SENIOR INVESTMENT GRADE (IG) PORTFOLIO MANAGER

  • Competitive
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MP Executive Consultancy
  • 08 Dec 17 2017-12-08

Our client, a leading Asset Management institution, has exclusively mandated us to recruit a SENIOR INVESTMENT GRADE (IG) PORTFOLIO MANAGER to strengthen its Geneva based Credit team.

Objective

Within the Developed Market Credit Team, of 6 investment professionals, the successful candidate will help to manage the institution’s multi-billion EUR IG fund.

Responsibilities

  • Strengthen the team as a Fund manager for the IG fund
  • Develop an active view on position and strategy, in line with the current investment process
  • Provide strong top-down, macro and strategy input, cover and provide such research
  • Present product and strategy both to Retail and Institutional clients
  • Help to manage the implementation of the existing investment process
  • Align the team's convictions within an adequate top-down macro-economic view and a rigorous fundamental research process
  • Address the performance of the funds with a sharp discipline and a structured, high conviction approach
  • Provide input into the Fixed Income (FI) team's other portfolio's
  • Potential to help to develop further strategies in the future
  • Reporting directly to the Head of Credit, helping to manage the team.

Profile

  • Experienced European or Global Investment Grade (IG) Portfolio Manager, with a proven track record
  • Strong top-down portfolio management skills
  • Strong fundamental bottom-up and stock picking skills, results driven
  • Autonomous, Independent thinker, with a clear focus on maximizing the team's success
  • High energy and drive
  • Collegiate team player with good, proactive communication skills
  • Fluent in English, other languages a plus
  • Resident of Switzerland or willing to relocate.

As the successful applicant, you will possess a strong, convincing, collaborative and positive personality. In addition to being highly motivated and able to work independently, you will also be curious, open-minded and looking to join a team of professionals where you will be able to add to your existing knowledge and skills.