Research Consultant - Hedge Funds (Credit)
Level: Experienced (5+ years of experience)
Location: Boston, MA
Candidates for this position will most likely be serving in a comparable role at a plan sponsor, investment manager or consulting firm specializing in hedge funds. You will be responsible for the review, evaluation and analysis of credit-linked hedge funds within hedge fund research and serve as the primary contact with hedge fund managers in those strategies. This includes identifying, interviewing and performing due diligence (qualitative and quantitative) on new funds not on our platform, as well as existing managers. In addition, you will perform ongoing monitoring of the investment products in your strategy and prepare quarterly reports on developments in your strategy. It is expected that this individual will be involved with negotiation of investment commitments and relationships. Interaction with clients and new business presentations, as necessary.
In depth credit-linked hedge fund (direct) experience and knowledge required, along with experience with manager and fund selection. Knowledge and understanding of structured credit, credit RV and multi-strategy credit strategies is preferred. Highly developed computer skills and proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint is required. Qualified individuals must be comfortable with quantitative analysis, have outstanding writing skills and be comfortable with creating and giving professional oral presentations to colleagues and clients. Experience with FactSet RMS and TIBCO Spotfire is a plus. Must be detail oriented and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multiple-task environment. It is expected that this individual be a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. NEPC is a strong advocate of promotion from within, so excellent potential exists for professional growth. We offer a competitive salary, bonus and full benefits including profit sharing and 401(k) plans.