Contractor - Product Executive, Asian Fixed Income

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Investment Management
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SIN01178 Requisition #

Team Overview 

 

The Fixed Income division has experienced significant growth in recent years and is a key element of Schroders’ product offering. The Product Management team sits within Investment and is responsible for managing the Fixed Income portfolio of business, allowing fund managers to focus on investing. The function acts as a conduit between the investment team and Distribution, supporting growth and ongoing profitability. The team is involved in a range of activities that include servicing existing clients, preparation for new business pitches, developing new products and being consultative subject matter experts for other parts of the company. 

 

The Asian fixed income product team oversees all aspects of client service and marketing related to the Asian Fixed Income products. They sit within the Asian Fixed Income investment team and are fully versed in all strategies managed by the Asian Fixed Income team. Key responsibilities of the team include: 

  • Manage the Asian fixed income product range
  • Oversee product marketing and communications
  • Work closely with the various Distribution teams to drive product sales. 

 

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations for client pitches, portfolio review meetings and conferences
  • Prepare client reporting packages on monthly and quarterly reporting cycles, including portfolio commentary and performance review
  • Provide ongoing support to the product manager, investment director and members of the investment team across the Asian managed fixed income range
  • Prepare and contribute to requests for due diligence questionnaires, proposal (RFP) documentation and maintain RFP database on an ongoing basis
  • Liaise with overseas fixed income product and distribution functions
  • Respond to ad hoc queries from internal counterparties
  • Maintain department statistics, including product AUMs and team changes
  • Maintain and update commentary and data on the company’s intranet sites and company sponsored social media
  • Manage and maintain competitor databases (Mercer, eVestment and Morningstar)
  • Respond to ad hoc queries from internal counterparties

 

Essential Skills

  • Passion for Fixed Income
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Sound mathematical skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understanding of the asset management industry
  • Proactive and flexible approach to completion of tasks
  • Deadline driven – able to prioritise
  • Demonstrable analytical skills
  • Seasoned user of Microsoft Office packages, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently 

 

Desirable Skills 

  • Knowledge of other systems an advantage, such as Bloomberg, eVestment and Morningstar
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment and meet tight deadlines

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