Investment Strategist

Employer
Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Salary
marked based
Posted
Oct 02, 2019
Closes
Nov 01, 2019
Ref
6604411
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
J. Safra Sarasin's most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Group's clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.

Division
Trading, Treasury & Asset Management

Function/Position
Investment Strategist

Location
Zurich

Function/Position objectives
CIO Office is the investment centre for multi asset portfolio management mandates and key for successful investments and risk control for private banking and institutional mandates. Within this highly motivated team we are searching for an investment strategist.

Responsibilities
  • Preparing input for investment process and investment committee; significant contribution on cross-asset class investment views to implement in private and institutional mandates
  • Conduct research on cross-asset topics which are key for investment process and complement in-house research
  • Filter independent research sources and present findings in investment committees
  • Contribute to publications on topical themes within asset allocation and portfolio analysis, help in communicating and presenting strategy views to clients
  • Provide on demand asset allocation advice for customised solutions
  • Further develop and enhance our in-house models, like e.g. the Safra-Sarasin Asset Allocation Scorecard


Profiles
  • Master in economics or finance with interest in quantitative methods, CFA/AZEK is a plus
  • Minimum of five years experience as Investment Strategist, Market Strategist, Asset Allocation Strategist, or similar
  • Detailed understanding of drivers of financial markets, especially equities, bonds, currencies but also alternatives asset classes
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Good analytical skills, especially in financial markets analysis and risk management
  • Fluent in German and English; French a plus
  • EU/EFTA Citizenship needed


Activity rate
100%

Only direct applications will be considered.