Job description

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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Fund Finance
  • Division:
    Investec Corporate and Investment Banking
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Product Specialist (3594)

Product Specialist

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

About the role

Product Specialists will work with Fund Solutions and Institutional Sales Group (ISG) team to ensure excellent product development and delivery to Bank's borrowers and funding partners. They will need to have a wealth of knowledge about Fund Solution's product range, and also analyze market trends, develop strategy marketing material, recommend improvements and identify new product development opportunities. They should have strong credit skills and be familiar with non-bank FI market

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for existing product development (Secondary Financing, Diversified NAV & GP Led)
  • Product Development:
    • Prepare product overview both to internal and external stakeholders
    • Present with ISG product to non-bank FIs (investors)
    • Assist ISG with answering investors DD questions
    • Work with BSM team to repackage the product in the way that non-bank FI can participate in
    • Work with rating agency and other service providers to create most optimal structure for investors
  • Key point of contact between Fund Solutions business and ISG
  • To recognise that the investor base can and does change, and remaining responsible for keeping informed about new potential clients as they evolve.
  • To keep updated on market events and current affairs and to thoroughly understand the workings and technical aspects of all Fund Finance products that Investec is involved in marketing.

About you

  • Lending or structured credit experience, CFA is highly desirable
  • Highly numerate with financial analysis skills (ability to critically review and analyse financing proposals, financial statements and cash flows)
  • IT literate, Word, Powerpoint & Excel
  • Self-starter & highly motivated
  • Strong relationship building skills coupled with problem solving skills
  • Good presentation skills externally and internally (needs good listening skills, advocacy skills, tenacity, resilience)
  • You excel at being a team player and collaborating across other Investec divisions
  • Good project management skills
  • Strong growth and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to think outside of the box and constantly push the limits
  • Personable nature to build and manage relationships with stakeholders

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

**We are open to conversations about flexible working so please ask**

Could your career thrive in this setting? Could you see yourself making an impact? If this is the career opportunity you've been waiting for please apply today or contact us for more information.

As an Out of the Ordinary bank, we have a family-oriented culture and we genuinely care about our people. We work really hard to create a fun, collaborative and learning environment - so expect lots of team activities, as well as plenty of support for training, mentoring and coaching.


 
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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Louise Radcliffe

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance