State Street Global Advisors manages and is a promoter of around 350 European funds in multiple domiciles (Luxembourg, UK, Ireland and France). The EMEA Funds Management team is responsible for handling all processes related to fund governance; including coordination of board meetings and offering documents (prospectus, KIIDs, KIDs). You will be supporting the Senior European Product Manager, and be responsible for contributing to all fund processes and governance related tasks concerning certain Irish and UK domiciled funds, with the exception of ETFs. The fund ranges you will be responsible for comprise of: UCITS cash products, Life Companies, DC fund solutions covering LDI and alternative strategies; as well as UK indexed AUTs and ACSs Trusts. Your scope of responsibilities will include product management support, owning and maintaining all fund documentation, co-ordination of and attendance at board meetings and working collaboratively with the Product Development team as we launch new products and initiatives. You will need to hn understanding of the impact of regulatory change on the funds and the amendments to be implemented as a result. You will also assist with the identification of strategic opportunities to enhance all funds, processes and data management to better meet the needs of our clients and to increase our Company's profitability whilst minimising risks. We promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our values. It's also part of our commitment to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You'll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
Ensure timely execution of all BAU processes with a focus on minimising enterprise risk. Processes include board support, query management, fund maintenance (e.g. regular prospectus reviews, fund mergers/changes, share class creation) and product viability analyses.
Lead, with the relevant company secretary, the organisation of quarterly board meetings across selected Irish and UK domiciled management companies and funds.
Management of ad hoc "corporate actions", for instance distributions and annual/extraordinary general meetings.
Perform ad hoc analysis of fund viability with a view to develop and improve efficiency of fund offerings and assist in the implementation of any modification or enhancement through in-house product change process.
Lead ad hoc projects of prospectus updates and fund closures, as required by our business need and regulatory developments.
Active monitoring of regulation in order to manage and implement changes/opportunities for funds.
Responsibility for all aspects of data management associated with selected Irish and UK funds in scope, ensuring that the fund related data available to internal and external parties is accurate at all times.
All responsibilities to be performed ensuring appropriate coordination with all relevant parties globally (Investment Management, Legal, Compliance, Operations, Board, Custodian and Fund Administrator, etc).
You will have experience with management of funds domiciled in the UK and/or Ireland
Confirmed knowledge of European fund regulation (e.g. UCITS V, Money Market Fund Regs, AIFMD)
A sound understanding of the pan-European asset management industry and solutions required by asset owners and intermediaries
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Sensitivity to pan-European complexities and dependencies
You will need a high level of initiative and ownership
Attention to detail
You should have a university degree + min 4 years relevant experience in fund / product management or development
Project management ability
Internal Number: 5189808
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