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Head: Investment Product Development – SA1480

Our client is a South African based financial services group. They are looking for a Qualified Actuary to lead their Investments Product Development team. This role is accountable for the strategic management of the design and implementation of their product solutions and platform capabilities to ensure that the company delivers on its strategic objectives.  

Candidates who are interested should have at least 8 years of investment product development and management experience, and 5 years’ leadership experience. Holding a CFP or CFA qualification will be a distinct advantage. You should have in-depth exposure to regulations of the investment and LISP industry.  

Responsibilities will include, among many: 

  • Driving the design, development and implementation of profitable and competitive products that support the growth of the business unit.  
  • Taking the lead in the design and ongoing management and maintenance of the local and international platform products to ensure that they support clients and advisers in achieving their goals and are future fit from a business perspective.  
  • Providing thought leadership and oversight for new and existing retail investment products from conceptualisation to launch, ensuring that the various stakeholders and governance processes are incorporated in the product development or maintenance process.  
  • Effectively leading the team by creating a positive work climate and culture. 
  • Demonstrating exemplary leadership behaviour by means of personal involvement, commitment and dedication.  
  • Developing and maintaining productive and collaborative working relationships with peers, financial advisers’ clients and internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Positively influencing and participating in change initiatives.  

For more information, please contact Wilhelm ([email protected] or +27 (0)82 823 9978). 

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