About the Role:
The ETP Product Analyst will be a key member of the growing 21Shares ETP Product Team, helping to create new crypto-based investment products and supporting all stages of the product life cycle, from ideation to post-launch.
This is an outstanding opportunity for someone looking to build a career in one of the most dynamic and innovative areas of investment management.
What You Will Be Doing:
Build solid relationships with a broad variety of teams throughout the firm as well as external partners to efficiently guide the product development and management process.
Develop a solid understanding of our existing investment products and new product proposals
Support research, sales and marketing collateral creation, internal and regulatory approvals, implementation of new cryptocurrency offerings and enhancements to existing products
Create internal-use term sheets to detail investment offering and operational terms of a new service or enhancements to an existing service.
Support the ongoing review of the product platform and recommend products for rationalization and/or enhancements
Help develop product life-cycle process documents to increase the speed-to-market for new fund offerings
Review service provider agreements to confirm alignment with agreed-to service terms
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to finalize terms, positioning, timetables, internal and external product approval materials.
Guide implementation of initiatives utilizing cross-functional timelines, open issue trackers, and check-in calls to keep projects on track.
Monitor progress against target dates and milestones, escalate issues or obstacles, and provide status updates to management.
Help maintain the Product Pipeline calendar and drive prioritization and reprioritization of initiatives as needed.
What you need to be great in this role:
Minimum of 1-3 years of professional experience with at least 1 year of experience in an Analyst / Associate role at an asset management / FinTech / Blockchain / Cryptocurrency firm in a product development/management or strategy function; strategy consulting firm; or investment bank
BS/BA. A concentration in Finance, Business Management or Economics is a plus.
Broad investment and financial market knowledge and interest
Experience with investment products such as ETFs, mutual funds and private fund offerings is a plus
Knowledge and interest in cryptocurrencies is a plus
Strong analytical and problem-solving ability; well-developed critical thinking skills
Ability to build strong internal networks, collaborate effectively with individuals at a range of levels from a variety of teams
Capable of effectively managing shifting priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented with ability to work independently and maintain high standards
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong project management and time management skills
Proven ability to multi-task across projects/requests and works well under time demands
Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, and One Note.
This role can be based out of our Zürich office or from London