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Lead Product Manager

Business Department:  Client Services

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 109 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

A Lead Product Manager is a newly created role within the Product Management team of Partners Group, ideal for someone who has an entrepreneurial mindset and wants to shape this exciting new function. We are looking for an experienced subject matter expert who independently owns and drives the lifecycle management of an assigned product portfolio, possesses specialist knowledge in a defined area and takes the responsibility for the output of a team of professionals.


You will be part of the Product Management Team with the following responsibilities:


  • Taking full ownership of the lifecycle of an assigned product portfolio
  • Ensuring timely and seamless launch of products, restructurings and winddowns in close collaboration with sales, structuring, operational teams and service providers
  • Responsibility for the timely and error free execution of the team's assigned service catalogue, the setup and ongoing management of the team including all aspects of resourcing as well as performance and development processes
  • Regularly interacting with leaders across the organization to assess stakeholder satisfaction, identify issues and independently drive resolution
  • Solving complex operational issues and hot potatoes involving several teams, finding win-win solutions and convincing other teams to agree to it
  • Acting as partner for sales in finding solutions for clients while representing operational capabilities assertively
  • Confidently talking to clients to understand their operational needs, explaining our capabilities and implementing solutions
  • Highly knowledgeable of regulatory and legal environments with a defined subject matter expertise on a specific topic


What we expect
  • University degree or equivalent, with emphasis on business administration, finance or economics
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of professional work experience in banking, asset management or similar
  • Profound knowledge of the financial services industry, experience in private equity or another private markets asset class is a plus
  • Knowhow in the design, implementation and the operational set-up of innovative product and investment structures is a plus
  • A self-directed person, able to manage effectively and complete complex operating tasks in demanding timelines and with competing priorities
  • Ability and desire to train, coach, and mentor junior team members
  • Self-motivated and proactive individual with a desire to learn and succeed
  • Excellent English skills, additional languages are a plus
  • Effective and reliable team player




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