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Product Strategist - Analyst

Job Description

Our Product Strategists are a critical component of our investment success. They are product specialists who play a central role in offering clients and prospects connectivity to and information on the investment process. The portfolio management teams rely on Product Strategy to convey their investment decisions to the market and our clients. We are building a Product Strategy Platform & Analytics team in Budapest that will serve as the innovation hub of the team’s production of timely and effective marketing collateral, product presentations and response to client inquiries. This means working directly with one or more Product Strategy teams globally, across locations such as London, New York and Hong Kong.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Closely follow global markets and be up to date on events and movements
  • Liaise with Portfolio Management and other Product Strategy teams
  • Perform analyses to help position funds/strategies
  • Prepare and maintain portfolio review decks, ensuring these meet compliance practices
  • Build and support reccurring reporting templates using BlackRock technology
  • Maintain product pitchbooks and other standard client collateral such as factsheets, updating central content libraries where necessary
  • Assist with ad hoc requests (e.g. performance analytics / attribution, bespoke reporting)
  • Update/draft RFPs and RFIs
  • Gather and report flows and performance
  • Build and maintain database reports (Morningstar, eVestment, FactSet)
  • Help enhance existing processes with new ideas/automation and developing best practices across the global Product Strategy platform
  • Maintain and send daily internal reports (cheat sheets, fund daily performance, etc.)


Specialist Experience

  • BA/BS required with degrees in quantitative, finance or economics disciplines preferred
  • CFA, MBA, IMC and/or FRM or a desire to pursue these is welcome
  • Desire to learn about the Investment Management industry
  • 0-3 years of professional experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential; additional European languages are a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, a sense of urgency around deadlines and an ability to multitask
  • High proficiency in Excel, with ability to manipulate data in a spreadsheet (knowledge of macros is a plus) and PowerPoint, with ability to create appealing slides for clients/investors.
  • Experience with Python, R or other coding languages is an advantage
  • Ability to effectively combine outputs from different sources of technology/systems

We are looking for people who are:

  • Curious: You like to learn new things and have a healthy disrespect for status quo
  • Brave: You are happiest outside your comfort zone
  • Passionate: You feel personal ownership for the work you do and an aspiration to be better
  • Open: You value and respect input from others
  • Experimental: You make mistakes, but learn from them
  • Geeky: You want to outsmart the problem


    Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

  • Hungary
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
17 September 2019
Applications Deadline
15 November 2019

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