Saturday, August 18, 2012

Fixed Income Beta Portfolio Manager

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Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Portfolio Manager within its Boston based Fixed Income Beta team. The team is responsible for managing a wide range of fixed income strategies as well as ETFs, maintaining and improving investment processes, and for providing original insight on fixed income markets. The Portfolio Manager will be responsible for managing portfolios on a daily basis. Additionally, the PM will have project work and client interaction periodically.

The responsibilities of the individual in this position include:

- Successfully constructing and managing index tracking fixed income portfolios based on the investment guidelines (primary responsibility).
- Maintaining a deep understanding of global fixed income markets and their structure.
- Understanding and enhancing processes on both institutional and ETF product lines - Working on and providing ideas for new strategies and funds.
- Contributing towards thought leadership by writing reports on investment themes, for internal and external distribution.

Job Qualifications:

- Degree qualified in numerate/financial discipline or equivalent.
- Fixed income portfolio management experience (3 to 5yrs).
- Knowledge of fixed income benchmarks & methodology.
- Familiarity with analytical systems such as Barclays POINT and Yieldbook.
- Advanced Excel skills.
- MBA and/or CFA qualified or undertaking CFA program is highly preferred but not mandatory.
- Good writing skills and an ability to articulate market views effectively.
- Experience with Investment Grade and/or High Yield credit a plus.

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