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Senior Portfolio Manager
Tactical Asset Allocation
Recruitment Id:20524

Do you want to analyze the global economy and financial markets in order to estimate and implement optimal investment portfolios? As a Senior Portfolio Manager you will become part of the Portfolio Construction team in Danske Bank Asset Management, and you will be responsible for short-term risk taking with the aim of optimizing the investment performance for our clients.

Who we are
Portfolio Construction is a newly formed team in Danske Bank’s asset management division located in Lyngby. The team manage absolute and relative balanced mandates. We have high ambitions for our multi-asset offerings with profound implications for our tactical asset allocation process. Going forward, our investment process will to an even higher degree be expressed in derivative-based tactical overlay strategies, and we are thus looking to strength our capabilities by adding one extra portfolio manager.

Who we are looking for
You will be the fourth portfolio manager in the tactical asset allocation team. Our management value empowerment, and so you should be willing to work in an environment where your investment views are put into practice 1:1. The ideal candidate should fit the investment DNA in the team. Specifically, we look for the following skills and characteristics:

  • Macro-Finance: Our investment process integrate global macro analysis and asset pricing theory. You should have experience within both areas and have appetite for developing structured investment processes.
  • Quantitative analysis: You have a master’s degree or Ph.D. within economics and finance. In addition, you are skillful at applying statistics and econometric modelling techniques in practice, and you have good programming capabilities (e.g. MATLAB, Python or R).
  • Work experience: You have relevant work experience with focus on top-down multi-asset allocation or allocation within one of the major liquid asset classes.
  • Personality: Our investment process is heavily inspired by the forecasting principles laid out in Philip Tetlock’s book Superforecasting: You should thrive in a culture that puts analytical skills above communication skills, you should be excellent in thinking probabilistic and willing to update your investment views on a continuous basis.

Interested?
If you have questions please call Jan Holst Hansen, Chief Portfolio Manager, +45 45 13 96 31 or Lars Dam, Head of Portfolio Construction, +45 45 13 96 41.


Send application and CV no later than 06.01.2019.

Danske Bank is a Nordic bank with strong local roots and bridges to the rest of the world. For more than 145 years, we have helped people and businesses in the Nordics realise their ambitions. Danske Bank has more than 19,000 employees in 16 countries around the world who serve our 3.4 million personal, business and institutional customers. In addition to banking services, we also offer life insurance and pension, mortgage credit, wealth management, real estate and leasing services.
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