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Head of Emerging Markets Credit Research

Employer
Amundi
Location
Charing Cross, Central London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 9, 2023

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
General information Entity Amundi, the leading European asset manager, ranking among the top 10 global players [1], offers its 100 million clients - retail, institutional and corporate - a complete range of savings and investment solutions in active and passive management, in traditional or real assets.
With its six international investment hubs [2], financial and extra-financial research capabilities and long-standing commitment to responsible investment, Amundi is a key player in the asset management landscape.
Amundi clients benefit from the expertise and advice of 5,300 employees in 35 countries. A subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole group and listed on the stock exchange, Amundi currently manages more than 2.0 trillion of assets [3].
Amundi, a trusted partner, working every day in the interest of its clients and society
[1] Source: IPE “Top 500 Asset Managers” published in June 2022, based on assets under management as at 31/12/2021
[2] Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
[3] Amundi data including Lyxor as at 31/03/2022
Reference 2023-83627 Publication date 15/11/2023 Job description Business type
Types of Jobs - Asset Management
Job title
Head of Emerging Markets Credit Research
Contract type
Permanent Contract
Management position
Yes
Job summary
Overall Purpose of the Job:
  • Management and oversight of an integrated EM Credit Research platform
  • Development and implementation of an independent and proprietary Research process as integral part of the broader investment process.
  • Portfolio management responsibilities as a way to implementation of best research ideas across range of funds.
  • Support asset-gathering activity and actively contribute to the success of the EM platform

Management Responsibilities
  • Actively develop and coach team members by providing regular guidance and motivation, and helping them to evolve and grow their expertise
  • Where appropriate advise team members about internal Amundi policies and procedures to encourage the team’s development through different projects
  • Responsible for managing the team’s annual appraisals. This will include defining clear objectives, managing performance and if/where appropriate making recommendations to the Global Head of Emerging Markets negotiating salary and bonus reviews
  • The role holder will work closely with the Global Head of Emerging Markets, and other Heads of Desk on this topic and sharing responsibility where appropriate for the EMD team and growth of the platform.
Supplementary Information
Key Deliverables

Investment Process
  • Formulate and implement an investment process setting key strategic goals and objectives.
  • Stimulate new idea generation via primary and secondary research channels
  • Utilise model portfolios as key part of an investment; develop and review performance targets on model portfolios linked to the Risk Budgeting Process
  • Review model and real portfolios aiming for high degree of consistency and facilitate implementation of trades in a timely and accurate manner quality inputs
  • Integrate ESG metrics into analysis

Communication
  • Ensure high quality and relevance of research produced by the Research platform
  • Develop, launch and maintain new Research products
  • Effectively develop, manage and deploy key communication channels in order to proactively share relevant information and views with all internal clients
  • Prepare for and participate when required in presentations with internal and external clients

Teamwork & Professionalism
  • Demonstrate high level of personal conduct and manner of dealing with colleagues across the
  • organisation, in line with the company culture
  • Demonstrate willingness to undertake work outside of core role to benefit EM investments’ team
  • Ability to lead by example and take initiative
Position location Geographical area
Europe, United Kingdom
City London Candidate criteria Minimal education level
Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent
Academic qualification / Speciality
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

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