UBS Financial Services Portfolio Manager Index Equity in London, United Kingdom

Your role:

Do you want to develop your expertise in indexed equities by working within our leading portfolio management team, managing our physically replicated funds and portfolios? Do you want to be a part of a growing international team and a successful systematic investments business? We are looking for someone like that to:

  • act as lead portfolio manager on specific mandates as well as deputy portfolio manager on a number of mandates

  • monitor portfolios and maintain models to ensure compliance with the investment and risk guidelines

  • monitor and manage cash flows and currency positions, as well as monitor and attribute performance

  • monitor and analyse corporate actions and index changes

  • order generation including investment restriction verification and monitoring open orders

  • initiate and drive ongoing improvements of our management processes and proprietary portfolio management systems, in addition to other ad hoc project work

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You will be working in the Systematic & Index Investments Team, part of UBS Asset Management, a business division of UBS. The team has experienced significant asset growth from our global client base over recent years and is responsible for managing a total AUM of CHF 198bn (as at 30th June 2017). We continue to execute plans for further expansion to strengthen our well established position in the market.

You will have a unique opportunity to work with our key experts, who manage quantitative, systematic and rules-driven strategies. You will have exposure to a wide range of products and multi-asset funds. You will have a chance to be involved in the management of accounts measured against various benchmarks ranging from mainstream indices to highly customised solutions, all supported by leading edge proprietary technology. You will also have an opportunity to regularly interact with various colleagues within our global platform and report directly to one of the senior investors in the team.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • significant, recent experience managing direct investments into physically replicating equity index portfolios

  • experience of implementing trading strategies across global markets

  • an excellent attention to detail and numerical accuracy under pressure

  • a strong academic background from a leading institution; numerical-based degree desirable

You are:

  • calm and accurate under pressure and able to manage and prioritise your workload effectively (a great multi-tasker)

  • ideally a holder of the IMC & CFA designation or equivalent qualification

  • a solution-oriented thinker, who can use their initiative and communicate confidently

  • fluent in English (a second language especially German would be an advantage)

  • an advanced user of Excel (VBA skills desirable)

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 159595BR

Business Divisions: Asset Management

Title: Portfolio Manager Index Equity

City: London

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United Kingdom

Function Category: Portfolio and fund management