Real Estate Product Development Manager - contract

Recruiter
Meredith Brown Associates
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Excellent market rate
Posted
06 May 2022
Closes
05 Jun 2022
Ref
14793458
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Role & Responsibilities
  • Managing the design and delivery of Property product initiatives to agreed timescales and budgets, keeping key stakeholders aware of progress and highlighting matters for resolution as appropriate
  • Ensuring all product developments (including launches, amendments and closures) are innovative and drive clear customer outcomes, whilst being delivered in a compliant and timely way
  • Managing the definition, development and delivery of a strategy, ensuring products are launched and maintained according to the Product Lifecycle framework.
  • Undertaking regular analysis of customer, industry and regulatory activity, considering where strategic changes may be required to existing products and propositions. Driving forward necessary enhancements, developments and changes, providing business cases where necessary to justify expenditure and thereby ensuring the maintenance of a market leading product proposition
  • Developing close working relationships throughout the business, resolving barriers to the achievement of agreed business critical objectives either internally or externally with clients or intermediaries.


Skills & Experience Required
  • Experience and knowledge of product and proposition design, of strategy and of client needs within an asset manager and/or advisor or consultancy
  • Knowledge of the international asset management industry including investor types, distributional channels, the competitor landscape and an excellent technical knowledge of investment products is essential
  • Strong technical knowledge of pooled product structures including OEICs, UCITS and non-UCITS structures across a range of domiciles. Industry awareness of the changing regulatory framework, central clearing, forthcoming UCITS changes, etc. would be desirable
  • Knowledge of UK regulated Property Authorised Investment Funds is essential.
  • Previous experience in establishing, registering, operating and amending pooled funds in a variety of fund domiciles and jurisdictions
  • Commercial awareness of market dynamics, market evolution and of the competitive landscape to ensure products are well positioned
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills, ensuring all business areas are bought into the vision and are aligned in working to a common goal
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to negotiate at a senior level, both internally and externally, and to successfully influence meetings that may have senior stakeholders present
  • Excellent presentation skills including the ability to articulate and convey concepts and ideas to a senior audience in a clear and compelling manner
  • Must be delivery focused, with the ability to work with energy and pace, with a high level of resilience


Please note that, due to the volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted

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