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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $161K - $190K

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the world’s third-largest alternatives manager, with a 40-year history of delivering innovative alternative solutions across market cycles. Our alternative investment engines are managed by highly specialized independent teams, backed by the global reach, vast resources and robust governance of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Our alternative strategies are designed to achieve specific client outcomes and built to deliver uncorrelated returns to traditional asset classes. Customized alternative portfolios can be tailored to individual client needs. We offer strategies across the alternative investment spectrum, including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives and hedge funds. Details below.

Position available in New York, NY

Job Summary:

As a Product Strategy VP within the Product Strategy group, you will report directly to the Head of Americas Product Strategy. This role will have a focus on the alternatives business and involve leading key strategic product-related initiatives for U.S. domiciled strategies in this space with an opportunity to also support other asset classes. You will collaborate with alternatives investment teams and both institutional and retail client teams understanding the competitive landscape and providing insights. This role requires strong leadership skills as you will be engaging with senior leaders and influencing strategic direction.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong proficiency in the JPMAM product range, competitors, and industry trends
  • Interface with alternatives investment teams, client advisors and product development to drive product innovation
  • Facilitate cross-functional workshops to identify and develop business cases for new product ideas
  • Collaborate with marketing and training teams to drive clear product messaging, develop value propositions and communications of our product range
  • Contribute to new product initiatives such as fund launches, product design, pricing, competitive analysis, preparation of materials for governance forums
  • Present at training meetings and internal conferences with distribution and investment teams about the competitive landscape and industry trends
  • Contribute to and/or lead the development of presentations and analysis for senior management

Required qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Significant experience in alternatives within the asset management industry
  • Particular expertise in the product strategy, product development and delivery of alternatives investment management products for institutional and retail channels
  • Knowledge of various alternatives structures (e.g. private placement funds, interval funds, BDCs, non-traded REITs)
  • Ability to influence and project manage across stakeholders and disciplines to discuss and facilitate the delivery of projects
  • Strong analytical, communication, project management and cross-organization collaboration skills
  • CFA, CAIA is a plus