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Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 55 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.
POSITION The Company Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise. The Position Working within WMF Global's Product Development team, the Fund Product Analyst role presents an exciting opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing Wellington Management Funds Global ("WMF Global") group, which develops and oversees a variety of commingled funds offered to a diverse set of Wellington's clients from over 40 countries worldwide. WMF Global sponsors over 80 funds totaling AUM of $44 billion, spanning the full range of Wellington's product offerings, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. WMF Global has funds domiciled in Ireland (UCITS), Luxembourg (UCITS and AIFs), as well as in Cayman, Canada and Australia.
Job Description This role reports to a Manager of WMF Global Product Development, but works closely with all members of this tightly knit, highly productive team. Working closely with Managers on the team, this role will support or help lead various aspects of the WMF Global fund development design and launch process, including:
New product approval and creation
Establishing optimal fund structure and terms, including investment guidelines, dealing terms and fees
Collaborating in a cross-functional effort to create new funds and establish their operational ability to accept new clients
Ongoing fund changes, including portfolio manager transitions, client requests and regulatory changes
Fund closures or mergers
Support the oversight and management of certain components of the funds infrastructure, including guideline reviews, seed capital allocations, committee meeting preparation, etc
Data-related and system analysis and troubleshooting
Lead or assist with ad hoc projects and presentation material preparation
Over time provide fund expertise and act as subject matter expert to internal stakeholders, including vehicle structures, fee or dealing mechanics, etc
Qualifications We seek individuals who can demonstrate:
Asset Management experience and ideally 3+ years working with cross-border fund solutions
Systems thinking mindset with strong analytical, quantitative, research and IT skills
Exceptional attention to detail, responsiveness and follow-through
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to simplify the complex
Positive, collegial attitude, sense of humor and enthusiasm and excels in dynamic, close-knit team environment
Grace under pressure, and an ethos for hard work, accountability, organization, and doing one's best
Collaborative and flexible mindset to navigate cross-functional projects
Good inter-personal skills and able to establish healthy working relationships
A natural interest in financial markets
High level of intellectual curiosity
Willingness to take initiative, but also having good judgement about when to seek input first
Master prioritizer who's all about the 80/20
JOB TITLE Fund Product Analyst
As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .