Our client is a large Asset Management Firm based in Geneva, looking for a:

Senior Portfolio Manager – Emerging Market Sovereign Fixed Income


The primary responsibilities include designing and managing investment strategies for EM Fixed Income in hard and local currencies primarily in the sovereign, quasi-sovereign and credit segment within the guidelines and strategic objectives defined by the Investment Committee.

  • Develop an investment strategy for EM Fixed Income in order to outperform its benchmark (EM Sovereign, quasi-Sovereign and Credit).
  • Contribute to the fixed income investment process.
  • Manage portfolio(s) accordingly, within predefined investment constraints.
  • Advise the Fixed Income Committee & Investment Committee on the prospect of the asset class.
  • Advise the FX Committee on EM FX.
  • Accountable for the relative performance of the managed strategies.
  • Act as the back-up for other Fixed Income strategies as needed.
  • Responsible for the best execution of his strategies as well as trades executed on behalf of other PMs.
  • Responsible for the respect of deadlines and the excellence in the quality of deliverables.

Key skills:

  • University degree or equivalent, CFA a plus.
  • At least 7 years of experience in relevant EM fixed income portfolio management covering Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe.
  • Strong fundamental and analytical skills to support EM country/region selection (i.e. macro, FX, monetary and fiscal policies).
  • Preferably with an existing network of local counterparties for research and trading.
  • Stay ahead of the curve in terms of regulations, developments, new products and market trends.
  • Passion for financial markets.
  • Discretion and low public profile.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in French and English.
  • Excellent user of information systems (such as Bloomberg, Swiskey or Bloomberg EMSX, Excel and financial databases).


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