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Senior Product Manager

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

City and County of the City of London, United Kingdom
Customer Service
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
The Senior Product Manager will work closely with stakeholders to pro-actively manage existing range of the product suite. The Senior Product Manager will also work closely with Product Strategy to develop products and service features that meet the needs of the global market by leveraging the manufacturing and distribution function.

Client Details

Large Asset Manager


The Team

The Product Development and Management team reports into the COO function and works closely with client facing teams, product strategy team, investment teams and other business areas.

The team is responsible for the detailed Feasibility Assessment of all new product proposals, sponsoring fund launches of complex new products and pro-active ongoing management of existing products including any product rationalisation initiatives.

The teams cover all products - collectives and client segregated mandates - across AI full range of investment capabilities, both within the liquid and illiquid space - Equity, Credit, Multi Asset, Real Assets and Solutions space


Support the Head of Product Development and Management in establishing the Product Management function

Work closely with GCS Market Intelligence team, GFS Investment Oversight team and Finance team to complete quarterly analysis of commercial aspects of product with a particular focus on AUMs, Flows, Performance and Profitability

Actively participate in annual product review cycle of regulated funds (oversight by Global Funds Services)

Present analyses of products and recommendations for changes (i.e. closures/ mergers/ restructures/ re-positioning, etc) at relevant committees which includes representation from GCS (sales and product strategy), Finance, and where relevant, CIO desks

Provide Client Facing teams with any insights / USPs gathered during the pro-active product analysis of existing products

In conjunction with Finance, drive product profitability analysis

Generate improvement ideas for existing products

Present, together with the Business Sponsor, Product Rationalisation / Change Proposals to the Idea and Feasibility Group and Global Client & Product Committee.

Work closely with Global Funds Services team to ensure that all Fund Board / ManCo related activity is factored in and captured in the detailed feasibility assessments of collectives

Own the completion and overall quality of Rationalisation / Change Feasibility Assessment documents for the liquid investment business (includes equities, credit, multi asset, and solutions)



Experience in product development and/or product management roles at asset management, consultants or associated financial service providers

Strong, demonstrable market knowledge

Demonstrate a strong analytical mindset

Strong product knowledge of liquid markets

Track record of successfully designing products as well as managing and culling products, including providing rationale and business case for recommendations

Excellent analytical skills

Strong relationship management skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work to tight deadlines

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

Job Offer

Permanent senior position

Reference: 210424220

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