DWS - Product Specialist, Private Debt - Vice President

Deutsche Bank
New York, USA
Jan 27, 2021
Feb 04, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Overview

Job Title: DWS - Product Specialist, Private Debt

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: New York, NY or Chicago, IL

Business Description

DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with EUR 759bn of assets under management (as of September 2020). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS has come to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management - as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus - complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach.

DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries, we are local while being one global team.

The Product Division is responsible for the entire lifecycle of all new and existing products across all types of investments and structures. You will act as the technical asset class expert in client meetings, assisting the Client Coverage Division (CCD) in raising assets, and bringing critical client perspective back to the product development team to influence product design.

What We Offer You:
  • We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
  • Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs

Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Acting as the Product Champion for new initiatives including coordinating the roadmap for fundraising jointly with CCD
  • Leading content development of pitch books in collaboration with CCD and Marketing and providing end to end oversight of CCD pipeline
  • Attending industry conferences to maintain market knowledge and understanding of competitive landscape
  • Leading the development of new concepts in partnership with CCD and Investments to extend access to Alternatives to different client segments (retail, insurance, high net worth, retirement)
  • Owning the end-to-end design of investment solutions

Your Skills and Experience:
  • Extensive Asset Management experience in a comparable role with fixed income markets knowledge (particular focus on alternative credit (private debt and structured credit))
  • Experience in Private Debt would be preferred, and strong knowledge of fund structures and tax treatment across the US and all professional client segments
  • CFA charter holder is preferred
  • Strong project management skills

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Click here to find out more about diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: \"EEO is the Law poster\" and supplement ; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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