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Analyst, Strategic Tilting

The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation is an innovative, award-winning global investor. Our primary role is to manage the NZ Super Fund, an investment fund which invests taxpayer contributions globally to help pre-fund universal superannuation in New Zealand.

Our team has a deep sense of purpose through the work we do to benefit future generations of New Zealanders. At the Guardians there's an energy, passion and a shared commitment to excellence.

The work is complex, innovative and intellectually stimulating. Our positive work environment respects your wellbeing while supporting your career and your future. As a proud equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate in our hiring practices, diversity and inclusiveness are highly valued.

The Strategic Tilting team is responsible for managing and executing the Guardians' internally managed dynamic asset allocation strategy. This strategy has exposure across a broad range of financial markets with positions in: equities, bonds, credit, currencies and commodities. The Strategic Tilting team is well regarded delivering solid performance since its inception in April 2009 while consistently maintaining the programme's structured investment philosophy.

The role

You will provide analytical support, with an emphasis on executing and managing the Guardians' Strategic Tilting strategy, including updating models of asset positions and monitoring the impact of macro events that may affect the strategy or asset.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting development of the strategic tilting strategy
  • Assisting in the implementation and maintenance of the strategy's exposure
  • Contributing to robust team conversations and debates relating to the strategy's systematic investment approach and market dynamics.

Your background

It is likely that you have commenced your professional career and have a strong passion for financial markets. With a few years of post graduate experience, you are now ready to take the step into a unique and exciting investment role.

Your core attributes will include:

  • Strong analytical aptitude, preferably experience in conducing financial analysis and modelling
  • Strong logical thinker, with an abundance of curiosity, and a flair for problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

This is a rare opportunity within the Guardians' Strategic Tilting team, where you will add ongoing value to the strategy and gain exposure across a wide variety of asset classes, and financial markets.

If this sounds like you and you would like to know more, please call Carlos Kirkwood-Ale on 022 186 1077 or apply through Seek. Applications close on Friday 14 May 2021.

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