Director, Product Management - Derivative Overlay and Liquid Alternatives

Eaton Vance
Boston MA, Seattle WA, New York NY, Minneapolis, MN
Competitive Salary
Feb 18, 2021
Mar 20, 2021
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

At Parametric, we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits and opportunities for growth and development. We invite you to explore our available job opportunities listed below and look forward to having you become a part of our continued success!

General Description

The role of Director, Product Management – Derivative Overlay and Liquid Alternatives supports the business functions and growth of these franchises. This role has oversight over all business areas of the strategy – including competitive positioning, direction on fees, minimums, and customizations offered.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Subject matter expert across all solutions
  • Matters that the individual will be directly responsible for include:
    • Creation and management of a business plan to identify and prioritize product needs by channel and push for strategic ways we can advance our story, channel position, etc. to grow business
    • Support the tasks associated with those priorities
    • Manage day to day business flow activities
    • Responsible for delivery of product information to channels (monthly, quarterly, yearly)
    • Central point for questions about business structure, operational issues, etc.
    • Final review of monthly and quarterly marketing materials for assigned products
  • Manage longer term projects and one off requests tied to specific assigned responsibilities
  • Oversee the onboarding of new platform/custodian relationships   
  • Responsible for defining competitive market requirements and opportunities and providing ongoing support to ensure the competitiveness of the aforementioned products
  • Support the development initiatives within the Parametric Digital Platform
  • Coordinates marketing, sales, relationship management, product specialists, operations, and technology staff to effectively support and promote products
  • Participate in Investment Committee meetings related to the products:  represent directions of business, marketing and sales to the portfolio strategist, portfolio management and implementation teams
  • Interface with Trading and Portfolio Management to address questions regarding account set up, trading issues, rule clarification, etc.
  • Participate in annual planning process for AUM/revenue projections tied to products/solutions and outline needs to support

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master’s degree and/or CFA designation desirable
  • 5+ years of directly related experience in the area of investment strategy product management.  7+ years of work experience in investment industry.
  • Thorough understanding of the investment management industry, institutional and retail distribution of separate accounts, private funds and mutual funds
  • Committed to ongoing study of investment products and communications program development and management
  • Motivated leader with a strong work ethic and a reputation for personal integrity
  • Self-starter with bias toward action
  • Exhibit executive presence and have strong public speaking skills
  • Work effectively within a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and seasoned judgment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and a proven ability to motivate and manage professionals to achieve outstanding results
  • Strong interpersonal, management, writing, and editing skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
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