Asssitant Portfolio Manager FTC
- Role Type
- Fixed Term Contract (inc Secondee)
- Closing Date
- Company Info
We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that’s thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, ‘social responsibility’ is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you’ll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.
- Department Info
LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
- Job Duties
Responsibility for designing bespoke & pooled Solutions mandates, including LDI, FX and equity derivative portfolios, which meet client objectives
Working with the Global Trading Team to determine the most appropriate implementation strategy based on market conditions and an understanding of the client’s objectives
On-going management of Solutions mandates including optimising portfolios to reflect changing requirements and/or take advantage of market conditions
Managing liquidity and collateral requirements
Working collaboratively with other areas of LGIM to ensure client objectives are delivered robustly and appropriate strategies are implemented within their portfolios. This may include
improvements to portfolio management processes and systems
development of new or enhancement of existing services and products
Ensure that any actions taken with respect to managing client portfolios are in accordance with LGIM’s Treating Customers Fairly policy
To manage any direct reports in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures, including the Partnership Agreement, so that the team’s business objectives are achieved consistently
- Skills Required
Strong academic/professional qualifications background and/or experience gained in similar positions required. Actuarial/CFA or equivalent investments technical background desirable
Knowledge of risk management instruments, including Gilts, credit, interest rate & inflation swaps, inflation swaps, gilt repos, gilt total return swaps, swaptions, Equity options, equity futures & TRS and FX forwards
Knowledge of the regulatory and legislative landscape as it relates to pension schemes and to de-risking
High degree of proficiency with IT & programming skills
Portfolio management knowledge and experience including LDI portfolio management
Demonstrable track record of successful design, implementation and on-going management of risk management strategies for clients
Experience working with investment consultants and pension scheme Trustees
Ability to clearly articulate thoughts and ideas in a logical manner
Ability to engage and motivate others
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days’ holiday, an annual supplement for private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.