Head of Fund Connect APAC, VP

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • State Street
  • 11 Dec 18

Head of Fund Connect APAC, VP


Business development professional to establish an operating model for the effective distribution of the Fund Connect money market fund portal to a wide range of clients.

This role requires an individual with expertise in the mutual fund industry, high levels of attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage a workload spanning product development, project management, sales and client services,

Some travel will be necessary within APAC and the candidate will be expected to demonstrate initiative, energy and superior networking skills to establish themselves across the State Street organisation.

Product specific skills

  • Highly technically literate with experience of complex system architecture and integration through API's, SFTP and SWIFT.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the operations of custodial banks, Prime Brokers and Fund Administrators.
  • Expertise in selling either trading/accounting technology solutions or a range of cash management instruments (including Time Deposits, CP, Repo, MMFs and Separately Managed Accounts) to a wide variety of organisations including Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Pension & Insurance Companies and Multi-National Corporates.
  • Familiarity with the MMF industry, mutual funds, banking regulations and collateral management rules.

Role specific skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the sales process including pitching, fee negotiations, legal contracts and on-boarding.
  • Demonstrable track record delivering outstanding client service in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels with external/internal clients and service providers.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and prioritise workload effectively.

Other requirements

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Appropriate professional licences for Hong Kong.
  • Technical aptitude with wide range of industry and bespoke software.
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.