Invest in and manage a diversified portfolio of Commodities and Commodity related Global Macro exposures which includes Futures, Options, ETFs, Equities and Bonds
Develop a solid understanding of the strategy and a view on optimised portfolio construction. Participate in constructing, trading, hedging and asset allocation of a commodities portfolio driving strong stable returns for the portfolio
Leverage the existing portfolio analytics processes and systems to generate ideas to enhance portfolio construction, tools and the analytical methodology itself
Evaluate and execute changes as agreed and needed
Carry out research and develop investment ideas with the aim of improving active portfolio performance and articulate to the senior investment team
Support business development and relationships with clients
Consistently deliver highest standards of portfolio management
Required from time to time to work on miscellaneous projects and initiatives related to either the portfolio functions or across the company as needed
Understanding and complying with, creating and recommending updates to the policies and procedures related to portfolio management and risk management.
Follow compliance guidelines with Exchanges, brokers, venues and regulatory compliance standards
Travel is required from time to time
Minimum of 5-7 years of work experience in trading and investment management working in leading commodity, financial institutions, hedge funds or trading companies
Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, statistics, mathematics, computer science or a related field from a leading academic institution; Master's degree a plus.
Working experience with data and trading systems. Quantitative trading background and/or deep physical commodities experience a big plus
Good understanding of Macroeconomic environment and high level of knowledge and experience in Energy, Metals and/or Grains
Excellent investment track record with demonstrable superior performance
Expert in Excel based analysis tools with world-class analytical skills and the ability to clearly articulate the approach, process and results in verbal, graphical and written form
Able to analyse issues quickly and independently and take appropriate action. Knowledge in principal component analysis, optimization and simulation.
Possess an expert understanding of portfolio management, financial markets, instruments and different asset classes.
Team player with willingness and ability to work in a collegial, results-oriented environment
Excellent skills in managing multiple tasks requiring strong attention to details
Flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
Ability to work independently with limited supervision with drive to deliver and roll up your sleeves attitude taking full ownership of issues until they are completely resolved
Self-motivated, dedicated, creative and strong perseverance including flexibility with time and willingness to accept demanding and personally satisfying tasks
The associate portfolio manager will report to the CIO and work closely with Operation and Risk Managers
Responsible for reporting on overall portfolio, including and not limited to asset quality, stress testing , industry and market analysis and asset allocation