FIXED INCOME INVESTMENT MANAGER/FIXED INCOME SENIOR INVESTMENT OFFICER

Division/Department:     Asset Management

Location:                      VCBF – HCM/HN Office

Job Title:                      Fixed Income Investment Manager/Fixed Income Senior Investment Officer

Reports to:                   Portfolio Managers

Type of position:           Full-time

JOB SUMMARY

Key responsibilities include sourcing, structuring, executing and monitoring fixed income investments for VCBF’s funds and managed accounts.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Government Bond Investments (Priority)

- Identify investment opportunities in Vietnam Government Bond market to make buy and sell recommendations

- Coordinate with Operation Team to execute the buy and sell decisions of Investment Committee/Portfolio Managers

- Conduct fundamental research and analysis of relevant macroeconomic indicators, market liquidity and potential policy response

- Develop and update sets of indicators that drive fixed income returns

- Keep abreast of fiscal and monetary policies of Vietnam and global developments which might affect interest rates of Government Bonds in Vietnam.

2. Corporate Bond Investments

- Search for opportunities to invest in corporate bonds in both primary and secondary markets, specifically:

- Develop and update a database of corporates, which form investible universe for the funds and accounts under VCBF’s management

- Visit corporates in VCBF’s investible universe to get updates on their capital needs and identify potential investment opportunities

- Regularly communicate with securities companies and credit institutions to get updates on upcoming bond issues

- Conduct credit analysis of investment opportunities and structure the investments

- Prepare investment proposals to Portfolio Managers with recommendation to buy or sell a corporate bond

- Coordinate with Operation Team to execute the investments

- Conduct post-investment monitoring and prepare periodic reports on the investments.

3. Fixed Income Market Research

- Update the database of Government bond and Government backed bond markets

- Update the database of corporate bonds’ issues

- Update legislations governing the fixed income markets

- Produce periodic fixed income research reports for both VCBF’s clients and internal use.

4. Client Relationship Management

- Assist Portfolio Managers in analyzing performance of fixed income portfolios

- Assist Portfolio Managers in serving requests from clients with regards to fixed income investments.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor Degree in Economics/Finance/Banking
  • Minimum four years’ experience in relevant positions at credit institutions, fund management or securities companies
  • Strong connections with Treasury Departments of banks, Investment Departments of other market participants
  • Sound knowledge of sources of returns of fixed income investments
  • Familiar with trading mechanism of Government bonds in Vietnam
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Master Degree in Finance/Banking/Economics and/or CFA Level 2 get bonus points.
  • If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and your cover letter to Mrs. Kim Anh - kimanh@vcbf.com with the subject:[Applied Position] - [Place of work] - [Applicant Full name]

 

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