Portfolio Manager – Investec Asset Management

Portfolio Manager

Overview of role

Investec Asset Management’s emerging market growth story is unmatched and for more than 20 years the Botswana team has played a meaningful role in our development. While we are a globally competitive investment firm, our roots and presence in Southern Africa mean that Botswana is an important region for us. We are not only committed to growing and preserving wealth for our Botswana clients, but also to play a meaningful role in the deepening and development of Botswana’s capital market.

Job description

The Portfolio Manager position requires you to take a leadership role in delivering investment performance, with an additional focus on the retention and growth of assets under management, the development of analysts in the team, and strategy development for the business as the market in Botswana evolves. Investec Asset Management has an entrepreneurial culture, which will allow you the freedom to create and shape the business.

This position provides the ideal platform from which to learn the Investec culture, build relationships with key clients and prove yourself. You will be a key investment individual and will spend time working with both the Investments and Institutional Client Group teams in Cape Town and London.

Requirements, Education and Experience

You will need to possess strong commercial acumen and be able to back up your technical knowledge. You will have appropriate tertiary qualifications, as well as 8-10 years’ experience in the financial services sector, together with a strong track record of investment success.Closing Date: 16 November 2017

Company profile

Investec Asset Management is a business built on our people. Established in Cape Town in 1991, we have grown from a small start-up into an international business managing approximately USD130 billion on behalf of clients all over the world. An independently managed global asset manager within the Investec Group, we provide investment products and services to institutions, advisory clients and individuals. They include pension funds, central banks, sovereign wealth funds, insurers, foundations, financial advisers and individual investors. To learn more about Investec, please click here.