Product Development Consultant - 9 month FTC - £Exc + Bens
Our client, a boutique institutional asset manager with sustainability at the core of their investment offering has a newly created role within their experienced Product team for a Product Development Consultant. You will undertake Product Development and Management responsibilities across the firm’s equity and fixed income strategies.
Roles & Responsibilities
Work with the Investment and Business Development teams to develop and further enhance the range of sustainable fixed income and / or equity strategies or funds.
Project manage new share class launches, registrations and other fund developments to maximise distribution potential.
If applicable, working closely with other members of the product team, set up any new fund with the UCITS platform provider.
Work closely with the Legal team to create or amend legal documents associated with the relevant funds / strategies, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.
Undertake market research to ensure all products continue to be competitive.
Provide training to other teams across the business to outline the key characteristics of the products.
Experience & Qualifications
Ideally you will have a minimum of 4-7 years Product Development/Management experience within Asset Management.
Strong understanding of the market and investment theory.
In depth knowledge of UCITS regulatory requirements.
Deep knowledge of asset management industry and competitors.
Robust knowledge of ESG and Sustainable products.
Ideally some marketing or distribution experience.
Understanding of the relevant legal and regulatory considerations associated with launching new products across different markets and geographies.
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.