Product Manager - Luxembourg

Robeco Luxembourg S.A. is the management company for Robeco's UCITS fund range in Luxembourg. Robeco is an international asset manager offering an extensive range of active investments. Robeco Luxembourg S.A. is responsible for the management of multiple UCITS fund structures The fund range encompasses over 75 funds and 550 share classes that represent more than EUR 50 billion in assets under management. Robeco Luxembourg S.A. has been appointed by these funds to serve as its designated management company. Robeco Luxembourg provides administration, investment management, distribution and marketing of the funds mentioned. Robeco Luxembourg has outsourced part of its functions to service providers.

The candidate will be employed by Robeco Luxembourg and needs to work in Luxembourg most of the time. Next to this the candidate will become part of the Global Product Development (GPD) in Rotterdam and therefore needs to travel to Rotterdam on a regular basis.

The ambition of Global Product Development (GPD) is to have a client-focused and profitable range of investment capabilities and products, which are built on vision, passion and powerful cooperation of its employees. GPD consists of three teams: Strategic Product Development, Product Delivery and Product Management.

The Product Management team's focus is on building successful multi-client propositions by incremental growth of existing investment strategies via new products, on product life cycle management and on the key maintenance of the existing product line-up and fund processes. The team consists of Product Managers each of whom specialize in depth in equity, fixed income or the technical aspects of product management. The scope of Product Management is mainly the Luxembourg and the Dutch product range, but Robeco is expanding strongly to other regions. Product Management is working closely together with the investment teams and Sales Offices worldwide.

Within the Product Management team we are looking for an experienced technical Product Manager whose main responsibilities will center around the Luxembourg based legal structures. The function will be based in the Luxembourg office of the Management Company of the Robeco Funds.

The Product Manager will be responsible for the management of the Luxembourg legal structures and report to the Conducting Officers of Robeco Luxembourg. These activities are currently performed by several Product Managers in Rotterdam, and will be combined in this new role in Luxembourg. There will be a direct functional relationship with Product Management based in Rotterdam.

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Responsibilities for this position include but will not be limited to

  • manage, control and keep all legal documentation of the Luxembourg structures up to date;
  • identification of technical product trends and opportunities;
  • identification of regulation and assessment of the impact on the product range;
  • liaise with the Luxembourg legal advisor and regulator where necessary;
  • provide a substantial contribution to the Luxembourg office and assist the Management Company in the oversight of all Robeco Luxembourg fund structures.

The role will include overall responsibility for the Luxembourg prospectuses, participation on behalf of the Product Management department in cross departmental projects and general technical product projects. To do so, the Product Manager makes use of strong project-management and personal skills to mobilize the appropriate resources and is comfortable working in a multi-discipline and international environment at all levels of the organization.

You have the ability to form an independent opinion and convince other team members and the organization. You like being challenged and you like to challenge your colleagues to get the best results. You bring (new) knowledge and new insights to the table. You are able to translate complex matters into clear results and realize them under high pressure. As the Product Manager is will work closely with the Product Management team regular presence in Rotterdam and willingness to travel is required.

Who we are looking for

For this challenging function in the organization, we look for candidates with a strong interest in the investment industry in general and Robeco and its products in particular, and who would like to contribute to Robeco's future commercial successes in a focused and positive way.

The ideal candidate

  • has a university degree and minimum 6 years of work experience;
  • has strong analytical and project management skills;
  • is able to work independently, but always connected to the team;
  • works with the internal and external client in mind and is able to solve problems;
  • is capable to translate ideas into concrete proposals and changes;
  • is pro-active in connecting with many different disciplines;
  • is a strong professional to represent Robeco towards external relations;
  • has in-depth knowledge of technical fund processes and legal fund documentation;
  • has proven project management experience.

Fluent English is required. Knowledge of French is an advantage.

Application

Robeco is assisted in this application procedure by Dexter International. If you are interested in this vacancy, please submit your application (CV & Motivation) via careers@dexter-international.com or contact Julia on +44 203 845 5417 with reference to the vacancy of Product Manager – Luxembourg.

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

An assessment and integrity test form part of the selection procedure

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