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Product Analyst

Are you keen to make a difference in a dynamic organisation? Do you have a passion for putting the customer at the centre of everything you do?

We’re a fast-paced, dynamic Group at the cutting edge of building safe and recurring value for all of our stakeholders. Our core areas include: bespoke pension solutions, wrap platform, independent financial advisory, investment consultancy, research and due diligence, and more. We currently have £15bn Assets Under Management and are still growing.

This role is within Embark Corporate Services Limited, part of the Embark Group.


What you’ll do

At the direction of the Product Analyst, you will execute and track performance of the business’s products and their marketing; your focus will be on a particular segment of Embark Group's business (Platform or SIPP/SSAS or Investments, for example) and you will be expected to become a subject matter expert in those markets and of all matters pertaining to the product. You will be responsible for maintaining market data, competitor insights (features, pricing and USPs).

In this role, you will support the Product Marketing Manager in protecting and growing the brand, creating a differentiated and compelling positioning and content for an intermediated audience and the end client. You will be responsible for providing analysis on the customer, competitors and the wider market. You will develop tools to support this insight, interpreting and sharing with key internal and external stakeholders.

Your role will be split equally between a focus on supporting sales and growth and ensuring that we understand the performance of our propositions - for the benefit of customers, intermediaries and shareholders.

Key Accountabilities

  • Overseeing the performance of Embark products
  • Ensuring activity is measured against a clear set of KPIs
  • Aligning all input and output to sales and proposition (commercial) priorities, and to ensure good outcomes
  • Supporting the Product Marketing Manager in the development and delivery of all key marketing, POS and sales support content
  • Demonstrating the ability and creative skills to develop and protect the brand and its positioning, promise and values in relation to key customer groups
  • Acting as subject matter expert for the product
  • Creating and maintaining the marketing measurement framework to ensure all activity is benchmarked against a clear set of KPIs
  • Proposing integral new product propositions, including dimensions of customer experience, pricing, operational workflow, risk and compliance control
  • Demonstrating the ability to imagine and map customer journeys for any product, service or process effectively to needs and wants of clients.

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Established experience and track record of leading successful marketing functions that support the wider business strategy and proposition development
  • Ideally 5 years+ Financial Services experience
  • Good technical knowledge in one of our product area (pensions, investments or platform)
  • Used to high pace, regulated environments
  • Experience and knowledge in delivering product, propositions and marketing strategy, aligning content and activity to channel to maximise ROI
  • Detailed analytical skills
  • Creative flair and a passion for brands and marketing in financial services
  • Numerate with good verbal reasoning skills
  • Marketing degree or equivalent specialist marketing qualification; CII or Financial Services qualification preferred but not essential.


Why join us

Our approach centres on four primary enablers: our expertise, access to leading technology, focus on consumers, and capital.

We believe in transparency and meritocracy; we want to give all of our people the opportunity to be the best they can be, sharing in our future success.


Our family of companies include:

The Adviser Centre – a free-to-air, online fund research and consultancy service, dedicated to helping financial advisers to assess, select and monitor suitable actively-managed funds from the whole of the market.

EBS Pensions Limited – developed over the last 20+ years into a leading SIPP and SSAS provider, with over 15,000 clients and £2.8bn assets under administration.

The Embark Platform – a low-cost retirement-focused platform for financial advisers built on cutting edge and market leading FNZ technology.

Hornbuckle – one of the UK’s leading independent specialist pension providers, Hornbuckle has excelled in self-invested pension provision for more than three decades.

Rowanmoor – the UK’s largest independent SSAS provider and a provider of bespoke SIPPs and Family SIPPs.

Vested – a collaboration between Embark Group and Mazars LLP. Together we bring the very best in employee benefits and workplace savings to small and medium sized employers (those with between 100 and 750 full time employees).

Embark Corporate Services – is the provider of centralised Corporate Support to the Embark Group. Our approach is simple, we provide excellence in service to support the Group in being a world class full-scale retirement solutions provider.


You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Apply now and join us on our journey.

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