Portfolio Manager – Global High Yield

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Salary and bonus
Posted
12 May 2021
Closes
11 Jun 2021
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role

We have an exciting new role for a Portfolio Manager of Global High Yield Credit, based in Chicago. In this role you will join a team managing funds including Global High Yield and U.S. High Yield with over $5 billion of assets under management. This is a fantastic opportunity to invest in and develop your career as a portfolio manager.  This individual will be integral in contributing to the future growth of Aviva Investors’ leveraged finance platform. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Developing investment strategy and translating it into successful asset allocations within funds managed.
  • Constructing portfolios that generate superior risk adjusted performance compared to the benchmark and peer group.
  • Collaborating with senior colleagues across AI to implement innovative strategies to manage risk, maximize profits and enhance performance.
  • Partnering with Business Development to cultivate positive relationships with prospective and existing clients.
  • Taking a leading role in product development, working in collaboration with Business Development, Research and associated colleagues.
  • Acting as a role model to all Credit team members, displaying exemplary behaviours and adherence to risk and compliance requirements.
 

Requirements

Essential

  • Proven and demonstrable experience in leveraged finance investment management (high yield in particular) including portfolio management, trading and credit research.
  • Deep understanding of credit analysis, investment risk, ESG and the overall investment management process.
  • Strong analytical skills underpinning decisiveness and sound judgment.
  • Extensive quantitative and technological skills (Bloomberg, Aladdin, Excel). 
  • Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of relevant fixed income practices in developed global markets.
  • Excellent knowledge of the compliance and regulatory environment and of the importance of universal personal and team compliance.
  • Ability to think strategically, both within the market and Aviva Investors.
  • Team player who readily collaborates both across the senior AI team and within the investment management team.
  • A leader who can bring a vision to life and use people management skills to bring the best out of every team member.
  • High quality planning and organizational skills used effectively to manage change and innovation.
  • Will have over 7 years investment industry experience.

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