Senior Portfolio Manager Emerging Markets

Employer
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Salary
competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2022
Closes
04 Feb 2022
Ref
13227302
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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At Swiss Life Asset Managers you will contribute your own talent and expertise in a motivated and flexible working environment. You will take on a high degree of responsibility and master demanding challenges independently, with the scope to express yourself and in cooperation with professional teams.

Working at Swiss Life Asset Managers is a dynamic experience in a stable environment. Our employees make the difference. People count.
Flexible working models will enable you to reconcile your professional and personal ambitions.

About Us:

Swiss Life Asset Managers has a long and successful track record of managing Fixed Income assets. We are currently looking to strengthen our Emerging Market team with you as experienced Portfolio Manager Emerging Markets (f/m). As a senior member of a team of three portfolio managers you will be co-responsible for managing a total asset base of approximately CHF 5bn emerging market hard currency bonds.

Your Area of Responsibility:
  • Responsible for the management of hard currency emerging market credit and sovereign funds and institutional mandates
  • Coverage of selected sectors/regions and production of ad-hoc research related to current market topics
  • Bottom up credit analysis and production of credit research reports
  • Active role in the improvement & implementation of the Swiss Life Asset Managers ESG strategy in emerging markets
  • Development of quantitative & market screening tools in collaboration with portfolio managers, analysts, and financial engineers
  • Active participation in Performance Review meetings, Pitches and RfPs
  • Keeping close contact with internal and external stakeholders, such as clients, investment consultants, and brokers

Your Profile:
  • 5+ years of experience as an emerging market corporates/sovereign portfolio manager with a successful track record
  • University degree in Finance (or other) and additional qualification (CFA, AZEK or similar)
  • Sound knowledge of macroeconomic concepts & ability to conduct bottom up credit analysis
  • Strong understanding of ESG concepts and its application in investment management
  • Proactive personality; confident and convincing team-player
  • Ability to work independently and see tasks through to completion
  • Fluent in English, German is highly desired, French is a plus
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg. Programming skills are a plus

Your benefits
We help our employees shape their professional development and their private life to their best advantage, throughout all phases of their life. Our attractive benefits play a part in this effort.

Your contact
Nicole Bienz
Tel:
+41 43 284 67 57
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