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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Salary: $178K - $255K

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. Details below.

This is a senior-level role, working closely with VP, Portfolio Manager, Asset Allocation, RQA and the Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Senior and Portfolio Managers, and other senior Investments leaders and staff, across broad and/or specialized asset classes. These asset classes include equities, fixed income, multi-asset, private and/or liquid alternatives, and cash, and expect that assets under impact to be greater than $3Bil. This role would be key to collaborate with other senior investments peers and the team members with regards to the strategic and tactical aspects of the total portfolio level asset allocations. This role will also help manage broad and/or specific aspects of portfolio management across the entire portfolio, under the leadership of the Senior PM, Asset Allocation, Strategy, and the CIO, and in collaboration with other SPM’s and PM’s. The role will also play an important part in developing, collaborating with regards to the building the macroeconomic and financial markets related forecasts and expected returns for the Investments team, and guiding the strategic asset allocation and tactical asset allocation related investment decisions.

Responsibilities will also include leading, enabling, and where relevant collaboration with respect to risk and performance analytics across multiple asset classes, including equities, fixed income, multi-asset, private and/or liquid alternatives. The incumbent will also be collaborating periodically with regards to investments, economic and financial markets-related projects and initiatives related to asset allocation activities and necessitate collaboration with internally managed portfolio management leadership as well. The role will have a staff of generalists, and will have the opportunity to add top talent, including summer interns and rotation staff. The role focus will also include most of the areas of investments, and will have junior-level direct reports, including people management responsibilities.

The investments related risk management responsibility scope will be for the insurance portfolios and will be based on the exposures generated from the equities, fixed income, and multi-asset portfolios primarily, and as needed collaboration with the private alternatives portfolio team members. From a subject matter expertise standpoint, the role requires strategic investment and asset allocation related experience.

The role also requires extensive expertise in the use of strategy, economics, investment intelligence and investment risk including analytics, overlays management. Prior background, understanding and work experience of the broad portfolio design and construction across specific asset classes or multi-asset portfolio including risk analytics and management is also required. Knowledge and experience related to exposures measurement, and investment risk management across equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, and commodities is preferred.

This role will be working closely with the Investments team peers, VP, PM asset Allocation, and other peers in helping establish a seamless and collaborative manner to facilitate the management of the specific asset class or broad multi-asset portfolio. The role will include collaborating with investments personnel working on internally managed and externally managed mandates in equities, fixed income, alternatives and / or multi-asset portfolio/s. This role will require the individual to interface actively internally and as needed externally as well in a prudent and seamless manner. This role will also work with the team to build the macro-economic and financial markets related forecasts.Additional Responsibilities:

• Investment Asset Allocation – Strategic and Tactical
• Investment Risk and Quantitative Analysis – asset allocation, investment risk management, and risk and quantitative analytics – total portfolio, asset classes and securities level
• Macro-economic and financial markets forecasts
• Research on global macroeconomic environment and generate insight on economic trends and market development
• Internal and external – research and econometrics models
• Collaborate on investment management and portfolio construction for internal and externally managed strategies
• Collaborate on portfolio construction, investments monitoring, and risk management across asset classes within the overall total portfolio construction framework
• Work closely with the senior PM’s and CIO, and other senior investments leads senior directors and managers on periodic, adhoc, and special research projects

  • 4 Year / Bachelors Degree BA or BS required; MBA, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator), CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) or other advanced degree related to investments, economics, finance, or quantitative analysis preferred
  • 8+ years of relevant sector specific experience in investments, financial markets and/or financial risk management
  • Global financial markets, investments, risk management and economics related experience.
  • Broad knowledge in the financial markets and across asset classes
  • Strong communication, presentation, and collaboration skills
  • Collaboration with other internal stakeholders and partners – investment accounting, legal, tax and other departments.
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker with flexibility to adapt to and positively influence new processes/infrastructure
  • Strong mentoring and coaching experience with excellent judgement and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Fast learner with a strong teamwork-based mindset, and passion for financial markets, corporate finance and investment risk management
  • Collaborative mindset required, and people management and leadership experience preferred
  • Expert knowledge in using Bloomberg, and FactSet, similar investments systems and the experience to be able to apply expertise to any new investment risk management and accounting related, and order entry systems.

The final salary offer will vary based on individual education, skills, and experience. The position is eligible to participate in FM Global’s comprehensive Total Rewards program that includes an incentive plan, generous health and well-being programs, a 401(k) and pension plan, career development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work, time off allowances and much more.

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce.