Job title: Portfolio Manager: Quant (Jhb or CT)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 6 to 12 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 20 August 2021
Job reference no: 3156026505

Job Description

Portfolio Manager - Quant Strat (Jhb or CT)

Highly reputable Asset Mgt firm seeks commercially astute Quant. Key role in Quant Research and Portfolio Mgt across multiple asset classes (Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-asset, Crypto). Utilise your Portfolio Mgt, Quant and Tech skills. Based in Jhb or Cape Town. Exciting new career opportunity.

Main Duties

  • Extract data from various providers using your quantitative skills.
  • Extract meaningful insights from the data (risk and return) and construct investment portfolios.
  • Responsible for portfolios ranging from rebalance, cash flow, treatment of corporate actions.
  • Represent the business in Client Presentations.
  • Contribute to Machine Learning platform and implement in investment processes.
  • Combine macro data into comprehensive and intelligent Investment thesis.
  • Interact with and integrate large datasets from providers.
  • Contribute to quantitative and multi-asset research.
  • Utilise Tidyverse/R technology stack in analysis.
  • Embrace AI/ML techniques in investment operations.
  • Understand market dynamics and portfolio implementation.
  • Explain complex concepts in concise + clear terms to key stakeholders and clients.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Finance, Maths, Engineering, Actuarial Science or Computer Science.
  • Honours or CFA, CA or MBA an advantage.
  • 6 to 12 yrs. exp in Quant Portfolio Management in Fin Markets, Investments, Asset Mgt
  • Exp in Tidyverse/R. Understanding of AI/Machine Learning (ML).

Should you be interested in the opportunity:

  • Please apply online.
  • For any queries, please contact Bev at SET on 082 495 8595
  • Looking forward to engaging with you.