MeDirect Bank is a fully licenced Belgian Bank, which is part of the MeDirect Group, an ECB regulated Banking Group established in 2009. The Group comprises two Banks,in Brussels and Malta and a research office in London. MeDirect Bank is an online Bank offering high quality products that are transparent, cost-effective and accessible to all its retail clients. Since its inception in 2015, the Bank pioneered online wealth management in Belgium, working in partnership with world leader Morningstar to serve clients with portfolios as small as € 5,000. It has also established the most transparent mutual fund “supermarket” in Belgium and continues to innovate for the benefit of its clients. The Bank challenges the Medirect is now looking for a driven Product Manager in order to shape and improve existing and new investment products.
Product Development Manager
o In this dynamic role you will further outline the business model for e-brokerage and online financial advice products and you will be responsible for the implementation of this strategy.
o In charge of developing and owning the product development roadmap. You will draft and present the business case for changing existing, or launching new investment propositions.
o You will set up and monitor governance of investment propositions. o Providing guidance to marketing teams to support the design and execution of marketing campaigns.
o Staying updated with industry developments, trends, competitor product offerings and regulatory requirements to be aware of the operating environment and take advantage of market opportunities and to make recommendations for Medirect.
o You will liaise with external vendors providing brokerage, custody, consulting and data services to identify product enhancements and implement cost saving or revenue generation opportunities.
o Building and managing an effective network of relationships with fund houses and other business partners with a view of establishing profitable collaborations and business relationships.
o Organizing and providing training on wealth management, mutual funds and other investment propositions to more junior members of staff.
o You report to the Group Head – Wealth Products and work closely with international colleagues in marketing, client service, operational and IT teams to ensure that MeDirect Bank online investment offering remains competitive, qualitative, accessible and transparent.
o A proven track record in the banking world and introducing products in the market. Affinity with online broking and wealth management products.
o A successful experience Product Management, Product Development or Business Development.
o Entrepreneurial personality with a strong commercial insight and result driven attitude.
o Hands-on with pioneering mentality.
o Very good written and verbal communications skills in Dutch & French.
The opportunity to join a young dynamic bank with a unique business model and ambitious goals in a key role for the future development of Medirect’s innovative online investment platform. You will be able to leverage your knowledge within a business environment that is both focused locally on Belgium and internationally-oriented, with colleagues in three countries. MeDirect Bank operates a dynamic corporate culture and flat hierarchy. You will have the opportunity to really influence the business and its positioning towards clients. You will be offered a motivating and attractive remuneration package, company car and including an interesting array of fringe benefits.