The Missouri State Employees' Retirement System is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Investment Officer. This position will be open due to the anticipated retirement of the current CIO and long-term employee of the System.
The CIO reports directly to the Executive Director and has primary responsibility for developing an overall strategy for implementing the MOSERS investment program consistent with the asset allocation and other policies established by the Board. The CIO utilizes both internal and external strategies, including hiring external money managers, to implement the program.
Specific duties of the CIO include, but are not limited to:
Works with the Board Investment Consultant to provide asset allocation recommendations to the Board.
Provides guidance on the development of the investment policy adopted by the Board.
Manages an investment staff of 14.
Monitors performance and oversees due diligence for all external money managers.
Hires and oversees specialty investment consultants to assist with implementing the investment program.
Negotiates the fees of all external money managers and investment service providers.
Selects and monitors the investment structure for participants of the defined contribution plan.
Advises and informs the Executive Director and Board of Trustees on key issues impacting the financial, economic, and political developments that are likely to impact the System’s investments.
Provides investment information to the Executive Director on proposed legislative changes impacting MOSERS’ investment program.