Product Implementation Manager – Exchange Traded Funds M/F

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General information


Amundi is Europe's largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 101 globally. It manages 1.476 trillion2 euros of assets across six main investment hubs3. Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive and real assets investment universes. Clients also have access to a complete set of services and tools. Headquartered in Paris, Amundi was listed in November 2015.
Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of close to 4,500 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes and risk profiles.

1 Source IPE “Top 400 asset managers” published in June 2018 and based on AUM as of end December 2017
2 Amundi figures as of March 31, 2018
3 Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo   



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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Asset Management

Job title

Product Implementation Manager – Exchange Traded Funds M/F

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Product Implementation Manager (Exchange Traded Funds) to join our Cross Border Product Implementation team. 


Why this role is important to us

The Cross Border Product Implementation team is responsible for the successful launch of new ETF and mutual funds, as well as managing all events related to the product life cycle, including share class launches, fund reshapes, mergers and liquidations. The team carries responsibility for the active Amundi Luxemburg and Irish domiciled fund ranges, distributed in more than 30 countries worldwide. As such, we partner closely with other internal, multi-jurisdictional, functions (e.g. product research & development, legal, sales, marketing, governance and operations). The Implementation manager will also be required to manage the contribution and deliverables of external service providers in these projects. 


What you will be responsible for

• Project manage the launch of new ETF and mutual funds.
• Implement all initiatives concerning product management requirements (e.g. share class launches, sub-fund registrations in multiple jurisdictions, mergers/liquidations).
• Work closely with the ETF and Cross Border Product teams to provide input for feasibility analysis on new initiatives / product proposals.
• Independently lead key cross-functional, international Product projects working with multiple internal departments as well as external service providers.
• Work closely with other teams within the broader Cross Border function to ensure cohesive approach to the implementation & support of all Product initiatives.
• Identification & tracking of risks and issues, proposing solutions & mitigations on all projects; escalating to Senior Management in a timely manner as appropriate.


Position location

Geographical area

Europe, Ireland



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Education & Preferred Qualifications

• Strong cross-functional project management / change management / process improvement experience essential.
• Working knowledge of key market participants in the ETF primary market: Investor, Authorized Participant, ETF Issuer, ETF Service Provider and ETF Fund, and ETF specific services: Order Management & Basket Management Services.

Required skills

What we value for the role

• Track record in successfully & independently leading complex projects across functions / geographic locations to tight deadlines.
• Proven ability to influence and work collaboratively with multiple disciplines (Sales, Legal, Risk, Governance, Product Development) and seniority levels.
• Strong analytical skills & ability to think creatively to facilitate new initiatives / processes.
• Ability to self-direct, work independently and proactively.
• Highly structured and methodical in execution.
• Keen eye for identifying and resolving risks.
• Ability to systematically remove ambiguity from projects and processes.
• Work well in an evolving environment.