Due Diligence, Compliance and/or Legal, Portfolio Management
4 Year Degree
The Missouri State Employees' Retirement System is recruiting for a new Head of Private Equity due to an upcoming retirement of one of our team members. This person will lead the private equity asset class and have oversight responsibilities for external manager relationships. In addition, this position conducts research into private markets and works with the CIO on the strategic positioning of the portfolio.
This position will have the opportunity to allocate substantial dollars over the next few years as the private equity portfolio grows from approximately 5%, to its 15% target allocation. The position may also serve as a secondary team member on other private or public asset classes.
For more information about MOSERS and the position, visit https://mosers.org/careers.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, finance, or closely related field with minimum of 7 years of institutional private equity investment experience is required. Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
Strong analytical and data analysis skills are required.
Advanced knowledge of investment markets, economic theories, and portfolio management.
Strong communication skills both written and verbal are required with experience making formal presentations preferred.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to establish positive working relationships with MOSERS staff, members, outside vendors, and other contacts.
Ability to demonstrate integrity and high degree of ethics.
Someone who can work independently and manage your time efficiently with minimal oversight
Dedication to the task at hand and strive to exceed expectations.
Willingness to travel, some overnight and out of state is required
Valid driver's license.
Internal Number: 2021-07
MOSERS is a team-oriented public pension system made up of passionate, hard-working individuals. Our team believes our members’ financial security comes first. Whether we’re investing trust fund assets, in the field providing educational seminars, interacting with members for one-on-one counseling, or working on the various systems that support our mission and staff, we are all collaborating to serve our members. We administer defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans; life insurance and long term disability insurance to State of Missouri employees. This position is an integral part of a team responsible for investing and growing MOSERS' $10 billion trust fund.