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Nuveen Investments AVP, Product Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Nuveen is seeking a talented and experienced AVP Product Analyst to support the product management and development efforts associated with the Collective Investment Trust product line. The Product Analyst will interact with the following Nuveen business units on a daily basis; External Service Providers; National Accounts; Sales/Distribution; Marketing; Investment Oversight; Legal; Compliance; Operations; and Fund Accounting in supporting the CIT product line along with supporting other product initiatives related to certain product wrappers (OEFs, CITs, and SMAs).

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Contribute to the overall success of the CIT product line at Nuveen

  • Assist in developing innovative new CIT products for the retirement market place

  • Provide objective product analysis,evaluating existing CIT products for competitiveness, including:o Funds’ structural framework and policieso Fees and Expenseso Performanceo Assets and flowso Investment Positioningo New Product Opportunities

  • Remain engrossed in the industry, competitive and regulatory changes that may impact the CIT business and/or particular products

  • Maintain relationships with CIT data providers

  • Develop relationships and interact with appropriate subject matter experts, including Portfolio Management, Product Marketing, Investment Services, Legal and Compliance, Operations, Fund Accounting and Information Technologyto obtain and/or facilitate delivery of projects

  • Identify and suggest process improvements, enhancements, and changes to department processes

  • Assist in managing the product life cycle from concept to launch through growth and maturity phases across OEF, SMAs and CIT product structures

  • Provide comprehensive issue ownership and resolution on all related product matters

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Experience

  • 3 years’ experience in the asset management / financial services industry, with direct experience with collective investment trusts

Preferred Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in the asset management / financial services industry, with direct experience with collective investment trusts

  • Command of Collective Investment Trusts and the retirement market place

  • Demonstrated product management skills with experience in successfully managing complex projects from design through development and through launch

  • Strong analytical and communications (written and verbal) skills

  • Self-motivator who takes initiative

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

  • Collaborative work style in a team environment

  • Attention to the details

Potential Salary: $116,300.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

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