in all markets and offers a range of products, services and solutions which meet the needs of a diverse range of customers.  This role is a strategic hire for the firm and joins the senior management team for the global function at a time of measured growth.    

Global Data Services (GDS) is a shared service for the business which provides reference and market data services globally.  Encompassing the provision of instrument/pricing data to a global customer base (Global Markets, Securities Services, Private Bank, Retail & WM) the business is based across seven global locations with c600 staff. 

As Global Head of Pricing you will act as Product Lead you will support the GDS function globally across on and offshore sites.  You will be responsible for existing products as well as creating and integrating new products and product changes in relation to asset pricing services.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Product definition development and ongoing management of the product offering for asset pricing
  • Setting target product offering using intelligence from competitor info, regulations, regulatory change and client requirements
  • Developing business internally by identifying internal functions globally offering a similar service and agreeing their take-on to GDS and onto Golden Source systems
  • Standardising the product for asset pricing
    • Enhance and develop performance metrics
    • Work with global leads to align product offerings and automate where possible
    • Identify opportunities to reduce unit costs
  • Set strategy and direct for product delivery
    • Provide thought leadership on asset pricing
    • Work with the business to understand growth and pipeline projects
    • Grow the business from both existing and new internal clients
  • Leadership and management of a global team
  • Lead the development of a revised offshore model for pricing

 Key skills and experience required:

  • Strong knowledge of multiple asset classes, global financial markets and trading and securities operations
  • Preferably a strong global markets background with domain knowledge of some or all of the following areas: Market Data, Asset Pricing, Derivatives, Product Control, Market Risk, Reference Data
  • Demonstrable product/market development experience
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • People management and leadership  
  • Ability to present to technical audiences with gravitas
  • Ability to balance conflicting themes
  • A love of innovation and desire to explore new ways of working
  • Ability to navigate and build influence in a complex, global organisation

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Andrew Welsh

Andrew is the founding director of Meraki Talent. He has been recruiting within the UK's financial sector since 2001 and is responsible for senior and strategic hiring for our clients.