Senior Portfolio Specialist - Head of Team & Italian Country Lead

Mediolanum Asset Management Limited (MAML)
Dublin, Ireland
Mar 26, 2018
Mar 30, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Report to:      Head of Investments

Principal Duties of the position, including but not limited to:

  • Building and leading a team of commercially focussed, country specific, product specialists (Italy, Spain & Germany) to represent Mediolanum Ireland's business model, product solutions, capabilities and outcomes to MIFL's Distributor network.
  • Developing and delivering commercially focussed Distributor support programs aimed at growing our existing commercial relationships and sales of Mediolanum Ireland managed products.  
  • Production and delivery of commercially focused product related collateral through traditional and on-line channels including regular publications, videos, webinars, workshops, roadshows etc.
  • Co-ordinating the inputs of various internal stakeholders, particularly Mediolanum's in-house investment management and product development functions in Dublin, to deliver professional collateral as outlined above.
  • Project managing Distribution Support, and Client Servicing initiatives, monitoring subsequent performance and leveraging resources to provide maximum results.

The Candidate

  • In excess of 7 years relevant investment management experience in a cross border asset manager, ideally European and retail focussed. Relevant experience is likely to include prior experience as a Product or Investment Communications Specialist, Client Servicing or direct business to business sales/account management with a demonstrable track record of achievement
  • University graduate, preferably with an investment industry qualification such as the CFA
  • Flexible, independent, self-starter with the ability to multi task, influence and deliver results in the face of competing demands and according to strict time constraints. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written and fluency in both English and Italian required.  
  • A creative person with the ability to question the status quo, to pursue innovative solutions, to solve problems, take advantage of opportunities and to champion the resultant change process.
  • Personable with a commercial mind-set possessing strong presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills as well as experience managing and mentoring a Team.   

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