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Analyst, External Investments and Partnerships

Senior Software Developer, Data Technology | NZ Super Fund


Analyst, External Investments and Partnerships

E pā ana ki te tūranga – About the position

You will provide analytical support, with an emphasis on quantitative analysis, in the External Investments and Partnerships portfolio, with primary focus on opportunities in public equities, credit strategies, and hedge funds and other alternatives.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the active management of investments, including recommendations to appoint or terminate managers
  • Developing and maintaining subject matter expertise on external mandate construction and market developments relevant to assigned investment opportunities/asset classes
  • Actively participating in the identification of new opportunities and researching, evaluating and structuring relationships with new external investment managers
  • Developing and maintaining strong strategic partnerships with key investment managers, leading to knowledge transfer, skill development, and better portfolio management
  • Monitoring and reporting on the External Investments and Partnerships portfolio of external investment managers, including investment performance and manager conviction

E pā ana ki to hītori mahi – About your work history

It is likely that you have commenced your career in a large corporate or professional services organisation and have gained experience within an Investment Analyst position, demonstrating an understanding of investment concepts and are now ready to join a purpose driven organisation.

You will have a keen interest in Financial Markets, and well developed skills within coding (Python, R, Matlab) and its application to enhance quantitative investment programmes, and be keen to utilise these skills outside of core software development.

You will demonstrate a collegial and constructive approach, sound commercial judgement and the ability to form strong internal and external relationships.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity that will see you exposed to a wide variety of asset classes and build relationships with highly regarded local and global Investment Managers. You will also be part of a dynamic team of likeminded and experienced investment professionals.


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