As the Product Launch Analyst you will be working closely with the Product Manager, and senior stakeholders from Investments, Sales & Marketing, Legal and Compliance.to:
- Initiate, plan and manage the implementation of new products
- Manage the implementation of any changes to existing products.
- Deliver product implementation on time and within budget.
- Ensure that the firm's product governance and distribution oversight policy is observed.
You will be working in partnership with the business to prioritise the product pipeline of work including:
- The launch of all new umbrella fund structures
- The launch of any new sub-funds or share classes of an existing fund umbrella
- The launch of any new strategy.
You will be supporting internal stakeholders during the product design process, then taking responsibility for coordinating the implementation with the relevant administrators and external legal counsel and ensuring that all stakeholders have signed off on operational readiness prior to go-live in addition to ongoing maintenance of the firm’s existing product range.
To ensure the fund/ share class is registered to support the distribution strategy you will be:
- Ensuring that all product documentation remains up to date, consistent and complies with relevant regulations.
- Overseeing the procedures so that product specific reporting is delivered accurately on a timely basis.
- Monitoring and proposing closure of for any share classes not utilised
- Managing the product review process collating the data specified in the firm’s product governance and distribution oversight policy for Executive Committee review.
- Producing the necessary information for the Executive Committee to carry out an annual review of fees.
- Ensuring that all key product processes remain current, operationally accurate relative to specification and seeking opportunities for continuous improvement.
- Engaging and contributing to key strategic initiatives in relation to the firm’s product offering.
- Working with all areas of the business to ensure all issues and incidents related to the firm’s products are owned and managed through to resolution
Skills and Experience Needed:
- Excellent understanding of fund structures and their legal and regulatory requirements across major developed markets (for example, the UK EU, US etc.).
- Any experience with ESG Funds
- Experience in drafting and amending fund documentation is liaison with legal counsel and regulatory bodies.
- Experience in engagement with peer and industry networks to identify relevant regulatory developments and emerging best practice.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to develop, maintain and enhance relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.
- Strong people management, decision-making and organisational skills and a high awareness of the varying products and their regulatory requirements.
This role is being offered on a remote and work from home basis, however you would still be able to attend the office if and when appropriate.