Senior Investment Professional

  • Competitive
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 20 Jan 19

Seeking a Senior Investment professional to join the Investment Team of a private investment company managing a global multi-asset class portfolio.

Core requirement is for the role to manage the listed equity portfolio, which invests on a global basis via ETF’s, external fund managers and futures/options. Candidates with prior experience of managing other asset classes (in addition to listed equity), particularly fixed income would have a significant advantage;

Key Responsibilities

  • Generate outperformance in the Portfolio versus its benchmark while respecting risk limits and risk tolerance;
  • Challenge and evolve the investment strategy and style, maintain a high level of understanding of financial markets and keep up to date with developments in investment practice;
  • Manage and oversee the process of Research, Sourcing, Evaluation, Selection and Due Diligence on investment ideas and funds;
  • Continuously monitor the portfolio performance, exposures and risks;
  • Idea generation and calculated risk taking via in-depth research and due diligence;
  • Manage, Motivate and Oversee the shared resources of the Investment Team;
  • Provide support to the CEO with overall portfolio asset allocation research, analysis and decisions; Ensure mutual understanding of overall portfolio Risks and implications, and recommend necessary actions or changes to strategy; and
  • Proactively contribute to the overall excellent functioning of the company.

The company is based in Dubai.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of being the key decision maker for a portfolio;
  • Preferably global experience, but as a minimum must have dealt with multiple jurisdictions and currencies;
  • Track record of positive alpha;
  • Strategic thinker with a structured approach to portfolio management, capable of assessing the macro environment as well as the fundamentals of a security;
  • Degree educated, preferably with a CFA or similar qualification. Should have a good grasp of the quantitative/statistical elements of finance;
  • Intellectual curiosity and professional inquisitiveness; and
  • Energy and passion for investing.

Due to the high volume of applicants, we will consider only applications that include resumes/cover letters that include your current salary.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.