Senior Portfolio Manager DPM

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
16 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Job Function
Wealth Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities
Portfolio & Investment Management
  • Day to day management and implementation of asset allocation strategies across both multi-asset class and single-asset class portfolios of mutual funds and ETFs
  • Monitor developments in discretionary portfolios, markets, and the global economy in order to inform the tactical allocations across our portfolios
  • Develop and perform quantitative analysis of portfolios to understand the risk/return characteristics, potential impact and/or complementary nature of various strategies within fund-based portfolios (Signature Balanced and Funds portfolios)
  • Contribute investment ideas, including selection of investment instruments (funds, ETFs & sub-advisors) for use in portfolios
  • Participate and contribute to the bank's Global Investment Committee to formulate the house view
  • Create robust customized Discretionary solutions (pitching, managing) spanning the range of our existing mandates
  • Observe governance procedures and perform risk oversight on the mandates in adherence to SCB stated policies
Sales & Marketing Support
  • Communicate effectively the team's strategy and portfolio positioning
  • Help manage and develop internal and externally approved marketing collaterals
  • Pro-actively prepare forward-looking analysis and commentary on portfolio performance and risks, and communicate these to the frontline
  • Support client pitches and portfolio reviews as required
  • Active participation to expand the DPM FoF product offering to other business segments
  • Contribute to the general development of investment, risk and governance processes
Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Support the Group Managed Investment Product team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles .
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key Stakeholders

  • Global Managed Investment Teams (Both Retail and Private bank), Investment Advisory Teams, CIO Office, Group Funds Team, Global Investment Council, Sustainable Investment Team

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Tertiary education minimum, CFA charter holder preferred
  • Ability to communicate/market effectively to investors with different levels of sophistication
  • Broad and deep understanding of financial markets and investment instruments
  • Affinity to all asset classes with asset allocation expertise; ability and willingness to make decisions and take responsibility
  • Macro awareness and ability to translate key themes into investment selection and allocation decisions
  • Experienced user of financial markets analytical tools (Bloomberg) and mutual fund databases (Morningstar/Lipper)
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience (portfolio manager exposed to a mix of single and multi-asset class mandates) within an asset manager, institutional investor, fund of funds or other relevant organization
  • Interest in manager/mutual fund selection
  • Strong analytical, writing and presentation skills

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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