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Head of Investments – Major Pension Fund

Salary £79k
Type Permanent
Sectors Pensions & Employee Benefits
Investment & Middle Office
Job Reference I1/SXD/31634
Contact Simon Dodds
Date posted 23-05-2019

We are currently overseeing an excellent opportunity for anyone seeking to accelerate their career towards a CIO level. The position is working with one of the largest and most prominent pension funds in the UK market, leading a team of 10 and being responsible for all key investment decisions.

Report into the Director of Finance the responsibilities will include:

- Lead a team of 10 to include Portfolio Managers through to Analysts
- Responsible for the management of a wide range of investment portfolios, including portfolio construction and the monitoring of both performance and risk.
- To investigate, analyse and monitoring of global investment markets, economies and other investment issues affecting the Fund’s investments and to make recommendations for strategic asset allocation
-Managing and overseeing a range of asset classes, including: UK, Global, Emerging Market, active and passive listed equity; portfolio of private equity; direct and indirect infrastructure investments; direct and indirect property; insurance linked securities; debt including bonds, gilts, treasuries, multi-asset credit and emerging market debt.
- Responsible for key external stakeholder and Manager relationships.

The role has a high degree of responsibility and candidates will need to demonstrate a suitable track record in the above areas.

The position will be Midlands based, particularly given the team leadership responsibilities, but flexible working can be explored.

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Director, Insurance | Life & Pensions