Product Manager - Assistant Vice President Product Manager - Assistant Vice President …

Deutsche Bank
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Deutsche Bank
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Product Manager - Assistant Vice President
Position Overview

Job Title: Product Manager

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: New York, NY

Business Description

DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with EUR 759bn of assets under management (as of September 2020). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS has come to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

We offer professionals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management - as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus - complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients.

Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach. DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries, we are local while being one global team.


The DWS Americas Product Division is responsible for creation of a unified product strategy and implementation of all investment solutions in the region. As a critical member of this team, you will collaborate with all key stakeholders in the region to develop and implement investment solutions. You will identify potential areas of improvement and be responsible for product governance and recommending and implementing solutions that bring efficiency to the platform. Your focus will be on liquid actively managed mutual fund solutions and separately managed accounts across equities and fixed income. In this role, you will work with various DWS stakeholders across all teams in the Americas including senior management, portfolio managers, sales team, operations, finance, legal and compliance to develop and implement new product concepts and improve processes.

What We Offer You:

  • We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office

  • Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs

  • An environment that encourages networking and collaboration across functions and businesses

  • Active engagement with the local community through DWS's specialized employee groups

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Project management; lead multiple projects impacting all asset classes in the Americas (development of concepts, reporting, meeting notes, project plans, timelines, issues escalation, & resolution)

  • Specifically focus on retail product development for mutual funds and separate accounts

  • Leverage the resources and experience of other Product Division team members located in the Americas to determine areas where we can improve efficiency and streamline process

  • Management of the product management pipeline and report on the status of new initiatives

  • Assist in the creation of marketing materials for new offerings

  • Prepare materials, templates, and obtain various internal approvals

Your Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree is required; previous relevant experience in an investment-related or product development/project management role; organizational skills including attention to detail, ability to manage priorities, and deliver projects on time in a demanding, fast-paced environment

  • Ideally experience with registered 40 act funds and asset class expertise in either equities or fixed income

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal); fluency in English

  • Results-oriented, self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as a team member and passion for "going the extra mile" to deliver world-leading solutions for our clients

  • Ability to build strong relationships with a range of teams and individuals and to influence outcomes

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Click here to find out more about diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: \"EEO is the Law poster\" and supplement ; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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