Citi Global Wealth and Citi Investment Management Product Manager (APAC) - Assistant Vice President (Citi Return To Work Programme)

Job Title: Citi Global Wealth and Citi Investment Management Product Manager (APAC) - Assistant Vice President (Citi Return To Work Programme)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: 21387294
Contact Name: Suzanna/Swapna
Job Published: December 12, 2021 22:40

Job Description

Citi Global Wealth is a Division of Citi focused on serving the needs of clients across the entire wealth spectrum. It has been created by combining the Wealth Management businesses across Citi Global Consumer Bank and Citi Private Bank.  It serves over 500,000 clients through its global footprint in Asia, EMEA, Mexico, and North America.

CIM delivers investment solutions designed to meet the unique goals and objectives of CGW clients. Institutional quality portfolio management, research, due diligence and oversight provide the foundation for CIM’s comprehensive investment strategies.  We offer core portfolios and opportunistic investments that seek to take advantage of timely and relevant market opportunities through our discretionary managed accounts and third-party investment offerings.

Job Description

We are seeking a committed and talented professional to join us and contribute to our activities as a traditional investments Product Manager, with specific focus on product development, launches and the global distribution of Mutual Funds while providing on-the-ground support in APAC.

Key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Product Development and Distribution: Contributing positively to the CGWI product development agenda by striving to understand the strategic vision of the business, providing accurate and forward looking analysis and generating new ideas that demonstrate a commitment to put clients first.  Partnering with the various teams across Citi (e.g. Research and Due Diligence and Managed Investment Sales) to coordinate and execute the end-to-end process of new product development.  This entails fund on-boarding, managing commercial negotiations with external product partners and coordinating across internal functional control groups to obtain approvals for launch.  Ensuring effective global roll-out of new products and optimizing the commercialization of the products across regions.
  • Platform Maintenance: Daily maintenance of the Mutual Fund platform including taking care of various corporate actions from fund houses; updating key fund terms; liaising with finance and fund houses to receive missing fees; working with internal and external partners to ensure all updates to on-platform funds are enacted swiftly (fund houses, operations, risk, L&C, research, etc.).
  • Relationship Management: Managing effective and good relations with internal partners (Operations, Technology, Legal, Risk and Compliance) by: Acting as owner of the product line and being held accountable; Establishing excellent working relationships with external business partners as an ambassador to Citi’s brand; Acting as advocate to senior management on all product management matters relating to product lines. 
  • Risk and Control: Keeping abreast of regulatory or internal policy changes related to the product and the business and assessing implications or impact to the business of such changes; Partnering with key control functions (Legal, Compliance and Risk) to mitigate operational and enterprise-wide risks related to the distribution of the product line.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in investments or banking industry.
  • Experience and specialized knowledge in investment funds required
  • Highly effective commercial instincts
  • Sound understanding of cross-border selling of investment products, Working knowledge of various regulations and requirements globally and specific to APAC
  • Has experience and confidence working with senior management, both within and outside of Citi, especially in formal settings (e.g. presentations)
  • Good listener who communicates confidently, clearly, concisely both orally and in writing
  • Self-driven with excellent ability to multi-tasks and deliver under pressure
  • Track-record of successes and accomplishments in prior professional roles
  • Capable of working independently with limited guidance; leverages network to deliver solutions
  • Protects Citi’s franchise with impeccable integrity and sound judgment
  • Strong analytical skills, commercially minded and able to exercise sound judgment
  • Degree qualified

Citi Return To Work Programme Welcomes You If You Have:

  • Taken a career break of 6 months or more*
  • A degree or higher educational qualifications
  • Relevant working experience
  • Those currently working are also welcomed to apply

**When you are being redirected to Citibank career site, please make sure to choose “Halfthesky” under “Job Boards” when you fill in “How Did You Hear About Us?*” field, so we can follow up on your application directly with the Recruiter who’s responsible for the role.

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