Investment Officer, P3
Duty Station: New York, US
Closing Period: 23 February 2023
Job Opening Number: 199256
Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Secretary-General is responsible for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The Secretary-General has delegated this responsibility to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF (RSG). The RSG heads the Office of Investment Management (OIM), which manages a $86+ billion multi-asset class, global investment portfolio, about 85% of which is actively managed in-house. Asset classes under management comprise global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, timber and commodities. OIM’s staff are all based in New York but come from over 30 countries. For more information please visit OIM's website at https://oim.unjspf.org/.
This position is located in the Private Equity and Real Assets Team. The incumbent reports directly to the Senior Investment Officer, Alternative Investments.
The private markets portfolio of the UNJSPF consists of over 200 investments in private open-ended and closed-ended private markets funds (including private equity, real estate and real assets). Under the overall supervision of the Senior Investment Officer (SIO), the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions:
Assists the Senior Investment Officer (SIO) to manage and invest the assets of the Fund in private equity and real assets markets.
Conducts careful and thorough investment research:
Contributes to specific investment recommendations
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Business and Administration (MBA), Finance, Economics or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is desirable.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in quantitative and qualitative investment analysis is required.
Investment management experience in private markets area including either private equity and/or real assets is desirable.
Experience working at an Institutional Investor Organization such as Pension funds, Endowments, Foundations is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.
For more information on how to apply, please follow https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=199256&Lang=en-US