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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Newark

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PGIM Fixed Income - Associate, Product Strategy-PRO000N8
Description
 
PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. . As of December 31, 2018, the firm has $743 billion of assets under management including $312 billion in institutional assets, $132 billion in retail assets, and $299 billion in proprietary assets. Over 600 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets.
    
The PGIM Fixed Income Product Strategy team is looking for a talented and ambitious individual to help support the product strategy key initiatives and agenda.

Role Summary: 
The Client Advisory Group (CAG) is PGIM Fixed Income’s sales, relationship management, client service, marketing and product organization. The team is global with individuals based in the US, Europe, and Asia. Responsible for all client, consultant and prospect activities, including business development, the team works closely with all divisions of PGIM Fixed Income. The individual will sit within the Product Strategy team and will play an integral part in establishing a best in class Fixed Income product strategy office contributing to both product design, implementation and competitive landscape analysis.
   
Responsibilities: 
Monitor, anticipate and assess market, client, competitor and regulatory trends to drive product strategy and identify opportunities for product innovation.
Help define and build the business case for new product strategy initiatives through assembling fact-based arguments and developing compelling presentations to senior management.
Assist with new product idea generation by conducting primary and secondary research and competitive analyses (e.g., product performance, market positioning, etc.)
Synthesize analyses and develop effective presentations
Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with teams across the organization including the product development team in Prudential Investments (mutual fund platform), Investments, Client Advisory, Finance, Legal, Compliance, Operations and Marketing
Help with product positioning and education of client facing teams
Key contact person between different business units to drive product initiatives forward
Coordination of new product launches
Management of product initiatives, such as changes to workflows for effective support of the funds, creation of databases, research issues related to new distribution opportunities for the funds, update of fund terms, electronic distribution of materials to investors, vendor changes, etc. 
Qualifications
 
Undergraduate degree
3 to 8 years of experience working for a leading fixed income asset manager, ideally in a product strategy function
Good understanding of fixed income asset management landscape (understanding of competitor’s product offering, new product launches, key products per distribution channel)
Deep technical knowledge of fixed income instruments, products and solutions; both traditional as well as specialty/alternative fixed income (long/short and long only fixed income)
Knowledge of pooled products (UCITS, QIF, SICAV, FCP, 40 Act funds etc.), their regulations and mechanics (liquidity, pricing, strategy)
Experience using Morningstar, Evestment, Lipper, and Bloomberg

 
Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability,

About the company

For over 140 years, Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) has helped people grow and protect their wealth. We offer individual and institutional clients a wide array of financial products and services. Today, we are one of the world’s largest financial services institutions. We have over $1 trillion of assets under management as of March 31st, 2017, and approximately $3.7 trillion of gross life insurance in force worldwide as of Dec. 31, 2016. We have operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. We also have one of the most recognized and trusted brand symbols: The Rock® , an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation. We measure our long-term success on our ability to deliver value for shareholders, meet customer needs, attract and develop the best talent in our industry, offer an inclusive work environment where employees can develop to their full potential, and give back to the communities where we live and work. (Pru.us/disclaimer)

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