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IHS Markit

Associate Director, Fixed Income Pricing

Department overview:

IHS Markit's Evaluated Bond service covers all major countries and currencies throughout Europe and North America and is expanding aggressively in the Asia Pacific markets. Our mission is to provide our clients with the highest quality of market data that can be used to support multiple business processes. IHS Markit's next generation evaluation models provide unparalleled transparency to the market place. 

Position summary

Fixed Income Pricing Team Lead. This position will be for someone with a good understanding of how fixed income instruments are priced with special focus on corporate, government bonds and ABS products. The successful candidate will be expected to build and lead a pricing and reference data team focused on North Asian credit markets including Malaysia. Operational tasks such as pricing operations, building reference data, customer support, and QA will also be part of this role. VBA/SQL programming is also required to help develop and further enhance existing systems.

Duties & accountabilities

To build and lead a pricing and reference data team focused on North Asian credit markets including Malaysia

Responsible for accurately pricing various sectors of the APAC fixed income market using proprietary models

Perform credit spread analysis and dealers quote research

Analysis of primary and secondary markets

Maintain existing pricing models as well as increase sector coverage

Assist and support all bond pricing/fixed income related projects

Manage client challenges and general customer support

Interact and communicate both internally and externally in a professional and timely manner

Business competencies

Education and experience

BA degree in Finance or Economics.

Fixed income knowledge & experience; Possess solid understanding of fixed income instruments and 8-13 years of related experience.

Monitor market movements; Ability to monitor both macro and micro credit events and apply to daily work flow

Strong technical skills; Microsoft Visual Basic and SQL are required

Client/Customer support; Previous client interaction is essential

Structured Finance/Loans knowledge or experience would be considered favourably for business purposes.

Commercial awareness

Able to successfully navigate needs of a busy organization; keep to tight deadlines and being service oriented

Management requirements

Strong management and leadership qualities with a minimum 5 years of people management experience

Personal competencies

Personal impact

Service-minded, professional, friendly, punctual, courteous

Strong analytical and mathematical skills

Excellent attention to detail, both numerically and in written material

Display energy, drive and stamina

Open minded, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations

Must have a self-starting, driven, assertive and positive attitude

Highly motivated and confident


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Comfortable dealing with clients of all levels of seniority

Strong presentational skills, both verbal and written

Fluency in spoken and written Japanese and Chinese would be considered favourably for business purposes


Team player and willing to progress in a rapidly growing/changing environment with strong leadership qualities

Able to adjust to shifting priorities

Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Able to own tasks and deliver as part of a team

Company overview

IHS Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. For further information, please see


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please  contact  or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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