Fund Manager, Global Fixed Income

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

The Fund Manager, Global Fixed Income will be responsible for the firm’s research, investment strategy, portfolio allocation and implementation across the global fixed income asset class, with a particular focus on African Credit. The Fund Manager will work closely with the Executive Director/Senior Fund Manager to manage the firm’s on-shore as well as off-shore funds in order to achieve the goals that have been set for them by the Investment Committee (IC).

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements



  

Research & Investment Strategy

• Maintain a universe of Pan-African Sovereigns and Corporates; create and execute universe entry and exit rules.
• Develop a strong understanding of the coverage region through on-the-ground research, and by cultivating a strategic network in the coverage countries.
• Develop periodic Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA) based on sound portfolio optimization methodology for the approval of the IC.
• Identify opportunistic or tactical plays as they arise based on sound market intelligence grounded in a credible strategic outlook.

Trade Execution

• Execute trades in line with our frameworks and deliver value to the portfolio via the execution process.
• Maintain relationships with trading counterparties in order to ensure we get the best market prices.
• Closely monitor and work with our trading and operations teams to ensure we obtain value for all our transactions, entitlements and corporate actions
• Review and monitor the NAV calculation process for accuracy and timeliness.

Quantitative Research & Analytics

• Identify drivers of return by analyzing the predictive powers of different datasets and data combinations using advanced statistical tools and technological methods.
• Build quantitative factor models along with other team members that help predict and forecast market performance.
• Develop a detailed understanding of portfolio analytics and apply the knowledge to security selection and risk management of our funds.

Fund Distribution & Marketing

• Prepare and maintain investment strategy pitchbooks and product sheets for products under your management.
• Communicate with the Wealth Advisors and Investment Consultants about the fund and ensure they remain up to date on fund performance and fund strategy.
• Participate actively in global road shows that would assist in the fund-raising process.
• Sit on panels and communicate the vision of the fund via various media channels eg CNBC, Channels, in collaboration with the branding team’s marketing strategy.
 

JOB EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in Economics, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative field.
• A minimum of 5 years experience in research, fund management, investment banking or investment management with a top global or top 10 local investment firm.
• Master’s degree and CFA are an added advantage.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

• Knowledge of fixed income calculations is preferred.
• Excellent investment analysis software user.
• Advanced financial analysis and modeling sills.
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Strong strategic skills.
• Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work with financial projections and calculations.

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