Hedge Fund Specialist, IAS Managed Investments (Director)

Bank of Singapore
May 19, 2018
May 24, 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 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 Ms/ICs in order to meet clients' investment objectives as well as collaborating with other departments of the Bank.

Main Duties
- To increase penetration of MI with a particular focus on hedge funds and liquid alternatives in client portfolios through effective marketing and advise to RMs and clients. This involves maintaining strong collaboration with RMs/ICs
- Will assist in bankwide training sessions to All Markets (RMs, ICs, MAs) as well as other IAS team partners, including development of materials and future HF pieces for client distribution.
- Will assist in the launching of future blockbuster HF products and the continued required follow up with the front office on existing HF products.
- Build core competencies in hedge funds/mutual funds and advice, working internally or with external consultants
- To actively maintain a master-list of selected and approved hedge funds and liquid alternatives, with justifications and rationale, and where necessary, relevant commentary on the funds
- Align the recommendation of funds to the Bank's overall asset allocation calls and manage model portfolio of funds to achieve outperformance versus appropriate benchmarks
- Conduct discretionary portfolio review meetings with clients
- The Advisor will assist the due diligence team in sourcing, vetting and onboarding of hedge funds
- Assist in the collaboration and implementation of hedge fund solutions for DPM
- Work in collaboration with the Legal and Compliance departments to ensure adherence to regulatory and compliance requirements.
- Demonstrate leadership influence and maturity for good collegial work environment for MI team, as well as effective collaboration within PMG, and other Bank of Singapore/OCBC departments.
- Participate in other projects relevant to the activities of the Managed Investments team
- Maintain strong compliance culture

Work Experience Requirements
- Strong investments background, with strong knowledge on funds and DPM for both global equities and fixed income asset classes.
- Preferable work experience in an asset management/PB firm as product specialist
- 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
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Required experience in client engagement
Education Requirements

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

Reporting To
Senior Hedge Fund Specialist, IAS Managed Investments Advisory & Sales

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