Product Specialist

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Equilend Holdings LLC
  • 16 Jul 18 2018-07-16

EquiLend is seeking a Product Specialist to work with our clients to develop a strong understanding of their business needs and then tailor specific solutions to improve the efficiency, market coverage and effectiveness of each client's securities borrowing or lending operation.

Product Specialist Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Post Trade Product Owner to outline business requirements and support prioritization decisions
  • Run client workshops designed to promote adoption of platform functions
  • Form relationships with clients to maintain a high quality of service
  • Train clients on new and existing functions
  • Participate in business planning and development meetings on a regular basis
  • Meet regularly with clients to review use of the platform and discuss opportunities for increasing flow through the platform
  • Provide day to day support on client requests and questions
  • Assist Application Support team with production implementation onboarding, issues and inquiries during initial release phase

Product Specialist Requirements     

  • College degree required, preferably in Business Administration or Finance 
  • 10+ years of experience in the financial services industry
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; able to handle complex information with accuracy and intense attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Experienced in facilitating discussions with clients and internal teams
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively with all levels and across all areas of an organization
  • Good judgment, high ethical standards and a strong work ethic are a must
  • Knowledge of securities finance or capital markets is highly regarded