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VP / Head of Asset Management

VP / Head of Asset Management

Job Overview

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

 

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A. degree in economics, financial management, international finance or mathematics, or a related field.
  • CME1 & Professional designation such as CFA are required.

 

EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

  • 10-15 years’ experience in one or more areas of Asset Management in regional or international institutions with at least 5 years in a senior managerial position.
  • Good knowledge of / exposure to the MENA markets.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written communication skills)
  • Proven strong leadership skills.
  • Extensive experience in liaising with professional external clients and regulators.
  • Comprehension of investment vehicles and the ability to gather and interpret research from various sources.
  • Expertise in trading both quantitatively and fundamentally driven strategies.

 

ACCOUNTABLE FOR:

  • Developing, managing and growing the Asset Management business and team operations in local, regional and international financial markets in line with the company’s investment guidelines.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department.
  • Developing the department budget/plan in line with the company’s strategy and the market outlook/ trends.
  • Ensuring that all targets are met or exceeded.
  • Complying with CMA and Tadawul relevant regulations & requirements.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Profitably grow the company’s assets under management.
  • Managing strategic and tactical asset allocation and portfolio optimization.
  • Generate new fund/ product proposals and oversee their implementation.
  • Managing and maintaining high and consistent performance of Mutual funds.
  • Enhance the policy and procedures for asset management and ensure staff compliance.
  • Supervise and review the measurement of risk-adjusted performance of assets and generate periodic and timely performance reports.
  • Develop strong business relationships with key investment fund clients.
  • Support sales presentations and road shows.
  • Review and consolidate reporting business units’ budgets to develop the overall department budget/ plan.
  • Coordinate and lead internal and external sales initiatives and plans.
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