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Proprietary Portfolio Manager Fixed Income
As part of proprietary trading department, the fixed income team is looking for a senior individual to perform the following responsibilities:
Manage quantitative based fixed-income investment portfolios
Work effectively to balance the demands of the company, market opportunities, and model driven portfolio needs, to successfully execute investment strategies and optimize risk-adjusted returns
Collaboratively develop quantitative models (e.g. factor based / smart beta, alpha) to enhance portfolio construction and guide successful implementation
Develop analytical tools and guide quantitatively-based investment research
Work collaboratively with fellow portfolio managers, trading specialists, investment staff and business partners
Required Skills and Experience
Minimum 7 years of quantitative fixed income portfolio management or related experience
Solid knowledge of quantitative investing discipline with emphasis in fixed income markets
Seasoned professional with proven judgment and experience in fixed income markets
Results-oriented, team player, independent thinker, effective communicator, as well as serving as a coach and to junior staff
Relationship Managers are responsible for building deep long-term relationships such that our institutional clients have tremendous confidence and trust in our people, intellectual capital, investment processes, ownership structure, risk management, reporting and overall quality of services. This includes clients invested in separate accounts, sub-advisory relationships, collective funds, private funds and mutual funds. Goal is to provide high quality services, retain revenue and retain assets under management.