Portfolio Manager (Lagos) – Apply Now!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title/Designation: Portfolio Manager – Equities.

Department/Unit: Investment Management.

Location: Lagos.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Directly Reports To: Managing Director, Cordros Asset Management.

Directly Supervises: Investment Management Analysts.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Portfolio Manager will work closely with relationship managers to manage, monitor, and maintain client portfolios and funds. He/she will develop and research Equity investment ideas for clients perform due diligence on existing investments, and serve as a member of the Investment Committee.

This is a senior role which involves mentoring Investment Management Analysts and other junior investment professionals; and has decision‐making authority and responsibility on clients’ investment matters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Critical thinking about macroeconomic investment ideas and forecasting methodology, and the ability to explain and defend those ideas to a broader audience.

• Conducting industry and company specific comprehensive fundamental analysis, including in-depth financial statement analysis.

• Presenting overviews, reports and timely investment recommendations to the Asset Management team, including buy, sell and hold recommendations.

• Developing and implementing investment strategies & asset allocation for individual and institutional investors.

• Collaborating with all team members on the design of investment strategies for all products and services.

• Monitoring trends within the capital market.

• Contributing to the development of policies and processes for portfolio analysis and management, investor reporting and regulatory

• Analyzing investment portfolio data to monitor investment returns and risk

• Participating in investor meetings and calls to provide portfolio

• Providing content proposals to potential

• Serve as an in–house consultant to the sales teams and relationship managers on all products and services.

• Meeting with relationship managers to review and manage client portfolios and investment guidelines.

• Actively participate as a member of the Investment

• Manage projects assigned by the Investment

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

a) Knowledge Required

• Sound knowledge and understanding of the Global, Domestic Economy and the Nigerian Capital Market.

• Sound knowledge and understanding of various asset classes.

• Sound knowledge of investment and risk management fundamentals.

• Deep technical expertise in research and investment analysis.

• Deep knowledge of asset allocation and portfolio construction.

b) Skills Required

• Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, adept at concise

• Outstanding client relationship development and management

• High degree of Excel proficiency-the ability to create and maintain spreadsheets with

• Proactive problem-solving

• Aptitude for presenting financial information in understandable formats for multiple

• Leadership and People Management Skills.

c) Behavioural Attributes Required

• Ability to work independently and as part of a

• Client first attitude, professional demeanour, personal integrity and an understanding of fiduciary

• Ability to multi‐task and manage time

• Self‐motivated, confident, detail‐oriented, and

• Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as

• Demonstrated ability to design, launch and scale new projects and

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

a) Education

• Minimum of a Second Class Lower Bachelor’s Degree in either Economics, Statistics, Banking and Finance or Business Administration from an accredited university.

• An MBA or related Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.

b) Professional

• ACS, ACA or CFA Certifications will also be an added advantage.

c) Experience

• 8–10 years industry experience, of which 6 years must have been spent in investment/portfolio/funds management

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