Solutions Manager

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
03 Dec 2022
04 Dec 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

Solutions Manager:
The Corporate Risk and Investment Solutions (CRIS) team was formed in 2021 in order to maximise M&G's competitive advantage as both asset owner (Insurer) and asset manager. It has a broad remit to grow global insurance AUM through designing and delivering products/solutions for Defined Benefit pension schemes.

This includes:
  • Developing, marketing and implementing de-risking / covenant enhancement solutions involving insurance risk transfer for Defined Benefit pension schemes
  • Coordinating strategy, building and advising on suitable product, ensuring best in class client service and developing new and existing business

Due to ongoing success and a strong opportunity set, the team is adding headcount in a number of areas. This London based role is focused on supporting directors and senior stakeholders in developing and delivering excellent levels of client service for on-balance-sheet insurance products. The successful candidate will have a particular focus on client delivery, communications and internal stakeholder and project management. However, commensurate with their experience, skill set, and interests they will be involved in diverse projects and have the opportunity to shape the development of their role as products are launched and the team grows.

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Work closely with directors and senior stakeholders to develop strong relationships with clients, prospects and intermediaries and identify and design solutions
  • Respond to internal and external queries, manage expectations and communicate results
  • Ownership of the production of client deliverables, drafting internal papers and carrying out ad hoc analysis
  • Work closely with Investment, Finance, Risk, Legal and Operations teams to integrate commercial, pricing and structuring workstreams into all aspects of product development

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Motivated to develop an in-depth understanding of pension de-risking, insurance and investment solutions and innovations
  • Attention to detail and ability to produce high quality client deliverables
  • Ambitious and self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative/prioritise workload to strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, ability to understand & capture client needs and manage internal stakeholders
  • Good numeracy and analytical skills
  • Degree Educated.
  • Experience working in a client facing role, ideally in DB pensions, insurance or investments
  • Sponsorship of actuarial or CFA exams available

Recruiter Name: Amy Curtis
Location: London
Work Level: Experienced Colleague

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.
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