VP Product Management – Front Office / Investments 

Location: Bad Homburg, DE; Brussels, BE; Copenhagen - Headquarters, DK; London, GB; New York, NY, USA; Paris, FR; Stockholm, SE; Zurich, CH

VP Product Management – Front Office / Investments 

Sitting at the intersection between Business and Technology our Product Division develops and delivers a market-leading front-to-back IMS. We are growing rapidly and have an ambitious plan to expand our range of products and services to the buy-side community over the next 5 years. You’ll be at the fore-front of innovation creation and delivery to our global clients. 

SimCorp is looking for an ambitious and proven Product Management Vice President to own our Investment Offers. We are not just looking for a senior product manager, but someone who can be truly innovative and create value-adding services to our clients as the industry transforms to “as a Service” business models. 

You’ll need to be an expert and thought leader on SimCorp’s target market in terms of buy-side investment management business models and outcomes, competitive landscape and market trends. 

You have a deep understanding of both portfolio construction/optimization and trade execution and you know what portfolio managers and traders need to be effective. You also understand the importance of data and insights for making the best investment decisions and also how vendors can enable portfolio managers and traders to focus on their core business instead of spending time on tasks that can be solved with technology or services. 

You will use your expertise in this area to create a compelling Offer Vision, Strategy, Value Proposition that will produce truly market leading products and services and you will work with our development, commercial and delivery teams to execute on that vision. 

 

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Defines the Front Office / Investment vision and strategy both commercially and functionally 

  • Is accountable for the Success of Front Office / Investment offers, measured by commercial results and client outcome metrics 

  • Is responsible for managing the Frotn Office / Investment offers throughout the entire offer lifecycle from discovery, build, launch to sun-setting  

  • Owns the Front Office / Investment backlog which drives priorities across Product, Standards, Architecture and Services 

  • Has authority to make client commitments and delivering on those  

  • Communicates strategy and direction for Front Office / Investment in a compelling way both internally and externally 

  • Responsible for transforming our Products and Services to “as a service” offers 

  • Works closely with Commercial and Delivery Management and shares success metrics with them 

  • Part of the Global Portfolio Management Team, and thereby also contributing to the overall SimCorp Platform strategy and roadmap 

  • People manager for a team of 6-8 highly skilled and experienced experts 

 

Your Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in roles including strategic planning and product management and service delivery  

  • You may have experience as a portfolio manager or trader or from a market leading front office software vendor  

  • You are an expert on both portfolio construction and trade execution and understand how technology can enable better investment decisions and more efficient processes 

  • You may also have experience with service delivery, for example within market data 

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to inspire others 

  • Commercial and result oriented, like to be measured on concrete results 

 

About Us: 

SimCorp is a leading provider of investment management solutions to the world’s largest asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, pension and insurance funds, wealth managers, banks and sovereign wealth funds. 

Here you will get to work with skilled and supportive colleagues. We are almost 1900 employees from 50+ nationalities dedicated to supporting our 200+ clients across the globe. 

We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view and together we’re building a culture where difference is valued. You will be part of a success story and a company that continues to grow, offering a lot of challenging and interesting opportunities. 

Visit our career pages to learn why other people choose to work at SimCorp: www.simcorp.com/career  

 

Interested? 

Send your CV and motivational letter in English. Please contact MLPN@simcorp.com (Michael Paterson) for any questions. 

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