Portfolio Manager | Rates | Join a newly set up team in London

Recruiter
AustralianSuper
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 Nov 2022
Closes
22 Dec 2022
Ref
17870170
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Portfolio Manager | Rates

Internal Government Portfolios | FICC International

  • We make a difference, delivering outcomes for our millions of members
  • Be part of the Fund's newly set up, growing FICC team in London
  • Join our ever-expanding office, currently 70+ plus people


AustralianSuper is the largest pension fund in Australia - in the top 20 largest pension funds globally and in the top 50 asset owners globally.

With more than £160bn in assets under management, and a world-class investment team, AustralianSuper has the appetite and capability to directly invest in large-scale opportunities.

At AustralianSuper, we truly care about our colleagues. We know work and life are intertwined. That's why we support the diverse needs of everyone and have policies that enable us all to thrive and be truly flexible. We ensure diversity is celebrated for the opportunity it provides us all to learn and grow, and ultimately to deliver better outcomes for members.

Your new role

As Portfolio Manager, reporting to the Head of Internal Government Portfolios here in London, you'll be responsible for activities related to the construction, management and oversight of the internal global government bond portfolios. This includes developing the investment process and implementing the portfolio's investment strategy.
  • Developing investment processes and implementing strategy
  • Delivering investment recommendations to support the portfolios' performance and cost objectives.
  • Contribute towards the management of the portfolios within prescribed mandates, adhering to policies and procedures, and compliance-related risks.
  • Contributing to tools, including relevant quantitative models, to support the investment strategy and management of the portfolios
  • Timely and accurate updates of investment processes and models, preparation of investment recommendations, monitoring of performance and oversight of position exposures and risks
  • Conducting research and analysis of new and alternative investment strategies
  • Work closely with Dealers within the Capital Markets teams, and managing key external relationships
  • Collaborate with the wider FICC team and other teams
  • Contribute to papers and discussion for internal forums and committees

This role is based on site at London King's Cross Estate, one of the core assets of the Fund's global portfolio.

What you'll need

Culture is key at AustralianSuper and we are looking for someone who is a team player that enjoys working in a high performing collaborative team, as well as;
  • Significant knowledge of instruments across rates and currency, with a demonstrable track record in alpha generation.
  • Exposure in Global Fixed Income across developed and emerging market sovereign bonds, derivatives, diversified FI
  • Experience in building and applying fixed income investment processes and models that generate alpha from relative value and security selection strategies.
  • Strong problem solving, attention to detail, and analytical skills, including Quantitative and modelling skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written for all level of stakeholders)
  • An initiative-taking and proactive team player attitude


Life at AustralianSuper

Our London and New York offices are made up of 80 talented colleagues and is expected to grow four-fold over the next three years meaning when you join you become a key part of building our culture.

As we collaborate with colleagues across multiple time zones flexibility in work hours are both a requirement and opportunity for this role.

We offer great benefits including generous leave type, leading pension contributions, health insurance and promote a blended working environment in which all roles can flex, and we're happy to discuss what this looks like for you.

We are committed to supporting our diverse workforce in a way that is inclusive and embraces diversity in all its forms. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process or the role, please let our recruitment team know.

What's next

Apply now, if you share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes and would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving team to deliver outstanding results.

Progress, powered by purpose.

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