Portfolio Manager / Trader - International Equities, Dubai

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Robert Half International UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Employment Type:
Full time
Private Banking & Wealth Management
Sub Sector:
Portfolio Management
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Job Description

Portfolio Manager / Trader - International Equities, Dubai

The Company

Our client, the family office and investment arm of a local conglomerate, are looking for an experienced professional to join their business leading equities trading for an international equity portfolio. The successful candidate is likely to either come from a portfolio management, trading, or equity research background.

The Role

  • Management of share trading activities
  • Provide recommendations to the Chairman on investment strategies related to trading activities
  • Conducting market research and analysis, making investment recommendations to the Chairman
  • Instructing broker on trade execution, as agreed with the Chairman
  • Developing investment strategies and portfolio risk management
  • Prepare market updates on investment news and trading volumes by region and sector
  • Ensuring trades recorded in the accounting system on day of transaction
  • Preparation of quarterly rolling 36 month P&L, BS and Cash Flow forecasts for the share trading activities
  • Provision of variance analysis explanations and other adhoc analysis in support of share trading activities

The Candidate

  • BSc in Finance/Economics or related field
  • 5 years of trading experience with strong track record of delivering profit
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Sound knowledge of equity and fixed income products
  • Knowledge of Portfolio Risk Management strategies
  • Decision making
  • Attention to detail
  • Structured, focused work style
  • High ethical standards
  • Based in Dubai