Product Management Analyst
- London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
- Permanent, Full time
- Wellington Management Company, LLP
- 22 Sep 18 2018-09-22
Product Management Analyst
Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and financial intermediaries in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.
The Equity Product Management group at Wellington Management works closely with our equity investment teams, relationship teams, and business colleagues across the firm to support our clients' investment needs. Our equity investors span a wide range of disciplines, geographies, industries, market capitalizations, and styles. The product management function has three main objectives:
Product Development and Marketing
Product Management contributes to client growth and retention by assessing business opportunities and leading business planning, developing new products and investment solutions, creating the communication strategy for the book of business, including materials that differentiate the product relative to competitors and acting as a subject matter expert and portfolio representative for colleagues, clients and consultants.
Investment Integrity and Risk Management
Product Management acts as an independent advisor to ensure the integrity of the investment and risk management processes, as well as consistency with client parameters and objectives, conducts regular product risk and performance attributions reviews, and contributes to formal, investment review group processes
Product Management contributes to business management, including managing risk, capacity, pricing and guidelines, leads resolution of internal business challenges, and collaborates on product management business to share investment integrity, marketing and product development best practices.
The Equity Product Management Analyst will work as part of one or more product coverage teams to contribute to the broad efforts of the Equity Product Management group. The primary focus of the role is to provide analytical leverage to the team as well as be a point of contact for a variety of internal constituents regarding inquiries about the investment teams and products under coverage.
Responsibilities include performing analyses related to portfolio positioning, attribution and risk, market trends, competitive positioning, and pricing. Additional responsibilities may include creation and maintenance of marketing and client materials, review of RFPs, responses to client questions, automation of workflow and collaboration on the development of client solutions and new investment approaches.
Success in the role requires an interest in equity investing, passion for learning, and a willingness to own one's own development. A positive, collegial attitude and high level of professionalism are essential, as are creativity, initiative and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with tight deadlines.
Further qualifications include:
- Relevant experience and progress towards the CFA are preferred
- A Bachelor's degree with very strong academic credentials
- Demonstrated analytical skills including the ability to organize and synthesize data to reach conclusions
- Solid judgment, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to take a differentiated perspective
- Attention to detail combined with a solutions-oriented mindset
- Ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings
- Articulate with an interest in developing presentation skills
- Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a global team
- Strong technical skills; mastery of MS Excel and familiarity with Factset are a plus but not essential
- Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize time well
- Grace under pressure with an ability to adapt to get things done
- A global perspective and/or language skills are viewed favorably
Product Management Analyst
As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .