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Associate, Digital Assets

ABOUT US: LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a commitment to excellen

ABOUT US:
LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a commitment to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It’s how we’ve contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years.
Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services – and our open-access model – we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.
LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG’s ticker symbol is LSEG.
OUR PEOPLE:
People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our culture of connecting, creating opportunity and delivering excellence shape how we think, how we do things and how we help our people fulfil their potential.
We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage teamwork, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels encouraged to fulfil their potential.
We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder – which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and interesting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise.
As a global organisation spanning 70 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with meaningful careers.
Role profile:
Enter role description, team description and department description:
The newly established Digital Assets team is responsible for defining LSEG’s Digital Assets strategy, identifying cross-divisional synergies, and executing the vision. In addition, they identify and assess opportunities to accelerate LSEG’s presence, including partnerships, and M&A. The team also facilitates and supports the operational cadence of Digital Assets at LSEG, as well as the development and assessment of commercial opportunities through to business case approval and funding.
The team engages with customers and the broader Digital Assets ecosystem to ensure that strategies are customer-centric and focused on solving client problems. The team collaborates closely with Marketing & Communications (including Government Relations and Regulatory Strategy) to inform the development of external messaging and advocacy work with regulators, associations, and the market.
As the Digital Assets strategy develops, the team will help upskill colleagues, organising learning series and providing subject matter expertise to supporting functions looking to develop their understanding of Digital Assets and its foundational building blocks.
The role will report to Senior Manager, Digital Assets and will support in the development of the strategy and operations of the Digital Assets team, as well as the ongoing tracking of performance against Digital Assets objectives and supporting initiatives.
The role will also work closely with Capital Markets, Post-Trade, and Data & Analytics business leadership, relevant functions, including Marketing and Comms, Talent, Finance, Legal and Regulation, Group Strategy and Group M&A.
Enter the key responsibilities of the role:
  • Support with articulation of LSEG’s Digital Assets strategy within the Group, with senior leadership, and externally
  • Review and refresh LSEG’s Digital Assets strategy as appropriate based on changing market, customer, and competitive dynamics
  • Partner with the Division’s business leaders and customers to define market opportunities, business strategies, and specific strategic initiatives in support of ExCo’s strategic objectives in Digital Assets
  • Canvas the market for partnership and/ or investment opportunities in Digital; support with the management of the Digital inorganic growth pipeline, including search and selection, in collaboration with business leadership, Group M&A and Group Strategy to support the execution of the Digital strategy
  • Maintain close working relationships with Digital Assets SteerCo, Working Group, and business leaders on an ongoing basis to assess the delivery and effectiveness of existing Digital Assets initiatives and develop new initiatives and approaches where necessary
  • Provide Digital Assets subject matter expertise and insights to ExCo, SteerCo, & Working Group
  • Depending on experience and skills, potential to own projects end-to-end
Enter the essential experience and skills required:
  • Passion for Digital Assets, Cryptocurrencies, DLT
  • Ability to think critically and creatively, delivering high quality analysis with strong strategic and commercial understanding
  • Ability to develop commercial strategies in collaboration with businesses and other key stakeholders in a dynamic, multinational environment
  • Excellent written, verbal interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with all organisational levels, including senior leadership
  • Excellent at building and managing relationships with a wide network of internal and external stakeholders, and the ability to influence at all organisational levels across divisions and functions
  • Excellent documentation skills and the ability to create high quality materials to facilitate decision making at the business leadership level
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, with a Master’s degree (MBA or equivalent) preferred but not essential
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose – driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth – in everything we do.
Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.
LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone’s race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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