Senior Portfolio Manager Emerging Markets

Swiss Life Asset Managers
Zurich, Switzerland
05 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Recognising tomorrow's opportunities today. Yours and ours.

At Swiss Life Asset Managers you will contribute your own talent and expertise in a motivated and flexible working environment. You will take on a high degree of responsibility and master demanding challenges independently, with the scope to express yourself and in cooperation with professional teams.

Working at Swiss Life Asset Managers is a dynamic experience in a stable environment. Our employees make the difference. People count.
Flexible working models will enable you to reconcile your professional and personal ambitions.

About Us:

Swiss Life Asset Managers has a long and successful track record of managing Fixed Income assets. We are currently looking to strengthen our Emerging Market team with you as experienced Portfolio Manager Emerging Markets (f/m). As a senior member of a team of three portfolio managers you will be co-responsible for managing a total asset base of approximately CHF 5bn emerging market hard currency bonds.

Your Area of Responsibility:
  • Responsible for the management of hard currency emerging market credit and sovereign funds and institutional mandates
  • Coverage of selected sectors/regions and production of ad-hoc research related to current market topics
  • Bottom up credit analysis and production of credit research reports
  • Active role in the improvement & implementation of the Swiss Life Asset Managers ESG strategy in emerging markets
  • Development of quantitative & market screening tools in collaboration with portfolio managers, analysts, and financial engineers
  • Active participation in Performance Review meetings, Pitches and RfPs
  • Keeping close contact with internal and external stakeholders, such as clients, investment consultants, and brokers

Your Profile:
  • 5+ years of experience as an emerging market corporates/sovereign portfolio manager with a successful track record
  • University degree in Finance (or other) and additional qualification (CFA, AZEK or similar)
  • Sound knowledge of macroeconomic concepts & ability to conduct bottom up credit analysis
  • Strong understanding of ESG concepts and its application in investment management
  • Proactive personality; confident and convincing team-player
  • Ability to work independently and see tasks through to completion
  • Fluent in English, German is highly desired, French is a plus
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg. Programming skills are a plus

Your benefits
We help our employees shape their professional development and their private life to their best advantage, throughout all phases of their life. Our attractive benefits play a part in this effort.

Your contact
Nicole Bienz
+41 43 284 67 57

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