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Chief Investment Officer

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    Investment Management - Equities

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  • Contact:

    John Montanaro

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry:

    06 Sep 00:00

  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    John Montanaro

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Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

An established MFSA authorised investment management company (AIFM) based in Malta, is looking for a self-motivated, confident individual who is dynamic with an entrepreneurial outlook and is a well-organised team player. This is an international company, with an expanding presence in Malta

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Local to Malta with EU passport
  • University degree and / or qualifications and experience commensurate to Portfolio Management, existing MFSA approval a plus
  • Experience with fund accounting and exposure to Risk topics

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain efficient and effective management of the investment team and operational support to ensure compliance to all policies and regulations
  • Monitor all investments for organization and ensure efficiency in working
  • Analyse all fund / external requirements and determine appropriate investment strategies for organization and develop an investment and operations offering enabled to handle and deliver effective results for the organization
  • Provide expert knowledge on investment and financial activities for projects as well business as usual activities; manage and delegate project portfolio and evaluate efficient working of staff
  • Review performance of investment portfolios and prepare required reports for management in accordance to company policies, strategies and requirements, internally and externally
  • Provide an interface with Investment Committee and recommend any changes to existing investment policies and submit for approval
  • Develop and maintain knowledge on all chosen markets and manage all portfolio management products
  • Prepare and submit all client reports to internal and external clients and management as stipulated in service agreements
  • Recruit, mentor, and deliver a team competent in investment activities, including evaluation of ongoing overall and individual performance; resolve and deliver solutions to issues or challenges to, or in, the business

Detailed Responsibilities:

Daily / Weekly

  • Portfolio management responsibilities of 1 Malta SICAV AIFs, 1 Cayman domiciled 3rd country AIF equivalent, and 2 Luxembourg SICAV SIFs, including oversight of same in conjunction with UK based Directors
  • Coordinate and have oversight of respective lending Fund of Funds efforts
  • Monitor and manage the trading activity and liquidity profiles of each of the funds, including oversight of sub- Investment managers and execution brokers
  • Monitor and manage the lending activity, through daily involvement with UK based financing arranger, within the two Luxembourg SICAV SIFs and 1 Cayman AIF equivalent, to include investment summaries, underwriting feedback, cash movements and FX hedging price effects
  • Discuss and review the portfolio positions and return projections of each of the funds with the senior Portfolio manager/s. Send all portfolio dealing instructions if required to the Malta operations team for processing
  • Compilation of management risk reporting / analysis
  • Oversight of local Operations and Marketing MI teams, coordinating with those respective team leaders to strengthen the operating framework of the Company as a regulated entity

Monthly / Quarterly:

  • Prepare, and where requested, present and explain reports via Conference call and face to face meetings with Fund directors
  • Liaise with Prestige data collection teams to prepare all monthly /quarterly statistical databases for the funds
  • Advise, recommend and assist with implementation of corrective action where fund reconciliations and NAV finalisation are concerned, involving decisions to be taken with the Fund Administrators
  • Oversee and develop the process around monthly FX share-class and portfolio hedging functions with PCM Operations
  • In collaboration with the Prestige data collection team prepare all portfolio and statistical analytical reports for inclusion in the Investment Management Committee and Board fund meetings
  • Attend and present to the Investment Management Committee and Board directors
  • Oversee preparation of internal and external reports