Working within a high performing team, this is a key role responsible for setting and retaining ongoing ownership for the firmwide pricing framework, product strategy and design for a top asset management business. The individual should be passionate about developing product solutions that meet client needs and interested in market trends and competitive dynamics. This role is focusing on two key areas: strategy & design.
The role works within the team that sets firmwide product strategy by assessing client needs first and foremost as well as competitive dynamics and the investment context.
It is responsible for defining the product range, product prioritisation and gap analysis / opportunity mapping.
On the design side, the team is responsible for building differentiated value propositions for clients through establishing and owning the firm’s pricing framework and leading cross-functional concept development efforts.
- Establish and maintain accountability for the firm’s pricing framework including mutual funds and institutional mandates
- Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders across Distribution, Investment and Product colleagues to define and position our product range
- Ensure product set is optimised to meet evolving client demand and stay competitive and relevant against the investment landscape
- Analyse the investment product offerings and compare to competing products to support favourable positioning strategies
- Serve as a mentor to more junior members of the team
Knowledge / Experience
- Knowledge of the asset management industry from a strategic perspective
- Technical knowledge of investment products and pricing
- The ability to engage and influence stakeholders
- Proactive team player with excellent interpersonal skills and able to establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships
- Ability to use databases such as Morningstar, eVestment, Broadridge
Other Experience / Qualifications that would be beneficial
- CFA / progress toward CFA preferred and / or MBA or equivalents
- Experience with institutional clients and strategies
- Experience in sustainability and impact