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Our client is a leader in private wealth management and asset management in the Suisse-Romande region. They offer traditional and tailormade solutions to their institutional and private client base, both for local and international clients. This is an employer who is known for valuing its employees and provides a stable and rewarding career path, and offers the chance to be part of a very dynamic and successful fixed income asset management team.
As part of the Asset Management department on the Buy-side, the Fixed Income team is looking for an experienced individual (institutional side from fixed income developed markets) to join their team. This is a rare chance to be part of a super team and one of the only places in the Suisse-Romande fixed income asset management space where you would get to work on the full range of products (indexed, semi-active, active and total return), as their business is less segmented than the larger players. There are also opportunities to do a lot of analysis as well as manage a portfolio.
You will perform the following responsibilities:
Managing global bond portfolios (relative to benchmark or total return)
Developing and implementing a tactical/strategic view, with a strong rates-focus for this particular role (developed markets primarily)
Maintaining and improving decision-based indicators on valuation, macro and technical perspective
Supporting the sales team in their commercial activities
Masters degree with strong academic results. CFA/CMT or equivalent preferred and/or PhD
Minimum 6 years' experience as investment manager for an international bond portfolio - rates, sovereign and government portfolio experience strongly preferred
Proven track record in managing rates (international portfolios) with a strong investment process behind
Macroeconomic and technical analysis expertise
Team-oriented individual with the ability to work independently as part of a small team
Strong familiarity with business computer applications (eg : MS Office, Bloomberg) with excellent Excel and VBA skills
Fluent English and at least some French
Local to the Lausanne/Geneva area already, or compelling reasons for wishing to move here
Swiss, EU/EEA, British nationals only due to work permit regulations