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Fund manager Global Balanced Funds (with a focus on equities)

Date:  09-Nov-2022
Location: 

Brussels, BE, 1040

Our company is quite a fascinating environment to work in, especially if you want to move forward. In fact, there are plenty of opportunities to seize for those who challenge the obvious and who want to make a difference. Degroof Petercam is a unique blend in many ways: we have different métiers under one roof. We have Belgian roots and we operate internationally. We’re independent and we have decision power. On top of that, we’re continuously in motion to deliver our clients the best possible services. You’ll be part of a company of experts who aim for nothing less than excellence. Our expertise is based on highly skilled & talented people who are passionate about what they do. At Degroof Petercam, you can do what you love, put your skills into practice and develop your talent. We value proximity, which allows you to collaborate closely with your team and to reap the rewards of your work.

Context

 

To strengthen the fast-growing Global Balanced team, we are looking for a seasoned fund manager to actively contribute to the security selection and portfolio construction, risk monitoring and day-to-day management of various balanced investment funds with a clear focus on selecting EU and US equities.
 

Your Position

 

  • Develop, analyse and implement investment ideas in equities within the investment universe in a holistic and pragmatic way
  • Monitor companies in the investment universe: newsflow, publication, investors days ... and make recommendations on equity securities; be a force of conviction 
  • Meet the managers of the companies studied and those we invest in on a regular basis to maintain knowledge and conviction on the quality of management and strategy
  • Meet with internal and external clients to review investment performances, outline the investment outlook and discuss investment solutions
  • Prepare and actively participate in investment committees
  • Stay informed and be opinionated on global financial markets and different asset classes
  • Close collaboration and interaction with the team members and within the asset management company (macro-research, equity and fixed income portfolio managers & analysts) as well as funds sales teams, risk, reporting & RFP’s officers
     

Your Profile

 

  • About 5-10 years’ relevant experience in international equity markets (financial analyst or portfolio manager)
  • Master’s degree (economics or similar) – CFA would be considered a plus
  • Strong analytical and time-management skills. Ability to independently build well documented and strong investment opinions
  • Acquainted with different investment styles (growth, value, thematic, …) research and investing and committed to ESG principles 
  • Eager to continuously learn and to stay abreast of the latest developments and trends in global macro-economics, equities, fixed income and asset allocation
  • Ability to remain calm and objective in times of excessive optimism or extreme pessimism in financial markets 
  • Team player with an entrepreneurial attitude. Work in a dynamic and close-knit investment team, being able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • High ethical standards
  • Capacity to express yourself in all three main languages (Dutch/French/English) is a must
  • Looking for strong chemistry with the existing staff in a flat hierarchical structure
  • Solid communication & presentation skills 
  • Exhibiting a long-term commitment to excel in the function
     

Our offer

 

By working for our group, you will join a Belgian family-rooted business with 150 years of sound experience, more than 1400 talents, that combines in-depth expertise with a strong collective knowledge at the service of our clients.
We are behind those who have the ambition to move forward: beginning or established investors, entrepreneurs, institutions, companies and our staff. We believe that words like independence, cooperation, customer focus, ethics, sustainability and entrepreneurship are not just words. 

We think that it is not the size of a company that makes it great, but its human values and the accessibility of its people. We are committed to invest in our people and in the best workplace in order to attract and retain top talent and to produce the best work. 

Our company offers a stimulating environment for those who want to be challenged intellectually. You’ll be stretched, because we count on you to share our ambitions and to come up with solutions for complex matters. The impact of our work goes beyond profit. Looking at our business from a broader perspective, we influence our entrepreneurial networks to invest in the economy and, ultimately, in society as a whole. In other words, working at Degroof Petercam also means contributing to economic development, today and for generations to come.

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