Product Manager

Job Purpose:

A member of the Asia Product team supporting the achievement of the team’s key objectives of :

  • Delivering new investment strategies/Product Solutions for LMGD’s cross-border and Singapore fund platforms
  • Identifying and acting on information to improve the attractiveness and efficiency of the product offer via amendment, merger or rationalisation
  • Ensuring implementation of product-related initiatives is timely and well executed across the business
  • Keeping abreast of commercial and regulatory developments and interpreting them into meaningful and compelling proposals
  • Contributing to the growth and evolvement of the business through the coordination of regional strategic business initiatives.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate various Product and business initiatives to drive the growth of the business
  • Keep abreast of product trends in the investment industry through regular market and competitor analysis and identify opportunities for Product solutions
  • Partner with the LM business including sales, affiliates and marketing teams to identify product development opportunities with new and existing efforts
  • Ownership and responsibility for the development of new products and initiatives, including but not limited to, fund creation, fund launches, repositions and strategic changes
  • Support the product lifecycle process. Includes communication of new product launches and changes to business stakeholders, as well as coordination with the Legal Administration team with regards to prospectus updates and fund registration across Asia markets
  • Respond to product related enquiries from various areas of the business.

Skills and Qualifications:

Technical

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in one or more aspects of product development and mutual fund range management, including managing multiple activities simultaneously (e.g. product development, client solution orientated, product-based project management and business coordination)
  • Technical knowledge of pooled fund structures including UCITs and non-UCITS across a range of domiciles, with knowledge of Singapore and Ireland most relevant
  • An understanding of regulations governing mutual funds offering in Asia jurisdictions, particularly of Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and Korea
  • An understanding of investment management, regulatory, tax and operational requirements relating to product design and commercial success
  • Experience dealing with Institutional Sales/Distribution teams and investment teams to solve client solutions from a product perspective
  • An understanding of the end-to end product lifecycle process
  • Broad based knowledge of entire asset class spectrum desirable, including equities, fixed income, alternatives and ETFs
  • Knowledge of use of Morningstar and Bloomberg is helpful

Personal Skills

  • Proactive approach to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Lateral thinker and self-starter
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to articulate product ideas appropriate for the intended audience
  • Ability to build and retain strong effective relationships with key stakeholders and partners across the business at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills to deliver projects within a large, complex, cross functional environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Analytical skills, with good attention to detail
  • Good team player who thrives in a collaborative environment and is also able to work well independently and build relationships
  • Commercial acumen
  • Able to proactively identify the needs and manage the expectations of internal clients including sales, client service, marketing and affiliates
  • Numerate and commercially aware; target and results focused

Education

  • Degree educated, industry/ professional qualifications helpful e.g. CMFAS, CFA etc.

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  • Experience 5-7 Years
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  • Specialism Brokers / Consulting
  • Address 100 International Drive Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1099 United States
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