Project Manager

The Opportunity:

The role will sit within the FI Product Delivery team to work exclusively on M&G Real Estate products. The purpose of the role is to deliver a range of Fixed Income product launches and product related projects.

You will be responsible for:

* Managing projects that deliver benefit to M&G Fixed Income. These will be wide-ranging in terms of subject / domain but will tend to be business change (and specifically, product delivery projects) rather than IT change projects.
* Managing product development projects from design through to launch;
* Motivating a multi-disciplined team of Fixed Income (and/or external) representatives to ensure the project delivers on time and within budget;
* Taking a hands-on role within the project, working with fund managers and investment professionals;
* Managing senior stakeholders; and
* Building successful relationships with the project delivery partners, including external legal advice, fund administrator, trustee / custodian and auditor.

What we're looking for:

You will have project management experience within investment management with an understanding of different approaches; a proven track record of successfully leading on, and delivering projects within a front office environment, across a wide range of functions.

You will have Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal, with excellent active listening skills, as well as a strong influence and negotiating skills with an ability to manage a variety of stakeholders. We're looking for strong analytic and proven problem-solving skills with an ability to negotiate pragmatic solutions to meet conflicting business requirements. You will have experience in working to tight deadlines and managing multiple projects.

You will be highly motivated, proactive and resilient with the ability to be flexible and manage ambiguity during project delivery. You must be a team player and be able to work effectively at all levels in the organisation, with strong relationship management skills. You will be familiar with fixed income investment assets e.g. bonds, real estate, structured credit, private placements and other esoteric instruments; and have good awareness of related regulations (e.g. UCITS, AIFMD, MiFID2 etc.).

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.