As a manager, the key accountabilities are:
Lead a team: establish a clear vision (goals, objectives), unite the team and create a constructive work dynamic.
Manage a team: organise the split of individual responsibilities with the appropriate level of delegation, provide the means (technical and non-technical, information, knowledge and methods) to allow deliveries. Ensure business continuity and knowledge maintenance.
Manage people: organise regular 1-2-1, contribute to their development, give regular and constructive feedback on performance, provide an active support, contribute to their recruitment.
Oversight and control of the activities of investment guidelines officers (eg identification of investment guidelines, implementation of investment guidelines, analysis of alerts, logging and escalation of breaches, reporting, initiatives delivery). Ensure adherence to the Investment Guidelines Operating Memorandum, to the AXA IM standards and policies and to AXA values. Ensure delivery of the services, on quality, on time and on scope. Measure KPIs.
Communicate on team’s activities. Provide answer to requests on activities.
Ensure a win/win relationship with all teams involved in AXA IM Investment Guidelines process, the IG teams in other countries, the offshoring of activities to AXA BS in India, the delegations to Operations or to GRM.
Propose and lead initiatives to adapt to environment evolution (eg regulatory, organisational, technical), to reduce operational risks, to improve operational efficiencies or to improve quality of services. Promote required change management. Comply with audit recommendations.
Depending on the size of the team, the staffing and the workload, perform some accountabilities of an IG Officer (refer to IG officer ‘s Job description).
Experience in an asset manager
Experience as a manager is a plus
Knowledge and Skills
Fluent in English
Financial instruments, management strategy and portfolio valuation
Awareness of related information systems and agility in using multiple tools.
Excel VBA skills is a plus
Leadership and open minded
Analytical. Rigorous. Synthetical.
Autonomous and collaborative. Flexible.
Able to work with time constraints. Organised and Efficient.
Excellent written and oral communication, ability to interact with people from different levels within the organisation.
Challenging and ability to be firm.