Location: London, Houston, Singapore
Grade: 15 (for internal purposes only)
The Role: S&P Global Platts’ Head of Global Trading Services (GTS) is responsible for leading Platts strategic relationships and partnerships with exchanges and trading services around the world.
The leader in this role is responsible for devising and driving Platts strategy regarding relationships with exchanges globally. This person also oversees the management of the global eWindow business, which underpins price assessment processes at the heart of the Platts commodity benchmark franchise. The Head of GTS partners across the organization to identify new expansion opportunities for GTS and coordinate the customer, content and product management activities required to expand benchmark impact and grow revenue.
GTS currently operates two lines of business – Trading Services and Licensing – with expectations of future growth and expansion. Trading Services provides electronic communication solutions around Platts assessment processes to Platts customers around the world with the flagship product being eWindow. Licensing engages and contracts with exchanges and other organizations wishing to leverage Platts’ IP for the purposes of creating cash settled derivatives and other products facilitating trade and risk management in global markets.
Both Trading Services and Licensing are key to supporting and driving value from existing benchmarks and are critical to the success of new ones. The pan-regional and cross-sector nature of our work means that GTS operates in all Platts regions and supports activities of customer trading teams, Platts editors and product management in all sectors. This role will set the tone from the top to drive a culture of accountability, excellence and delivery.
Team: Manage a global team of 15+ individuals located in Singapore, London & Houston with possible expansion in additional locations including India and/or Philippines.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Functional and Business Knowledge
Understand the strategic goals for S&P Global Platts as well as cross-functional strategic imperatives that are relevant to the effective running and expansion strategy of Global Trading Services. Have a strong working knowledge of the mechanisms underlying the trading of physical commodities as well extensive experience with the trading, clearing and financial settlement of commodity derivatives. Need to understand the interplay between the physical and financial markets and roles of price reporting agencies and exchanges in that ecosystem from both a customer (trader and broker) and partner (exchange) perspective.
Ability to influence and operate within a matrixed, global environment within S&P Global Platts.
Ability to interact and negotiate with Executives across Exchanges and other third parties; Head of GTS will lead interactions, communications and negotiations with Exchanges around the world and requires the ability, confidence and knowledge to interact with Exchange personnel at every level
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $145,000 to $307,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .
At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.
S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit .
S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy (“the Policy”) that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy’s requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.
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Job ID: 267207
Posted On: 2021-11-10
Location: Houston, Texas, United States