Deputy VP, Investment & Portfolio Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Ltd
  • 2019-04-18

Deputy VP, Investment & Portfolio Analyst

Working closely and reporting to the VP, Head of Investment Strategy, you will be mainly responsible for performing quantitative and qualitative analysis to support the investment decision making for Income's multi-asset funds of over SGD$36 billion.

The specific responsibilities will entail:
  • Providing substantive analysis on asset classes (e.g. equity, fixed income, alternatives, etc.) and developing views on the attractiveness / opportunity of various asset classes; and making recommendations on Tactical Asset Allocation decisions
  • Driving the asset allocation process and investment mandates by conducting in-depth analysis on key indicators on asset classes, and balancing the key considerations such as risk-return trade-off, Income's risk tolerance, business profiles, etc
  • Working closely with the external portfolio managers in the implementation of Income's asset allocation strategies for individual funds
  • Assisting the asset-liability management (ALM) team in various initiatives, e.g. duration management, hedging, liability-driven investment, etc., and working with relevant departments for implementation
  • Managing a team of two and providing guidance to junior staff


Qualifications

  • A minimum of 8 years of highly relevant investment analytics and/or asset allocation experiences, preferably in the 'buy-side' institutions such as mutual fund, pension fund, insurance company, etc.;
  • Knowledge of the full gamut of asset classes, including familiarity with both traditional and alternative strategies, is strongly preferred;
  • Working knowledge of macroeconomics and econometrics including a strong knowledge of Asia and US economies;
  • CFA charter holder; some actuarial knowledge will be a plus;
  • Experiences in managing or leading a team including ability to mentor and coach;
  • Open and collaborative candidate with proven ability to articulate market viewpoints and investment thesis, both written and oral, will be highly valued
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