Director, Pension Investments
Company: FM Global
Posted on: June 23, 2022
More information about this job:Overview:FM Global is a leading
property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more
than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with
engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions.
FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business
operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention
engineering and research; risk management skills and support
services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior
financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally
diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in
a variety of challenging roles.
This mid-level position will be focused on investment matters for
FM Global's pension plans. The scope will include US Defined
Benefit, Defined Contribution and International plans. This role
will also involve identifying and monitoring external investment
managers across asset classes for the US defined benefit plan. The
scope of this job can be across asset classes or specialized to
specific asset classes, and role will align expertise the candidate
brings in and the requirements for the role. The focus could be a
specialized asset class - fixed income or equities, or multi-asset
across pension plans. The individual will work with senior members
of the team, external experts and advisors and the CIO. They will
be managing -$5B in global pension assets including the US defined
benefit pension plan. The candidate will be involved in investment
analysis related to multi-asset strategies and / or asset classes
including equities, fixed income, and private and liquid
alternative investments. This role will also assist in areas of
strategic asset allocation and investment philosophy and is also
expected to work on investments-related special projects. The
individual will also be responsible for monitoring the DC plan
investment options. Additionally, assist the CIO in maintaining and
further enhancing the platform to meet the ongoing needs of FM
Global's plan participants. The candidate will closely work with a
senior Investments lead and will also work with the CIO for various
parts of the job.
Responsibilities:Conduct detailed quantitative and qualitative
research on external investment managers and strategies.
Conduct comprehensive portfolio and risk analytics.
Attend and lead research meetings, involving formal written
recommendations and presentations on managers and strategies across
all asset classes.
Help formulate recommendations and analysis to support the
investment diligence process actions related to investment
strategies and CIO decisions across asset classes.
Research on global macroeconomic environment and generate insight
on economic trends and markets development.
Perform and coordinate portfolio construction and risk analytics,
monitor investments performance, and engage in risk management
activities as needed. This is for multi-asset investments portfolio
and/or selective asset class/es, as part of overall total portfolio
Assist the CIO and senior investment staff in working with pension
consultants. This will be to coordinate and review asset allocation
studies, and implement recommendations into broader investment
Assist in managing the day-to-day administration of the DC plan in
partnership with the internal team, consultants, as well as
external managers and vendors.
Be a core part of the internal subject matter expert group on
retirement plans, supporting other business areas, finance and
Work closely with the CIO, senior investments-leads, and other
senior investments personnel on ad-hoc research
- 7 plus years of investments experience is required, preferably
in pension investments, multi-asset - equities, fixed income,
alternatives, and/or asset allocation. Specialized asset classes
experience in equities, fixed income, and/or liquid and private
alternatives is also relevant and helpful.
- Experience in external investment managers research, selection
and monitoring is highly preferred!
- Broad financial markets knowledge and specialized subject
matter expertise and/or across asset classes, including
- Prior institutional pension plans experience in DB and DC
retirement plans, as well as broad knowledge of benefits
regulations and fiduciary responsibilities. Including: ERISA DoL,
IRS and other related experience strongly preferred.
- Focus on detail with demonstrated proficiency in analytics and
tools including MS Excel. Strong communication, presentation
including MS PowerPoint expertise. Organization, prioritization,
and collaboration skills.
- Fast learner with a strong teamwork-based approach and a
passion for investments.
- Validated proficiency in Bloomberg, FactSet, and similar
investments and risk analytics systems.
- MBA, CFA, CAIA or another advanced degree related to
investments, economics finance, and/or quantitative analysis is
preferred.We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including
career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k),
pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs,
generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!
FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to
attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.
Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external
candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be
vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of
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