The Portfolio Manager will have control investing in funds and direct deals, generating market-beating returns for best investment opportunities across the Globe. This is for someone who has international experience, deep professional networks and varied skill set accumulation from thousands of deals through the creation of diverse portfolios. The Portfolio Manager should be robust, diligent and entrepreneurial and have a wide investment experience from venture capital to equity derivatives, from Japan to Nigeria, from Cleantech to Reinsurance.
Generates deal flow and investment ideas in global markets considering all relevant macro and industry trends in accordance with the Global Opportunities investment mandate.
Assists the CIO in the oversight and active management of the current investment portfolio.
Receives and reviews routine investment information and financial briefs, financial and investment periodicals
and international organisations’ country or topic research articles.
Sit on the investment committee and brief the board of representatives on performance and investment activities including compliance and legal matters.
Understand and evaluate risk associated with each investment and implication on portfolios.
Lead and manage the team’s activities in the investigation and evaluation of ne investment projects.
Manage due diligence processes for prospective investments.
Prepares, presents and defends internal investment recommendations in a professional and constructive fashion.
Approx. 15-20 years of proven track record of evaluating investment opportunities in developed markets across different asset classes (valuation, due diligence process etc).
Principal investing experience is mandatory: Primary experience in institutional portfolio management, ie hands-on portfolio management experience with p&l responsibility.
Previous Skills and Technical Expertise
Portfolio construction and analysis comprising investment strategy, risk measurement and management.
Legal knowledge and negotiation skills.
Working knowledge of the regulatory and tax regimes
Understanding of different fund management approaches (e.g. investment styles)
Sound understanding of all aspects of benchmarking performance.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with Senior and junior staff from different cultural backgrounds.
Strong communication skills: presents own recommendations in a concise, logical and convincing manner but also capable of taking up input from peers and developing own recommendations further
Willingness to travel: the role will require regular international travel in the assigned geographic region.
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