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We are presently recruiting for a Senior Portfolio Manager to lead the research, design and implementation of world class investment strategies in the commodity and energy markets.  Ideal candidates are deeply passionate about financial markets, embrace both quantitative and fundamental approaches, think outside the box, are intellectually curious, flourish in a non-hierarchical culture and conduct themselves with the highest standards of integrity. Above all, they derive the utmost satisfaction from achieving excellence, continuously expanding their knowledge and skills, and by being part of a team that strives to be the best in its field.

Role-Specific Accountabilities

  • Take the lead role in the design, development and implementation of an active commodity portfolio, taking cross-sectional views across different commodities
  • Develop both quantitative and fundamentally based views to predict changes in relative commodity market returns
  • Responsible for the day-to-day activities associated with managing the commodity portfolio
  • Contribute to the development of additional asset class strategies
  • Maintain a thorough grasp of current market conditions, the economic outlook and academic research with the objective of incorporating the best insights in the portfolio
  • Maintain and reinforce a strong culture based on teamwork, high performance, humility and integrity

 If you possess the following, we’d like to hear from you:

  • Educated to Masters or PhD degree level in a relevant field
  • At least 10 years of experience working in the financial industry
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience managing a commodity portfolio, or engaged in research related to commodity market strategy and investment
  • Thorough understanding of both the theory and practice of commodity markets in general
  • Ability to apply economic theory and analysis to commodity and other asset markets
  • Deep knowledge of finance and modern portfolio theory, including portfolio construction, trading, risk and transactions costs
  • Strong quantitative skills and familiarity with forecasting techniques
  • Confidence to challenge, be challenged and ability to persuade colleagues in the interests of pursuing excellence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a culture of high performance, under pressure to perform with time-sensitive deadlines

Employees

Jim Hwang

Investor

Canada

Manager

Saumil Desai

Investor

Investor | Government Pension

Investor | Government Pension