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Head of Investments

Job Title: Head of Investments
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ta'Xbiex, Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 4239
Contact Name: Mark Sims
Job Published: September 26, 2018 07:34

Job Description

A well established international financial services company is seeking an experienced Investment Manager to head their Investment team. Reporting to Group Head of Administration & Investments the purpose of the role will be to:

  • advise on an ongoing basis as to the suitability of particular investments for the inclusion of investments into pension portfolios
  • develop relationships with distributors of certain investment products, obtain suitable information in relation to the current state and performance of existing investments, especially where there is no publicly available price information
  • advise as to the suitability of investment strategies and investment policies
  • act as an internal expert on investment matters

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain a list of permitted investments, measured using an agreed methodology. Where appropriate obtain investment committee approvals to such investments
  • Maintain up to date investment profile information, through desk research and contact with the managers where appropriate
  • Classify each investment within the portfolio from a risk perspective using the firm’s methodology of risk classification
  • Report to the investment committee in relation to the overall performance of investment portfolios
  • Meeting with and maintaining the relationship with investment managers and custodians

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5 years previous experience in a role incorporating the analysis of investment
  • A Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • In depth understanding of financial markets
  • Ability to assess the suitability of investment products for different classes of investor
  • Knowledge of risk management and compliance regulations