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27/04 Ratan Vaddi
Assistant Manager at Franklin Templeton

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Franklin Templeton - Senior Digital Product Owner - IIM/MDI/ISB/FMS/IIT/NIT/BITS (6-12 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 918928

I. Job Summary :

Franklin Templeton is launching its proprietary Goals Based Wealth Management offering through a patent pending B2B2C digital product called the Goals Optimization Engine (GOE) via various distribution channels covering various global geographies. The product has been built with several years of underlying research involving Mathematical Finance and Behavioral Finance and we are on the look out for an exceptional Product Specialist to join our existing team, can don various hats of job responsibilities and can take complete ownership of a distribution channel, few large clients or a specific product variant as it relates to the product lifecycle.

II.Job Responsibilities ;

- The candidate should have worked on at least ONE end-to-end Robo-Advisory deployment (preferred) OR Integrated Financial Planning application OR Digital Mutual Funds Application OR Digital Portfolio Management Services application.

(People who do not have this experience will not be considered. Closely related product management experience can be looked at on a case-to-case basis)

- Should have the ability to drive the product and business-planning process across cross- functional teams.

- Should have a very good understanding of the global Funds/ETFs market (primarily US and Asia Pacific), Regulatory environments, Multi-Asset Solutions including Equities, Fixed Income and Alternatives.

- Should have a good understanding of the drivers for business as it relates to the Retail, Advisory Retirement, Privat Wealth, Insurance and Direct to Customer businesses.

- Should have the ability to read and interpret Python code and understand the underlying mathematics and algorithm and communicate the same to an uninitiated audience.

- Should have the ability to understand a specific business requirement and evaluate whether the product in its current form can cater to the requirement or alternatively determine what needs to be changed in the product such that the requirement can be met.

- Should have the ability to translate this solution to the product development team with minimal ambiguity.

- Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines and Manage releases across multiple stakeholders.

- Contribute to Product Research by understanding the pulse of the market and pitch new product ideas and strategies.

- Devise appropriate Go To Market plans for each channel and each geography that comes under the purview of this role.

- Create product strategy documents that describe business cases, high-level use cases, technical requirements

- Translate Technical integration documents and BRDs from various integration partners into User Stories and take ownership of product deployment.

- Ensure appropriate testing of each new or modified product feature and document acceptance criteria for each feature.

- Should have a good understanding of the Agile Release Framework and work towards achieving those ends.

- Understanding of user experience (UX) and business/commercial challenges

- Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch

- Define and measure Success matrix of product post launch and educate the business on the market dynamics, trends, and our competition.

III. Requirements :

Education (or equivalent experience):

- MBA and Engineering from Tier 1 institutes

- Relevant certifications such as CFA, CQF, CWM et al is preferred.

Experience Core Skills:

- 6-12 years of Product Management experience in the above mentioned areas

- Wealthtech or related Fintech experience (Payments experience will not be considered)

- Exceptionally good mathematical skills.

- Exceptional Excel skills in mathematical modeling

- Structured Thinking - Can think clearly under lot of data and make definitive choices along with pros and cons

Experience Other Skills:

- Proven ability to take initiative and work under pressure in a changing/growing environment.

- Should be self-driven and be able to work in an unstructured environment. Exceptional decision- making skills: Ability to prioritize across needs given limited resources

- Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on customer research, data, and industry trends

- Thrives in a startup like environment: loves dealing with fast pace and changing needs

- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to cross functional partners of varying technical levels

- Structured Thinking - Can think clearly under lot of data and make definitive choices along with pros and cons

- Ability to create partnerships both inside and outside of the Product organization

- Ability to narrate a story for problem along with the capacity to dive into minute details.

- Superlative communication and consensus building skills.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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