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Investments Analyst

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Date Posted: Jun 11, 2022

Location(s): Dublin, IE

Company: MetLife

Job Title: Investment Analyst

Job Location: Dublin

 

MetLife, Inc (“MetLife”) has helped generations of people around the world protect their families and finances. We are one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management to our individual and institutional customers.

 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife and is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $650 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. MIM has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate. Visit us at www.metlife.com/investments to learn more.

 

MetLife Investment Management Europe Limited (“MIM Europe”) serves MIM’s institutional client base in the European Union. It is a rapidly growing UCITS Management Company and AIFM with MiFID top-up permissions relating to individual portfolio management, investment advice and receipt and transmission of orders.  MIM Europe is located in MetLife’s existing Dublin Office, located in the City Centre.

 

Role Value Proposition: 

You will support the Chief Investment Officer / Designated Person for Investment Management and will be an integral part of a team responsible for oversight of all investment management functions for both separately managed accounts and our UCITS and AIFs.

 

You will attend regular meetings with portfolio managers and asset class specialists to discuss investment opportunities for separately managed accounts and will assist in the review of deal pipelines, credit papers and investment recommendations. You will play a key role in suitability assessments of investment strategies and products for clients and will help to agree risk tolerances, investment objectives and investment guidelines.

 

You will perform oversight of the fund products to ensure they are in line with all fund formation and governance documentation.

   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Chief Investment Officer / Designated Person for Investment Management with day-to-day oversight and monitoring tasks; ensure that any breaches of investment strategy are escalated and resolved appropriately
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the investment strategies and products
  • Review and analyse reporting received from service providers (Fund Administrators, Portfolio Managers and other key service providers) and escalate reportable items to the relevant Designated Person(s), as required
  • Provide oversight and contribute to improving the company’s core framework documents including policies, procedures and KRIs
  • Assist in due diligence reviews of the investment manager (and other service providers) and provide reporting to the Board

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 5 years’ experience in financial services
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Detailed oriented
  • Team player with the ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders

 

Preferred:

  • Experience in the investment management industry
  • Knowledge of UCITS, AIFM and MiFID regulations and the Central Bank’s Fund Management Company Guidance (CP86) requirements
  • Knowledge of how the Investment Management industry operates both within Ireland and Europe

 

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. . It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions and sexual orientations.  We strive to find the best candidate for all positions and a diverse range of applicants ensures we widen our talent pool in order to achieve this.  Any applicants with disabilities and neurodiverse conditions, please do let us know about your reasonable adjustments to ensure that we can best meet your needs.

 

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.   

 

We ensure to reward and recognise our employees for their contributions and accomplishments at work.  We value our employees’ commitment to their work by offering a competitive and extensive compensation and benefits package. This includes 25 paid holidays, performance-based bonus, health insurance, income protection and pension benefits. MetLife will also assist in the funding of professional fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax.

 

Bring your true self to work every day, receive the development and support you need to perform at your best, opportunities to advance your career and surround yourself with likeminded people. Join MetLife.

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

In order to apply for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.

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Requisition #: 125009