Equity Index Product Manager: Smart Beta, Factor based Indices
Posted on Jan 14, 2021 by Optima Connections
Tags: Product Management, Equities, Benchmark, Portfolio Construction, Portfolio Management, Fund Management, Asset management, Performance Attribution, Indices, Indexes, ETF, Smart Beta, Product Manager, Director, Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Strategy, Research.
Excellent opportunity within this financial firm experiencing unprecedented growth within product management as a senior member working on Equities, Smart Beta Indexes in particular Factor based Indexes. The product management team are responsible for devising the road map of how the index products and services are going to evolve to meet the demands of the EMEA client base, both new and existing, globally eg product strategy, commercial policies etc.
This individual will lead the product strategy, positioning and growth of a suite of products to include market cap weighted, ETFs across primarily equities and some Fixed Income products. You will drive the business proposition and define and execute product strategy and roadmap. Working with both external and internal stakeholders to manage the product life cycle, (go to market, revenue, analysis, target segments, marketing), and collaboration with research, development, data management and governance to define requirements.
You will be an effective communicator and with a good technical understanding of Equities and Index products with both market and technical knowledge of Smart Beta Indexes in particular Factor based Indexes. You will be comfortable with numbers with a strong client focus and service mind-set. You must be able to organise and prioritise multiple projects under tight deadlines. With an understanding of the investment management market place and clients in particular passive investment products, technical product knowledge eg. portfolio construction, performance attribution, benchmarking across asset classes, you will have a demonstrable record of product revenue success and relevant industry experience.