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Product Manager

Product Manager – London - £55k-£70k

Peracto Search’s client, a leading vendor of software solutions and services, is seeking an experienced Product Manager to join their specialist team.

As a Product Manager the successful candidate will need to successfully plan the various steps that will lead up to the launch of a product, including producing and product requirement specification. This will involve detailed discussions both externally with clients and internally with colleagues in order to build and present a product strategy. The product manager will also be responsible for the design requirement specifications based on various feedback, supervising the development project and coordinating test phases and also contributing to the pricing and marketing plans. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading financial technology businesses, in the market, that works on a truly global scale.

Knowledge and Skill Requirement:

• Degree from a top university or equivalent.
• 3+ years’ experience working with a buy side institution.
• A deep understanding of market risk concepts including factor modelling, simulation models and scenario analysis/stress testing.
• Experience within an information and/or software environment.
• Strong knowledge of Portfolio Optimisation or Portfolio Construction.
• Familiarity with agile product management techniques and a demonstrated success as a product owner would be advantageous.
• Analytics knowledge related to Market Risk (VaR, Factor Modelling, Stress Testing etc.)

The Ideal Candidate:

• Strong understanding of the product development cycle.
• Ability to influence and negotiate.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Possess a good eye for business and business flair.
• Ability to work well within a team or autonomously.

If this post matches your skillset, experience and career aspirations for your next move please apply for more information and a confidential chat.

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