Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of FI for Japan

Location JAPAN, Japan
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Asset Management
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Job Purpose:


Manages JPY Fixed Income portfolios ( Credit + govies / Bonds & Derivatives) and heads the FI for AXA Tokyo team


Key Accountabilities:


Within the Fixed Income division of AXA IM, specifically the department in charge of managing AXA Insurance Fixed Income portfolios, assumes responsibility primarily for advising and managing JPY fixed income portfolios (complex or not) but also for all services provided by AXA FI to the relevant AXA client under the leadership of the Head of FI for AXA Asia, acting as the main entry point for this client (in coordination with the relevant CRM).
Is also local representative for various portfolios strategies: Buy & Maintain, Alternative Credit, Structured Finance, including some advisory tasks, and guarantor of the long term quality of the local investment process (from strategy proposals to reporting, including alpha generation, performance attribution, clients fronting, business development, team dynamics, regular meetings in Japanese).
Taking part in the development of third party client business (i.e. other than Axa Group entities) in Japan is expected.
This position will be in charge of managing other senior PMs and PMs.

Qualifications & Experience:


• Significant experience in the Fixed Income area, with an excellent understanding of FI bond and derivative markets and of FI asset management, having experience in managing complex portfolios including various derivatives strategies.

• Knowledge of fund structures and constraints in Japan, as well as cash and collateral management (especially for derivatives).

• Asset management within the Insurance Companies balance sheet context with a very good understanding of their specific objectives and constraints, in particular in Japan.

• Experience in dealing with large institutional clients up to CIO level.


Required Profile:


• Fluent in Japanese & English

• Proactive and dynamic, able to listen and to persuade.

• Communication skills on technical topics and complex investment ideas

• Ability to lead a team of skilled individuals of different backgrounds, team spirit with local and foreign colleagues.

• Able to prioritize and to maintain a positive attitude in stressful and challenging situations.

• Commercial mindset (willingness to sell), able to structure a marketing message.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.