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ETF Fixed Income Capital Markets Specialist

T. Rowe Price
Published
February 16, 2021
Location
100 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland
Job Type

Description

ETFs are a focus area for T. Rowe Price and an area of rapid innovation and growth for the firm.  The Fixed Income Capital Markets Specialist is part of the ETF team within T. Rowe Price and will report to the Head of Capital Markets.  The primary purpose of this role will be to develop Fixed Income ETF capabilities using specialized Fixed Income knowledge and experience, and to integrate throughout the firm.

 

Job Responsibilities:

    • Build connectivity with fixed income broker/dealer trading desks, sales, research, and market makers to expand T. Rowe Price ETF product distribution and utilization
    • Champion T. Rowe Price ETFs across the organization and with key external partners
    • Develop partnerships and strengthen cross-collaboration opportunities across investment divisions
    • Develop and contribute to the build out of new tools and processes to monitor performance of fixed income ETFs and identify future capabilities
    • Establish relationships and act as fixed income ambassador with partners in the ETF capital markets ecosystem, including authorized participants, market makers and exchanges
    • Engage with product development associates throughout T. Rowe Price to assist in the development process and launch of fixed income ETFs
    • Engage and develop relationships with bond trading platforms to ensure market access for T. Rowe Price ETFs
    • Manage relationships with vendors pursuant to pricing and trading data
    • Partner with the ETF Specialist Team and Global Distribution to handle client inquiries related to fixed income ETFs
    • Build engagement plan and processes with fixed income liquidity providers
    • Document key functions and best practices for T. Rowe Price fixed income ETFs including the development of a comprehensive procedure manual
    • Develop reporting capabilities to capture fixed income ETF activity and competitive analysis.
    • Provide market surveillance by monitoring day-to-day market quality of fixed income ETF products
    • Lead internal education efforts on Fixed Income ETFs
    • Work with internal partners to create educational materials
    • Participate in client and industry events and conferences to promote Fixed Income ETFs

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 8 years work experience with relevant ETF experience including a minimum of 3 years of Fixed Income ETF  experience
    • An advanced degree (e.g. MBA) or professional designation (e.g. CFA) is preferred but not required
    • Series 7 and 63 required (or ability to attain within 3 months of hire)
    • Strong knowledge of ETFs and the ETF capital market ecosystem including competing investment vehicles
    • Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally; influence and collaborate effectively
    • Experience with fixed income instruments and the broader fixed income market ecosystem
    • Strong written, verbal and communication skills and ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organization and externally
    • Demonstrated knowledge of trading techniques, tools, and processes
    • Strong technical skills (Excel, working knowledge and familiarity with Bloomberg)
    • Demonstrated ability to operate in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to drive results and operate independently
    • Limited Travel (<25%)

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