Portfolio Manager - Large Cap Growth Equities

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA New York NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • 24 Jun 18 2018-06-24

Portfolio Manager - Large Cap Growth Equities

Franklin Templeton Investments is a leading global investment management organization due to the efforts of our greatest assets - our employees. We have over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world, servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. We believe in our corporate values of putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results, and working with integrity. Our people are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners.

For more than 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people. We're currently looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

Our Franklin Equity Global Growth team is seeking a growth-oriented Portfolio Manager to join a high-performing team focused primarily on managing global and non-US separate accounts with nearly $6 billion in large cap assets under management. This person will report directly to the strategies lead PM and Head of Research.

What are the core responsibilities for this Portfolio Manager?

The Portfolio Manager is responsible for all equity investment activities including evaluating and selecting potential investments, managing designated portfolios, and communicating the investment team's investment philosophy, process and current strategy. As a member of the investment team, the Portfolio Manager will actively contribute to the investment decision-making process, meet with clients, prospects, and/or intermediaries to explain the investment philosophy, process, and performance of the specific investment products; and to provide updates on overall financial market performance, economic trends and the team's investment outlook. Ideally the candidate would have experience managing higher risk, concentrated equity strategies and experience investing in global mid-cap growth oriented companies.

What are some of the responsibilities that will help define success in this role?

  • Manage assigned portfolios according to stated investment objectives and client preferences. Maintain fluency in portfolio construction process.
  • Conduct research on securities and industries, as needed, to incorporate into investment decisions.
  • Act as a spokesperson for the team's investment philosophy, process and strategy in support of winning new portfolio mandates.
  • Act as conduit between the investment team and distribution channels to support client acquisition efforts
  • Meet with key decision makers at existing clients to provide periodic portfolio reviews and updates.

What do you have that would make you an ideal candidate?
  • Minimum of 3 years as a Portfolio Manager with global experience
  • BA or BS required, MBA and/or CFA preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in using fundamental research and modeling techniques to drive stock selection
  • Intellectual persistence to tackle hard problems and develop insights from multiple angles
  • Strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to articulate all facets of the investment process and strategy on behalf of investment team
  • Effective relationship management skills and demonstrated credibility with investment team and distribution teams.
  • Ability to support business development and client retention efforts
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative environment

What makes Franklin Templeton Investments unique?

In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards -the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

Highlights of our benefits include:
  • Three weeks paid time off the first year
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match, up to the IRS limits
  • Employee Stock Investment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
  • Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
  • Onsite cafeteria*
*Only applicable at certain locations

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We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people , and see what it means to say, "I AM Franklin Templeton".

Franklin Templeton Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite you to visit us at http://www.franklintempletoncareers.com/ to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.