Internship Opportunity

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Product Manager, Private Equity (full-time, permanent)

Organization:
Citco
Industry:
Finance
Number of Positions:
1
Application Deadline:
Jan 26, 2023
Start Date:
Feb 13, 2023
End Date:
Jan 31, 2024
Division:
Location:
Toronto,ON

Job Description:

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 50 office locations worldwide. With more than $1.8 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com

About the Team & Business Line:

Fund Administration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry’s most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

As a core member of our Private Equity team, you will be working with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon.

Your Role:

As Private Equity Product Manager, you will support the Head of Product and the management team of the Private Equity line of business in creating a standardized approach to Citco Fund Services / The Citco Group of Companies’ global PE service offering. The role supports the business lines of growth as a subject matter expert to the sales and relationship management teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will develop and maintain product descriptions
  • Work with business and IT to prioritize product enhancements
  • Assist IT and be part of the scrum that develops products
  • Support the sales efforts/team through active prospect engagement

Product Development:

  • Through partnership with the business, define, sponsor and steer investment initiatives
  • Influence and guide technology, project management and operations team in solution delivery
  • Maintain and develop expertise and keep abreast of market trends/direction and competitors
  • Collaborate with the other product teams on prioritization and reuse of functionality

Technology:

  • Horizon scanning for disruptive technology
  • Leverage core Citco expertise to deliver consistency for clients across PE, RE and Hedge Funds

Sales and Relationship Management Support:

  • Interact with clients/prospects
  • Provide technical and industry knowledge to clients
  • Working alongside the Business Development team, play an active role in client pitches 

Marketing:

  • Act as SME to help Citco enhance client relationships and attract new clients by participating and attend industry forum events
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to build CITCO’s brand and reputation in the marketplace

About You:

To be a successful product manager you must be able to deal with constant change and a fast evolving market.  You must be able to have a vision of where the Product is going and lead people towards it.  Product people must influence a broad range of stakeholders, from IT development teams to the C suite at our clients.

  • You have 4-8  years hands on private equity administration and/or back office experience
  • Skills in negotiation, influencing, mentoring, and guiding 
  • Familiarity with Investran
  • Record of delivering business/technology reengineering initiatives in the private equity space
  • Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionals
  • Project management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint).

Key Competencies:

  • Business and Commercial Acumen
  • Quality and Risk Management
  • Execution
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Building Networks
  • Navigating Complexity

Our Benefits

Your well-being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

Employer Question 1:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 2:

How many years of experience do you have in private equity administration and/or back office experience? Please specify in detail:

Employer Question 3:

Are your familiar with Investran?

Employer Question 4:

What is your proficiency level in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint?