senior manager, research analyst in dublin city centre

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dublin city centre, dublin
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This position will be located in Dublin, Ireland

The role is responsible for reporting to and serving as the primary investments point of contact for the Management Company board and the fund boards overseeing the Luxembourg and UCITS platforms.

The role is an investment oversight position; qualified candidates are expected to continuously review traditional long only strategies and alternative strategies (including long/short, absolute return, alternative risk premia, option overlay, etc.). Day to day support of this review is supported by the global and local teams of investment compliance, investment risk, and fund risk. The role requires significant interaction with fund board. The role will present the manager's credentials for the task, the investment process to be adopted and have intimate knowledge of the restrictions, limitations and operational considerations to support the manager's execution of the strategy. In a delegated model, this oversight requires collaboration with other manager research team analysts globally.

In reviewing investment strategies the Senior Manager, Research Analyst must be able to clearly identify performance drivers, develop value propositions and articulate performance expectations (performance blueprint). The Senior Manager, Research Analyst is expected to regularly engage with Portfolio Managers to ensure the success of strategies covered. Where an issue is identified the Senior Manager, Research Analyst is responsible for providing an in-depth review and proposal for resolution of the issue.

The Senior Manager Research Analyst may also work with regional Product Development teams in researching potential new strategies.


* 10+ years' experience in investments; preferably in a due diligence role
* MBA or equivalent. CFA preferred
* Ability to work through complex problems with attention to detail
* Possess leadership qualities and ability to work with a team
* Strong working knowledge of Factset, Morningstar Direct and other research packages.
* Strong project management and organizational skills
* Convey information clearly and effectively through both verbal and written communication
* Ability to work in a fast paced, high energy environment while successfully multi-tasking and meeting team deadlines

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


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