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Investment Strategy Manager

3 - 6 years
Posted: 2018-12-07

Industry
Any
Function
IT
Role
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
7th Dec 2018
Job Ref code
18060080
Job Description

At Prudential, we understand that success comes from the talent and commitment of our people. Together, we have a shared vision in securing the future of our customers and our communities. We strive to build a business that you can shape, an inclusive workplace where everyones ideas are valued and a culture where we can thrive together. Our people stay connected and tuned in to whats happening around us, keeping us ahead of the curve. While focused on the long-term, we look to the future to bring growth, development and benefit to everyone whose lives we touch.
Job Profile Summary:
As part of this dynamic role, you will report to the Head of Investment Strategy and be responsible for building up PACS investment capabilities so to achieve long term performance for policyholders and shareholders. Working in close collaboration with the Actuary team for liability and solvency management, he will be required to establish a robust investment framework and strategic, tactical asset allocation process for the management.
Job Description:
  • Establish a robust investment framework and strategic, tactical asset allocation process for the management of Par, Non-Par Funds and ILP funds
  • Assist in setting Capital Market Assumptions for SAA, build tools for SAA optimization
  • Assist in developing quantitative models for TAA views and implementation.
  • Develop and maintain real-time analytical tools to track key market indicators so as to facilitate asset allocation decisions
  • Track and monitor investment holdings, overall fund performances and performance attribution of existing funds
  • Measure market exposure and assess risk characteristics of existing funds to identify potential gaps
  • Recommend the use of derivatives, structured products, collateral management and other strategies for risk management as well as yield enhancement
  • Assist in articulating investment views and strategies to distribution channels (AD, PD) through seminars, presentations and investment newsletters.
  • Assist in the evaluation of existing and prospective investment strategies, fund managers and mandates

Who we are looking for:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the financial industry with experience in investment management/advisory or fund evaluation/due diligence in banks, consultants, asset management or insurance companies.
  • Trustworthy and reliable as well as a self-starter who is able to take initiatives, but also work well as a team
  • Meticulous and structured individual
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work in fast-pace environment and having the need to multi-task
  • Motivated individual good at solving problems
  • Highly organized with good follow-up skills
  • Programming knowledge is a plus
  • Bloomberg and Morningstar knowledge is a plus
  • Microsoft Office functions such as Word, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Minutes taking where necessary

Education
  • University graduate in Actuarial Studies, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics or other related fields
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (preferred)


About Company

Prudential Corporation Asia is one of Asias leading life insurance companies with more than 14 million customers in 12 countries. The company is a business unit of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom, and offers a wide range of life insurance, protection, savings and retirement products and services. With a long heritage in Asia, the company has over 500,000 financial consultants who live up to the promise every day to be Always Listening. Always Understanding". Eastspring Investments, our asset management arm, is one of the regions largest asset managers with on-the-ground presence in 10 markets as well as distribution offices in the US and Europe. Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.
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