The Capital Markets Team is responsible for:

  • Improve ETF Trading Outcomes – working with ETF Market Makers, trading firms and Authorised Participants to ensure efficient creation and redemption activity and support for secondary market trading of Vanguard ETFs.
  • Providing Trading Analysis and Insights – advising investors on market context and the most efficient trading strategies to reduce their cost of trading.
  • Protecting Product Health – collaborating with internal teams to support product launches and increase overall product attractiveness.
  • Influencing ETF Market Structure – partnering with industry working groups and collaborate with policy makers to promote ETF usage and improve the ETF trading experience.

In this role, you will:

  • Support an efficient Primary Market trading environment by serving Authorised Participants wishing to create or redeem in Vanguard UCITS ETFs and
  • Collaborate with internal partners to reduce risk and improve efficiency and scalability of the Global ETF Management systems.
  • Monitor and analyze secondary market activity and develop strategies to reduce frictions in the ETF market.
  • Produce quantitative and qualitative analysis that deliver insights to internal sales teams and support investor trading and execution outcomes.
  • Develop strong partnerships with key Market Making and other ETF trading firms.
  • Develop and maintain close partnerships with distribution teams and provide ETF trading expertise to clients.
  • Participate in Fund launch projects as well as support or lead on projects that improve trading efficiency for Vanguard ETFs.

What it takes:

  • Five years in the Financial Services industry. Investment management experience preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree in finance or economics or equivalent combination of training and experience required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial instruments and how they are traded, cleared, and settled.
  • Practical experience of handling trade flow/trade operations and experience of an order management system preferred.
  • Collaborative with a critical eye for detail
  • Comfortable in a fast paced, and at times, pressurised environment.
  • Able to communicate clearly and efficiently, share ideas and solve problems
  • Experience of using data visualization tools helpful (eg Tableau, Power BI)

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