A leading global investment management firm is looking for a Product Development Director. This will report to the EMEA Head of Product. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of product (strategy, development and management) across the global range of funds, with a particular focus on ESG and Sustainable Investment.
Responsible for managing the full end-to-end product strategy and development of funds, including evaluating and proposing new product ideas with partners across the business.
Co-ordination with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that there is a smooth transition through the various stages of product strategy, development and management, from idea generation through to implementation.
Working to approve proposals via governance committees and boards before they are implemented.
Actively contribute and drive forward process enhancement & management initiatives.
Leading, mentoring and coaching of junior members of the team.
Provide support to the wider Product and Client Solutions team as required.
Degree level qualified with strong academics
Strong knowledge and experience of developing and managing UK & European open-ended products, essential.
A good working knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment associated with investment product and specifically strong knowledge within ESG and Sustainable Investment.
Knowledge of investment markets and relevant products