Sunday, February 13, 2011

High Grade Credit Trader and Assistant Portfolio Manager

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GE Corporate
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About Us

With ~$120B of assets under management GE Asset Management, Inc., a leading asset manager based in Stamford, Connecticut, invests on behalf of the GE Pension Trust as well as third parties. The GEAM team invests globally with a long term view, across all asset classes; US Equities, International Equities, Fixed Income and Alternatives.

GE Asset Management, Inc. is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer.

For more information please go to: www.geam.com.

GE offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements.

We would like to thank everyone who submits their resume for this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Role Summary/Purpose

GE Assest Management (GEAM) is seeking a Trader and Assistant Portfolio Manager to assist the Fixed Income High Grade Credit department.

Essential Responsibilities

# The position is part of a three person team responsible for trading investment grade corporate bonds and Build America Bonds (BABs) for both Insurance and Total Return Clients.
# Execute trades across all High Grade Credit product types including credit derivatives.
# Assist Senior Portfolio Managers in managing High Grade Portfolio’s for Total return Clients.
# Generate relative value ideas to generate positive outperformance versus benchmarks across various client strategies.
# Improve and support infrastructure and trade efficiency by working with the GEAM technology team.
# Provide market color to internal constituents including, High Grade Credit PM’s, Other Spread Sector PM’s, and High Grade Research.

Qualifications/Requirements

# Bachelor’s degree (accounting, business, finance, economics or related area) plus a minimum of 2yr experience trading High Grade Credit or Corporate Equities.* General Finance industry experience with specific knowledge of fixed income markets.* Basic understanding of Institutional Fixed Income Trading and valuations.* Proficiency in software programs such as Microsoft Office applications and Bloomberg.* Strong quantitative, analytical and communication skills.* Willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including drug testing, reference verification, and background check. * You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. * Internal GE candidates must have the approval of their manager to post for the role.* All applications for employment must be submitted through either www.gecareers.com or the Career Opportunity System (COS) to be considered.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

# Ability to work in a team environment to achieve outstanding portfolio management results.* Demonstrate the highest level of personal and professional integrity.* Ability to multi-task and remain calm under stressful situations.* MBA, CFA or other relevant accreditation.* Knowledge of trading systems Latent Zero and Bloomberg and Portfolio Risk systems * * * Barclays Point or Yieldbook is a plus.

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

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