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Discretionary Fund Manager

  • Location

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Financial Services, Wealth & Investment

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits

  • Consultant:

    Rachael Brooks

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client is an award-winning Investment Management house in Liverpool city centre. Due to continued growth and success, they are looking to strengthen their Investment desk by recruiting an experienced Discretionary Fund Manager on a permanent basis.

The Discretionary Fund Manager will take responsibility for:

  • Ad hoc chairing of weekly investment meetings
  • Managing funds responsibly on behalf of clients
  • Acting as an Equities Specialist for the business and carrying out quantitive research into equity selection
  • Meeting with sell-side analysts
  • Constructing client portfolios
  • Instructing deals and maintaining records of investment activities
  • Participating in asset selection, portfolio construction and investment strategy
  • Tracking fund manager performance and liaising with current managers to maintain a comprehensive understanding of their investment strategy
  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of market trends across all asset classes

The Discretionary Fund Manager will meet the following skillset:

  • Strong proven academic record
  • Research skills (a background in equity research is useful but not essential)
  • Proven experience in Discretionary Portfolio Management outside of the Private Client arena
  • Proven experience in report writing on investment management or asset management related subjects
  • Investment qualification: minimum of IMC, ideally should hold the CFA (or equivalent)
  • Working knowledge across a range of asset classes
  • Analytical mind combined with excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Due to the nature of this role, candidates without previous experience in buy-side Discretionary Fund Management cannot be considered.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a top tier investments house in a unique North-West based position. The company offers excellent benefits, broad exposure to senior and board-level stakeholders and the opportunity to work with a high-performing team.

Note, this is a highly competitive position. We receive an exceptionally large volume of applications and are unable to respond to each candidate.

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