Director, Product Management-Private Markets

New York, USA
Sep 15, 2019
Oct 02, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $888.2 billion* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries.
(*As of December 31, 2018)

Job Purpose (Job Summary):
The general role of the Product Management Director is to work within Invesco's Private Markets Product Management team with primary responsibility for coverage of Private Markets product offerings for the US retail market. The role requires exceptional skills and creativity in communications, relationship building, and analytics, as well as a passion for the investment management industry, products, competition, and the capital markets.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:
  • Be an internal expert of assigned products and asset class - understand all aspects of the products, including pricing, structures, history, stage of life cycle, strengths & weaknesses, client exposures and sales trends, etc.
  • Know the competitive landscape/peer group; stay current on market trends and competitive developments. Be able to clearly articulate what differentiates our products from the competition
  • Provide regular updates and product content such as commentaries and RFPs/RFIs
  • Utilize performance and risk analysis tools to clearly articulate drivers of performance, portfolio positioning and the current market environment
  • Provide an exceptional service experience to all colleagues and clients
  • Cultivate excellent relationships with investment teams, Client Portfolio Managers and other departments: Sales, Marketing, Product teams, Compliance, Legal, etc.
  • Act as a conduit for feedback between Sales/clients and internal teams
  • Continually hone your verbal and written communications skills
  • Have a business owner's mindset - maintain a plan to support key products and act as a primary contact for product-specific requests, providing consistent, efficient product support via a single point of contact
  • Enter into a full partnership with the investment team to support them in any sales/client relationship activities including presentations and other materials
  • Applying creativity to continually evolve messaging to adapt to client needs and opportunities
  • Create actionable, value-added insights on products, along with competitive and market opportunities, to our client-facing teams
  • Build and maintain a stable of great marketing materials in conjunction with Marketing to support assigned products
  • Provide Sales with product expertise for client opportunities, and participate as needed in direct client-facing meetings
  • Partner with Product Development for launch of new products, including product positioning, marketing materials and sales training

Work Experience / Knowledge:
  • Minimum 10-15 years of experience in the financial services industry focusing on product management or related experience on investment products
  • Undergraduate Degree is required
  • Interest in the CFA program, the CAIA program, or in the pursuit of an MBA is preferred
  • Series 7 and Series 65 required within 6 months of employment
  • Strong understanding of financial markets, investment concepts and styles
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with both internal and external contacts
  • Must be detail oriented and demonstrate a high level of professionalism
  • Must work well both independently, and as a team member, and be able to manage time under tight deadlines

FLSA (US Only): Exempt

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.

Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


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