Product Development Strategist - Equity & Fixed Income - Asset Management

Location Tokyo
Job type Permanent
Salary Above Average - Negotiable
Reference 32692


Tier 1 US investment management firm with around $500 billion AUM globally, that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, financial intermediaries and private-wealth clients in major global markets. The firms client base includes some of Japans and the worlds leading institutions as well as private-wealth clients and retail investors. They have offices around the world, reflecting their global capabilities and supporting the needs of their clients.


Main responsibilities include:

  • Lead and support development of new products for Japanese clients with a focus on Retail business but also for the Institutional business 

  • Execute product development initiatives for local ITM platform for retail and Institutional channels

  • Support execution activities for Japan client sponsored launches in other domiciles

  • Manage and develop local product strategy 

  • Support short and long-term product strategy plans and discussions

  • Lead execution of product launches, liquidations and changes

  • Building and maintaining data/reports to support decisions for PS&D


  • 5+ years experience in bond and/or equity portfolio management/product management 

  • 3+ years track record in supporting investment products launches in Japan

  • Fluent in Japanese (native or JLPT N1 lvl) and high business lvl English, ability to speak English on a daily basis

  • Knowledge about Japanese retail distribution channels in Japan

  • Ideally experience with global asset management business and non-Japan domiciled products (for use in Japan)