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FactSet Research Systems Director, CTS Content Product Strategy (R8989) in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Director of Risk Strategy, Risk and Quantitative Analytics Business LineLocation: GlobalFactSet is looking to fill the position of Director, Global Head of Risk Strategy. The Head of Risk Strategy defines and facilitates Business Growth and Development of the Designated Risk Products, including FactSet Multi-asset Class Risk Models, Unified Risk Platform and Third-party Risk Models relationships.This role objective is to understand and translate the FactSet overall business goals into an elaborate strategy and execution roadmap for the all Risk products owned. You will be the authority on the direction of the product suite and workflow, following FactSet strategic directions, defining the future of products and solutions within their mandate through a clear product vision and roadmap, transparent prioritization of work and a concise go-to-market plan. You will be the expert in client workflows, solutions and needs, keep a very close relationship with key clients and collaborate with Sales, Support, Product Development, Engineering, Research, and Marketing on an on-going basis to effectively manage the business, drive product development and innovation, and create a powerful brand within our industry.As FactSet is expanding into new risk areas and services through time you will be mandated to build and manage a small team of Strategy Professionals.Responsibilities1. Define and facilitate Business Growth of the Designated Products, including business planning and its execution. Facilitate the implementation and execution of the Annual Subscription Value Growth plans by owning the Products Strategy, Sponsorship of Strategic Projects and Flagship Accounts, Product Backlog prioritization and approaches for the go-to-market plans.2. Define new domains, markets and segments targets for the risk product offering suit and direct product development. Define, set and communicate the product market strategy for internal and external stakeholders3. Create and execute a go-to-market plan for all new product releases and major product updates4. Own the Product Backlog and prioritization process within the context of the Strategic Product Roadmap5. Owns, drives and develops the relationships with FDS 3rd Party Risk Partners and Risk Data Vendors6. Represent Factset as Project Sponsor for Strategic Projects and Client flagship accounts7. Collaborate with Sales Specialists Group, Product Development, Engineering, Research, and Marketing to ensure successful business growth execution8. Frequent travel to meet prospects and clients and stay abreast with latest industry dynamics. Regular travel to Risk and Quantitative Analytics locations to collaborate with Quant Researchers and PD and SE Teams;9. Build and manage a highly performing team of Risk Strategists to drive the growth of the business areaQualificationsBachelor's degree required (focus on accounting, business or finance preferred), Master's degree and/or CFA designation is a strong advantageDeep domain knowledge in the Risk space and min 7 years of experience in the domainExisting understanding of client workflows and risk management processes is required; Knowledge on FDS Risk product suite and how it meets their current and future needs is a plusQuantitative Risk knowledge is a strong plusAbility to enter new complex areas and domains and fast learnings skillsStrong communication and collaboration skills with internal stakeholders, partners and clients is a mustAbility to negotiate and lead partnerships to mutually beneficial outcomes.Proven ability to anticipate business needs and prioritiesExcellent presentation skillsAbility and motivation to work in a complex, dynamic and demandi ng environmentDesire to obtain management capabilities and lead a small team of strategy professionals in expanding the FactSet into the areas of Credit, Liquidity and Long-term event risksDesire to learns, adapt and embrace challengesPrior experience working closely with global Product Development, Engineering and Quality Assurance teams is a plus.FactSet is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityVEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the stateThe EEO is the Law poster is available here.FactSet Research Systems Inc. endeavors to make our website accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Jennifer Passeck, Lead Recruiting Specialist, Human Resources at +1 (203) 810-2472 or Opportunity Employment PolicyIt is the policy of FactSet Research Systems Inc. ("FactSet") to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, pregnancy, military or military reserve obligations, or any other class or statu