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Mediolanum International Funds Limited (MIFL)
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Feb 20
Competitive
Mediolanum International Funds Limited (MIFL)
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Feb 20
Competitive
The successful candidate will have responsibility for the management of a range of equity fund of fund portfolios. This will encompass research and portfolio management activities and the ability to present to a variety of stakeholders. The Investment Team is growing and its scope is expanding thereby providing a thriving environment for career progression.

Principal Duties of the position, including but not limited to:

  • Manage an allocated range of equity fund of fund portfolios. This will include the following:
    • Achieving stated performance goals against peer groups within a defined risk framework 
    • Performing quantitative and qualitative analysis of the portfolios and the underlying fund investments. This will include assessing their overall suitability with target performance standards and risk framework
    • Ensure that portfolios are consistent with the Investment Committee strategic view as well as being aligned to key product objectives
    • Contributing to the manager research & due diligence process to identify best-in-class managers/funds for inclusion in portfolios.
    • To maintain strong knowledge of allocated peer categories as defined by Morningstar, to understanding industry positioning across the sector
    • To work with the strategy team, fund research team, trading and performance teams with respect to portfolio construction and management of the funds
    • Providing regular reporting and making investment proposals, as required, to the Investment Committee
    • Presenting performance and positioning updates to key stakeholders including distributors
    • Acting as a backup support to the Senior Equity Portfolio Manager (Fund of Funds)
    • Developing quantitative techniques that support investment decisions
    • To contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the investment process. 
    • Supporting compliance, regulatory, risk, operational functions as required
    • Ad hoc projects as required

The Candidate

  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant work experience. More experienced candidates will also be considered.
  • Strong knowledge of equity markets
  • Background in portfolio construction for fund of funds or experience in manager research and due diligence
  • CFA qualification is advantageous or the candidate should be studying towards achieving this qualification
  • An analytical background with a degree in an economics, business, or quantitative discipline
  • Ability to pitch well constructed investment ideas to a wider forum
  • Numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail as a pre-requisite as is the ability to work to deadlines in a team-based environment
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (both oral & written).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, Morningstar, Style Research is an advantage
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