Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.Nuveen.com
Nuveen is seeking a talented and experienced Product Manager to support the product management and development efforts associated with the Municipal Bond and Preferred Securities product lines. The individual will support the head of Product Management and Development for Municipal Bonds and Preferred Securities in the creation and management of product, promotion, communication, distribution strategies, and programs designed to achieve business objectives. The Product Manager will interact with Nuveen business units, including Portfolio Management; National Accounts; Distribution; Marketing; Investment Oversight; Legal and Compliance; Operations and Fund Accounting in supporting the product line’s product management and development responsibilities.
Assist in the management of product/business aspects for Nuveen’s Municipal Bond and Preferred Securities product line serving as a product line expert
Maintain the product life cycle within multiple wrappers (OEF/SMA/IMA/UCITS) and be able to lead products from concept to launch through growth and maturity phases; including proposing and vetting ideas for new products, repositioning or mergers/closures
Provide comprehensive issue ownership, resolution and consultation on all related product matters including but not limited to pricing strategy, advisory agreement terms, static and dynamic product data, portfolio event management, trading and operational details
Actively monitor competitive environment, including performance and ratings to determine key issues and trends; proactively recommend actions needed to maintain and improve market position
Compose competitive analysis, including review of marketing materials, and provide recommendations for core positioning and product messaging with various distribution channels
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Portfolio Management, National Accounts, Sales and Distribution, Marketing, Investment Oversight, Legal and Compliance, Operations and Fund Accounting; stay informed on investment issues; work with Nuveen constituents to package and deliver information for internal / external communications
At least 3-7 years of relevant work experience in the asset management / financial services industry, with direct experience in product management and development or similar roles
Bachelor’s degree required. MBA, CFA, CAIA and/or CFP, or progress towards, a plus
Proficient with systems including Morningstar Direct, Evestment, SIMFund, Market Metrics, as well as SharePoint/Office suite of applications, including the ability to rapidly develop professional PowerPoint presentations and in-depth analysis in Excel
Possess a blend of strong quantitative and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively
Ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams without formal authority
Possess strong organizational and project management skills
Possess effective time management and organizational skills and essential teamwork orientation
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