IHS Markit Product Director, MarkitSERV in Singapore, Singapore

About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Department overview:

MarkitSERV provide trade processing and workflow solutions to support all participants in OTC trading. By simplifying and automating trade processing across major risk asset classes, MarkitSERV reduces operational risk, streamlines workflow and improves trading certainty in OTC derivatives markets.

MarkitSERV supports over 2000 clients and comprises over 500 people globally as part of the Financial Markets Division of IHS Markit.

MarkitSERV in Asia has an exciting to build on mature businesses in Japan, HK, Singapore and Australia and drive growth in Emerging financial centres such as China, India and Thailand. It accounts for 20% of global revenues and supports 500+ clients.

Position summary

This Director-level position leads product management, market structure and industry engagement across the region. The focus is on Interest-Rate, Credit and FX OTC markets. Manage a team of up to 7 people in Singapore, HK and Australia.

Duties & accountabilities

Drive industry engagement for OTC Derivatives in MarkitServ across rates, credit, equity and FX

Key contributor to global team on platform and commercial strategies

Ensure pricing and positioning for our global platforms is appropriate to drive growth in region

Accountable for smooth day to day operation of the product suite across asset class, platform and geography

Work directly with Product Strategy and Product Development to maximise opportunities in new markets

Partner Heads of Operations and Technology to ensure effective operating model across region and ensure highest levels of client service

Own relationships with HKMA, MAS and ASIC and anticipate regulatory change

Join a regional management team including Product Strategy/Innovation, Japan Head, FX Enterprise Head, China Head, Sales Head

Support sales, business development and client management to drive adoption of new services

Partner account management on senior accounts both domestic and international regions to ensure highest levels of client service

Business competencies

Education and experience

10 years + financial markets experience

Financial or technology academic qualifications preferred

Must have strong existing relationships with industry and preferably regulators/industry bodies

Must have experience across multiple markets and geographies

Commercial awareness

Awareness of full-cycle value proposition and costing

Strong awarenss of competitive landscape in post-trade deriviatives

Management requirements

Experience managing small talented teams

Remote management essential

Personal competencies

Personal impact

Very strong influencer of internal and external stakeholders

Ability to operate in a complex matrix


Very strong oral and written reasoning and influencing

Comfortable to listen and engage global leaders in other regions


Lead from the front a small team of talented people upto VP level

Partner and influence regional management team of 6

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