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Senior Analyst & Portfolio Manager, Multi Asset Solutions in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: UOB Asset Management
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Head of Multi-Asset, the ideal candidate should have a background in fixed income, credit, and FX trading and research. You will support the build out of analytical tools to enable the Multi-Asset team to strengthen capabilities, develop beta solutions and enhance risk management for client portfolios. A key area of focus is the effective use of derivatives via overlay implementations to control risk and efficiently drive tactical decisions in multi-asset portfolios.  In this role you will work closely with the CIO of Multi-Asset, Head of Multi-Asset and Head of Solutions Design to develop analytical and risk management tools, and refine investment processes to achieve strong risk adjusted outcomes for clients. You would be expected to have strong analytical skills and a deep understanding of fixed income, credit, FX and derivative asset classes. And you are expected to help shape the firms approach to tactical decision making and risk management in our Multi-Asset solutions.

Key Responsibilities
  • Enhance research and analytical tools to shape the house view of key trends and developments in the interest rate, credit, FX and derivative markets.
  • Work closely with the Head of Multi-Asset Research and Investment Support Unit to strengthen analytical tools used in tactical decision making and enhance risk management models.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Investment Solutions to refine investment processes with a goal of making them more efficient and better aligned with client objectives, by incorporating the use of derivatives where appropriate for hedging and efficient portfolio management. 
  • Participate in client mandate pitches and be able to present on the construction of fixed income portfolios and the use of derivatives to manage risk.
  • Help manage multi asset portfolios and with specific input in terms of the fixed income portfolios, and overlay strategies deployed.

  • Strong finance background with MBA and/or CFA preferred
  • 5 to 7 years of direct experience in multi asset solutions and/or 10 plus years of related experience (fixed income research & trading, risk management, etc.)
  • Quantitative skills with a statistical background desired
  • Excellent communication and presentation skill