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Who we're looking for

 

We design and run custom fixed income solutions for clients, ranging from government bond baskets through to complex Buy & Maintain credit funds.

 

We're looking for a Fund Manager with the experience and desire to create and manage Buy & Maintain credit solutions that deliver what we promise to our clients.

 

We want someone who is curious and questioning. Who has the desire and ability to help us improve our credit selection and process, so we can give each client, especially our insurance matching adjustment focused clients, even better outcomes.

 

You'll be busy, hands-on portfolio constructing and manageing – a can-do attitude. In particular, tuning in to our insurance industry clients and their needs. Helping to create and manage the best portfolios for them. Sharing ideas and insights across our team.


About Schroders

 

We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

 

We have around 4,000 people on six continents. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

 
The base

 

We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We’re close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. We offer flexible working appropriate for a portfolio management role.

 

The team

 

We build high-quality sustainable fixed income portfolios for our clients using a wide range of fixed income instruments.  We are expert in portfolio construction, carefully selecting the right credit bonds and overlaying derivatives where the solution demands.

 

We understand the regulations they work within. And we look for ways to standardise and automate, so we can give extra care and attention to the things that make a difference.

 

We're a multi-talented team. We work closely together so that we can swap ideas, share information and manage risks. And we're open to flexible working where appropriate, so we can all balance our personal and professional commitments.

 
What you'll do

 

• Co-lead our credit investment process and portfolio construction
• Build and manage high-quality, long-term credit portfolios, with a particular bias to UK annuity Matching Adjustment solutions
• Manage and enhance relationships, especially with our credit analysts, to make sound credit and trading decisions
• Communicate credit and trading decisions to others in the team
• Improve our clients’ experiences and how we report information to them
• Help us grow our business

 
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

 

• Sound experience in managing credit portfolios, and in particular Sterling credit, and old illiquid names
• Desire to get deep into, and improve, our Buy & Maintain credit selection and process
• Experience with running credit portfolios within insurance and matching-adjustment regulation, picking out bonds that may not be matching adjustment eligible
• An interest in capital markets

 
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

 

• Cross currency credit evaluation
• An understanding of derivatives, including cross-currency swaps and collateral needs
• Experience building cashflow-matching portfolios
• Ability to lead prospective and current client engagement
• ESG within credit selection

 
What you'll be like

 

• Self-motivated and enthusiastic
• Flexible, highly curious and willing to learn
• A critical thinker who’s able to look at things from different angles
• Great at unpicking a problem, from start to end, own and deliver the solution
• Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once, and with tight deadlines
• Great at working with other people, sharing and communicating decisions
• Keen to improve what we do for our clients and how we do it

 
We're looking for the best, whoever they are.

 

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You’re welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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