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Fixed Income Portfolio Manager – Africa

Asset Manger

This is a Front-Office-Roles position in Johannesburg posted June 18, 2013.

Role / Responsibilities:
• The Asset Management Group currently manages a variety of fixed income and money market funds across the African continent, and is in the process of building a substantial pan-African fixed income franchise, with a number of new funds targeted for launch in the medium-term.
• Accordingly, a new position has been created for a fixed income portfolio manager who will (1) take overall portfolio management responsibility for one or more of our current domestic fixed income and money market funds, and (2) actively participate in the creation and management of pan-African fixed income funds going forward. In this regard, the main attributes of the role include:
• Direct portfolio management responsibility for one or more of our existing domestic fixed income and money market funds investing primarily, but not exclusively, in South African corporate and sovereign fixed income securities.
• Assistant portfolio management responsibility for one or more of our regional fixed income funds, with an initial focus on East Africa.
• Direct involvement in the creation and management of new pan-African fixed income and credit products.

Experience required:
• Candidates will ideally have a minimum of FOUR to SIX years working experience in a similar role.
• The ideal candidate will have previous fixed income research experience coupled with applicable fixed income or credit portfolio management experience.
• Candidates will typically have experience managing fixed income portfolios within South Africa, as well as having had exposure to fixed income investment opportunities across the African continent.

Qualification:
• A relevant graduate qualification is essential.
• A relevant postgraduate qualification will be advantageous.
• Preference will be given to candidates who have enrolled with the CFA Institute or who are a CFA Charterholder.

Contact – terry@capitaltalent.co.za or + 27 12 667 2912

Skills Required

  • PortfolioManagement

How to Apply

Please apply online, or forward a copy of your resume to terry@capitaltalent.co.za