Job Title: Product Lead (Commercial) – Collateral Products

Job Purpose

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Product Lead from the capital markets Collateral space who is passionate about building products that clients love. As a Product Lead, you will be responsible for driving product focus & collaboration with a constant focus to deliver on the organisational Objectives and Key Results. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.


Master’s Degree (PMP)

Key Accountabilities

● Understand the market, the industry, the client experience, and the product, and champion our users to craft product strategies, and generate new ideas that will improve client experience & drive long-term growth.

● Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding, represent the company at industry events & clients to understand the market landscape and solicit inputs on products and services.

● Collect and analyse a wide range of inputs to identify opportunities, ensuring you are always working on the most impactful aspects by defining and measuring your OKRs.

● Own the product lifecycle in your product area through ideation, prototyping, development, launch and iteration of new capabilities and features.

● Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes, scope and prioritise activities based on business and client impact, work closely with business development, engineering & operations teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources.

● Work with and through fun-loving, talented, and committed cross-functional team members across product, design, sales, marketing, engineering, operations, etc.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills

● At least 7 years of experience as a Sr. Product Manager or Product Lead with a proven record of delivering products with a significant business impact.

● Experience in financial services or Fintech – preferably in the capital markets Collateral Management space including:

● Knowledge of Custodians, Tri-parties, Clearing Institutions, Central Counterparty Clearing House (CCPs)

● Knowledge of eligibility & optimisation of collateral

● Knowledge of SWIFT, CREST, Clearstream, and Euroclear among others desirable. Familiarity with the settlement venues is desirable

● Understanding of derivatives/clearing post-execution processing

● Good understanding of the market forces at work – incumbents, competitors, emerging technologies, digital landscape, changing business models, regulatory & legal framework, geopolitics – impacting the financial markets

● Passionate about building great client experiences by seeking a deep understanding of user needs and turning insights into compelling solutions.

● Possess excellent analytical skills and experience in working both with qualitative insights and quantitative data to drive product decisions.

● Experience in data analytics & modelling, visual design and reporting information in non-technical terms.

● Exhibit strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll your sleeves up to deliver & a proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.

● Experience and knowledge with rapid and iterative software development methodologies

● Have experience in collaborating with engineers, designers, and other partners to build, ship and iterate market leading propositions.

● Post Graduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred.

About Baton Systems

Baton Systems is the global FinTech company that’s taking a fresh approach to post-trade processing. Digitally transforming the industry’s critical market infrastructure with innovative, blockchain-inspired solutions, we empower banks to take control and address the most critical risk, capital and liquidity issues impacting post-trade today.

About Baton People

Our team of smart, energised and passionate people are at the forefront of the revolution now taking place across the entire post-trade process. Founded in 2016 by Silicon Valley technologists and capital market specialists, Baton continues to attract exceptional talent. To learn more about our leadership team click here

Job Category: Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chennai
Additional Skills: Management
No. of Position: 1

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