Insight Proposition Manager

We’re looking for someone to lead our proposition development and strategy within our “Insight” Proposition. The ideal candidate would have a deep knowledge of the mutual fund industry, a proven track record of researching and taking new initiatives to market, and excellent commercial awareness.

12 March 2021


“I’m responsible for defining the strategy and international expansion for the UK’s largest adviser fund research and B2B digital software provider“ - sound appealing to you?

FE Fundinfo is a leading mutual fund data provider.  We facilitate better, more efficient investing by connecting Fund Managers and Fund Distributors on a global scale.

We service over 800 fund managers and over 4,000 fund distributors, including wealth managers, platforms, private banks and financial advice firms, acting as a one-stop shop with a range of mission critical offerings for participants of our global fund data ecosystem.

We’re looking for someone to lead our proposition development and strategy within our “Insight” Proposition.  The ideal candidate would have a deep knowledge of the mutual fund industry, a proven track record of researching and taking new initiatives to market, and excellent commercial awareness.

As an industry thought leader, the successful candidate will be leading efforts to develop our network across the globe, including expanding our services to Fund Managers, increasing the depth and breadth of data supported, and identifying areas of opportunity within Distribution partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Bi-monthly board-style presentation to the C-Suite, including presentation of financial performance, leading indicators, churn analysis, sales and marketing plans, product roadmaps and strategic initiatives
  • Ownership of opportunity identification, penetration analysis and input to sales target setting
  • Research interviews – existing clients, prospective clients, competitors, consultants
  • Launch new propositions aimed at Financial Advisers, Asset Managers and Fund Distributors, acting as the ‘champion’ of the proposition within the company
  • Create and present business cases to the FE fundinfo management team
  • Maintain a culture of consistent customer-focused innovation
  • Provide input on key initiatives addressing product strategy and profitability objectives
  • Create client orientated packages built around different roles
  • Work with the Head of Proposition to define FE fundinfo’s 3 and 5-year client vision, using quant-based analysis to establish priorities for product roadmaps
  • Ownership of pricing, margin management and pricing strategy for new and existing clients
  • Support FE fundinfo’s strategy for international expansion by researching and understanding the diversity of different jurisdictions and different needs across Europe, Asia and Australasia.
  • Periodically review existing services to ensure that they continue to be fit for purpose

Candidate Background:

  • Specific experience of the fund management industry is preferred, but not essential.
  • Commercial/Proposition development experience in a B2B environment
  • Experience of building propositions based on value and not price
  • Excellent commercial instincts
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrable analytical and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated strategic decision making
  • Ability to prioritise and meet firm deadlines in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • A strong academic background
  • A proven track record of improving business performance through observability metrics and leading indicator development

Candidate profile:

  • Positive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Entrepreneurial, with a clear eye for return on investment
  • Striving for the highest quality of client outcome
  • Analytical approach to decision making
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Open mindset, not discouraged by challenges or hurdles
  • Self-starting, but collaborative in approach

Life at FE Fundinfo

The company embraces that Healthy Organisation approach where employee voice is not only encouraged but valued and the culture is about continuous learning and development to ensure that we retain our brand integrity within the global fund industry.

Next Steps

If you are interested in applying please send an email with the company’s formal application form and an up to date CV ensuring that you put Insight Proposition Manager in the Subject Title to UK.Jobs@fefundinfo.com 

Please note the deadline for applications is Friday 20th August 2021 – applications received after this date will not be processed.