Investment Strategy Associate

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-7026

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The role, based in Abu Dhabi, within the portfolio strategy team would report to the Senior Vice President, looking at investments across geographies and asset classes. You will be involved in the development and implementation of the portfolio's capital allocation strategy.

Client Details

Our client is one of the largest Sovereign Wealth Funds in the region


Primary responsibilities will include:

* Assist in the development and implementation of the portfolio's capital allocation strategy
* Monitor developments in capital market expectations and provide research into new investment ideas
* Perform analysis, research and due diligence on investment management firms and assist in conducting manager searches
* Gather key inputs to set the risk model and complete scenario-based optimization of the portfolio
* Assist with the due diligence of hedge funds based on quantitative and qualitative analysis

Job Offer

* Market leading compensation
* Opportunity to work with one of the world's largest SWFs
* Excellent career progression


* Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics and relevant quantitative subjects
* Master degree from a top tier higher education institution is a plus
* Additional CFA qualification is an advantage
* Minimum of 4 years of experience in roles that involve strategy, finance, asset allocation and fund management
* Familiarity with and competence in portfolio management tools and concepts
* Familiarity with hedge fund strategies and different operating models within investment firms
* Excellent quantitative and analytical skills

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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