Senior Hedge Fund Specialist, IAS Managed Investments (Director/Executive)

Bank of Singapore
May 23, 2018
May 25, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group's global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!

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General Description
To build the Hedge Funds business at Bank of Singapore - to originate and provide and market investment portfolio solutions to clients through managed investment products which a specific focus on hedge funds and liquid alternatives but also including mutual funds and discretionary mandates. This role entails working closely with RMs/ICs in order to meet clients' investment objectives as well as collaborating with other departments of the Bank.

Main Duties
- Build a hedgefund platform for Bank of Singapore: analyze potential partnerships with existing platforms, etc
- Analyze, recommend, review and monitor hedge funds in 10-15 sectors/ sub asset classes
- Recommend specific strategies based on market conditions
- Provide updates to the Bank's Relationship Managers (RMs) on mutual fund performance, fund manager changes, market impact and other significant events impacting the funds coverage.
- Prepare marketing materials on shortlisted funds for client and RM use
- Conduct educational seminars for RM and Clients in areas of expertise.
- Respond to inquiries from RM and Investment Counselors
- Help RMs with client portfolio proposals and portfolio reviews in line with client's needs and risk profile
- Contribute to ideas for investments in line with BOS houseview & market conditions
- Meetings with current and prospective clients as requested by front office

Work Experience Requirements
- Minimum 8-10 years relevant experience in funds advisory, research and marketing of hedge funds
- Background in private bank product sales or as an hedge fund product specialist/client portfolio manager
- Investment knowledge and experience of originating, selecting and/or fund-raising of India-centric hedge funds and mutual funds solutions will be a key advantage
- Strong analytical ability
- Effective Oral and Written Communication
- Familiarity with Lipper, Bloomberg, etc
- Ability to speak/read/Mandarin Chinese a plus

Education Requirements
- Good, relevant under-graduate degree
- CFA/CAIA holder &/or Masters degree in finance from reputable university is strongly preferred
- Good command of 2nd language

Reporting To
Head, IAS Managed Investments Advisory & Sales

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