Sr. Portfolio Manager II, Msrp (Fixed Income)

State Of Maryland Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 4 weeks ago

MSRP 0012

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland State Retirement Agency

120 E. Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

  • Leads the monitoring and due diligence efforts of one or more asset classes.

  • Actively sources investment opportunities and leads the due diligence and investment recommendation process.

  • Actively participates in the internal management initiative.

  • Leads quantitative research projects.

  • Responsible for market analysis within assigned asset class for the purpose of recommending tactical positioning in an effort to add value over benchmark.

POSITION DUTIES

This individual will work collaboratively with the Managing Director to support the overall investment program. The Senior Portfolio Manager will perform regular reviews and evaluations of external managers, including performance attribution and exposure analysis; participate in meetings with prospective managers; assist with due diligence on new investments; assist in the process of reviewing and negotiating fund documentation; work collaboratively with the operations and legal teams in the initiation and maintenance of accounts; conduct research on investment ideas; track and model investment performance and exposures; assist the Managing Director in preparing presentation materials for Investment Division staff or for Investment Committee meetings; manage consultant relationships; assist in the development of analysts, associates, and interns; assist in the maintenance of records related to investments; and contribute to all Fixed Income team objectives as assigned or as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college in Math, Science, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or similar fields of study.

Experience: Five years of professional investment experience in managing and trading a portfolio of fixed income investments.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • A CFA designation and/or a graduate degree in Math, Science, Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration or similar field of study.

  • At least seven (7) years of professional experience managing or trading a portfolio of Fixed Income securities.

  • Desirable software skills: Expert level in Microsoft Excel (including tasks' automation skillset); Word and PowerPoint; Expert Bloomberg (including PORT and AIM) and Factset user.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. This list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. Due to the confidential nature of the work, selected candidates must undergo and pass a background check.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:

DBM/Recruitment & Examination Division

301 West Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

Please include a cover letter and resume.

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by the closing date. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-6352.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here. Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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Sr. Portfolio Manager II, Msrp (Fixed Income)

State Of Maryland