Global Aggregate Bond Portfolio Manager

Swiss Life Asset Managers
Zurich, Switzerland
23 May 2023
22 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Swiss Life Asset Managers has a long and successful track record of managing Fixed Income assets. We are currently looking to strengthen our team with an experienced Global Aggregate Bond Portfolio Manager (f/m). 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.

  • Responsible for the management of Global Aggregate bond funds, institutional mandates and bond investments of the Swiss Life balance sheet
  • General coverage of the Global Aggregate universe (developments, valuations, opportunities)
  • Active participation in shaping the investment process and the Global Aggregate 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

  • At least 7 years of experience as a Global Aggregate bond portfolio manager with a successful track record
  • Thorough knowledge in the area of interest rates and credit derivatives
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fluent in German and English, French is a plus

  • discounts on SL investment products and mortgages
  • contribution to 3rd pillar life insurance
  • employer's contributions to the pension fund
  • reka cheques and meal allowance
  • discounts on public transportation (up to 35%)
  • flexible working models
  • various timeout models