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Head of Investment/Product Specialists - Asset Management

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Head of Investment/Product Specialists - Asset Management

Head of Investment/Product Specialists - Asset Management

 
Client:
Joining the institutional asset management entity of this leader in their field of medium size, they provide investment solutions to Swiss and international institutional investors. Our client offers managed accounts and several ranges of investment funds, offering a balanced range of high-performing and recognized products - cross assets. A dynamic, go-head employer who are extremely well-established and successful.  They offer a rewarding career path for like-minded, experienced individuals. Given the human size of the organisation, you will have greater visability, a broad depth in the role, with the ability to make decisions and have greater impact on the business.

Position:

Reporting to the Head of Product & Marketing, you will be managing a small product management investment team cross-assets. You will work closely with the business devlopers and sales professionals.  As well as managing investments cross-assets yourself, the role will involve a large part of content work as well as a thorough understanding therefore of marketing and of the products within asset management. In addition, you will have people management responsibilities of this small but busy unit. You will be comfortable facing off with portfolio managers and also be strong on the content production side as well as quite comfortable cross-assets on the investment  part, in the institutional fund space. 

Your role will include, but not limited to:
  • Provide the of the Head of Products & Marketing regular reporting on team activity, establish measurable KPIs and ensure accuracy of and propose developments / improvements
  • Set and enforce product content delivery guidelines and processes
  • Manage use of any 3rd party service providers
  • Take a lead role in the production of all investment related content and provide expert reviews of marketing-related materials
  • Participate in remuneration proposal exercises for new or re-negotiated client investments
  • Support of asset raising and client retention
  • You will play a key role in bridging the gap between asset management and the other internal areas of production/solution demand within the Group
  • A pro-active role, with idea-generation expected on how to increase new business opportunities and better maintain existing business
  • Engage in a certain amount of travel to support client/prospect meetings, explaining the asset class(es), investment strategy(ies) that they cover
  • Attendance at industry events/conferences may be required from time to time in order to raise the visibility of the Group and generate interest from investors
  • Support the sales teams in business development/lead generation
  • Participate regularly in internal and external educational sessions on products and strategies

Profile:
  • Around 8-10 years' experience in a similar role as Product specialist
  • Extensive experience across all asset classes, with particular expertise on multi-asset and alternative solutions
  • CFA or equivalent preferred 
  • Able to clearly articulate and express technical aspects of strategies
  • A content expert with a deep understanding of the asset classes, strategies and funds/portfolios
  • Strong and demonstrable client focus, ideally having been in client-facing role before 
  • People management experience a plust but not a must
  • In-depth market/macro understanding and curiosity
  • Experience in writing thought-leader
  • Fluent/mother-tongue French, as well as fluent English

Contact:


Sally Trigues

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1204-Geneva

Tel.: 022 328 33 66