Location   United Arab Emirates
Sector   Banking
Job Type   Full Time
Date   23/06/2016
Job Ref No   3564

Company Profile

A junior management role within an Islamic investment firm

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Director – Investments, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing and monitoring Equities portfolios across a variety of investment strategies and maximize the contribution of the portfolio to Mudarabah Fund objectives. The position will effectively collaborate with analyst team and portfolio managers to achieve and implement investment solutions for the fund, develop investment strategy and generate investment ideas.  Specifically this would necessitate monitoring investment in equities portfolios (Public and Private Equity space) for current pricing and returns.  Build models that can be used to quickly identify fair price of holdings and opportunities in the firm’s portfolios for investment or divestment as per strategy. Contribute to the asset allocation strategy within the Equity portfolios and adjust on a tactical and strategic basis. Consistently monitor the execution of the investment process, and ensure portfolio construction is aligned with the process and asset allocation outlook of the fund is set as per the investment Manual. Monitor global Equity investments trends, as well as their correlations with local markets in order to identify factors that will impact the firm Investment strategy. Keep informed of economic/market events and collect on a periodic basis financial and investment information about fund holdings. Evaluate the investments made by the 3rd party managers fundamentally and technically and ensure that 3rd party portfolio reporting complies with the firm’s standard reporting formats as well as representing the portfolio performance accurately.

Candidate Profile

Applicants will ideally be graduates with major in Business Finance/Accounting with CFA qualification. Investment experience of at least 5 years in research, asset allocation or portfolio management. Should possess knowledge of Valuation, Technical Analysis, Securities Trading, Sharia Investments, operations systems, related regulations, Private Equity investments and its valuation