Vice President, Investment Vice President, Investment …

in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 20
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Oct 20
Vice President, Investment
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Firm Overview:

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

Position Summary:

Nuveen is seeking a Real Assets and Alternatives Analyst to join the Investment Oversight Team reporting to the Managing Director, Head of Investment Oversight.

The Investment Oversight Analyst will serve as an asset class expert responsible for relationship management and oversight of multiple Real Assets and Alternatives managers and strategies. Partnering with Nuveen colleagues, the analyst will support Product Development and Management initiatives and participate in various committees across the firm. This role involves diverse activities including detailed performance analysis explaining sources of performance and risk, the understanding and reporting of complex issues, collaborating and negotiating outcomes with senior professionals across different groups and organizations, along with effective communication, both verbal and in writing.

Investment Oversight supports Nuveen, the various Nuveen Fund Boards and our clients objectives in an ethical, highly professional and independent manner. The Team develops a deep knowledge of affiliated and non-affiliated investment teams in order to help ensure investment integrity across Nuveens product offerings. The Team culture is one that emphasizes strong individual responsibility, professionalism, collaboration, along with teamwork and an emphasis on respect for partners and colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

Serve as an asset class expert responsible for relationship management and oversight of investment teams and strategies
Prepare quarterly and annual Board materials and present findings to various audiences
Research and report on developing real assets and alternatives market trends
Conduct manager capability assessments of assigned investment teams through evaluation of process, performance and other factors; perform due diligence on new investment managers and strategies
Evaluate and monitor fund/strategy performance including quarterly performance reviews with portfolio managers, research analysts and CIOs
Support Product Development & Management partners as necessary including manager due diligence and policy/guideline implementation
Partner with Nuveen Investment Risk to review and interpret investment risk data



10+ years of experience in the investment management industry with a bachelors degree in business from an accredited college or university
Direct real assets and alternatives experience involving portfolio management, risk management, securities research and/or manager research and due diligence
Presentation capabilities and experience including creation of presentation materials, presentation skill in large formal settings and interactions with senior stakeholders; potential for in-person meeting presentations to client firms and due diligence officers
Demonstrated knowledge of global capital markets and ability to express and interpret various investment strategies
Ability to work effectively with all partners individually and as part of a team
Ability to lead projects and work to achieve buy-in among various constituents and senior professionals across multiple departments
Ability to present complex ideas in an understandable way to multiple audiences
Inquisitive nature and willingness to look beyond the surface to formulate independent opinions related to investment activity, capital markets and product strategies
Quantitative skills including ability to generate spreadsheets and related reports for data analysis and interpretation
Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required
Performance attribution and risk management/measurement skills/experience including FactSet, Bloomberg and Morningstar Direct or similar are required

Preferred Skills:

CAIA, CFA, CPA, MBA and/or FRM is strongly preferred
Strong business writing, grammar and presentation skills
Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and deliver under tight deadlines
Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
Excellent time management and organizational skills

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Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 1727802
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