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Director of Investment

First Alliances - Expires on Sep 30, 2014
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Vietnam
  • Hanoi
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 10+ years
  • Expat and local
Accounting / Finance
Job Category
Finance / Investment / Securities

Job Description

This position directly reports to the Chief Investment Officer, Asia and has local reporting the Chief Executive Officer, Vietnam. The primary focus of this role is to coordinate the investment management of the Vietnam business by executing the overall investment plans and strategies established in partnership with company's Regional Investments Office (RIO). This includes partnering with the RIO to:
  • Establish strategic investment plans and investment risk mandates
  • Execute, report and monitor trades in accordance with the company’s investment guidelines
  • Manage the local investment function and fulfill all investment-related regulatory obligations
  • Keep apprised of and communicate material credit and capital market developments in Vietnam

The incumbent assists both CIO Asia and CEO by providing investment and capital market advice to the business. He/she will serve as the contact person between the local insurance team and the RIO regarding company’s investment policies and guidelines. He/she needs to be proficient in local regulations & requirements. The incumbent will be a key contact on all investment management matters.

Job Requirements

Knowledge / Skills / Competencies
  • Minimum10 years of investment experience with insurance business knowledge highly preferable
  • CFA and Qualified securities and fund management practitioner of Vietnam preferred
  • Strong knowledge of investment principles & procedures
  • Good knowledge of the life insurance business and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to think strategically and translate financial data into business recommendations
  • Strong verbal and written communication & interpersonal skills – must be able to communicate effectively both internally with company executives & Board members and externally with JV partner, auditors & regulatory bodies
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills – able to make business-aligned and timely decisions
  • MBA / Graduate degree in Finance/Economics preferred
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

Earnings, Capital Management, Portfolio Risk (Asset-Liability Management and Credit).

  • In-depth understanding of local regulations & practices and company’s strategies and financial reporting guidelines
  • Able to integrate the technical investment expertise into strategic business decisions
  • Able to work in synergy with both auditors and regulators
  • Able to meet tight reporting deadlines for both regulatory and internal reporting
  • Comprehensive understanding of the business needs and be able to transform the needs into the design of and implementation of investment strategies and programs
  • Able to set up an office from scratch within a short time frame

About the recruitment agency

First Alliances

First Alliances is Vietnam’s most established and largest specialist professional recruitment consultancy and HR outsourced solution provider. Operating across all major industry sectors and at all ...

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