Director of Investments

Employer
Orange County Employees Retirement System
Location
Santa Ana, California
Salary
$164,645.00 - $255,200.00 Annually
Posted
Aug 25, 2021
Closes
Sep 24, 2021
Industry Sector
Government
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

OPPORTUNITY

The Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS) is seeking a Director of Investments. This position will report directly to the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and will assist/support the CIO in all duties related to the investment of the portfolio, including but not limited to portfolio strategy, manager due diligence, and internal/external communications, and reporting. This position is expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity and professionalism, Participating Employer focus, and system efficiency. The Director of Investments
is responsible for the operational infrastructure of the plan in accordance with the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and the Board of Retirement's directives. The Director of Investments will lead the operational implementation of OCERS' investment program strategic vision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience 

Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field.

                                    AND
Minimum of seven years of progressive work experience with an institutional asset management firm, pension plan, foundation, or endowment.

Preferred:

Significant experience with private equity and other private capital/alternative investments.

                                    OR

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.

Highly Desirable: 

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) certification
  • Professional licensure as an investment principal or equivalent
  • Prior public pension experience or equivalent experience with an institutional investor of comparable complexity

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Only on-line
applications with completed supplemental questions will be accepted. For additional information or
to apply, you may visit the OCERS website at: https://www.ocers.org/careers-ocers.

OCERS, as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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