Swiss Life Asset Managers has a long and successful track record of managing Fixed Income assets. We are currently looking to strengthen our CHF and Global Rates team with an experienced CHF Bond Portfolio Manager (f/m/d). As a member of a team of five portfolio managers you will be co-responsible for managing a total asset base of approximately CHF 60bn bonds.
• Responsible for the management of CHF bond and money market funds, institutional mandates and bond investments of the Swiss Life balance sheet
• General coverage of the CHF market (developments, valuations, opportunities)
• Active participation in shaping the investment process and the CHF investment strategy
• Active role in the improvement & implementation of the Swiss Life Asset Managers ESG strategy
• Development & implementation of innovative product ideas
• Bottom-up fundamental credit analysis and creation of credit research reports
• Participation in projects related to portfolio management
• Active participation in performance review meetings, pitches and RfPs
• Keeping close contact with internal and external stakeholders, such as clients, investment consultants, and brokers
• 7+ years of experience as a CHF bond portfolio manager with a successful track record
• Sound knowledge of macroeconomic concepts
• Ability to conduct bottom-up fundamental credit analysis and document the results
• Strong understanding of ESG concepts and its application in investment management
• Proactive personality; confident and convincing team-player
• Ability to work independently and see tasks through to completion
• Fluent in German and English, French is a plus
• Proficient user of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Bloomberg. Programming skills are a plus
• Bachelor or MA in a relevant field, CFA or equivalent post-graduate education is a plus
Swiss Life Asset Managers
We are a leading European asset manager and institutional real estate asset manager with locations in Switzerland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the UK and Norway.
With a strong client focus, here at Swiss Life Asset Managers, success is driven by expecting the unexpected, prioritising sustainability and inclusion, fully investing in our jobs and people, and being on the lookout for new business opportunities – all since 1857.
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