HEAD OF FIXED INTEREST – REF8234

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PACKAGE TO ATTRACT +ENTICE As also a  LUCRATIVE PERFORMANCE BONUS!

Our client is an independent, owner managed alternative asset manager managing or advising several hedge and long only funds investing in Pan-Africa. The company was formed in 2008 and is based in Johannesburg. The Pan African growth theme combined with the company’s skills in stock selection, disciplined portfolio construction and risk management processes is what should deliver superior risk adjusted returns over time.

 They now seek a Head of Fixed Interest to join their team. THIS IS A BRAND NEW ROLE! YOU HAVE THE REPUATION TO ENSURE INVESTORS ARE CONFIDENT WITH THEIR FI COMPONENT BEING MANAGED HERE.

THIS TEAM ARE LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCED PM TO RUN THEIR FI COMPONENT OF THEIR BALANCED FUNDS AND YOU COULD ALSO RUN YOUR OWN FUND AND COME UP WITH NEW IDEAS HERE TOO.

 CORE REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will have a CFA;
  • You will have a minimum of at least 3 years current, relevant experience in Fixed Interest Markets and a track record that is recognised in the industry as successful (both by your own team, colleagues and asset consultants);
  • You will be competent with relative IT tools and software packages i.e. Front/Back Office Systems, Reuters and INET Bridge;
  • You are a focused, specialist skilled resource;
  • You are results oriented, a good influencer, flexible and energetic.
  • Technical Competencies:
    • You will have proven knowledge of Fixed Interest Markets;
    • You are meticulous.
  • Behavioural Competencies:
    • You are team orientated;
    • You are numerate and accurate;
    • You have strong problem solving skills;
    • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, in English;
    • You have service and work ethic of a high standard;
    • You have a strong client orientation;
    • You are able to work and mange workload independently;
    • You have the ability to liaise effectively with senior management;
    • You have the ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure.

You are not afraid of hard work and are keen to prove yourself in this fast paced environment! This is a successful operation and they will ensure you receive outstanding exposure and add to your strong track record with additional exciting opportunities!