Head of Strategy/Industry Initiatives for FIA Tech
New York, NY or Washington, DC Office
As the utility for the cleared derivatives industry, getting the most value for FIA Tech’s clients starts with building world-class technical solutions to address industry challenges. This requires working with exchanges, clearing firms, software vendors and buyside firms to adopt best practices, remediate data challenges and standardize technical and operational processes. To help with these efforts, FIA Tech has created a role of Head of Strategy & Industry Initiatives to oversee and manage industry-wide projects and change management for FIA Tech in partnership with our customers.
The role will work with our R&D, operations and client service teams on projects such as hitting our industry goal of 90% or more of brokerage settling fully STP and other initiatives related to improving industry practice via more effective use of our services. Industry benchmarking, metrics and league tables related to the use of our services will be managed by this new function, and the ideal candidate will understand how to use those metrics to work with the FIA Board and other senior management at customers to help firms improve their operations.
A key aspect of the role will be to help FIA Tech execute on its mission to bring innovation to the cleared derivatives industry including working with vendors, driving standardization of data and practices and conceiving of new services and utilities which can drive efficiency and reduce risk in the industry. To that end, The Head of Strategic Initiatives will represent FIA Tech on our Brokerage Advisory Committee and Product Strategy Advisory Committee.
The ideal candidate will have worked in industry in an operations leadership, change leadership or product capacity and have 10+ years of experience in futures and swaps clearing.
The role will be based in NY or Washington DC.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.