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Bloomberg is a leading provider of financial benchmarks and custom index services. Bloomberg indices are used as the basis of investment products and for benchmarking portfolio performance. The Bloomberg terminal and Bloomberg media enable the global investment community to interact with Bloomberg indices.
What's the Role? The role will focus on supporting and growing our Fixed Income ESG and Sustainable index offering. You'll be joining an established and highly motivated index product team that sits within our Core Financial Product division, and be working on an essential area of growth and innovation for our business.
Key responsibilities for the role will include:
Providing input and supporting the development of new climate, ESG, sustainable, and related benchmark offerings, including researching, constructing, and commercializing new index families
Supporting clients globally to help them successfully build new ESG funds and products using our indices
Collaborating with research teams, our Bloomberg ESG group, Bloomberg NEF and other partners on identifying and meeting new market opportunities
Communicating both internally and externally to broaden awareness of Bloomberg ESG index initiatives
Identifying opportunities to drive integration of our fixed income ESG indices with Bloomberg terminal analytics and reporting tools to create new opportunities
Regarding domain expertise, you'll have deep knowledge of fixed income, across both analytics and asset classes, index construction, the index industry and the asset management industry. You will most probably have acquired this knowledge whilst working at an index provider or asset manager.
You'll also have a strong understanding of the market for ESG and Sustainable Investing. This includes an understanding of market trends, evolving regulations and developments (e.g. the EU taxonomy), and-ideally-experience with the day-to-day workflow of ESG portfolio managers/analysts.
You'll be expected to influence product vision and then execute on that vision. You'll be comfortable in working with large data sets and have a talent in extracting meaningful intelligence to drive innovation and product direction. You'll also have great interpersonal skills. You'll be someone with the ability to approach challenges with creativity and enthusiasm; someone who has the courage to take positions advocating change and then deliver. This is a role with very high visibility within the organization and the investment community.
We'll trust you to:
Support our index business across portfolio management, risk and attribution and product development teams
Play a key role in the governance and evolution of the fixed income family
Develop new ETF and customized benchmarks
Contribute meaningfully to the analysis, evaluation and product vision of the index product offering
Communicate product vision and build consensus among senior leadership team
Assess client needs and translate them into index-based solutions
You'll need to have:
Deep knowledge of fixed income data (e.g., asset classes, analytics and classifications), fixed income markets and the fixed income index industry
Deep understanding of day-to-day governance determinations on index events
Hands-on product experience from an index background
Proven track record in fixed income benchmark development
Ability to develop thorough, integrated, commercially sound product plans
Highly numerate, with excellent analytical capabilities working on bond and index analytics
Understanding of investment process, portfolio theory, and financial markets
Excellent communication and negotiation skills, capable of building enthusiastic support for new ideas
Excellent industry relationships across the asset management community
7+ years of index industry, or equivalent, experience
A strong academic background in analytical/technical qualifications e.g., Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or Statistics
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.