Senior Private Placement Manager

Canada Life Limited
London, United Kingdom
Sep 21, 2021
Oct 07, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job closing date: Monday 4th October

Canada Life UK looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures for our customers, our intermediaries and our employees by operating as a modern, agile and welcoming organisation.

Part of our parent company Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life UK has operated in the United Kingdom since 1903. We have hundreds of respected and supported employees committed to doing the right thing for our customers and colleagues.

Canada Life UK is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.

Job Purpose
The role is primarily to source, evaluate, structure, negotiate and monitor direct investments in private debt transactions.

What you'll do
  • Source new private placement transactions and work with credit, actuarial, risk, legal teams to bring transactions to a close. Assets are to be sourced for the UK, Irish, Reinsurance and North American lines of business.
  • Help to maintain the existing portfolio of private placement assets
  • Work with the broader fixed income team to help to meet earnings and performance objectives
  • Establish and maintain relationships within the private placement market
  • Explore new sectors suitable for investment
  • Work with private placement teams across the group
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of successful experience sourcing private debt assets
  • Strong financial analysis and structuring skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a team and discuss views with confidence and reason
  • Relevant professional qualifications (CFA desirable) & or good bachelor's degree
  • Broad education in economics & finance
What you'll like about working here

As a Canada Life UK colleague, you'll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including income protection, private medical insurance and life assurance, along with a generous pension and bonus scheme. You'll also receive the support you need with your personal and professional development.

Diversity and inclusion

Canada Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer of choice is to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences

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