This Swiss investment bank has a dedicated investment fund business which operates a number of actively managed Hedge Funds. In an effort to take advantage of the current levels of market volatility the bank has decided to hire another Hedge Fund Investment Consultant to join their Geneva based fund management team.
The bank actively markets its expertise in actively managed funds to other financial institutions and sophisticated private investors. The fund team prides itself on its ability to aggressively manage a pool of different funds. The Hedge Fund Investment Consultant is a fund specialist responsible for advising clients and for assisting them in managing their hedge fund portfolios. Not only do they implement the banks fund investment strategy and manage transactions and trades accordingly
, they also act liaise with other financial institutions / HNW investors - to keep them abreast of the investment philosophy and performance. As Hedge Fund Investment Consultant you will work upon the leading composite Hedge fund alongside the the banks top performing fund manager.
This fund employs advanced investment strategies with the aim of securing maximum returns in an absolute sense. Management fees are based upon performance and the team trade and are involved in short selling, derivatives, fixed income arbitrage, options, unconventional assets and futures on a daily basis. The Hedge Fund Investment Consultant can expect to have to handle everything from executing simple Long / Short trades to managing swap spreads and establishing Delta spreads.
Besides the active fund management, another of the Hedge Fund Investment Consultant chief responsibilities will be to take a stake in all client relationship management, where by you leverage your expertise in constructing and managing hedge fund portfolios, to build a mutually beneficial relationship with the client. The bank believes that central to this is to adopt a pro active approach to developing and attaining clients overall investment objectives and clear communication with them. You can expect to create reports for the consumption of both clients and external advisers on a regular basis. The bank produces a monthly investment summary which has a wide readership and as Hedge Fund Investment Consultant your technical input to the banks professional writing team is essential. There fore you can expect to have to contribute to analysis and to explain how your investment selection fits the funds and banks investment strategy and why you made certain decisions. Lastly as Hedge Fund Investment Consultant you will also support the banks marketing of the fund. You will be asked to contribute to the preparation of marketing presentations, meet with potential clients, perhaps speak at industry events and assist the fund acquisition of new customers.
- For serious consideration for the Hedge Fund Investment Consultant vacancy you should have at least five years experience at an actively managed fund. It is expected you will have been exposed to a wide range of investment strategies and be skilled at spotting lucrative trading opportunities
in a number of different markets.
- It is expected you will be University educated and individuals with qualifications like MBA, CFA, CAIA are welcomed. During interview you can expect to have to display an extensive knowledge of hedge fund strategies and managers.
- Coupled with that you will have an extensive network in the Hedge fund industry.
- You will be fluent in English and French.
The bank views the Hedge Fund Investment Consultant as a key appointment in the continued success of its fund business and for maintaining the performance of its leading fund. As such they are keen to recruit the very best talent available and expect to have to take that individual from their competition. As such they are offering a first rate basic and a fully uncapped and unlimited bonus.
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