Associate Product Manager

  • Contract
  • Houston
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

Thank you for applying to VTRAC opportunities. Please e-mail your resume as a MS-WORD document in confidence Subject: Associate Product Manager JOB:  8351 Attention: petery@vtrac.com 1-537-0806

Position No.:                           8353

Title:                                        Associate Product Manager

Type:                                       12 Months

No. of Positions:                     1

Location:                                 Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Proactively and consistently position product philosophy, process and performance in relation to the competition and the market environment. Clearly communicate the features and benefits of the investment team’s approach and products to various internal audiences (including – Sales, Marketing etc). Partner with Product Manager and Client Portfolio Manager (CPM) to serve as the main contact and source of information flow between Investment team and all internal clients (e.g. Sales, Marketing, Compliance, Legal etc).

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with International & Global Growth, US Growth and US Value Product Managers and CPMs to promote and grow a $126 billion equity product line
  • Write product specific performance commentary as required for internal or external client usage, including regulatory required annual reports and prospectus updates as well as other quarterly fund specific materials
  • Act as skilled reviewer of data and language used in internal and external materials (e.g. marketing literature, RFPs, Due Diligence Questionnaires etc) to insure clarity, consistency and accuracy of messaging
  • Partner with Product Manager, CPMs, investment team, marketing and other internal resources on the research and creation of internal sales ideas, external marketing literature, annual Fund Board meetings and finals presentations
  • Provide and/or verify answers to investment process, investment approach, team structure and other questions on an as needed basis
  • Convey feedback from Sales, Marketing, Legal and others back to the investment team
  • Collaborate with internal resources on quarterly updates and regular maintenance of consultant and other 3rd party databases (e.g., Mercer, Morningstar, eVestment Alliance)
  • Assist with RFP completion by providing and verifying investment process based questions
  • Participate in internal and external client meetings and provide follow-up service as required
  • Maintain knowledge of economy, financial markets, asset classes and competitive landscape. Use this knowledge to continually inform the Sales team on product message

Must Have Technical Skills:

  • Minimum three to five years’ work experience in the investment advisory or investment management industry
  • Will also consider individuals with experience in non-product management roles having analytical and/or investment based background\
  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • Series 6 and 7 and Series 63 or 65 required within 6 months of employment required.

Nice To Have:

  • Advanced degree CFA, CIMA, CPA preferred
  • Might work overtime hours, and possibly evenings/weekends depending on project, as well possible 24 hour on call support by Blackberry or cell phone.

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at www.vtrac.com. VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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