Investment Director, Insurance and Pensions page is loaded Investment Director, Insurance and Pensions Apply locations London (UK) posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-131604
Investment Director Insurance & Pensions:
We are looking for an experienced Investment Director to represent our liquidity and short duration credit strategies with a particular focus on the Insurance and Pensions channel.
This is a senior role within a team which acts a conduit between portfolio management and sales functions to promote our investment capabilities across multiple client channels.
Candidates for the role should have a strong fixed income / credit background, comprehensive understanding of the financial, technical, and regulatory requirements for insurance and or pension clients
A bit about the job:
This role is within the Credit Investment Specialist team covering our liquidity and short duration credit strategies. The Credit team manages over $105bn of assets across a range of investment strategies including Emerging Market Debt, Liquidity, Global High Yield, and Investment Grade strategies. The team consists of over 65 portfolio managers, and analysts.
The role will encompass three key functions:
Portfolio Manager Proxy: The candidate will work closely with the portfolio management team, gaining an in-depth understanding of product and process enabling them to represent to clients as a product expert.
Ownership of Investment Message: The candidate will be expected to continually improve and refine the investment message within their product range insuring clarity and consistency of message across product suite
Proposition Development: The candidate should have a strong understanding of the client base and market trends enabling them to steer proposition development.
Skills and experience we’re looking for:
Strong understanding of the financial, technical, and regulatory requirements for insurance and or pension clients
Strong communication and presentational skills
Confident network and relationship builder, both external and internal
What you’ll get for this role:
Generous pension scheme – Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in
Eligibility for annual performance bonus
Family friendly parental and carer’s leave
Generous holiday entitlement plus bank holidays with the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
Up to 40% discount for Aviva products
Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars
Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme
21 volunteering hours per year
In this role you’ll be ‘Certified’ under the Financial Conduct Authority / Prudential Regulation Authority’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR). This means that we’ll need to complete some regulatory background checks on you before you take up your role and we’ll need to ask you some questions on an annual basis to make sure you remain ‘fit and proper’ and competent to carry out your role. We’ll provide training on what holding a SMCR role means when you join us and annually thereafter.
Aviva is for everyone:
We are inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
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We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.
Most of our people are smart working – spending around 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.
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