Fixed Income Global Portfolio Strategist

Date: May 26, 2021

Location: London, GB

Company: Capital Group

Job Title: Fixed Income Global Portfolio Strategist 

Req ID: 39065 

Location: LDO 

 

“I can be myself at work.”

 

You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.

 

We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.

 

“I can influence my income.”

 

You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).

 

“I can lead a full life.”

 

You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones

 

COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.

 

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.
 

This is an investment role that will focus on supporting Capital Group’s Vehicle Flexibility initiative and will contribute to the investment process through ideas generation for Global Agg/Core Plus strategies. The ideal candidate will have prior experience independently replicating fixed income portfolios as well as strong market, sector, and technical skills. He or she will combine independent thinking with a collaborative instinct and working style. This will include drawing on strong analytical, communication and influencing skills to enhance the overall process and investment dynamic.

 

Major Responsibilities:

Help drive Capital Fixed Income Investors’ portfolio replication initiative by contributing to overall strategy development and implementation for portfolios

  • Work with relevant mandate and portfolio managers to replicate fixed income strategies in institutional accounts and other funds.
  • Ensure timely and accurate execution of investment strategies across the vehicles
  • Leverage knowledge and expertise in collaboration across various internal groups
  • Develop and evolve processes for delivering solutions to a wide range of clients
  • Generate and implement investment ideas for global corporate bond and core strategies accounts, with the goal of contributing to excellent investment results.
  • Create models/thesis/insights to help shape top down strategy and individual portfolio construction 
  • Develop and regularly share market views
  • Influence others by demonstrating strong investment ability and communicating and engaging with colleagues
  • Provide periodic updates on global corporate bond and core strategies to portfolio managers, analysts, and traders

 

Key Relationships:

  • Fixed income portfolio managers, traders, and analysts
  • Internal resources, including FIPAG, QRA, RQS and other groups involved with portfolio replication and Vehicle Flexibility

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience in the investment management industry, ideally in an investment strategist or replication role; will have experience working with fixed income investments, specifically global corporate
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of index or active investment strategy replication, securities and investment business, and Capital Group’s investment process
  • Strong academic credentials including an advanced degree in a quantitative field
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of high complexity, ambiguity and diversity
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives
  • Demonstrates sound judgment in resolving complex issues in a practical manner
  • Demonstrates effective and influential written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates and senior business leaders

 

“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”

 

You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.

 

“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 

 

At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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