Senior Portfolio Manager


Lagos, Nigeria

Closing: 10 Dec 2023

ARM Pensions

5, Mekunwen Road Off Oyinkan Abayomi Drive Ikoyi, Lagos


- The primary job function will entail managing diversified portfolios in accordance with regulatory guidelines as well as each fund’s specific investment policy statements. - The primary portfolio manager is expected to perform quantitative and qualitative evaluation of both the Equity and Fixed Income universe. -The ideal candidate should have exposure to both asset classes but demonstrate functional expertise in at least one of them. - S(He) must be able to conduct fundamental and technical analysis with the aim of making investment recommendations. - The area of coverage would not be limited to domestic markets but would extend to regional and global markets as well. - The candidate may be required to make investments in alternative asset classes such as Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure. - The primary portfolio manager is responsible for generation of investment ideas and implementation.


  • Devise and implement investment strategies for assigned diversified and multi-asset portfolios
  • Build quarterly model portfolios and regularly develop investment strategies based on capital marketexpectations as well as current trends/themes.
  • Prepare portfolio strategy documents and investment proposals and memos.
  • Review fixed income and/or equity research reports prepared by investment analysts and translate these toactionable investment ideas for portfolios
  • Build and maintain proprietary models to guide investment decision making.
  • Assist the Head, IM in implementing investment strategies and seek best execution from counter-parties.
  • Track portfolio performance and monitor implemented strategies
  • Prepare and deliver regular presentations on the economy, industry trends, portfolio performance andmarket outlook to Executive Management, Investment Management Committee, Board of Trustees,General Staff etc.
  • Work closely with business development team on client relationship management and achieving strategicbusiness objectives.
  • Anchor the audit of the Investment Management department by regulators as well as external and internalauditors.
  • Oversee portfolio management activities of secondary portfolio managers
  • Responsible for the career development of investment analysts and secondary portfolio managers.


• A good first degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Applied Sciences; Master’s degree would be an added advantage.

• Minimum of Six (6) years’ experience in Investment Research, Investment Management, Fixed Income Trading or other alternative Buy-Side function

• Ideal candidate would be a CFA Charter holder or a registered candidate of the CFA program

• The candidate should have excellent modeling, writing, presentation, communication andinterpersonal skills.

• Proficiency in the use of Bloomberg will be essential.

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Job Overview

  • Department

    Investment Management
  • Experience

    6 - 8 Year(s)
  • Education

    Bachelors, Masters