• Permanent, Full time
  • Schroders Investment Management
  • 19 Feb 18
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Market Rate
  • Full time

Product Executive - Global and International Equities Team

Team Overview   Based in London, Schroders’ Global and International Equity Team manages around USD24* billion in assets within a broad range of global and international equity investment strategies, applying a consistent philosophy and disciplined investment approach across all portfolios managed. Under the leadership of

Team Overview

 

Based in London, Schroders’ Global and International Equity Team manages around USD24* billion in assets within a broad range of global and international equity investment strategies, applying a consistent philosophy and disciplined investment approach across all portfolios managed. Under the leadership of Alex Tedder, the team comprises three* senior portfolio managers and eight* Global Sector Specialists. On average, the members of the team have in excess of 16* years of industry experience and have worked with Schroders for an average of 10* years. 

 

The successful candidate would work as part of a team of 4 Product Executives supporting the Product Managers (London & NY) and the Investment team.  Key tasks covered by the PE team include: maintenance of material and product related data including management information; providing presentations for client review meetings and new business pitches; production of monthly, quarterly and ad hoc client reporting; completion of RFPs/RFIs/DDQs; involvement with strategic projects.

 

*as at 30 September 2017.

 

Overview of role

 

The successful candidate will have to be self-motivated, detail orientated and should have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Key tasks include but are not limited to:

 

• Preparing high quality presentations for client meetings and new business pitches by liaising with Product Managers, Fund Managers, Analysts, Distribution and internal teams

• Maintain product-related data and provide support for the firm’s global sales force, responding to ad hoc queries and requests for information

• Ensuring core data in area(s) of expertise/responsibility is kept up to date and accurate in accordance with agreed processes

• Producing monthly, quarterly and ad hoc client reporting

• Working closely with the sales support teams to complete RFPs, RFIs and DDQs

• Proactively updating systems and consultant databases with product specific material/information

• Responding to product related enquiries in a prompt and helpful way

• Involvement with strategic projects and initiatives

 

Essential Skills

 

• The candidate will be a high calibre individual, keen to work as part of a team to produce high quality, accurate and tailored product information

• A good feel for, and interest in, investment issues across the markets covered by the desk

• Ability to deal with the complexities of multiple product offerings to most client domiciles through a variety of delivery vehicles (mutual funds in the US, UK, Luxembourg etc)

• Able to work to tight deadlines on own initiative with limited direction

• Thorough, accurate and excellent attention to detail

• Good numerical and analytical skills

• Good written communication skills

• Good IT skills essential, proficiency in Microsoft office suite (especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Factset and Bloomberg/Eikon would be useful

• Minimum of degree level qualification

• IMC (or equivalent) desirable

 

 

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