Job Description

  • Specifically, this role holder will be focused on the analysis and implementation of ESG regulation across LGIM’s EU domiciled funds and, as required, supporting implementation of ESG regulation across LGIM’s UK funds. On the EU side a key deliverable will be managing a number of fund amendments to ensure LGIM’s EU funds are compliant with the upcoming ESMA ESG and Sustainability in fund naming regulation.
  • Product management. Lead and ensure each product and fund range is fully managed following launch through to the end of its lifecycle, adhering at all times to the Product Process Manual and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) requirements.
  • Project management. Scope and design implementation of regulatory change, and any associated product changes, using effective project management tools to identify and document key milestones and deliverables, capture actions and issues, run working groups and testing.
  • Product governance and compliance. Ensure implementation of compliant Product policies and procedures. Ensure team adherence to compliance, governance and risk policies and frameworks such that Product activities are carried out consistently with business ethics, values and stakeholder requirements at defined levels of risk.
  • Product reviews. Ensure processes are in place to regularly assess management and delivery of product risk, fund and thematic reviews. Establish arrangements to review on an ongoing basis the benefits realisation of regulated funds following their launch including continued meeting of customer needs.
  • Product technical support. As a fund domicile / vehicle / platform / asset class or change owner, direct and deliver product technical support on matters such as regulation, tax, customer channels, registrations, disclosures and operational items on both an on-going and project basis to manage existing products to meet the needs of customers.
  • Operational engagement. Ensure all relevant operational areas are both involved in decision making processes around new product launches, engaged on prioritisation and resourcing discussions, and also informed in advance of changes that affect their own and Product’s effectiveness or that will require significant input.
  • Competitors and industry. Review analysis of customer, industry and regulatory activity to assess where strategic new fund launches or strategic fund changes are required to inform proposition design and deliver enhancements, developments and changes to the product offering. Act as an SME within the team and the business and identify ways to share and document knowledge effectively.
  • Relationship building. Develop close working relationships with influencers throughout the business to resolve barriers (for the role holder and any direct reports) in the achievement of agreed business critical objectives.
  • Regulatory and product knowledge. Acquire, maintain and share a deep knowledge of the products and product structures and the application of regulatory guidelines to product governance arrangements, keeping abreast of changes and developments and being able to discuss these in an informed manner.
  • Consumer Duty accountabilities. Design and develop products / propositions that meet the needs, characteristics, and objectives of customers in an identified target market.



  • Degree qualified or equivalent required
  • Knowledge of the international asset management industry with experience managing funds and implementing regulatory change and industry lead initiatives in the UK and key European jurisdictions.
  • Deep understanding of regulation and strong technical knowledge of pooled product structures (including UCITS and non-UCITS) across a range of domiciles and jurisdictions
  • Line management experience or a desire to manage a small team
  • Experience in project management
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail and seeks continual improvement and efficiency in delivery of processes
  • Previous experience in design, build and implanting regulatory change, as well as amending pooled investment funds domiciled in the UK, Ireland and Luxembourg
  • Product life cycle management
  • Experience in senior stakeholder engagement; ability to influence and engage at all levels across the firm and externally (suppliers and Boards etc.).

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