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Head of Wealth Product Management

Sydney

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Banking & Financial Services Division as the Head of Wealth Product Management in the Wealth Platform Product team.

The head of Wealth Product Management will be responsible for oversight of the Wealth product management teams which include Wrap (Investment and Super), managed accounts and the managed funds relationship management team. This role will be working closely with each teams senior leader and is a highly visible role that will have exposure across the broader business. The product management function is responsible for the effective running of the products, driving and supporting the implementation of digitisation initiatives, overseeing product compliance including product disclosure and managing investment manager relationships who use the platform.

As a Product Management Director you will support a collaborative and high-performance culture. You will have proven people management skills including fostering a high performing and engaged workforce, developing leaders and managers, strategic analysis of teams to help them evolve, career planning and development of strategies factoring in both internal and external insights.  Ideally you will have a sound understanding of investment and superannuation regulation and governance, the financial services industry and proven product management experience.  

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategy development and execution: Creation of clear and actionable strategies across the three product streams.  Working with stakeholders across the ecosystem and understanding the opportunities to evolve the business, the successful candidate will prioritise the key deliverables for the year and support their prioritisation.
  • Resource management: With many demands on the teams, its important to have superb prioritisation, influencing and relationship management skills to agree on the priorities for the team and to manage to tight delivery timeframes.
  • Superannuation and IDPS regulatory change: Working with the team and subject matter experts, you will understand the requirements and work with the various teams to develop an end-to-end program of work to deploy the relevant changes.
  • Working Together / Projects: Manage / assist with other Wealth Product initiatives and projects, which may include participating in workshops internally and with advisers and clients that use our products, facilitating sessions and either leading or supporting the change program.
  • People leadership:  Managing three Senior Product Managers who individually oversee each of the three teams to support them to execute against the agreed strategy, manage the teams and ensure we have a highly engaged and productive workforce.

Your excellent strategic thinking, through to analytical and problem-solving skills, superb people leadership skills, along with effective stakeholder management and a keen eye for detail is what enables you to effectively manage and deliver results for a wide and diverse group of stakeholders. You will be self-motivated and able to effectively manage deadlines, deal with a multitude of different tasks concurrently and prioritise appropriately. In addition, you will possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate strong relationship building skills with both internal departments and external parties.

If this sounds like your next challenge, please apply now. 

About Banking and Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients. 

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: BFS-965007
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Senior, Technology, Projects, Improvements & Change, Strategy & Change
Group: Banking and Financial Services
Division: Product & Technology
Recruiter: Kate Alouker
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