Asset Management Division, Public Capital Markets/Product Development, Associate/VP - London

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jan 2022
Closes
06 Feb 2022
Ref
13379093
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
YOUR IMPACT
Are you passionate about asset management products? Can you see yourself in a fast-paced, international team environment, working on the design and development of fund products for sale across a diverse international client base?
We are currently looking for a driven and detail-oriented product development professional who is seeking to use their creative and technical skills and ideas to join our London Public Capital Markets (PCM) team within our Asset Management Division.
OUR IMPACT
Within the Asset Management division, we seek to provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. We work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and to provide them with a diverse offering of product solutions. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, providing the support and resources to ensure your success.

This role resides in the Public Capital Markets (PCM) team within International Client Business. PCM is responsible for facilitating product sales through product development, technical sales support, and delivery of market context and competitive insights to the International Client Business sales teams and intermediary clients serving retail, higher-net-worth, corporate retirement plans, and some direct institutional investors.

We are looking for an Associate/VP to join the London team.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Participating in end to end product design, development and launch process.
  • Partnering with key stakeholder groups to develop new product ideas from both an investment and client perspective and convert them into effective products that seek to address clients' objectives.
  • Developing new product proposals for senior management, relevant internal committee and Board reviews.
  • Technical project management of new product design and structuring, changes to existing funds as well as analysis and implementation of other product initiatives (working with other teams including Investment Teams, Client Business, Legal, Tax, Compliance, Fund Services, Finance, Operations)
  • Participation in ongoing range management exercises to ensure product range remains competitive and in compliance with latest regulations.
  • Keeping abreast of major developments in the industry (i.e. regulations, tax, competition, etc.) that create new opportunities or challenges to our business.
  • Ongoing assessment and communication of product competitive positioning

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Preference for degree level education (or equivalent).
  • CFA studies beneficial but not essential.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience spent in a product development role focused on product design and structuring of funds domiciled in Luxembourg and Ireland. Experience with alternative products, including ELTIFs, would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of the European funds industry (e.g. markets, competitors) and regulatory environment (e.g. UCITS, AIFMD, ELTIF regulation).
  • Knowledge of how ESG considerations may be incorporated into investment processes and products as well as latest related European regulations, e.g. SFDR and Taxonomy.
  • Familiarity with different asset classes.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills; ability to work under pressure and to meet multiple demanding deadlines.
  • Creative, innovative, attention to detail and proactive.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers .

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https:// www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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