Portfolio Implementation Assistant (F/H)

Paris, France
Aug 27, 2020
Sep 26, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are proud to be a different kind of asset manager; our intelligent and innovative solutions are based entirely around our clients' needs, not ours.

Aviva Investors is a global asset manager with expertise in real estate, fixed income, equity, multi-asset and alternative investments. We are proud to stand out in our field as our intelligent solutions are based around our clients' objectives, not ours.

The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for the day to day management of Multi Asset & Macro portfolios. You will work collaboratively with UK and France colleagues to meet the needs of the day to day management of French portfolios. This will include but not be limited to portfolios oversight, cash management, investment strategy maintenance and overlay dynamic workflow.

The Team

As a member of the Multi-Asset & Macro team based in Paris, and Implementation team based in London, your role will involve managing the implementation aspects of the Multi Asset Funds Range including benchmarked products, Overlay based products (OBPI, CPPI, Solvency II Equity) and Quantamental processes. As part of the Multi-Asset & Macro team, you should also be expected to provide support to the Local Rates Team.

  • Manage and Maintain portfolios to reflect the investment strategy agreed with the portfolio managers.
  • Ensure implemented portfolios respect the investment guidelines agreed with clients and managed in compliance with the regulatory restrictions applicable to the portfolios.
  • Manage implementation aspects of the investment activity resulting from asset allocation, portfolio overlays, ensuring at all times that the activity is executed and managed efficiently across the full range of multi-asset portfolios.
  • Monitor and Manage the impact of Cash flow and other activity which contribute to portfolios drift.
  • Monitor Market conditions to develop relevant investment opinions and views on financial markets and optimal portfolio implementation.
  • Work closely with the dealing, transition, support the investment teams to manage the day to day issues, on board new products, improve investment process and reduce operational risk.

  • Strong technical understanding of how financial markets operate along with awareness of the relevant regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Strong process orientated background including introduction of controls and procedures. Able to demonstrate keen awareness of investment and operational risk issues.
  • Evidence of delivering strong ability to run efficiently multiple investment strategies across different products line with a demonstrable emphasis on Multi-Asset Funds.
  • Good understanding of regulated pooled and segregated vehicles with awareness of the relevant regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate planning and organisational skills and ability to work efficiently under pressure in challenging situations.
  • Ability to be resourceful, solve problems and manage time effectively.
  • Great quantitative, analytical and modelling skills. Proficiency in the BlackRock Aladdin Tool set would be highly desirable.
  • High quality degree in Finance and/ or able to demonstrate a suitable depth of intellectual rigour.
  • AMF designation with CFA/CAIA/FRM or equivalent qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Fluent in French & English

  • Experience in Multi Asset and/or Dealing, Operations.
  • Experience using derivatives to design and manage derivatives overlay strategies to manage risk and enhance investment returns of portfolios.
  • Experience in the use and life cycle management of equity, fixed income, alternative and money market instruments and derivatives products.


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