Governance & Administration Officer, Indices at Kaiko

Posted on: 05/28/2022

Location: London, United Kingdom (ON-SITE)

full time

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Tags: jupyter sql python blockchain

Kaiko Indices, a subsidiary company of Kaiko, aims at providing the traditional and digital markets with robust and reliable rates & indices, based on high integrity data. Kaiko Indices is committed to the highest level of transparency in the computation of our products; we have developed tools and methodologies to measure clear industry pulses. In line with our standard of index administration, Kaiko Indices uses various committees to constitute both effective governance and oversight of our benchmarks. We’re looking for an Index Administration Officer based in either Paris or London to be responsible for implementing and overseeing our products governance and control framework for all benchmark families under administration. This will involve working closely with the firm’s management, product and technology development functions. This role would allow the successful candidate to work in the heart of an integral part of the wider cryptocurrency ecosystem and drive data standards for the integration of cryptocurrency into the investment portfolios of institutions, corporations and individuals. The Challenge: -------------- * Chair the Regulatory & Compliance Working Group: set the administrator’s agenda, drive the resolution of issues and the execution of fundamental reviews, hold committee members accountable to ensure productive participation and contribution in compliance with the IOSCO Principles and the EU Benchmark Regulation. * Participate as voting member to all index Product and Operational committees. * Attende all contributors’ performance review meetings to monitor and challenge compliance with their code of conduct. * Draft Index Administration policies, procedures and other required documentation. * Be the point of contact with Regulatory Authorities such as the AMF or the FCA and ensure alignment of our index administration policies with authorities requirements. * Collaborate with the firm’s technology development team to specify the build of new technology tools and infrastructure to facilitate index administration. About You: ---------- * 3 years experience in index administration and compliance, implementing policies and processes driven by BMR * Experience gained within an index provider, asset management firm or bank * Strong written and graphical communication including an ability to articulate data concepts in both English and French * Understanding of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is a plus * Knowledge of data software - EXCEL, SQL, Python, Jupyter Notebooks What we offer: -------------- * An attractive compensation package * An entrepreneurial environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibilities. * Opportunity to work with an internationally diverse team. * The hardware of your choice to help you deliver your best work. * Good perks (remote friendly, multiple team events and staff surprises). Talent Acquisition Process: --------------------------- * Interview with the Talent Acquisition Manager * Call with the Hiring Manager * Case study * Cross team interviews with 2-3 team members Interested? Write a short letter to tell us why you’d be a good fit for this opportunity and why you’d like to join Kaiko. Please send your letter, along with your CV. As our working language is English, we would appreciate it if you send us your application and accompanying documents in English. Diversity & Inclusion: ---------------------- At Kaiko, we believe in the diversity of thought because we appreciate that this makes us stronger. Therefore, we encourage applications from everyone who can offer their unique experience to our collective achievements.