International Product Specialist required to join an international wealth management group. This is a strategic role contributing to the regional product strategies ensuring products continue to satisfy clients, regulation and the growth of the business.
Responsible for assisting with the creation of product governance regime and then ongoing adherence to that regime. Your role will include the completion of product reviews (in line with internal governance procedures and regulatory requirements).
Scope of your role will include investigative work (e.g. exploring the needs of new potential target markets, creating business cases etc.) and working collaboratively with colleagues in technical, marketing and distribution functions.
You will be responsible for providing the required assistance for the design, launch and maintenance of products/product functionality/tools, working with colleagues in Pricing, Illustrations, Distribution, Technical, SD&IT and Marketing.
The role will include the drafting of product specifications, product approval documents and business readiness plans.
It is paramount that you maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues in Product, Operations, SD&IT, Distribution, Marketing, Technical and Compliance.
As a member of the Product team you will be responsible for carrying out product-related tasks required to support the needs of colleagues in Distribution, Marketing, Compliance, Finance etc. (e.g. assistance with the use and understanding products and Wealth Interactive tools)
Skills & Experience:
Must be proficient in the design and development of insurance-based products in the cross-border life market (e.g. portfolio bonds).
Good understanding of the financial planning needs of expats and locals and how products/product applications may meet those needs.
Good knowledge of cross border life insurance market, including the competitive landscape, key distribution channels and the needs of distributors.
Hours & Benefits:
Excellent benefits package and competitive salary.