ETF Senior Product Developer

London, England, gb
Company: Invesco Ltd.
Category: Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 18:07:30

Senior Product Developer - Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Index Strategies

Full-time with flexibility

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, we are solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. Our culture of collaboration and inclusion makes Invesco a great place to work and reflects the broad diversity of thought across our organisation. At Invesco, we offer work experiences that will inspire and challenge you.

Your Team

As a Senior Product Developer, you will be part of our ETFs and Index Strategies team, and will report directly to the Head of Product Development.

Your Role

You will play an important role in analysing product opportunities and guiding new products through internal and external approval and governance processes leading to execution and launch.

You will be responsible for:

  • Guide new products through the development process from start to finish including: development of a formal business case; risk analysis; sales engagement and demand estimates; product pricing and financial projections; drafting of offering documents; analysis of ESG criteria and clearance of internal and external (e.g. Fund Board) product approvals.
  • Analyse new product ideas (market demand, product complexity and platform readiness, regulatory eligibility, alignment with strategic goals, financials, etc.) to determine viability, opportunity size and prioritisation
  • Identify and produce the quantitative analyses necessary to ensure new products are rigorously tested against a wide range of potential client considerations. Coordinate with both external (e.g. index providers) and internal (e.g. product managers, portfolio managers, operations) to ensure optimal benchmark and product structure
  • Support the creation of marketing and promotional materials for new product launches, including both preparation of underlying analyses and development of client messaging and product positioning.
  • Monitor market trends, flows, new product developments and maintain an active engagement with external content providers (e.g. S&P, MSCI, etc.) to identify new areas of opportunity and ensure Invesco maintains a leading position in the development and deployment of innovative products
  • Collaborate closely with a wide range of business areas including Product Managers, Portfolio Managers, Legal, Compliance, Content, Operations, Risk and Sales others to ensure that the product development process is streamlined, effective, and incorporates the best ideas from the widest possible range of contributors
  • Support the Head of ETF Product Development and Head of Product and Sales Strategy in the development of annual strategic plans
  • The skills and experience you’ll bring

    You will:

  • Have prior experience working with ETFs in either a product development, trading, risk management or product specialist capacity
  • Experience in product development, preferably in ETFs although mutual fund / structured products with a focus on passive investments also considered
  • Knowledge of the UCITS regulatory framework, especially Irish domiciled funds
  • Strong quantitative / Excel skills and confidence in working with and understanding data, performing quantitative analyses and interpreting results intuitively
  • Knowledge of ESG/sustainable fund concepts and associated data
  • Excellent written English (including drafting legal texts); proficiency in a second European language highly desirable
  • University degree, preferably in a technical field (maths, physics, engineering)
  • Evidence of progress towards (or interest in pursuing) additional qualifications (e.g. CFA) highly valued.
  • Our commitment to you

    We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

    Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

    The Good Stuff

    Joining Invesco is just the start. We focus on nurturing internal talent, offering a variety of tools to support your career advancement, including ongoing learning and development and internal career opportunities.

    We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance
  • Our Commitment to the Community, the Environment and Responsible Investing

    We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about and are offered two days’ volunteering leave annually.

    We are committed to adopting and implementing responsible investment principles and practices that uphold our fiduciary responsibility to our clients, as well as being good stewards of the environment.

    Invesco is committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

    Join Us

    We’re driven by a passion to exceed. Our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting our colleagues both personally and professionally. If you're looking for challenging work, smart colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, we invite you to explore your potential with us.

    People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment with Invesco may request this by sending an e-mail to EMEA- Talent Acquisition. Please include your name, the job you are interested in, and the type of accommodation you are requesting.

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