Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager

The Recruitment Council | Stellenbosch, WC, ZA

Posted 20 days ago

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Purpose of the role: The purpose of the Portfolio Manager role is to construct investment portfolios based on investment mandate and client requirements, implement suitable investment strategies, and thereafter monitor investment performance and review and/or rebalance portfolios based on changes in the clients investment objectives and/or changes in market conditions. Key Outputs: Client attraction and engagement: Attract and retain clients directly and through financial planners and the companys business partners.Develop a close working relationship with the companys CIOProvide authoritative, expertise and advice to clients and stakeholdersBuild and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholdersDeliver on service level agreements made with internal and external stakeholders and clientsMake recommendations to improvement client service within area of responsibilityParticipate and contribute to a culture which build rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service Portfolio Construction and management: Develop portfolio management and structured solutions for clients based on the companys capabilities.Develop investment portfolios for clients based on the companys investment management philosophy/process and client objectives.Perform high-level investment research and contribute to the investment process.Engaging in sales marketing and public relations opportunities.Liaise with specialists as needed to cross sell the companys products and capabilities.Compliance with the companys business and investment policies and procedures including, but not limited to, the advice protocol, client on-boarding and servicing procedures.Alignment of client portfolios with model portfolios and dispersion parameters and portfolio implementation in accordance with the centralised dealing process.Manage investment portfolios based on the outcomes of the mandate and client expectations on a daily basis.Focus on day-to-day operational portfolio management and monitoring of existing investments and maintaining client portfoliosMonitor on a regular basis the portfolios adherence to mandate and consult with relevant parties on the remedial action to be taken.Monitor, review or resolve potential risk drivers that may lead to increased costs.Make recommendations to enhance the investment mandates to increase profitability or cost effectiveness of the investment solution.Foster effective working relationships and collaborate within the companys (segments, internal and external stakeholders).Manage the ongoing monitoring and performance measurement of solutions to ensure the product is managed relative to the outcome defined, market benchmark and client expectation.Provide technical advice and expertise regarding the development of new fund products in order to support sales or marketing initiatives.Contribute to the investment and stock selection processDrive the achievement of growth targets, management of margins and expenses of the investment portfolios. Compliance and monitoring of transactions: Ensure compliance with client mandatesIdentification of gaps in operational or trading practices or interaction/interfaces with global custody activity impacting client relationshipsDemonstrate compliance with business standards, manuals and policies and adheres to the defined work practices, internal controls, and risk management standards associated with the role Competencies: AnalysingEntrepreneurial and commercial thinkingPersuading and influencingAttention to the detailsLeading and supervising Experience and Qualifications Qualifications: Degree in Investments Management / Finance or BSc in Economics / Mathematics or Completed RE5Registered with FSCA/ JSEMust have undergone the required supervision for various COB productsMust be able to act as a RepresentativeCFA / CFP Advantageous Experience: 3- 5 + years relevant experience in either a Brokerage / Wealth / Investment firmExperience using loomberg, Factset, MS Office and Morningstar.