Quantitative Portfolio Manager

Front Office Senior Executive UK

  • / Salary: £225-250K
  •  Contract Type: Permanent
  •  Location: London

A US money manager with $100bln AuM and operations in London is looking for a London-based senior level Portfolio Manager to join their Core equity portfolio
management team. This team oversees our benchmark-relative active quantitative equity strategies across their locations. This person will be expected to demonstrate senior
presence both internally, via portfolio oversight and research, and externally, via face-to-face meetings and presentations. This role will report to the Lead Core Portfolio Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other portfolio managers to oversee and manage the client portfolios, including monitoring portfolios and approving trades.
  • Lead meetings with clients, consultants, and prospects to communicate and explain portfolio performance, positioning, and systematic investment process.
  • Work with research analysts to identify and deploy enhancements to the investment process.
  • Answer ad-hoc inquiries from clients, consultants, and prospects.
  • Participate in internal investment policy discussions and decisions.

Core Competencies:

  • Advanced degree, Ph.D. preferred, with distinguished academic record in economics, finance, mathematics, computer science, engineering, physics, or similar discipline; or a
  • minimum of 15 years’ professional experience.
  • Minimum 10 years’ professional experience in finance, preferably in quantitative investing with deep knowledge of risk management.
  • Strong programming background, preferably in Python.
  • Ability to conduct meetings with clients and prospects.
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work in a team-first, collegial, and result-oriented environment.
  • Willingness to travel globally 50% of the time.
Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy

Starting his recruitment career in 2014, Andrew has experience specialising in accounting, finance and risk at all levels across financial services.