Job Description

Product Management Specialist
Job Number: 19-08046
Help drive change! Eclaro is looking for a Product Management Specialist for our client in Chicago, IL
Eclaro’s client is a leading global bank stimulating change and innovation in the industry by offering top-notch financial products and services for a wide-range of clients worldwide. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Responsible for executing the strategy of the product umbrella as outlined by the Lead Product Manager, Product Executive and Head of Product Management for the business unit
  • Responsible for Product Management Lifecycle activities such as defining the target client segment market and evaluating industry trends and uncovering opportunities
  • Perform launches and post launch assessments/ recommendations
  • Market and Product Strategy:
    • Lead the development and maintenance of the product strategy and associated roadmap for FA cohesively across the Americas (North America primarily)
    • Identify new and enhanced global product opportunities, providing input to market/product strategy initiatives
  • Product Management:
    • Lead the design and maintenance of global service definition documentation and relevant elements of sales collateral
    • Engagement with relevant industry bodies, consultants, competitor organizations, software vendors and appropriate other third parties
    • Use input to contribute to product development and product management processes
    • Maintain an awareness of market and competitor developments and position and differentiate our FA offering relative to the competition
  • Sales and Business Development Support:
    • Work with the Sales and Business Development team on various client pitches, RFPs, due diligence meetings and other discussions/negotiations
    • Produce and update marketing and sales collateral on an ongoing basis
  • Leadership & Teamwork:
    • Work with various team members within the broader global Fund Services Product team and key stakeholders globally including senior business management, operations & technology leadership to develop the product strategies, prioritize roadmaps and develop and enhance products as applicable
  • Project Management:
    • Manage the product change control process for the platforms supporting Fund Administration, including preparation of business cases and feasibility studies and prioritization of change requests
    • Participate as a stakeholder in strategic change programmes, ensuring requirements are accurately captured and solutions are effective in improving product profitability
Required Experience:
  • Experience in Product Management with strong and proven influencing and communication skills
  • Experience in large change programmes
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of the US Funds Industry with at least 10 years' experience
  • Demonstrates a solid grasp of the technology and systems supporting the product with direct knowledge of core fund accounting platforms
Required Skills:
  • A strong knowledge of fund structure and jurisdictional inter-operability
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills
If interested, you may contact:
Adrian Miranda
Adrian Miranda | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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