Product Manager, Pension Products


Our client who is based in Cologne is looking to hire a Product Manager in Pensions Products to join them on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 49472

  • Location: Cologne
  • Category: Pensions Actuarial
  • Type: Permanent


Key Duties:

  • You manage the product development cycle and handle product inquiries, as well as issues related to the investment of unit-linked products
  • You are responsible for the entire value chain of the product end to end and ensure the quality of their product documentation (analyses, presentations, etc.)
  • On the basis of market observations and evaluations, you create decision templates and sit in various committees
  • In addition to the development activities, you regularly provide sales impulses in close coordination with the respective departments
  • With product developments, you make sure that they can be offered and managed in a customer-oriented and efficient way
  • Information and training events on their products are carried out independently and on your own responsibility.
  • Last but not least, you will contribute your know-how and your ideas to projects – if necessary, also as a (sub) project manager


Other Skills:

  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Confident use of MS Office and programming experience preferably with VBA
  • Strong communication, self-responsibility and a great deal of commitment
  • Analytical as well as conceptual thinking
  • Good mix of team player qualities and independence

Qualifications required:

  • Completed degree in mathematics, business administration or a comparable field of study

Experience required:

  • Several years of professional experience
  • Preferably several years of experience in the product development of retirement products (in particular unit-linked products and new warranty models) as well as in project management
  • Knowledge of common pension models (Basis, Riester, bAV, private pension insurance), capital investments (funds, certificates, ETFs, etc.) and strategic asset allocation
  • Ideally know-how in the area of ​​insurance technology and life insurance mathematics
  • Optimal (prospective) training as an actuary


Hayley Dunbar


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