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Lead Proposition Manager

Hargreaves Lansdown
Bristol, United Kingdom
Closing date
Feb 2, 2023

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Job Function
Wealth Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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Our purpose is to empower people to save and invest with confidence. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at HL.

About the role

As Lead Proposition Manager at Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) you will be responsible for leading the team that manages our Investment Solutions across Direct to Consumer (D2C), Financial Advice and Workplace propositions. Joining HL's Proposition Centre of Excellence, this is an exciting opportunity to use your expertise and deep understanding of target markets, our competitive and regulatory environment, and the lifecycle of financial products, to provide leadership within the Investment Proposition team in building the One HL Proposition strategy and representing Proposition across HL's Product teams and missions.

What you'll be doing
  • Leading HL's Investment Solutions across D2C, Financial Advice and Workplace propositions
  • Providing line management and leadership to the team of Investment Solutions Proposition Managers and Executives
  • Driving the Macro Proposition Strategy in line with the wider Proposition and business strategies, recommending improvements towards client and business outcomes
  • Establishing, communicating, embedding, and delivering an Investment Proposition roadmap
  • Ensuring Investment Proposition products meet the requirements of Consumer Duty, are fairly priced and delivering good value alongside improving outcomes
  • Defining target markets, safe delivery of products to their target client groups, and where required, safe withdrawal from the market
  • Ensuring research into client and consumer needs enables us to generate proposition ideas from an Investment Solutions perspective
  • Providing regular insightful analysis and intelligence of the market environment to key business stakeholders, combining competitor research and monitoring relevant to investment products & solutions, with key industry and wider market trends
  • Identify, build and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

About you
  • Demonstrable experience of managing and improving propositions, including taking to market and withdrawing where necessary, through evidence and data-backed strategies to commercial success
  • Experience of taking products through the end-to-end governance process, including defining target market, understanding client needs (including vulnerable clients), product development and approvals through the full suite of governance bodies
  • Experience of managing high performing teams
  • Excellent knowledge and deep understanding of the regulation, competitive forces and behaviours framing the savings and investments market, particularly around the manufacture and distribution of D2C, Financial Advice and Workplace Investment Solutions
  • Deep technical understanding of manufactured and distributed products, services and tools, across relevant channels, tax wrappers and business models
  • Demonstrable experience of proactively leading and developing cross-business alignment to improve delivery, of working with Product, Technical and Service teams
  • Demonstrable experience of effectively working with and influencing senior stakeholders, industry bodies and regulators
  • Qualifications in the Investment Management Certificate and Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning

Working Schedule

This is a full time, permanent role working 37.5 hours per week. Hybrid working is available, with flexibility open for discussion.

Why us?

Here at HL, we're the UK's number 1 investment platform for private investors, based in Bristol. For more than 40 years we've helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve our mission, we believe we have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams, and a great ethos. We're steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything we do.

What's on offer?
  • Discretionary annual bonus & annual pay review
  • 25* days holiday plus bank holidays and 1-day additional Christmas closure time
  • Option to purchase an additional 5 days holiday per year
  • Flexible working options available, including hybrid working
  • Pension scheme up to 11% employer contribution
  • Sharesave scheme - have a real stake in HL's future
  • Income Protection & Life insurance (4 x salary core level of cover)
  • Health care cash plans - including optical, dental, and out patientcare
  • Help@hand and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gympass - gym memberships and wellbeing apps available
  • Variety of travel to work schemes with free bike storage and shower facilities
  • An inhouse barista serving subsidised coffee and snacks
  • Join HL's sports, I&D networks and volunteering groups (two paid volunteering days per year)
  • LifeWorks Discounts on services, restaurants and retailers

* up to 30 days depending on role level & increasing with length of service

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. We'd love to hear from you!

Hargreaves Lansdown is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis - please ask the Recruitment & Onboarding team for more information.

Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates.

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