Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise – funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services. With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia. A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success. You can play a key part in this – at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments. Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you'll get a flavour of life at Link. At the bottom of this role advert, you'll find more information on why you'll enjoy working with us...
The Product Delivery function is responsible for co-ordinating the development of new products and modifications for new and existing clients. This involves taking ownership of the development process from initial proposals, through to detailed design, build and implementation in accordance with existing operating models. The team manages launches and modifications for UCITS, NURS and QIS, structured as OEICs, Unit Trusts and Authorised Contractual Schemes (ACS), with a variety of investment managers, custodians, transfer agents and pricing agents.
Planning – Work closely with New Business Development / Client Relationship teams and external investment managers to define product opportunities and draft proposals for new products. Take ownership and responsibility for all activity co-ordination, acting as primary point of contact internally and externally. Consult with internal parties including; Legal, Compliance, Risk and Operations to prepare proposals for internal approval.
Liaison – There will be a high level of co-ordination with external service providers such as Custodians and fund accounting partners to ensure that the appropriate operational requirements for Link funds are in place.
Monitoring – this will involve ensuring internal and external parties adhere to required deliverables and SLA's and tracking. Reporting all risk identified during the delivery of the fund launch or change taking place.
Delivery – actively manage projects to ensure the delivery is to agreed timescale, and to a consistently high standard. Keeping all stakeholders informed of progress throughout the project through regular project meetings and communication.
Essential requirement to have previous experience in launching Funds from a documents and operational perspective.
Knowledge of the investment management industry and its regulatory framework.
Strong project management skills, written and verbal communication skills using MS Office applications, e.g. MS Excel and Word, Visio
Demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Delivery focused with ability to work to tight deadlines.
IOC preferred but not essential.
Understanding of the investment management end to end process (e.g. back to front office) and the part this role plays in that.
Link Group's purpose statement 'Together we achieve' reflects how much we value working together: with each other; with our clients; and with third parties, to help everyone achieve success – both personal and professional We have an ongoing commitment to career progression, training and education as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package that under pins this. At Link, you'll find we support achievement and celebrate success. So, if you want to be a part of this, click the 'I'm Interested' or Apply button...
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