Aladdin Product Specialist

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Date: 21 Nov 2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Aladdin Product Specialist

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: London

Working style: Hybrid 50% home/office based

Closing date: 10th December2023


We are currently looking for an Aladdin Product Specialist to join the RLAM Front Office Business Management team on a permanent basis in London.


As Aladdin Product Specialist, you will report into the Head of Investment Business Management and work closely with our Fixed Income and Derivatives teams to support the smooth functioning of RLAM’s investment strategies. The scope of the role involves analysis and problem solving as the teams’ subject matter expert on Aladdin.


This is a pivotal role for the RLAM Investment team post-implementation of Aladdin with high exposure to the Fixed Income and Derivative desks and stakeholders.


About the role


  • Oversee Aladdin related enquiries and change requests raised from Front Office stakeholders.
  • Partner with fund managers to achieve maximum utility from investment and connected data platform.
  • Review and discuss business requirements with stakeholders and define solutions.
  • Actively engage in configuring key Aladdin tools based on desk requirements, including bespoke dashboards and reports.
  • Contribute, and when necessary, run workshops and meetings with stakeholders.
  • Arrange and undertake structured testing to drive improvements.
  • Manage business readiness and training during implementation of changes.


About you


  • Strong Aladdin experience encompassing Portfolio Construction, Trade Entry, Dashboard, Portfolio Monitor, LDI also important to have experience with ATX, APIs, ADX, Security Master, Compliance Workbench.
  • Previous experience in a Front Office environment, including an understanding of Fund Management daily routines and processes on Aladdin.
  • Knowledge of the technicalities of Fixed Income and Derivatives markets, including strategies in a fund management context e.g. LDI, ALM, Absolute Return, Buy & Maintain.
  • Knowledge and experience of Asset Management processes, products and controls, either directly or in a consultancy capacity.
  • Capability of working with large data sets to produce management information and improve processes.
  • Understanding of change and project management methodologies.


About Royal London Asset Management


Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), part of the Royal London Group, is one of the UK's leading fund management companies working with a wide range of clients across the globe to achieve their investment goals. Our long-term, client-driven focus means that we have a long-standing commitment to responsible investment. We act as responsible stewards of our clients’ capital, exercising their rights and influencing positive change.


Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve. 


We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits  


Inclusion, diversity and belonging 


We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected – whatever their background. 

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