MENA Product Manager MENA Product Manager …

Winton
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 20
Excellent
Winton
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 20
Excellent
Winton has been active in the Middle East region for over 15 years, and more recently launched its first product dedicated to investing in the rapidly developing Middle East capital markets. As part of our MENA strategy we are seeking to hire an exceptional Product Manager to join the team in Abu Dhabi. As Product Manager, you will have prior experience of building and maintaining resilient, dynamic and profitable portfolios. You will develop and oversee Winton’s current and future MENA quantitative investment strategies.

Winton is a research-led investment management company with a singular focus on statistical and mathematical inference in financial markets. Founded in 1997 by CEO David Harding, the firm manages approximately $20 billion of assets for many of the world’s largest pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, banks and fund platforms. In 2019, Winton Group opened a new office in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial centre on Al Maryah Island in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Winton has been active in the Middle East region for over 15 years, and more recently launched its first product dedicated to investing in the rapidly developing Middle East capital markets. As part of our MENA strategy we are seeking to hire an exceptional Product Manager to join the team in Abu Dhabi.

As Product Manager, you will have prior experience of building and maintaining resilient, dynamic and profitable portfolios. You will develop and oversee Winton’s current and future MENA quantitative investment strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Establish an expert understanding of Winton’s strategies and the likely performance characteristics of different investment profiles
  • Proactively analyse data, run simulations, and pursue wide-ranging research to improve performance and develop new strategies
  • Work with the Investment Board to formulate and present plans on strategy development, in order to incorporate new research discoveries
  • Monitor daily the operation of the strategies, with knowledge of their positions and performance
  • Co-ordinate with senior managers within the Research, Data and Technology departments to oversee the execution of planned strategy changes
  • Maintain an expert understanding of all internal, contractual and regulatory constraints that impact the operation of the strategy

Requirements

  • An excellent academic record with a bachelors or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Experience working in an asset manager, hedge fund or investment bank
  • Strong programming skills (Python)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Keen interest in Emerging and Frontier financial markets
  • Arabic language skills would be a plus
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