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  • Posted: Feb 12, 2024
    Deadline: Feb 23, 2024
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    Centum is East Africa's leading investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. We are an investment channel providing investors with access to a portfolio of inaccessible, quality, diversified investments. Our Key objective is to consistently generate market beating returns by building extraordinary enterpr...
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    Fixed Income Analyst

    Job Summary

    The job holder will be responsible for continually and accurately generating research reports, investments analysis, and offering recommendations with regards to the Nabo Fixed Income and portfolios on Local currency government bonds, Eurobonds, and Private Debt opportunities to the investment management committee for the purpose of decision-making. The position is also responsible, from time to time, to perform other analytical work as may be assigned to.

    Principle Accountabilities:

    • Conducting fundamental investment opportunity research and macro analysis in the Africa debt market space.
    • Active investment idea generation, including performing country, sector, and company screening.
    • Conducting periodic updates on investment and market performance.
    • Conducting country, industry, and capital markets research so as to keep up with detailed knowledge about the African micro and macroeconomic environment and financial markets.
    • Participating in the evaluation, formulation, and implementation of investment strategies.
    • Financial modelling and data analysis.
    • Preparing written reports and verbal presentations.
    • Contributing in investment meetings and review sessions.
    • Actively participate in value creation and portfolio operations.
    • Performing other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Actuarial Science, Economics or related (an aptitude for numbers is a must for candidates with a non-finance background).
    • Enrolled in or pursuing a related professional course and/or exams (CFA, CAIA, CQF, CIFA) is an added advantage.
    • Relevant 2-3 years’ work experience in an investment management environment.
    • Good analytical and quantitative reasoning.
    • Strong communication skills (both written and oral).
    • Strong organizational and time management skills -ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated creativity & innovation in business.
    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, with exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
    • A team player with strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to learn quickly and manage workload, work effectively under pressure in a demanding environment.

    Method of Application

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