Product Manager

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
Aug 22, 2022
Sep 22, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: 12 month FTC

Support the development and execution of a dynamic business strategy for the evolution of the M&G collectives fund range in line with business goals and keeping the investor at the heart of the process. Provide direction and leadership in respect of new product development and the ongoing management of the fund range with focus on specific asset classes as required.

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Ensure all product activities are conducted in a compliant manner than places the end investor at the heart of all decision making
  • Product development; initiate or support development of the product set to ensure it is aligned with the business vision and strategy. Develop ideas from concept stage through to completion of feasibility and project proposal and sponsor implementation
  • Product management; lead ongoing, proactive management of existing product set to ensure it remains fully fit for purpose in terms of customers' expectations, pricing, profitability and the prevailing regulatory landscape. Develop ideas from through concept stage to completion of feasibility and project proposal and sponsor implementation
  • Work with a variety of stakeholders including Investment Teams, Distribution channels, Marketing Compliance, Risk and Finance to ensure product initiatives fits with the overall business plan;
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues and take personal accountability to maintain and enhance controls you are responsible for to support improvement of the overall control environment, customers outcomes and a reduction in M&G's operational risk.

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Understanding of the UK and European financial services markets.
  • Expert knowledge of various product structures including UCITS, QIS, ACS, CCF, UK Pension Funds together with a working knowledge of the constantly evolving distribution and regulatory landscapes associated with these products, including around ESG / sustainability.
  • May hold MBA, IMC, CFA or other relevant qualification
  • Strong academic background, including degree
  • Identify and fulfil regulatory requirements
  • Likely to have 5 years of management Product related experience
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Decent knowledge of desktop tools including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Internet Explorer
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (Board level)
  • Highly self-motivated, with strong ability to work under own initiative and to own agenda

Work Level: Manager or Expert

Recruiter Name: Phoebe Ewers

Closing Date: 13th August 2021
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