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Alternative Investment Specialist

Robert Walters
Boksburg Boksburg Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Full Time
Robert Walters South Africa
What you'll do: As an Alternative Investment Specialist, you will be at the heart of our client's operations. You will be responsible for building strong relationships with key internal stakeholders as well as select local external institutional investors. Your role will involve delivering a high level of post-investment service to existing clients, ensuring that they are kept informed and satisfied. You will also play a crucial part in enhancing the company's market profile by working closely with marketing and communication teams. Build and strengthen existing relationships with key internal and select domestic external institutional investorsDeliver high level of post-investment service to existing clientsEnsure regular communication and information sharing on client activity with other unitsRepresent and complement the investment teams in external engagementsEnhance the company's market profile, working closely with marketing and communication teamsDevelop and update investment collateral for each capabilityEnsure product information and data is available on external vendor or manager research databasesDeliver content related to regular and ad hoc institutional investor engagementsProvide regular and ongoing training to client and market-facing units keeping them informed of company activityExecute fundraise campaigns across the company, working closely with investment teams What you bring: The ideal candidate for this Alternative Investment Specialist role will bring a wealth of experience and a strong academic background along with a deep understanding of the Alternatives fund management environment, the corporate landscape, service providers and key needs of institutional investors. Undergraduate degree, preferably commercial or finance, such as B.Com, B.Bus.ScRelevant postgraduate qualification would be advantageous, such as CFA, MBAAt least 5 years' institutional market-facing experience in an Alternatives fund management environmentUnderstanding of the corporate landscape, service providers and key needs of institutional investorsAbility to apply knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance organisational goalsAbility to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasmEffective communication skills - developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences What sets this company apart: Our client is committed to building strong, lasting relationships with their employees. They understand that you have hopes for your future - your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. They pride themselves in helping their employees to realise their worth. The company provides many opportunities for growth and development. Their commitment to transformation and embracing diversity drives them to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce. What's next: Ready to make a real difference? Apply now!Apply Today by clicking on the link provided

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