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Product Specialist - Private Markets



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

New York, NY

Posted Aug 1, 2023 - Requisition No. 117947

Powered by a combination of automation, innovation, access and service, Bloomberg’s comprehensive and integrated enterprise solutions help buy-side firms generate alpha, develop and service clients, remain compliant and grow profits in the face of change. The flexibility of our modular agnostic toolset optimizes operating model design to fit the specific needs of each client organization.

Bloomberg Buy-Side Solutions delivers front-to-back technology workflows for the investment lifecycle through a suite of integrated offerings. Our leading suite of risk models, portfolio analytics and performance capabilities together with portfolio management, order and trade management, post-trade and compliance workflows form the core platform for over 200 Buy-Side clients, asset owners and managers alike. Over 15,000 users independently use one or more of our enterprise applications to increase efficiency and productivity - exponentially. Underpinning every client experience is the sophistication of our market-leading Terminal and quality data.

What is the role?

The Enterprise Product team is looking for a Product Strategist to own the Private Markets product strategy and narrative for Bloomberg’s Buy-Side platform offering.

As the Product Strategist for Private Markets, you will work closely with stakeholders of all levels across Product, Data, Engineering and Commercial teams to help inform product strategy, develop thought leadership, and ensure our approach to supporting private asset classes is consistent across the organization. Externally, you will represent Product in client discussions to better understand client expectations, identify workflow gaps and define opportunities. You will also be responsible for building Bloomberg’s brand image and promoting Private Markets technology leadership to the industry.

We’ll trust you to

  • Develop a technical understanding of the Buy-Side product suite, with a specific focus on understanding our coverage and capabilities for private asset classes and how workflows are delivered today by each application.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers to achieve alignment and be expected to play a hands-on role in product design, development, and delivery to ensure product success
  • Build a client-facing Buy-Side Private Markets roadmap that you will maintain and influence on an ongoing basis.
  • Exercise thought leadership, helping to enhance the organizational acumen around private asset classes and workflows, and simplify complex concepts into consumable narrative.
  • Translate industry expectations and market concepts into investment workflow and technology best practices that can be captured as part of operating model design.
  • Foster an environment of innovation and collaboration among internal stakeholders and clients.

You’ll need to have:

  • 10+ years of experience with a Private Markets or adjacent focus*
  • Proven understanding of capital markets and the investment lifecycle for private assets.
  • Knowledge the institutional players and an understanding of the risk, analytics and portfolio management needs of a Private Markets investment team
  • A track record of embracing data and technology and developing innovative and commercially viable solutions
  • Demonstrated effective communication with internal and external stakeholders

We’d love to see

  • Experience leading organizations through periods of change and introducing new, innovative ideas
  • CAIA

*Please note we use years of experience as a guide, but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role.

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps, but in the meantime feel free to browse this: https://www.bloomberg.com/professional.

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Salary Range: 140,000 - 295,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.