MENA Equities Fund Manager

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Location : Dubai
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The Role

  • To direct the analysis and allocation of all equity funds in the local according to the investment strategy, market trends and risk appetite of clients ensuring their profitability and market competitiveness.
  • Develops the strategy of Equities for Local Equity Funds, in line with the overall strategic objectives of Asset Management and the investment strategy
  • Keeps abreast of local and international investment market activities and trends, in order to modify and adjust accordingly the asset management strategy that will improve products market positioning and competitiveness
  • Recommends improvements to departmental policy and directs the implementation of procedures and controls covering all areas of equities activity so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost-effective service to customers
  • Supervises the day-to-day operations of Local Equity funds function to ensure that work processes are implemented as designed and comply with established policies, processes and procedures
  • Contributes to reviewing the performance of local Equity funds in comparison with the competition and business targets identifies areas of non-satisfactory performance an directs the development of corrective actions to improve profitability and minimise risks
  • Represents Local Equity Funds management in sales meetings, roadshows, workshops etc. and present to market the funds' characteristics in order to promote awareness of the funds and attract investors
  • Monitors the competition and the analysis of the customer requests generated from the Wealth Management and Retail Investment, in order to identify investment opportunities and suggests new products and / or modification of the existing ones that will improve competitiveness and AUM gathering

The Candidate

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Studies, Statistics, or Economics with preferably a post graduate qualification such as a MBA or equivalent
  • CME-1
  • CFA qualification

Minimum Experience:

At least 10 years of relevant experience in investment banking or asset management including at least 3 years in positions of progressively increasing managerial responsibilities


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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1
Phone : +971 (0) 4 382 6700

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