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Junior Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager

Entry-level at BNP Paribas

Junior Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager

Entry-level at BNP Paribas

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 29 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive
United Kingdom

Role Description and Purpose

The Junior Portfolio Manager position in London is a role for junior PM to work in the Absolute Return & Flexible Multi-Asset team contributing to the investment process and generating investment views on cross asset.
The Junior Multi-Asset PM will report to the Head of Absolute Return & Flexible in Paris and London. As such she/he must be flexible and willing to learn while contributing to process improvements, managing/implementing portfolios views, portfolio construction, cash/FX management and provide insight into the investment decision process.
The Junior Multi-Asset PM will be required to attend the team's weekly and monthly investment meetings helping collate papers, write minutes and organising the communications.
The Junior Multi-Asset PM will help develop quantitative models and strategies based on market timing and quant signals. She/he will have a lead role in developing front office tools used for portfolio construction, risk monitoring and market analysis.

Key Responsibilities

Portfolio Construction tools: Develop new front office tools that will be made available to the other PMs. PM Organisation: Organise and assist the rest of the team with PM processes and client reporting.
Ensure good collaboration with other teams within Multi-Asset Quantitative Solutions and ensure that the exchange of information, research, ideas and best practices are shared within teams.
The Junior Portfolio Manager will work in close collaboration with other people of the Multi-Asset team (Portfolio Managers, Investment Specialists, Analysts) and more broadly with all resources teams supporting Investments activities.
External relationships will essentially consist of meeting Sales and client’s representatives, and Investment banks analysts. Essential skills/competencies (TEchnical / behavioural / leadership)
  • 1-5 years’ experience in the financial/investment industry. This may have been gained at an Asset Management Firm, Corporate and Investment Bank, or Quantitative Research Business.
  • Strong analytical background. Ability to develop quantitative models, analyze and develop risk reports. Strong aptitude for relating research to portfolio positions and risks factors.
  • Strong academic credentials. Undergraduate and graduate degrees from leading educational institutions
Essential Qualifications & ExperiencePrograming Skills: Strong quantitative and analytical background coupled with programing skills in C++ and/or Python and/or VBA. Investment Knowledge: Knowledge of financial markets, financial derivatives instruments and possibly macro-economics. Basic knowledge in financial asset classes, including Equities, Fixed Income, Credit and Forex markets. Familiarity with asset allocation processes as it relates to institutional and retail portfolios. Team player : Bright and enthusiastic with ability to work collegiately with other members of the team, and proactively looking for work and projects. Communications Ability: Excellent written and oral communications for the purpose of delivering effective information in a timely, efficient and eloquent manner. The presence and stature to interface and dialogue with the most demanding of audiences. Entrepreneurial Orientation: Demonstrated desire to proactively “do what it takes” to build investment capability. The firm seeks a person with the motivation in growing the multi-asset business. A natural tendency to work well within an interactive, entrepreneurial, team oriented (vs individual ownership), boutique-like environment.

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Job location

BNP Paribas, 10 Harewood Ave, Marylebone, London, UK