Product Manager

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Logan Sinclair
  • 10 Mar 19

Our client is looking for a Product Manager to join their Singapore based product team, focusing on the development of new product capabilities and range management of existing products. The team oversees Singapore-domiciled fund ranges and European-domiciled cross-border fund ranges as well as participating in regional strategic business initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
- Delivering new investment strategies/Product Solutions for cross-border and Singapore fund platforms.
- Identifying and acting on information to improve the attractiveness and efficiency of the product offer via amendment, merger or rationalisation. 
- Coordinate various Product and business initiatives to drive the growth of the business.
- Keep informed of product trends in the investment industry through regular market and competitor analysis and identify opportunities for Product solutions.
- Partner with client business including sales, affiliates and marketing teams to identify protect development opportunities with new and existing efforts.
- Ownership and responsibility for the development of new products and initiatives, including but not limited to fund creation, fund launches, repositions and strategic changes.
- Support the product lifecycle process.
Ideal Qualifications:
- Around 5-10 years of experience in one or more aspects of product development and mutual fund range management.
- Knowledge of pooled fund structures including UCITs and non-UCITS across a range of domiciles (most relevant is Singapore and Ireland).
- Understanding of regulation governing mutual funds offering in Asia jurisdictions eg. Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and Korea.
- Understanding of investment management, regulatory, tax and operational requirements relating to product design and commercial success.
- Experience with Institutional Sales/Distribution teams and investment teams to solve client solutions.
- An understanding of the end-to end product lifecycle process.
Broad based knowledge of entire asset class spectrum.
- Knowledge of Morningstar and Bloomberg helpful.