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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Newport Beach, California

Salary: $285K - $349K

Pacific Life Insurance Company is an American insurance company that provides a variety of products and services designed to create financial security for individuals and businesses in the retail, institutional, workforce benefits, and reinsurance markets. $200 billion AUM. Details below.

Job Description:

Providing for loved ones, planning rewarding retirements, saving enough for whatever lies ahead – our policyholders count on us to be there when it matters most. It’s a big ask, but it’s one that we have the power to deliver when we work together. We collaborate and innovate – pushing one another to transform not just Pacific Life, but the entire industry for the better. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do. Pacific Life is more than a job, it’s a career with purpose. It’s a career where you have the support, balance, and resources to make a positive impact on the future – including your own.

We’re actively seeking a talented VP, Investments & Product Solutions to join our Investments team in Newport Beach, CA. This role is hybrid. We believe in empowering our employees to get work done both in and out of the office.

As a VP, Investments & Product Solutions (IPS) you’ll move Pacific Life, and your career, forward by overseeing and reporting on the asset and liability alignment across our Institutional Division’s (ID) general account portfolios. The primary objective of this position is to optimize ID portfolios to balance division financial goals and risk appetite. The VP, IPS plays a crucial role in ensuring the division’s liquidity, interest rate risk management, and capital adequacy.

How you’ll help move us forward:

  • Strategy Development: Develop and help implement asset liability management strategies in alignment with the division’s overall financial objectives, risk tolerance, and regulatory requirements.
  • Risk Management: Identify, assess, and monitor risks related to interest rates, liquidity, funding, and capital adequacy. Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies and to ensure the division’s financial stability.
  • Balance Sheet Optimization: Analyze the division’s asset and liability portfolios to optimize the mix, duration, and income characteristics. Identify opportunities to enhance profitability, manage interest rate risk, and ensure adequate liquidity.
  • Interest Rate Risk Management: Implement interest rate risk models, and scenario testing to assess the impact of changing interest rate environments on the division’s balance sheet. Recommend appropriate hedging strategies and interest rate risk mitigation techniques as appropriate.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date on relevant regulatory guidelines and requirements related to asset liability management. Monitor compliance with applicable regulations and reporting standards, providing necessary documentation and reports to regulatory bodies as required.

The experience you bring: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance, economics, or a related field. Advanced certifications such as CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or FRM (Financial Risk Manager) are desirable.
  • Extensive experience in investments, asset liability management, within the insurance industry.
  • Strong knowledge of fixed-income sectors, financial instruments, and risk management tools.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets, interest rate dynamics, liquidity management, and regulatory frameworks.
  • Proficient in modeling, statistical analysis, and risk assessment techniques.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and make strategic recommendations.
  • Strong leadership and people management abilities with a track record of building and leading high-performing teams.

You can be who you are. 

People come first here. We’re committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. Learn more about how we create a welcoming work environment through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at www.pacificlife.com. What’s life like at Pacific Life? Visit Instagram.com/lifeatpacificlife.

Benefits start Day 1. 

Your wellbeing is important. We’re committed to providing flexible benefits that you can tailor to meet your needs. Whether you are focusing on your physical, financial, emotional, or social wellbeing, we’ve got you covered.

• Prioritization of your health and well-being including Medical, Dental, Vision, and a Wellbeing Reimbursement Account that can be used on yourself or your eligible dependents
• Generous paid time off options including Paid Time Off, Holiday Schedules, and Financial Planning Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave as well as an Adoption Assistance Program
• Competitive 401k savings plan with company match and an additional contribution regardless of participation.

Base Pay Range:

The base pay range noted represents the company’s good faith minimum and maximum range for this role at the time of posting. The actual compensation offered to a candidate will be dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to experience, qualifications and geographic location. Also, most employees are eligible for additional incentive pay.

$285,210.00 – $348,590.00

Your Benefits Start Day 1  
Your wellbeing is important to Pacific Life, and we’re committed to providing you with flexible benefits that you can tailor to meet your needs. Whether you are focusing on your physical, financial, emotional, or social wellbeing, we’ve got you covered.

 

  • Prioritization of your health and well-being including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Wellbeing Reimbursement Account that can be used on yourself or your eligible dependents
  • Generous paid time off options including: Paid Time Off, Holiday Schedules, and Financial Planning Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave as well as an Adoption Assistance Program
  • Competitive 401k savings plan with company match and an additional contribution regardless of participation

 

EEO Statement:

 

Pacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.