Director, Product Management

Employer
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 May 2022
Closes
28 May 2022
Ref
15096079
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Ensure individual product strengths are well-articulated in the marketplace. Provide timely insights on portfolio positioning and competitive advantage in support of the sales process. Share relevant market intelligence to the investment and product development teams to ensure our product set remains competitively positioned. Serve as leader for large scale projects and initiatives and represent the product line in the business and with key business partners. The scope of the role is supporting investment strategies delivered into the North America market in partnership with both the Institutional and Intermediary Distribution teams.

Work location in Minneapolis or Boston preferred. Willing to consider qualified candidates in other locations.

Responsibilities

  • Act as product owner for assigned product line, leading product advocacy efforts to drive market share gains. Conduct research and analysis to understand the marketplace, competitors, and advisor/client needs and develop effective strategies to highlight and capitalize on competitive advantages. Represent strategies to the sales organization through the development of written materials and delivery of messages through multiple media.
  • Partner with Client Portfolio Managers and the Investment Teams in representing strategies to prospects and clients, bringing product expertise and investment foresight. Set performance expectations for products and assess performance results versus expectations, benchmarks, and peers. Evaluate and recommend product changes.
  • Work with the marketing group, develop marketing collateral including presentations, RFP/database content, and other relevant materials required to describe and position assigned strategies and teams.
  • Other duties as needed, which may include activities such as supporting new product development activities, providing input into other product team projects and initiatives, and working with Thought Leadership pieces.


Required Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of related experience
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with or lead across the organization to get results.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills using data to identify trends and issues and potential ways to address the issue.
  • A confirmed familiarity of concepts related to assigned product and ability to explain these to others.
  • Series 7, state securities agent registration (S63 or S66) and state IAR registration (S65 or S66) or the ability to acquire within a defined period (with support).
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (4 years)


Preferred Qualifications

  • CFA or willingness to pursue


About Our Company

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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