Product Development & Implementation Officer (m/w)
The incumbent will play a key role in the development and implementation of product and services aiming at attracting Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF), European Pension Funds, Insurance Companies and Family Offices.
Working in a team and reporting directly to the Head of Unit, s/he contributes to the development of the Unit and Division’s goal by notably being a point of contact across the Institution and external counterparts. The job requires a constant interface with internal services and with external counterparts (including investors, fund managers and advisors).
Design and develop products and services from concept through to finalization in close collaboration with other Services or in support of more senior members of the team;
Coordinate the different workstreams for the delivery of products and services with other internal Services and external service providers or in support of more senior members of the team;
Coordinate implementation of products to respect internal rules and regulatory reporting requirements e.g.: SFDR
Review existing and develop new financial models for different type of products including primary and secondary transactions;
Participate alongside with Institutional Client Relationship, Mandate Management, Legal Services, Compliance, Risk Management, Financial Control and Operations, Information Management in ensuring consistency of products and services, notably from a corporate governance stand point;
Liaise closely with the Business Implementation Unit to ensure products go live and meet all internal and external regulatory aspects and reporting cycles;
Liaise with transactional Front Office professionals, research professionals and other relevant internal services to gather market trends and feedback;
Build and manage relationships with external advisors;
Contribute to the setup, improving and documenting of processes and procedures to ensure swift on -boarding of new investors;
Contribute to the definition of product offering(s) and services to capture the added - value, investment strategy definition, implementability and required service levels;
Support in obtaining the required internal approvals to engage in detailed negotiation via the appropriate internal committee(s).
University degree in Finance, Economics. Engineering or Business Administration (preferably at postgraduate level) with a combination of the above being an additional asset;
Professional with more than 3 years of relevant experience in the financial sector in a position with similar responsibilities related to primary or secondary PE, VC or infrastructure transactions or to PE, VC or infrastructure portfolio management;
First-hand knowledge of institutional, equity and quasi equity instruments;
Knowledge of additional financial instruments such as fund structuring, Appraisal and Due Diligence processes, Portfolio Development and Pricing would also be appreciated but is not a pre-condition;
Prior experience in financial analysis, the interpretation of financial and legal documentation and quantitative financial skills would be an advantage;
Prior experience in a private equity, secondary transactions, co-investment or public institution, as well as knowledge of EU financial instruments and regulations would be an advantage;
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of other EU languages would be considered an advantage.
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills;
Commercial approach and ability to manage complex operations;
Very good interpersonal skills;
Sense of initiative and problem-solving approach;
Ability to organise her/his work, set priorities and meet tight deadlines;
Excellent team spirit.
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