Asset Management, Product Development Associate (China), Hong Kong

Employer
J.P. Morgan
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 15, 2019
Closes
Jun 10, 2019
Ref
5871391
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
JPMorganAsset Management ("JPMAM") provides investment management productsand services to institutional and individual investors worldwide. It offers thefull spectrum of investment strategies - from equity, cash management, fixedincome, currency and asset allocation to alternative asset classes such asprivate equity, real estate and hedge funds.

Thefirm established its presence in Asia over 40 years ago and has a strongreputation for product innovation and product expertise in the region. Byoffering consistently excellent investment management, a comprehensive range ofproducts and the highest quality of client services, it is our aim to be theworld's most respected investment management company.

TheProduct Development team forms part of JPMorgan Asset Managementbusiness. The team is responsible for the design, development andmanagement of JPMorgan funds to enhance market position. In addition, theteam coordinates and manages different business/product related projectsprimarily in Asia.

Currently,we are seeking an experienced product development professional to join and workwith our team in Hong Kong, focusing on China products and Mainland-Hong KongMutual Recognition of Funds ("MRF").

Mainresponsibilities and duties include:

  • Drafting local offering documents for China products/initiatives and MRF funds, liaising with internal parties, external legal counsel and regulatory authorities, in respect of new fund registrations and product management matters.
  • Developing a strong and effective partnership with the local business and sales team, with an aim for understanding market needs and meeting commercial objectives in a timely manner.
  • Driving and managing local product development initiatives, liaising with key stakeholders, both local and regional internal parties, external legal counsel and regulators
  • Adopting regional "best practices" and adhering to applicable governance processes for all product development initiatives.
  • Operating as a subject matter expert on new products, changes to existing products or newly introduced product features, to support local and regional sales and marketing efforts.
  • Keeping abreast of local regulatory and industry developments and upcoming changes to global product ranges that may impact the local fund range.
  • Supporting/assisting the regional Product Development team in identifying product gaps and opportunities, capitalizing on market and regulatory developments and trends and reviewing the commercial viability of the local product range.
  • Preparing for and presenting new product initiatives at local and regional product committees and, if required, also at global committees.
Requirements:

  • Over 4 years of relevant product development experience within the Hong Kong/China funds industry.
  • Degree in finance/law/business, relevant professional qualifications such as CFA is a plus but not a pre-requisite.
  • Sound working knowledge of the funds and the regulatory environment of Hong Kong and Mainland China.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to explain complex matters in a concise and meaningful way.
  • Experience managing and working with geographically-distributed and functionally-diverse workgroups.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and dynamically shifting priorities, timelines, and demands.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Proven ability of drafting offering documents.
  • Language competency - Fluent in written Chinese and spoken Mandarin, English and Cantonese.

J.P. Morgan is a place for talented people from allbackgrounds and perspectives because our clients come from all backgrounds andperspectives. We encourage a culture of inclusion, where everyone's opinioncounts and all employees have the freedom to deliver their absolute best. Thisis why we work hard and invest in attracting and developing a diverseworkforce. Learn more about ourBusiness Resource Groups in how they help our employees build successfulcareers and reach their greatest potential

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