AVP/Product Manager AVP/Product Manager …

A.B Bernstein
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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A.B Bernstein
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
The Product Manager partners with both investments and distribution to promote and drive the growth of the business for AB. The Product Manager serves as product champion for specific Fixed Income products, as well as focuses on various channels and/or regions to ensure advisor support, product advocacy and competitive insight.

Company Overview

AllianceBernstein (AB) is a leading global investment-management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, financial intermediaries and private-wealth clients in major global markets. Our client base includes some of the world’s leading institutions as well as private-wealth clients and retail investors. We maintain research, portfolio-management, wealth-management and client-service offices around the world, reflecting our global capabilities and the needs of our clients. Partnering closely with clients, our research and portfolio management teams collaborate across asset classes, regions, sectors, and investment strategies to spark new thinking and deliver superior outcomes. We foster an inclusive environment that offers opportunities for team members to continually learn, develop their skills and take on new challenges to progress in their careers.

AllianceBernstein is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as first point of contact for Global Sales (primarily across Asia) for the specific products, as assigned, but with a broad base of Fixed Income strategy related knowledge.
  • Partner with Investment Management to create and update a strong, consistent suite of core product marketing and client-service materials, in collaboration with marketing colleagues. In addition, seeks broad feedback from investment management and distribution to identify areas for improvement.
  • Continually create new sales ideas/ways to advocate product (e.g. Blog posts, thought leadership ideas)
  • Understand overall region/channel strategies to communicate priorities to broader team and members of investment management
  • Support Learning & Development for regional training initiatives
  • Collaborate with Portfolio Managers to create/improve RFP language, assist on/review RFPs, and answer advisor/relationship manager questions on specific sales opportunities
  • Partner with Product Development on new products (or enhancement of existing products) for various regions/channels
  • In addition, the Product Manager is responsible for the oversight and quality control of their respective platform: 
  1. Review and update prospecting decks, fact sheets and product overviews for all products on platform
  2. Update internal sources (e.g. Salesforce, the Loop, etc.); works with data team to ensure accuracy of database information
  3. Partner with RFP team to ensure a consistent implementation of strategy positioning and language
  4. Review and update RFP language, accounts in performance composites, etc.


The ideal candidate should have: 

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the investment-management industry (or related investment experience), with direct Fixed Income Product Management / Product Specialist experience
  • Broad investment-management and financial-market knowledge, ideally with expertise in fixed income products
  • Intellectually curious about the capital markets, and finding creative ways to connect with our clients & prospects globally
  • An understanding of the institutional and retail marketplace in Asia: understanding client needs, market trends and the competitive landscape
  • Strong marketing and messaging skills, with the vision to create and maintain a compelling story for the firm’s fixed income business and individual products
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure while multitasking, adhering to tight deadlines and maintaining strategic relationships with internal partners
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • A team player with highly developed interpersonal skills, including collaboration, negotiation and influence
  • A desire to interact directly with both internal and external clients and to influence their product knowledge and support our sales efforts
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Mandarin fluency is preferred

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