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Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income (Senior Manager Level, Short-Term Money Market Fund Focused)

AIA International Limited.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Dec 19, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

We don't simply believe in being 'The Best'. We believe in better - because there's no limit to how far 'better' can take us.

We believe in empowering every one of our people to find their 'better' - in the work they do, the career they build, the life they live and the difference they make. So that together we can support even more people - including our own - to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

If you believe in better, we'd love to hear from you.

About the Role
• To directly manage or assist Head of Fixed Income on AIMHK Money Market fund by involving in fund set-up, forming and recommending investment strategies, managing fund performance, credit quality and any specific requirements plus conducting order placements
• To ensure that cash become productive assets by placing in short term money market securities, which can earn the highest possible interest rates for other fixed income funds / portfolios

Roles and Responsibilities:

Portfolio Management:
  • Keep updated knowledge on global and local macroeconomic environment plus local regulatory framework to formulate investment strategies and translate them into fund performance
  • Work with internal and external counterparties on deal sourcing to meet investment requirements and participate in (1) 1-on-1 issuer's meetings, (ii) regular market update / interest rate meetings, (iii) relative value discussions of new and secondary market issues
  • Identify appropriate investment opportunities that meet client's / fund's objectives
  • Maintain good relationships with banks and keep update information on potential deals, market rates views and fund flows
  • Develop and maintain portfolio-wide analytics to track sectoral and name risk to ensure minimal impairments
  • Perform regular fund reviews and portfolio manager calls to (a) ensure compliance with fund mandates and (b) determine that investment risks are being managed appropriately. The review should also be performed any time when critical changes occur which may affect funds.
  • Analyze past and present of peers' fund performances
  • Focus on continuous improvement in monitoring systems and maintain up-to-date, comprehensive and well-organized data for analysis
  • Regularly review and update relevant credit and risk management procedures to be in line with the regulatory requirement and internal policy
  • Assist on ad-hoc projects relating to fixed income as assigned from time to time
Communications & Collaboration:
  • Engage with internal analysts / traders and build confident relationships based on trust and reliability with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and strengthen backup arrangement to enhance effective fund management
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Deep understanding in responsible money market securities and home market dynamics
  • Previous HKD money market fund experience
  • Proficiency in portfolio analytical tools e.g. Bloomberg PORT.
  • At least 8 years of fund management experience with a sound knowledge of total return strategies and credits on responsible markets
  • Ability to work independently, with oversight and handle multiple demands
  • Strong aptitude in portfolio analysis and strong communication skills
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related fields
  • Professional qualification such as ACCA, CFA, FRM preferred
  • Certificate in ESG Investing preferred
  • Good communication skill and fluent in English
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Possession of relevant SFC license required
  • You are preferred to obtain the license of Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) (Paper 1) or any licenses if your job involves regulated activities
Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

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