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Portfolio Manager Risk Assets in New York at QBE

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New York
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Responsible for oversight of diversified portfolios consisting of a variety of mandates, both internally and externally managed. For implementing investment policies and strategies along with playing a key role in the establishment and maintenance of strong stakeholder relationships.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage portfolios ensuring adherence to all applicable internal policies and regulatory guidelines and alignment to global corporate strategies
  • Review and analyze investments to select assets and manage individual portfolios
  • Monitor external manager relationships and outsourced portfolio exposures
  • Participate in global market reviews incorporating relevant external research into idea generation
  • Collaborate on business development opportunities to support business initiatives
  • As required maintain contact with personal trust relationship managers, clients, co-trustees, consultants, the bank's legal area and outside attorneys to ensure communication of agency requirements and coordinate portfolio activity
  • Contribute to a performance enhancement culture through active sharing of ideas and challenge
  • Support the implementation of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) integration into investment decisions
  • Adopt QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience


  • 7 years’ relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications


Master's Degree

Master of Finance (MFin)


Experience in the oversight and maintenance of equity portfolios;

experience in portfolio analysis and execution


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)


  • Knowledge of products and concepts relating to the financial services industry, including financial instruments, financial management, insurance principles and cash and capital principles
  • Knowledge of Economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Working knowledge of portfolio management theory
  • Advanced knowledge of capital and global markets
  • Advanced working knowledge of finance technology processes, procedures, solutions and best practices


  • Communicate information in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner
  • Manage and prioritize competing responsibilities concurrently and effectively
  • Financial acumen and awareness of financial responsibility
  • Respond calmly, quickly and decisively to unpredictable or unexpected events and changes
  • Adjust plans, goals, actions or priorities  to meet changing situations
  • Build, nurture and maintain complex relationships; clearly and confidently convey information and analysis to internal and external stakeholders


  • Prioritize interests of the company and community during decision-making
  • Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others; show drive and integrity
  • Collaborate with peers and senior leaders across the organization to accomplish a common goal
  • Complete tasks by taking decisive or quick action
  • High attention to detail
  • Motivational, inspirational and enthusiastic approach

Work environment

Travel frequency

Infrequent (approximately 1 trips annually)

Physical demands

General office jobs

Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 pounds.

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.


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