SV-Director Product Mgmt- Investment Solutions
San Francisco, CA 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description

"This is a hybrid role, with the expectation that time working will regularly take place inside and outside of a company office."

Together, Silicon Valley Bank and First Citizens offer you the strength and stability of a diversified financial institution with a 125-year tradition of service and the personalized approach of a nimble financial partner.

First Citizens Bank helps personal, business, commercial and wealth clients build financial strength that lasts. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., First Citizens has built a unique legacy of strength, stability and long-term thinking that has spanned generations. First Citizens offers an array of general banking services including a network of more than 550 branches in 23 states and commercial banking expertise delivering best-in-class lending, leasing and other financial services coast to coast. Parent company First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA) is a top 20 U.S. financial institution with more than $200 billion in assets.

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The Investment Solutions - Product Team Lead will manage a team of product managers with responsibilities across Money Market Mutual Fund Sweep and Repurchase Agreement Sweeps to drive growth, increase customer satisfaction, deliver features and enhancements, and maintain stability and security as we evolve our platforms and support the launch of new products.

This role will be responsible for product discovery, planning, delivery, and marketing throughout the product lifecycle. This position will partner with various key stakeholders across the bank to ensure investment product solutions align to business strategies and client needs, adjust to reflect changing regulatory and competitive landscapes, and are prioritized within product roadmaps and team goals.

Additional role responsibilities, include:

* Setting investment solution strategy and connecting the strategy to sales enablement, financial forecasts, technology roadmaps and team goals.
* Coaching and developing product managers on your team with empathy to encourage growth, accountability, and career development.
* Solving complex issues with product managers by utilizing a deep understanding of money market mutual funds, REPO markets, bank sweep services, competitive market trends, and the regulatory environment.
* Building a target state view that reflects the changing technology landscape, segment strategies and client needs
* Incorporating target state and vision into Liquidity Solutions strategy, product continuum, sales positioning, and tech roadmaps
* Collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure seamless product operations and ensure projects and associated go-to-market activities are executed.
* Maintaining and growing relationships with vendors, counterparties, and fund providers by communicating regularly on market dynamics and enabling your team to conduct periodic due diligence.
* Acting as a subject matter expert for investment products; be fully conversant in the market practices and trends, provide expertise to sales and customer focus group discussions
* Collaborating with Finance, Risk and Reporting functions to monitor product results, key risk indicators, and forecast models.
* Proactively collaborating with cross-functional team members in Account Management, Asset Management, Operations, Legal and Sales


Basic Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree or (HS or GED with 4 additional years of relevant experience)
* 10+ years of experience in Banking, Financial Services, or Management Consulting

Preferred Qualifications:

* 10+ years of combined experience in Bank Investment Sweeps, Money Market Mutual Funds, Deposit Product Management, Repurchase Agreements
* MBA, CTP, and/or CFA is a plus
* Excellent problem-solving skills, including structuring ambiguous problems, thinking creatively, generating, and testing hypotheses, and providing actionable recommendations
* Excellent project management skills; must be able to manage multiple work streams independently
* Strong analytic thinking and analysis skills, financial modeling, and data aggregation skills
* Effective communication and relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting
* Strong critical thinking skills and experience with multiple business models
* Ability to lead and motivate formal and informal teams to deliver on timelines and complex projects
* Ability to manage senior-level discussions & negotiations w/ external companies

If hired in NY or CA, the base pay for this position is generally between $183,431.00 and$233,873.00. Actual starting base pay will be determined based on skills, experience, location, and other non-discriminatory factors permitted by law. For some roles, total compensation may also include variable incentives, bonuses, benefits, and/or other awards as outlined in the offer of employment.

First Citizens benefits programs are designed to meet our associates where they are in life. Full-time associates (20+ hours) are offered a comprehensive benefits program, with customized offerings, including those designed to support families, however defined. More information regarding our benefits offerings can be found here:

First Citizens Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military membership, application, or obligation, or any other legally protected status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4 to 10 years
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