Internship for IWD Product Management Team, RFP Specialist - Operational, Lisbon

Paço de Arcos, Lisbon, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 9796 


We are looking for a Trainee to participate to the activities of the Institutional and Wholesale (I&WD) Product Management Team which acts as the knowledge hub for all investment-related matters (markets, products, competition).


This is an opportunity for you to combine your enthusiasm about the financial markets with your self-driven, entrepreneurial attitude to promote our investment strategies to our investors.

At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we’re deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and personal background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger.


Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is the asset management arm of the Nordea Group, the leading financial services group in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions. The group has more than 9 million clients and 28,000 employees. NAM has around 850 employees and manages more than EUR 280 billion of assets for institutional, wholesale and retail clients across the Nordic region and the globe.

About this opportunity

The traineeship we offer is for a period of 12 months for Lisbon. We are looking for candidates who are able to start their traineeship between June to August 2022.

Welcome to the IWD product management team. The team is the main contact for our investment professionals being the internal asset management boutiques based primarily in the Nordic region or external asset managers spread across the world.


You’ll join a multilingual team of 30+ people supporting the sales activities of the IWD unit. The department is the knowledge centre for all investment-related matters (markets, products, competition).
In this role you are in constant contact with our professionals being the internal asset management boutiques as well as other business and operational stakeholders mainly based in the Nordic region.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Deal with Institutional and Wholesale Request For Proposals (RFP) on specific investment strategies with a special focus on the operational side of the value chain as well as operational due diligence requests (DDQ).
  • Establish and maintain good network with Sales, Product Managers and other key stakeholders, such as operational teams, being involved in the RFP/Sales process.
  • Assist in handling incoming requests from clients or Sales in a timely manner and with attention to detail.
  • Participate in further developing the RFP framework and/or tools to enhance the competitive advantage in this field.


The role is based in Lisbon. We are a multilingual, growing team of 30+ people, which is working in an inspiring, multi-cultural and creative environment with a Nordic touch.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To achieve our common goals in this role, we believe that you:

  • Are well organized and pay high attention to detail.
  • Are a team-oriented person with experience in dealing with multiple stakeholders.
  • Are used to ensure timely delivery and high quality in a performance-driven environment. 
  • Enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. 
  • Are a motivated individual with a service mindset acting within an established team.

Your profile and background:

  • Currently studying finance, economics or related studies or graduated no more than 12 months ago.
  • Very good skills in written and spoken English. Knowledge in another language is considered as beneficial.
  • Genuine interest for investments and asset management.
  • Numerical and analytical skills.
  • You rapidly learn new tasks and have the ability to learn how to use additional software applications.
  • Good team player to support sales team & company goals.  
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • You have no more than 2-3 years of professional experience or previous Internships.

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/12/2022. Please note the position might be filled before the application deadline.


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Department:  Asset management / Investment management

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