Senior Principal, Emerging Markets, Fixed Income & Currencies
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
January 6, 2018
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The Emerging Markets Fixed Income & Currencies group is part of the Capital Markets department. This department has a number of Fund wide responsibilities including the execution of capital market transactions, optimizing funding decisions, managing the passive component of the policy portfolio, and managing a diversified, multi-strategy internal value add program.
Within the Capital Markets department, the Emerging Markets Fixed Income & Currencies group is responsible for managing an emerging market local debt policy portfolio and making discretionary alpha investment decisions, with the goal of generating annual value-add targets within defined risk limits. The group is involved in various Fund wide initiatives specifically focusing on EM collaborative opportunities. As a Senior Principal in this team, you will have direct experience in risk taking and portfolio management from a top down macro, and bottom up micro perspective across all EM assets excluding equities.
Duties & Responsibilities
Identifying significant macro narratives and constructing efficient, asymmetric trading approaches to exploit these views
Constructing and implementing optimal strategies in EM rates and credit (sovereign) to achieve high risk-weighted returns
Assisting the group in achieving return-on-risk targets on a sustainable basis
Contributing to Fund-wide initiatives on a variety of EM- (and non-EM) related topics
Coaching junior team members
Very strong fundamental and economics skillset, primarily focused on EM countries
10+ years of market experience in risk taking with a proven track record in EM. Background in research, complimenting risk taking skillset is also a plus.
Experience in dealing with local currency assets in major EM countries (Brazil, Mexico, Poland, Turkey, South Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia)
Extensive understanding of fixed income rates and currency derivatives with respect to pricing, risks and portfolio construction
Master's degree or equivalent in Business Administration or Economics, or CFA would be an asset
A strong set of business ethics and keen awareness of evolving market regulations
Collaborative and team-oriented with strong leadership skills
An independent thinker and self-starter
Ability to direct and mentor team members, such as Investment Analysts and Principals
Strong communication skills and ability to communicate recommendations effectively
A passion and enthusiasm for emerging markets
Spanish language skill would be an asset
How to Apply:
We encourage all applicants to apply directly through our website at https://www.otpp.com/careers/career-opportunities.
Job ID: 357
OTPP is located at:
5650 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario Canada, M2M 4H5
Salary Range: $170,000.00 – $190,000.00
Bonus (Discretionally Pay for Performance)
Other Benefits (Employee Assistance Program, Vacation and New Hire Relocation)