Product Manager, Taxable Fixed Income in Chicago, IL

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Nuveen Investments   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Position Summary:

Nuveen is seeking a talented and experienced Associate Product Manager to support the product management and development efforts associated with the Global Fixed Income product line. The individual will support the head of Product Management and Development for Global Fixed Income in the creation and management of product, promotion, communication, distribution strategies, and programs designed to achieve business objectives. The Associate Product Manager will interact with Nuveen business units, including the Portfolio Management teams across Nuveen's Core and Specialist Fixed Income capabilities; Global Strategic Relations; Consultant Relations; Distribution; Marketing; Investment Oversight; Legal and Compliance; Operations and Fund Accounting in supporting the product line's product management and development responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of product/business aspects for Nuveen's Global Fixed Income product line serving as a product line expert
  • Maintain the product life cycle within multiple wrappers (OEF/SMA/IMA/UCITS/CIT) and be able to lead products from concept to launch through growth and maturity phases; including proposing and vetting ideas for new products, repositioning or mergers/closures
  • Actively monitor competitive environment, including performance and ratings to determine key issues and trends; proactively recommend actions needed to maintain and improve market position
  • Compose competitive analysis, including review of marketing materials, and provide recommendations for core positioning and product messaging within various distribution channels
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Portfolio Management, Global Strategic Relations, Consultant Relations, U.S and International Advisory Services, Product and Channel Marketing, Investment Oversight, Legal and Compliance, Operations and Fund Accounting;
  • Provide comprehensive issue ownership, resolution and consultation on all related product matters including but not limited to pricing strategy, advisory agreement terms, static and dynamic product data, portfolio event management, trading and operational details
  • Stay informed on investment issues and thematic trends; work with Nuveen constituents to package and deliver information for internal / external communications
  • Minimal travel required



  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 5-10 years of relevant work experience in the asset management / financial services industry, with direct experience in product management and development or similar roles
  • Proficient with systems including Morningstar Direct, Evestment, Market Metrics, as well as SharePoint/Office suite of applications, including the ability to rapidly develop professional PowerPoint presentations and in-depth analysis in Excel


  • MBA, CFA, CAIA and/or CFP, or progress towards, a plus
  • Possess a blend of strong quantitative and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to communicate and present effectively
  • Ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Possess strong organizational and project management skills
  • Possess effective time management and organizational skills and essential teamwork orientation.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14