Investment Manager

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Central London – The City (EC4M 8BU)
£75000 - £100000/annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Investment Manager
£75,000 - £100,000 + Car Allowance & Benefits
Central London – The City (EC4M 8BU)
Permanent Position
Ref: 2836 

Making the move to Phoenix offers you the exciting prospect of applying your investment knowledge and expertise in a unique setting, with the UK’s largest closed Life and Pension Fund Consolidator and one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers’. We’re industry experts, but we’re always looking for ways to be better. You can help us deliver the best service to our customers by joining one of our Group Actuarial teams.

The Financial Management Group (FMG) is part of the Phoenix Group with responsibility for the development and implementation of investment strategies and ALM frameworks for the Group’s shareholder business - c.£15bn predominantly fixed income.

As an Investment Manager you will enjoy a broad-based role, using your abilities to provide support in researching, sourcing and modelling of investment and hedging strategies consistent with FMG’s objectives in the following areas:

- Asset/Asset Liability Management strategy, risk inventory and reporting Investment strategy/strategic asset allocation
- Direct sourcing of assets
- Providing M&A support in terms of valuation and investment strategy

You will also contribute by providing support to the Head of Investment Strategy and other FMG members in:

- The development and implementation of risk models, portfolio analytics and what-if tools
- Risk/ALM, IS/SAA analysis
- Solution development and analysis
promoting on-going awareness across the Group of market condition, asset classes and other matters influencing our investment strategy
- Execution work

What we are looking for: 

You will be from a related financial services or banking background with a good understanding of fixed income markets, both public and private assets. It would be useful if you have experience in structuring fixed income and/or determining credit rating. You should be able to demonstrate:

- Hands on experience of interfacing actively with market participants
- Demonstrate a deep understanding of forming and managing effective relationships
- Fluency with quantitative toolkits/systems: VBA, Matlab, Bloomberg, C++, other analytical and data tools
- Financial markets experience, particularly in an ALM/solution development context
- Familiarity with risk characteristics of a range of fixed income asset classes
- The ability to make an immediate impact – evidenced by a strong track record in taking initiative and delivering change
- Good interpersonal and communication skills and experience of working on a project basis
- The ability to provide challenge, respond to challenges and work with a wide range of people to deliver objectives

About the company:

We value our employees highly and have been one of Britain's Top Employers for the last 6 consecutive years. We are a member of the FTSE 250 index. We put people first in everything we do and are always looking for new professionals to join our talented team. Our funds are closed, enabling us to focus on areas that other businesses can't. This means that, among the many benefits of working at Phoenix (such as free lunches at our onsite restaurant, nature trail walk, putting green, free car parking, subsidised onsite sport facilities including gym, football & cricket pitches, tennis courts, excellent reward schemes…we could go on!), our staff can enjoy exposure to a diverse workload not found elsewhere. We're proud of what we do and we offer excellent training opportunities, career development and company culture.

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Closing date: Midnight, Thursday 3rd August 2017