We are looking for a Product Manager to support a leading global investment management firm that work with institutional investors, financial intermediaries and private clients across major global markets.
This team is responsible for designing, developing and managing the firm's global lineup of investment services and products, while considering our clients' evolving needs to identify new opportunities. You will interact with all areas of the client group, across the global Product Strategy & Development team and a vast part of the firm, including investment teams, legal and compliance, global fund administration, operations and risk. In addition, you will also be expected to support engagement with fund boards, regulators and clients. You will focus on the execution of PS&D’s initiatives for the global platform.
You will have the chance to shape and develop products. As part of the role, you will have to develop and maintain high level and detailed implementation plans for each initiative; schedule and lead implementation meetings; help define and assign project responsibilities to other members of the cross functional team; monitor progress against target dates and milestones; provide status updates to management; identify and help eliminate barriers to project success; and escalate issues, as needed.
You will also be required to support the development and syndication of term sheets or other materials that identify proposed terms for each product proposal; support the development of Board materials and presentations to articulate the finalized proposal of terms for each product proposal and rationale for each; consult/review client communications relating to product development, as a subject matter expert on the proposal to hand; support the maintenance of a comprehensive product calendar; support our UCITS [and AIF] platform; closely monitor trends; collaborate with key stakeholders and regional PS&D teams on product needs
You will also need to understand the services/products, distribution markets and channels, local regulations and the competitive landscape; support innovation discussions; support the ongoing review of the product platform and recommending products for rationalization and/or enhancements; monitor changes in product needs; develop tools to support and evidence decisions made; support the maintenance of group templates and policies and procedures; and support reporting of PS&D initiatives to various internal committees, fund boards and management company.
The ideal candidate should possess:
- 5 years of experience in investment management, with a focus on UCITS and product development
- Knowledge of regulatory and governance standards for UCITS
- Strong knowledge of investment management and financial markets
- The ability to collaborate with diverse teams and staff levels
- A degree in Finance/Economics or a related field
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to work effectively under pressure with multiple clients while adhering to tight deadlines
- Ability to use Microsoft Office and Salesforce
- Strong problem-solving and leadership skills
In return, you will be part of a team of passionate professionals who are dedicated to making a difference and driving success. You will have the chance to grow and develop, while making an impact on the firm's global platform.
To discuss further, please contact the Financial Services team at Venn Group.