VP Product Real Assets

Business Development & Marketing Dublin, Ireland


VP Product Real Assets

About Citco

Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service. Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community. A career at Citco isn’t just a job – it’s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About The Role

The Real Assets Fund Services Group is seeking a VP of Product to join the Real Assets Product Team. This specialized team of professionals are subject matter experts on Real Assets investment management operations, as well as the processes & technologies that support those functions. They take the lead in identifying, designing, and executing strategic operational & technology initiatives to drive efficient business processes and provide differentiated products for our clients. Using Lean Start Up, Design Thinking and Agile methodologies, we rapidly move ideas from concept to scale. We have a number of ventures at different stages in the pipeline and are looking for someone to own the client experience. The candidate is expected to work closely with and develop strong relationships amongst business, operations, and technology staff. 


Real Assets Product Group

  • Shape and support the Real Assets Fund Services service offering model through technical, data, and strategic initiatives with a particular focus on the client experience
  • Help formalize the strategy and vision for the service offering
  • Build rapid prototypes (low Fidelity mockups – High Fidelity clickable prototypes)
  • Work with colleagues to establish the requirements of the business
  • Facilitate workshops (DT, Requirements gathering)
  • Create Service Design blueprints, Customer journeys, Personas, flow diagrams
  • Contribute to information architecture discussions
  • Align and collaborate with other Product staff within the enterprise
  • Identify and deliver innovative technical solutions to build operational efficiencies and enable value-added solutions for our clients
  • Be cognisant of design trends and incorporate same where applicable / beneficial to Citco

About you:

  • Comfortable in fast paced Lean Start up environment
  • Excellent team working skills, curious and ability to consume and understand vast amount of complex mental models
  • Pro-active customer focus
  • Able to prepare detailed and clear presentations with the ability to mix data insights with design methodology
  • Experience with launching MVP products in Market
  • Ability to evaluate current state and perform gap analysis and provide design suggestions
  • Self-starter, ability to work under own initiative 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Experience in Fintech, Fund Accounting
  • Background in HCI, Design and Computer Science
  • Able to evaluate current state and perform gap analysis and provide design suggestions