Role summary : Works independently on most assignments and under the direction of more senior staff only on the most complex projects, analyses and tasks.
Responsible for implementing and managing investment orders, and assists with the facilitation of The Capital System investment process.
Directly engages the Investment Group, works with Trading, and other GIC teams or business groups.
Primary responsibilities / essential functions :
Responsible for implementing investment convictions by authorizing standard and complex investment orders from portfolio managers and research analysts within Funds or client segregated accounts in a timely manner.
Strengthen relationships and trust with the Investment Group and Trading by anticipating needs and offering solutions.
Utilizes experience to answer difficult inquiries from the Equity Investment Group and Trading.
Work with Principal Investment Officer (PIO) and Portfolio Implementation & Compliance (PIC) to implement mandate objectives, and eligibility processes.
May serve as a point of contact for research portfolio coordinators to provide information, highlight discrepancies, support analyst coverage changes or to startup a Research Portfolio.
May implement and coordinate portfolio manager responsibility changes.
Attends investment calls and / or investment group retreats in order to facilitate action list changes and raise appropriate issues
Prepares and reviews responses and analyses to ad hoc requests for various parties (e.g. Legal, Compliance and Operational Risk (COR), senior leaders).
Participates in the training of other associates. May serve as technical resource to team and other departments to resolve issues and to knowledge share.
Actively shares ideas when participating in the development and enhancement of policies, procedures and controls to mitigate risk and improve efficiency.
Participates in projects and team or department initiatives. o Collaborates with management to establish project plan.
Identifies and assesses impacts, and communicates updates to managers and stakeholders.
Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.
Business & technical skills :
Demonstrates ability to be self-driven to understand how and why things work, the financial industry and / or the connections between processes and technology.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of Order Management functions, and interconnections with other GIC teams policies, procedures and systems and ability to apply them to work assignments.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of the functionalities and operational intersections of Global Investment Control and Capital Group.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of the securities and investment business and Capital’s investment process and ability to apply to work assignments.
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates, senior business leaders and the Investment Group.