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Investment Product Structurer

Ref: 9220231

  • €60,000 - €65,000
  • 17 Dec 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

POSITION REPORTS TO: Investments Manager

The main responsibilities are: • Supporting the implementation of the product plan by proposing and analysing product ideas • Follow and, when required, coordinate and lead the development and implementation of new products liaising with internal teams and external parties involved • Maintain and develop the tranche products offering by liaising with asset managers and investment banks for the definition of the products investment features • Develop and prepare catalogues for tranche products and present them to the distributor • Have an in depth understanding of the advisory tools used by the distributor and how they guide customer choices and reflect that in development of new products • Liaise and, when required, guide the discussions with our external IT provider for new products and other ad hoc projects • Support internal teams by sharing investment features of new products, help creating the definition of the commercial message, provide data for production of actuarial and risk metrics and writing of contractual documentation. • Support the investment analyst in the definition and revision of investable fund lists for new and existing products • Support other overseas company entities in developing new products and maintaining existing ones
• Manage and grow the Relationship with all the parties involved in product development (internal teams, distributor, investment banks, fund managers, service providers) • Understand requirements from all stakeholders and translate them in viable investment strategies • Manage the product development activities for new products launch and identify areas of intervention for existing products • Contribute to the overall Offer strategy definition, to Group initiatives and to transversal projects • Projects specified by the Investment Manager
Qualifications: • Bachelor degree or higher, preferably in Economics or Finance • Masters degree or additional investments qualifications a significant plus • Good understanding of financial markets and product development within the insurance or asset management industry • 5 or more years of experience in an investment\product engineering\technical product development role in the insurance, banking or asset management industry Knowledge: • Extensive knowledge of financial markets and instruments, in-depth knowledge of OTC derivatives or mutual funds operations • Unit linked and protected products • Knowledge of applicable Italian and Irish regulation on Life insurance products Skills: • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Italian and English • Excellent relationship skills • Good quantitative background • The candidate must be autonomous and willing to take ownership of new activities able to work under pressure, results-oriented and extremely rigorous • Fluent in English and Italian If you’re interested in this or other financial services jobs, please contact John Howe on 01 662 1000 or email