Nuveen Investments AVP, Associate Product Manager, Municipal & Preferred Securities in Chicago, Illinois



Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at


Nuveen is seeking a talented and experienced Associate Product Manager to support the product management and development efforts associated with the Municipal Bond and Preferred Securities product lines. The individual will support the head of Product Management and Development for Municipal Bonds and Preferred Securities in the creation and management of product, promotion, communication, distribution strategies, and programs designed to achieve business objectives. The Associate Product Manager will interact with Nuveen business units, including Portfolio Management; National Accounts; Distribution; Marketing; Investment Oversight; Legal and Compliance; Operations and Fund Accounting in supporting the product line’s product management and development responsibilities.


  • Assist in the managementof product/business aspects for Nuveen’s Municipal Bond and PreferredSecurities product line serving as a product line expert

  • Maintain the product lifecycle within multiple wrappers (OEF/SMA/IMA/UCITS) and be able to leadproducts from concept to launch through growth and maturity phases;including proposing and vetting ideas for new products, repositioning ormergers/closures

  • Provide comprehensiveissue ownership, resolution and consultation on all related productmatters including but not limited to pricing strategy, advisory agreementterms, static and dynamic product data, portfolio event management,trading and operational details

  • Actively monitorcompetitive environment, including performance and ratings to determinekey issues and trends; proactively recommend actions needed to maintainand improve market position

  • Compose competitiveanalysis, including review of marketing materials, and providerecommendations for core positioning and product messaging with variousdistribution channels

  • Develop and maintainstrong working relationships with Portfolio Management, National Accounts,Sales and Distribution, Marketing, Investment Oversight, Legal andCompliance, Operations and Fund Accounting; stay informed on investmentissues; work with Nuveen constituents to package and deliver informationfor internal / external communications



· At least 5-10 years of relevant work experience in the asset management / financial services industry, with direct experience in product management and development or similar roles

· Possess a blend of strong quantitative and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to communicate effectively

· Ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams without formal authority

· Possess strong organizational and project management skills

· Possess effective time management and organizational skills and essential teamwork orientation

· Proficient with systems including Morningstar Direct, Evestment, SIMFund, Market Metrics, as well as SharePoint/Office suite of applications, including the ability to rapidly develop professional PowerPoint presentations and in-depth analysis in Excel

· Bachelor’s degree required. MBA, CFA, CAIA and/or CFP, or progress towards, a plus

· Minimal travel will be required

· Assistant Vice President/Vice President title determined based upon candidate

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Job: Product Development/Management

Primary Location: IL-Chicago

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Req ID: 1713922