Contract Product Manager, Product Line Management (6 months)
Invesco (Hong Kong) Limited
May 10, 2019
Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $888.2 billion* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries. (*As of December 31, 2018)
Job Purpose (Job Summary): This role is to take a pro-active role in product management exercise in Invesco's global product ranges offered to retail, private bank and institutional clients (including cross border products in AP and local products / MRF products / MPF products in HK).
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
Own and project manage the entire Product Management exercise (including planning, coordination between stakeholders , hosting working group meetings, reviewing and providing comments on notices and changes in offering/constitutive documents, approving offering materials for printing and any post-launch services) to ensure timely completion of the product management exercise (corporate actions) or documentation updates across the global and local product ranges.
Drive and lead fund registration of both standard and complex products with regulators in various jurisdictions in HK/SG/Korea, including funds which use derivatives extensively for investment purpose.
Actively work with the product development colleagues to transition the product after launch to be included under care of product management.
Ensure the right version of the document are printed and delivered to distributors; which includes: 1) proofreading /checking and liaising with printers the ready-to-go documents; 2) facilitate discussion between sales support team and printer on delivery.
Acting as AP's information hub for product management/corporate action activities for XB products and disseminate information, updated documents, product related changes/information/corporate actions to relevant stakeholders (such as AP Product teams, GC and South Asia Sales teams). If required, hosting sessions with stakeholders (including call centers) to explain the corporate action.
Initiate and maintain the following: 1) Prepare materials to facilitate the dividend setting discussion at GCPC; 2) Local Fund Risk rating process which includes liaison with investment team / investment risk team / call center / Sales Teams to update risk rating of funds (or share classes)
Maintain proper records of product changes and corporate actions, and product line management over the life-cycle of each product (ongoing product maintenance)
Liaise with MOPS Team in Hyderabad (looping in Product Marketing Team) on posting documents onto Invesco's websites (including regular reports such as annual/semi-annual/quarterly reports, prospectus updates, notices and KFSes etc.)
Observe any internal policies and controls during the product management process
Support Sales/RFP/Product Marketing team to source answers for distributors/FAQ/RFP
Manage ad hoc projects as assigned (such as offshore fund authorization in HK/Macau/SG)
Work Experience / Knowledge:
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in mutual fund product management / compliance or operations, ideally well versed across the spectrum of SFC authorized funds and private placement funds
Excellent knowledge of the asset management business, regulations (SFC Unit Trust Code, UCITS directives and MPF regulations) and investment products
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:
With excellent communication and writing skills (in English and Chinese) and high proficiency in using MS office
A team player with good interpersonal skills and solid project management skills
Able to multi-task and work tight deadlines
Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
University degree major in Economics, Business or Finance
CFA charter holder or CFA candidate will be a plus
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Internal Number: 5851591
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