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Preqin Limited Product Manager (1 Year Secondment - Maternity Cover) in London, United Kingdom

The Company:

Preqin is an award-winning, independent, research company providing data and intelligence to the financial industry. Investment professionals use Preqin’s online products to obtain key information for business-critical decision-making. Preqin’s clients include fund managers, legal firms, institutional investors, financial advisors and placement agents.

Primarily a data company; Preqin is also a fast-moving fintech with a strong growth record and a world-wide staff base. Owned by our founder, directors and employee shareholders, we care passionately about our customers, brand and the employees that make it all happen.

Team Overview:

Central to Preqin’s growth plans is to continue to develop our direct data delivery products, so we continue to provide our customers with the most valuable data on alternative assets and surface this through a variety of data feed and API offerings. Preqin serves institutional investors (aka “asset owners” or LPs, such as pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, and family offices), fund/asset management firms, and service providers active in the space. We are looking for a Product Manager to deliver our growing suite of Plugins, connectors and integrations.

Role Overview:

Reporting into the Head of Data Delivery Products, the Product Manager will support the Product Head’s strategy surrounding the delivery and integration of data in our clients’ databases, software and CRMs. This will involve developing native integrations and plugins on top of our APIs to make it as easy for our clients to consume as possible.

Working closely with our large global client bases, you will translate their feedback into actionable business requirements for the Engineering team. The role will have a key focus on the specifics of the technical solutions required and will work as part of agile development team to implement these and make them available to our clients.

  • Translating customer needs into user stories and working closely with Engineering teams in an agile development framework to deliver

  • Support the Product Head in Managing and prioritizing the product backlog to deliver new products and solutions, and to enhance existing products enabling direct data delivery to Preqin’s clients and partners

  • Evaluate industry trends, competition and best-in-class practices surround feeds and API products, in relation to the analysis driving Preqin’s direct data products and positioning

  • Deepen understanding of the segment market: partner with Market Development to conduct research and gather insight into segmentation, target personas, client needs, behaviours and decision process, etc.

  • Provide input into the process for developing technical customer documentation, references, testimonials and case studies for external and internal use.

  • Support our global salesforce in client meetings to drive wider adoption of our Data Delivery Products

Key Requirements for this Role:

  • 2-3 years of work experience, of which, at least 1-2 years’ relevant experience in a product, BA or other relevant technical role

  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of APIs and/or technical integration methods

  • A good understanding of the software development process and familiar with Agile methodology.

  • Highly effective in executing against Product roadmaps and plans.

  • Proven ability to influence and gain buy-in to proposals and to lead cross-functional projects

  • Quality orientated with a commitment to developing your professional skills and knowledge of alternative assets

  • Excellent written skills and the ability to present to an audience with confidence

  • Experience in the Financial sector would an advantage

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience in the Financial sector would an advantage

  • Experience with building native integrations to CRM systems or a general knowledge of working with CRM and/or BI systems

Company Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work within a well-regarded organisation in a fast-growing sector.

  • Develop your career in a high growth company with an international presence.

  • Access to Preqin Perks after month 1. Our rewards, recognition and discount platform.

  • Subsidised Private Medical Insurance via Vitality Health, after successful completion of probation, should you wish to.

  • Interest-free season ticket loans on completion of probation (which is normally 3 months).

  • A pension plan under auto-enrolment which currently requires a minimum employee contribution of 5% of annual salary. This is matched by an employer contribution of 4%. You can opt to contribute more should you wish to. After your 1-year service with the company the employer contribution will be enhanced to match your contribution up to a maximum of 10% of your pensionable earnings. This means that if you are contributing the minimum contribution of 5%, after your 1-year service, Preqin will automatically uplift the company contribution to 5% of annual salary.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • The company operates an employee share scheme with the change to participate annually to those who have passed their probation at the time of allocation.

  • Study support of up to £900 per annum for relevant business qualifications and enhanced support of up to $2,500 for CAIA.

  • Excellent Offices in London close to Victoria station and the proximity to many shops and restaurants and London’s West End.

  • Company-sponsored sports teams.

  • Fruit baskets in the office twice a week

  • Winter and summer office parties and a company-funded team social budget.

Our Company Values:

At Preqin we’re driven by our values: everything we do is in line with the six guiding principles we have set for ourselves.

  • Quality Data and Solutions, Comprehensive Coverage: Preqin is the first port of call for alternatives data, research and tools.

  • Customer Centricity: Our customers are the central focus of Preqin.

  • Objectivity: Preqin is data led and impartial.

  • Innovation: Preqin sits at the forefront of the dynamic alternatives industry.

  • Collaboration: Effective communication is essential to our success.

  • Personal Development: Our business is built as much on our people as it is on our data and solutions.

Our Shared Culture

Preqin is a fast-growing company, but we are passionate about keeping an entrepreneurial spirit at the heart of everything we do. Our aim is to deliver for our customers, but as one united, progressive, and successful team. Today, our more than 700 people globally share six core values. We strive for quality and put our customers first. We are objective, and we innovate, collaborate, and invest in our personal development. We also have fun together. We hold social events, play sports, and celebrate our shared successes.

ID: 2021-1318

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