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06/01 Monika Bighane
HR at StateStreet

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State Street - Team Lead - Investment Product Research (7-10 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1202640

State Street Global Advisors, one of the world's largest institutional asset managers, is the investment management arm of State Street Bank and Trust Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation, a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors. The Product Strategy team supports the Investment Teams to drive State Street Global Advisors' product strategy for gaining a competitive advantage.

This role involves undertaking strategic and financial research activities from various investment and solutions teams at State Street Global Advisor. The role encompasses :

- Tracking industry trends and issues

- Quantifying the gaps that exist in our products & services

- Competitive landscaping and providing market intelligence

- Tracking and analyzing regulatory updates impacting the overall business

- Mentoring a team of product strategy analysts

The successful candidate must be able to analyze complex data and articulate findings. The candidate will take the initiative, exercise independent thinking, multi-task, set priorities, and meet aggressive project deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must have strong facilitation, interpersonal and organizational skills and be interested in working in a professional, team-oriented environment. In this role, the candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience working with various investment teams across State Street Global Advisors.

Key Responsibilities & Experience Range :

- Handle research assignments/projects for Institutional Strategies at State Street Global Advisors.

- Strategies include Active and Passive Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset solutions, Cash Management, ESG, Alternatives, etc.

- Act as the internal strategic consultant keeping various investment and product teams abreast of industry issues/ trends

- Market sizing and forecasting using secondary sources and internal databases

- Analyze ambiguous data/information and present it clearly and crisply to business leaders

- Provide Product capability comparisons with competitors and niche players offering in the marketplace and identify gaps, strengths, weaknesses, and differentiators

- Write thought-leadership topic ideas

- Provide support for new product concepts ranging from market opportunity analysis to help in developing business cases

- Provide strategic industry analysis and competitive intelligence

- Provide positioning and content for products and solutions

Qualification & Skills :

- 7-10 years of experience in asset management/ servicing or, in general, financial services industry, MBA/CFA preferable

- Experience leading and mentoring a team of research analysts

- Excellent research and data analysis skills, with strong attention to detail

- Experience with database tools like eVestment and Morningstar

- Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills

- Data analysis and presentation skills

- Deadline and detail-oriented

Secondary Skills (Good to Have) :

- Exposure to Data analytics, its tools, and applications like Tableau

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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