Product Development Manager - Asset Management
Meraki Talent' client is currently looking to hire an experienced Product Development Manager into their team in London. Our client is a prestigious Global Asset Management organisation which has a strong UK presence and increasingly international outlook, reach and client base. Reporting directly into the Head of EMEA Product Development this is a newly created role which has arisen at a fascinating time in the firm's development.
As a Product Development Manager, you will be putting the client at the heart of everything you do; designing and developing products which have specific consumer outcomes in mind. You will be balancing risk with timely delivery and professionally guiding products through the gateways designed to take funds through their natural lifecycle.
Key responsibilities within the role:
- Maintain and develop knowledge of key areas such as client understanding, marketing opportunities, operational capabilities and fund management capabilities
- Full end to end product development lifecycle from idea evaluation, to design, to implementation and post-implementation review
- Act as a senior individual contributor who is actively involved in setting the agenda for product, vehicle and asset class strategy
- Ensure all proposals have sign off from relevant boards and committees prior to implementation
For this role my client is seeking an experienced Product Development professional from an Asset Management background. Experience in both open ended funds is essential as is a strong knowledge of the regulatory environment for investment products. It is expected the individual will be of graduate calibre and ideally hold IMC of CFA Level 1.