Director, Insurance Indices - Multi Asset Product Management
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 20265824
S&P Dow Jones Indices
The Role: Director, Insurance Indices, Multi-Asset Product Management
The Location: ( US Virtual or Office in NYC or Chicago)
Grade/Level (relevant for internal applicants only): 13
The Firm S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) is the world's leading resource for benchmarks and investable indices. Our solutions are widely considered indispensable in tracking market performance, evaluating portfolios, and developing investment strategies.
The Team Product management plays a lead role in developing new indices and managing the existing product suite. Focused on developing solutions for a broad range of clients, the Multi-Asset Product Management team is responsible for the P&L of outcome-oriented index solutions such as managed volatility, options strategies, retirement, dynamic allocation, and liquid alternatives. This is an exciting opportunity to join a product team in a growth stage.
The Role The team is seeking a Director to support and promote our multi-asset indices for the Insurance Segment. Bringing relevant technical and product experience from working at an insurance carrier, structuring/QIS desk at a bank, or similar, the candidate will be responsible for developing new indices targeting Insurance products including, but not limited to, Fixed Indexed Annuities (FIAs), Indexed Universal Life (IULs), and Registered Indexed-Linked Annuities (RILAs). With a push-pull framework, this will be done by both generating new internal ideas pushed to the market, as well as proactively working on ideas coming from the market (clients, partners).
The role will also help develop, shape, and execute the insurance business strategy working with commercial teams. This is a highly technical role, but also requires effective communication and collaboration skills, and a commercial-focused mindset on maximizing P&L.
What's in it for you
Regular interaction with clients to develop new strategies and act as subject matter expert on methodologies
The opportunity to be a spokesperson for the world's most prominent and important multi-asset indices
High visibility to senior leaders within our organization and with our key clients
A challenging but rewarding role that requires collaboration with a wide range of internal teams and clients
Create product strategies, in particular development of multi-asset strategies for the indexed insurance market, develop product positioning, and help drive the commercial success of the multi-asset franchise
Partner with client coverage, channel management, and marketing teams to strengthen our relationships with clients
Be a subject matter expert on index methodologies
Promote our indices via client meetings, webinars, and conferences
Oversee the new index launch process
Collaborate with a wide range of internal teams including research & design, client experience, governance, index management and production group, and communications
Publish thought leadership including presentations, papers, blogs, index analysis, and commentary
What we're looking for
7+ years of experience working in the indexed insurance product ecosystem in a technical, product, or actuarial role, either at an insurance carrier or structured/QIS desk at an investment bank, or similar
Strong communication skills - written, verbal and presenting
Progress towards, or obtained the FSA or ASA designation
Undergraduate degree or equivalent in mathematics, finance, or a related field
Proven track record in product development and/or research
Strong analytical and quantitative skills as well as attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Entrepreneurial mindset with willingness to roll up the sleeves and execute
Preferred Skills and Experience
Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant field
Progress towards, or obtained a CFA charter
Programming skills (Python, R, Matlab)
Knowledge of analytical platforms such as FactSet, Capital IQ, Bloomberg, MSCI / Barra, or Axioma
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $160,000 to $210,000 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus. This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires .
About Company Statement: S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape. S&P Dow Jones Indices provides iconic and innovative index solutions, bringing transparency to global capital markets.
Equal Opportunity Employer S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
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