Michael Page Suisse

Financial director / Consolidation


Quantitative analyst - portfolio construction (m/f)

10 October Kanton Zürich, Zürich Perm

Our client is an asset management boutique based in Zurich, providing customized investment solutions for institutional investors. The company develops specific asset class as well as cross-asset class solutions and is supervised by FINMA.

Driving the portfolio construction / asset allocation of clientport folios and our flagship single-and multi-strategy portfolios which entails:Working with clients and investment teams to define portfolios' investment and risk/return
objectivesPerforming economic and market analysis by conducting own research & modelling and
leveraging other internal and external researchPerforming analysis & back-testing of the portfolio constructionProposing appropriate asset allocation model & weights, consistent with the investment process
and portfolio objectives, for approval by management and relevant committees/boardsPresenting market and economic data and insights to the Multi Asset Committee

In addition you would work with other members of the multi asset team to:Monitor the investment outcomes and report on those to managementAssist inefficient implementation of portfolio construction and asset allocationConduct quantitative manager & strategy due diligence using existing tools and software, and
develop new tools where necessary and possible

Top Asset Management Boutique

Office in Zurich City Center

Master's degree in Banking and Finance, Economics, Quantitative Finance or similarwitha focus
on quantitative research/analysis5+years'work experience inquantitative analysis in investment management, ideally in portfolio
construction / management / analysisSound knowledge of the investment management industry including knowledge of different asset
classes and investment strategiesUnderstanding of macroeconomics and market dynamics and their interactionsHands-on knowledge of data providers and analytical platforms such as (or similar to) Bloomberg,
Macrobond, Morningstar, Alternativesoft is expectedCFA, FRM, CAIA is a plusFluent English;additional languages are a positiveStrong analytical skills with superior attention to detailCritical thinking, positive attitude and strong work ethicTeam player with the ability to work independentlySelf-motivatedand reliableAble to manage multiple projects in an accurate and timely manner

Flexibility to work across asset classes and the ability to have a significant impact on investment decisions and
portfolio performanceCollaborative and team-oriented work environment together with experienced investment professionals with the
independence to manage your own projects and deadlinesSome travel within Europe and North America might be requiredAttractive compensation package