The Swiss office of this global alternative investment house is looking to recruit a Fund Product Structurer to work in their Asian & Middle Eastern product team. The position is however based in Zurich and very much a 100% Swiss job
The Fund Product Structurer
is a new role for the product structuring department. It comes off the back of huge demand from the emerging markets to the east, particularly China, Indonesia and the Gulf States.
The products the team are creating are very much focused upon the specific needs of investors from those geographies. Essentially there are split into two main types – open ended fund products and / or structured solutions. The customers for these new products are both the Ultra High net worth private investors and institutions based in the region (s). Should you be recruited you can expect to work upon and be involved in the launch of leveraged solution products, capital protected structures – like CPPI or option frameworks, pass through notes and setting up of new offshore and onshore fund structures. These will all be linked to single funds or fund of hedge funds or long only funds – or a combination of all three.
The Fund Product Structurer is responsible for product launches and working with both the internal stakeholders – compliance, legal, operations and asset management teams and of course, the external partners, who are mainly from the banking and wealth management industries. You will take the lead in the creation of investment proposals and all client term sheets. Beyond this you will support the sales members with structuring issues and maintain a high level of understanding of the competitive landscape within these products areas and geographies. Finally in this well paid Swiss fund job
you will ensure all current products are structured correctly and maintained to the optimum level.
For serious consideration for the Fund Product Structurer vacancy you should have at least two years experience in a similar role for an asset manager, fund organisation or trading organisation. You will have been exposed to structured products and understand the cultures of the target audience. It would be a benefit is you already held a valid Swiss work permit and / or Swiss residency.