CHF Bond Portfolio Manager

Recruiter
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Salary
competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17720309
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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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 CHF and Global Rates team with an experienced CHF Bond Portfolio Manager (f/m/d). As a member of a team of five portfolio managers you will be co-responsible for managing a total asset base of approximately CHF 60bn bonds.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the management of CHF bond and money market funds, institutional mandates and bond investments of the Swiss Life balance sheet
  • General coverage of the CHF market (developments, valuations, opportunities)
  • Active participation in shaping the investment process and the CHF investment strategy
  • Active role in the improvement & implementation of the Swiss Life Asset Managers ESG strategy
  • Development & implementation of innovative product ideas
  • Bottom-up fundamental credit analysis and creation of credit research reports
  • Participation in projects related to portfolio management
  • Active participation in performance review meetings, pitches and RfPs
  • Keeping close contact with internal and external stakeholders, such as clients, investment consultants, and brokers

Experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a CHF bond portfolio manager with a successful track record
  • Sound knowledge of macroeconomic concepts
  • Ability to conduct bottom-up fundamental credit analysis and document the results
  • 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 German and English, French is a plus
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg. Programming skills are a plus
  • Bachelor or MA in a relevant field, CFA or equivalent post-graduate education is a plus

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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

Tel:

+41 43 547 69 07

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