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Apply now Job no: 640174
Work type: Max Term Full Time
Location: Various, Sydney - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Brisbane - Inner Suburbs & CBD
Categories: Finance & Treasury, Strategy, Corporate & Professional Services, Wealth, Advice, Super, Investment, Life Risk, First Line Leader, Pay Band 6


Senior Investment Specialist

  • 6 month contract
  • Sydney based
  • Team of 3

The Suncorp Group offers a range of financial products and services in banking, general insurance, life insurance, superannuation and investment products through some of Australia and New Zealand's most respected brands including AAMI, GIO, APIA, Suncorp Bank and Vero. 

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior Investment Specialist to join our Investment Strategy team and provide high quality investment advice and investment solutions for Suncorp Group entities. The team are a vibrant group of professionals who are dedicated to adding value to the business by fostering a fun environment of innovation and creativity. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure that asset allocation and risk exposures are appropriate, including monitoring of overall portfolio positions and benchmarks
  • Portfolio management of internally managed funds, including cash allocation, rebalancing and the implementation of dynamic asset allocation, tactical asset allocation and tail-risk management
  • Work towards developing unified investment objectives across the Group, including developing a framework to evaluate the various trade-offs involved
  • Development of investment recommendations and presenting those recommendations to management, the Suncorp Asset Liability Committees (ALCO’s) and investment committees
  • Create and maintain analytic tools to monitor and model the exposures of the Group, including investment capital models, stress testing, investment volatility and return models
  • Ensure the models used for the purpose of fulfilling the key accountabilities outlined above are fit for purpose and documented
  • Work with the investment risk and reporting and finance and actuarial teams to enhance investment reporting, including to the Board and ALCOs
  • Support capital, finance and actuarial teams with the refinement of risk-based capital models
  • Ensure the models used for the purpose of fulfilling the key accountabilities outlined above are fit for purpose and documented
  • Monitor asset allocation, risk and other key metrics
  • Analyse the investment strategies of competitors

Your skills and experience:

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong quantitative foundation – Engineering, Physics, Mathematics Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, or Finance (Mandatory)
  • Solid experience in a similar role with Insurance or asset-liability related investment experience
  • Good understanding of investment instruments with a focus on fixed income
  • Good understanding of financial markets, portfolio management, asset classes and investment management processes
  • Computational skills: Excel/VBA, MATLAB, R, Python
  • Strong people management skills, including the ability to engage, seek feedback from and influence senior management i.e. EGMs
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to contribute in a team environment
  • Ability to set priorities and adjust priorities if business needs change

What's on offer?

In return you will benefit from joining a dynamic team who are motivated and passionate about what they deliver to the business and who are afforded autonomy and accountability in their day-to-day work.  Suncorp offers genuine professional development opportunities with a competitive salary and a range of corporate and lifestyle benefits.

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If you have the skills and experience listed above please follow the links to apply online now!

For more information please contact Suzie Singh on 02 8121 3249

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