Global Currency Portfolio Manager, Global Bond

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 24 Sep 18 2018-09-24

Global Currency Portfolio Manager, Global Bond


Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

Wellington currently manages over $480 billion in fixed income assets on behalf of our clients worldwide. Within our fixed income group, the Global Bond book of business is large, diverse and growing, and today totals more than $65bn. To ensure that we continue to exceed our clients' investment expectations, we are seeking to recruit a Global Currency Portfolio Manager to join our Global Bond portfolio management team, based either in London or Boston.  More specifically, the new portfolio manager will be responsible for managing a dedicated alpha sleeve consistent with their stated philosophy and process and within their area of specialization. Developed market currency and/or high quality EM currency is the desired focus .We expect the Portfolio Manager to partner broadly with in-house strategists and team members.  His/her alpha sleeve will be available across the platform for incorporation in all appropriate client mandates, including stand-alone Currency portfolios, Hedge Funds, and benchmark relative Global FI portfolios.  In addition, s/he will be expected to contribute to the investment dialogue of the team and the firm.    

The successful candidate for this position is likely to have:

• 10+ years' portfolio management/trading experience in global and/or emerging markets FX;
• Demonstrated investment acumen, with a proven track record as a risk taker;
• Skill in total return/absolute return investing;
• Strong skills and experience in investment research, portfolio construction, and downside risk management;
• Familiarity with fundamental, quantitative and technical investment strategies, as well as derivative instruments;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• The ability to work both independently and as part of a global team.

Specific qualifications for the position are the following:

  • Minimum attributable track record of five (5) years managing total return/absolute return
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a global team
  • Excellent academic credentials, ideally including a post-graduate or professional qualification

Global Currency Portfolio Manager, Global Bond

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