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US Product Manager

Schroders Investment Management
New York, United States
Posted 6 days ago Permanent Competitive
US Product Manager
Business Area: Schroders Capital Private Equity
Location: New York, USA
Reporting to: Tim Boole
Job title: Product Manager, Private Equity
Who we're looking for
We are looking for a dynamic individual with 3-8 years of experience in private equity, especially in fund development, project management or business development.
The person hired will have a strong work ethic with a collaborative approach to working with many people across different businesses. They will need to be well organised and have a problem-solving type approach to the work. There will be high levels of responsibility, multi-tasking and often pressure to deliver in tight timeframes. Good communication skills are essential.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain considerable experience in private equity, the development of new funds and mandates, preparing marketing materials, coordinates sales campaigns and ultimately on-boards and services investors when they become clients.
About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
Schroders Capital is responsible for the private assets businesses in Schroders. We have over $70 billion of assets under management and manage assets across multiple asset classes including private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure.
Schroders Capital Private Equity manages over $15 billion of AUM for clients worldwide across a range of strategies. It has about 170 employees based across North America, Europe and Asia.
The team
The Schroders Capital Private Equity Product Management team has responsibility for the development of new private equity funds, supporting new fundraising and working closely with Sales. We work closely with the Legal team, Operations, Sales teams as well Product teams from the other investment areas.
We manage new funds from inception, through to launch and the ongoing management and coordination of a fund during fundraising. It requires a versatile skillset which means the work is highly engaging and varied.
Schroders Capital Private Equity is based across multiple offices worldwide. The Product Management team is mainly based in Zurich but we also have a team member in London. We work closely with teams based in other countries.
What you'll do
  • Support product development efforts for the US market, including the planned launch of the semi-liquid private equity tender offer fund.
  • Work closely with the Business development team and other Sales teams to support fundraising efforts as well as client enquiries, RFPs and dataroom management.
  • Lead on the development of marketing efforts and new materials for new funds, including initiatives to help promote private equity funds across institutional investors and wealth management partners
  • Work in close alignment with Investment, Fund Operations and Legal teams for the development and management of other private equity funds and mandates
  • Preparation of Private Placement Memorandums (PPMs), pitch books and other materials
  • Prepare competitor information on products and investment strategies, including comparable performance data
  • Review and oversight of sales pipeline and CRM systems (Salesforce) to ensure information is up to date and accurate for management reporting purposes


The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
  • 3-8 years of experience in private equity, related asset classes or investment fund sales support
  • Good understanding of Legal and Operational matters relevant to investment funds
  • Good quality university degree and ideally some form of post graduate qualification such as RICS, CFA, MSc
  • Good verbal communication skills and ability to form good working relationships internally with colleagues in relevant teams as well as with third-party service providers and investors
  • Excellent written skills for client communication and drafting of marketing materials
  • Sound financial understanding and at least basic modelling skills
What you'll be like
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good at working in a team, and with other internal Schroder teams to service clients
  • Fluent in English
  • A good communicator - good written English skills
  • Flexible, curious and willing to learn, with a strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated and demonstrate initiative
  • Organised, able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once, and with tight deadlines
We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.



Job ID  4963
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