Assistant Portfolio Manager - External Management

4 days left

Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Leeds, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
11 Jan 2023
10 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Border to Coast are now seeking an Assistant Portfolio Manager to assist with the launch and management of all external fund products. The External Management Team currently manages five fund propositions - three equity and two fixed income - and oversees some twenty manager relationships.

You will assist in all stages of our investment process, from fund design through to manager monitoring.This will involve producing in-depth investment research, feeding into strategic and dynamic asset allocation forums, the consistent and rigorous selection and oversight of investment managers across asset classes and much more.

About You

So, if you hold an Investment Management qualification and have relevant experience in asset management or manager research and oversight, with a strong understanding of asset classes and economic fundamentals then we want to hear from you!

With high levels of integrity and trustworthiness, you will have excellent relationship management skills and an understanding of qualitative and quantitative due diligence. Knowledge of Bloomberg and other portfolio management tools (such as Python) is desirable, but not a requirement.

About Us

Border to Coast Pensions Partnership is a collaboration of 11 Local Government Pension Funds with a total asset value of c. £60 billion (as of the 31st of March 2022). Border to Coast is an FCA regulated investment company created to pool the investments of like-minded Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds - our 'Partner Funds'. Established in 2018, we are one of the largest LGPS pools in the UK.

Our purpose is to make a difference for the Local Government Pension Scheme. We seek to do this by providing cost-effective, innovative, and responsible investment opportunities that deliver returns over the long-term. This is on behalf of the more than one million LGPS members, over 2,700 employers, and the millions of taxpayers associated with our Partner Funds.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We have an open and supportive culture with a commitment to learning and valuing everyone's skills and contribution.

Joining Border to Coast, you will have access to our excellent benefits:

Vitality Health Insurance for all employees
Employee Assistance Programme
A generous holiday allowance of 30 days a year, plus bank holidays, as we feel it's important for colleagues to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Professional Development
Critical Illness Cover
Pension scheme
Stunning Leeds city centre location only a short walk to the train station
Cycle to work scheme
Life Assurance 6x of salary
Sustainable travel plans and public transport discounts
Range of discounts for Leeds gyms, shops and restaurants