Business Manager – Product – Ref: AB13667
Our client, a highly regarded Asset Manager is looking for an experienced Business Manager to provide managerial support in the day to day running of the Product function, including managing the relationship with key internal and external stakeholders as a central point of contact. In addition, the role will entail a broad range of product related project oversight in line with product governance review and approvals processes, planning, developing proposal documents and regular reporting to various governance forums. £Exc + bens & bonus.
Roles & Responsibilities
Act as key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders (including collaboration with other the firms UK and Global functions, ACD, Bank).
Represent the Product function at various committees and functional meetings (e.g. Product Governance Committee, Co-Manufacturing & Distribution Meeting, Joint Governance Committee, Investment Performance Committee) .
Draft, document and maintain the Product Governance framework (including policies, procedures, controls and process maps) .
Production and delivery of product analysis and project documentation.
Delivery of team reporting, including to various governance fora, and creation and ongoing production of relevant team MI including KPIs and KRIs (ensuring that all team related outputs are filed in a logical manner and retained in line with regulatory record keeping requirements).
Management and production of the Quarterly ManCom and Board Reporting.
Champion the investor throughout the end-to-end product management cycle, taking into consideration investor needs as part of product monitoring or product innovation.
Experience & Qualifications
Knowledge and experience in financial services/asset management (preferably product or fund accounting function).
Good leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships based on trust and collaborate effectively.
Exposure to Product Governance and the knowledge across the full Product lifecycle would be a distinct advantage.
Structured and process driven with excellent organisation skills. Ability to prioritise, manage expectations and work towards tight deadlines.
Strong analytical, problem solving skills and ability to communicate complex processes in a simplified logical manner.
Driven self-starter with ability to think critically.
Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.