Portfolio Manager, Discretionary Portfolio Management (Associate Director/Director)

Bank of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
Jun 08, 2021
Jun 17, 2021
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!

Some of the key soft skills for a Portfolio Manager is: Confidence, Determination, Self-motivation, Strong time management skills, Ability to work effectively under pressure, Good numerical and IT skills, Analytical and problem-solving skills, Team working and keen interest in and understanding of financial markets. Strong communication skills is an essential

This position is responsible for following key objectives:
  • Managing client Portfolios under the guidance of CIO strategic view and DPM procedures
  • Evaluating the risks and opportunities of investment portfolios.
  • Track and monitor daily spreads/prices for all fund positions.
  • Regularly meeting with investment analysts and company managers to discuss financial matters
  • Researching companies and exhibit a strong Fundamental view on Sovereigns
  • Write commentary and provide market updates.
  • Monitor holdings and help identify buy/sell candidates relative value comparison
  • Relative value analysis of potential investments versus alternative investment options - both within and across asset classes.
  • Reading financial briefings and constructively challenging Research views
  • Making informed financial recommendations and decisions
  • Keeping knowledge up-to-date about the economy, current financial news and financial markets
  • Liaising with clients, with the ability to distil confidence in tough market environments
  • Provide bond analytics, model portfolios, and presentations for prospective clients.
  • Maintain relationships with Street analysts to facilitate the flow of credit and market information.
  • To assist fellow Portfolio Managers with reporting and other duties as necessary to meet client requirements.

  • Minimum 7 years experience in investing Fixed Income Products
  • Familiarity with financial risk models (market, credit, liquidity risk assessment and forecasting)
  • Strong report writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with ESG investing
  • Expert at Excel spreadsheet analytical development and utilization
  • Preferably Advanced skills in quantitative methods of data analysis
  • CFA qualifications preferred

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