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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Salary: $ CHF108K - $ CHF135K

At Vontobel, we are committed to actively shaping our future. We create and pursue investment opportunities that get our clients ahead. As a globally active, client-centric investment manager with Swiss roots, we specialize in wealth management, active asset management and investment solutions that fit. We offer a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative working environment with the opportunity to take ownership and actively contribute to our investment performance. In return, we expect strong team spirit and high interest in commodity markets, combined with the ability to work independently, reliably, and conscientiously. Details below.

Responsibilities

  • Contribution to our fundamental commodity research by monitoring commodity sectors and conducting in-depth analyses of the most promising commodities and market trends
  • Continuous monitoring of all relevant market developments, driven by a deep understanding of the macroeconomic environment and political/geopolitical factors
  • Presentation of new investment ideas and ownership of their performances
  • Delivery of written or verbal market and performance commentaries to our clients, prospects, and internal stakeholders, as well as contribution to our published investment views
  • Support the daily management of our commodity funds, including implementation of our investment strategy, management of the collateral portfolio, risk monitoring, FX hedging, and portfolio reconciliation
  • Participation in ad-hoc portfolio analysis, including risk and performance decomposition, and involvement in the preparation of client presentations, reporting documents and investment proposals
  • Development and maintenance of the tools needed to support the investment process

Requirements

 

  • Strong understanding of commodity markets in combination with a high interest for the asset class
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in-depth fundamental market and investment analyses
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in the asset management industry or in a portfolio management position
  • Completed master’s degree in Finance, Economics or similar, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator) or equivalent specialist training is an advantage
  • Engaged and self-motivated personality, precise and attentive to details, capable of adjusting to a fluctuating workload, withstanding pressure of deadlines, while demonstrating high ethical and professional standards
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills, clear and effective communication in both oral and written German and English is a must (Italian or French is a plus)
  • High proficiency with Bloomberg and MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word), additional knowledge of VBA, SQL or Python is welcome

Thank you for applying to Vontobel. We will carefully review your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.

At Vontobel, we are an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.

We value the many voices within our teams and are committed to creating an environment where everyone who wants to be part of our performance culture can be themselves. It is based on mutual respect and zero tolerance for any form of discrimination.

If you have any questions you can contact us through our contact form.