Principal Responsibilities

  • Establish and develop the ETF capital markets operating model at MFS, including with respect to staffing, governance and process; coordinate with key stakeholders on the integration and alignment to the overall MFS operating model.
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders on the buildout of technology solutions required to support the ETF operating model and product growth, including software and integrations.
  • Manage internal ETF Capital Markets efforts, including: the buildout of investments and trading capabilities and process; coordination of invest, trade, create and redeem activities; internal and external oversight and monitoring procedures.
  • Manage external partnerships and relationships across the ETF capital markets ecosystem, including Authorized Participants (APs), Market Makers, Exchanges, third-party technology and data vendors.
  • Coordinate with investment teams on ETF portfolio management and basket creation/redemption.
  • Coordinate with internal and external trading teams on efficient liquidity management and trading practices.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including distribution teams, on internal ETF education efforts.
  • Coordinate with product teams on ETF product development, including: competitive analysis; initial seed strategy; listing venue, AP and market maker selection and onboarding process.
  • Create internal ETF Capital Markets KPIs, market commentary and business communications for internal distribution; contribute to the production of relevant markets and business external communications.
  • Represent MFS ETFs at industry conferences and events, including for the purpose of guiding MFS on market structure and liquidity evolution.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 15+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Deep ETF subject matter expertise in portfolio management, trading and market structure.
  • Subject matter expertise across global asset classes, including Equities, Fixed Income and FX.
  • Proven leadership experience in building and managing various aspects of an ETF business.
  • Strong industry relationships with the ETF capital markets ecosystem.
  • Strong analytical skills and decision-making capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with experience in a collaborative, team-based, results-oriented environment.
  • Motivated, entrepreneurial mindset with impeccable ethical standards.\

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