Merseyside Pension Fund (MPF) is one of the largest local government pension funds in the UK and part of the Northern LGPS Pool and is actively engaged in investing collaboratively in pursuit of efficiencies across all asset classes.
About the role:
We are looking for a Senior Investment Analyst to join our dynamic Private Markets Team at MPF. In this role you will prepare and maintain extensive due diligence reports, support investment decision making and portfolio construction using internal and external sources of data and research.
You will assist Director of Pensions, Senior Portfolio Manager and Portfolio Managers in evaluating new investment opportunities, writing investment papers for the Investment Committee, execute on investment transactions and for existing investments regularly review the performance, attribution, exposure and risk metrics.
In addition, you will participate in internal and external investment meetings, deputise for Portfolio Managers and the Senior Portfolio Manager where needed and also liaise closely with the Senior Portfolio Manager to ensure an integrated investment approach, in addition to providing feedback on the quality and depth of due diligence and monitoring processes.
About the candidate:
You will be a highly motivated individual with a strong attention to detail and good technical skills, including an ability to assimilate disparate information and develop well-reasoned and coherent conclusions. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required and an interest in investment management would be an advantage.
MPF pursues a policy of Responsible Investment (RI), arising fromthe belief that environmental, social and corporate governance(ESG) factors will materially affect investment performance over the long term. Candidates should be aware of sustainability issues and their long-term implications for investors.
If you are interested in pursuing or furthering a career in investment management, MPF offers a varied and stimulating work environment with opportunities to be involved in public and private market asset management. Where desired, training is available and we can support you in obtaining or completing a professional investment qualification.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please speak to:
Adil Manzoor @ email@example.com 0151 242 1317
Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.
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