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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2023
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    Jubilee Insurance was established in August 1937, as the first locally incorporated Insurance Company based in Mombasa in 1937. Jubilee Insurance has spread its sphere of influence throughout the region to become the largest Composite insurer in East Africa, handling Life, Pensions, general and Medical insurance.
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    Portfolio Manager -(Re-advertised)

    Job Ref. No: JAML003

    Role Purpose

    • The Portfolio Manager is responsible for executing the Company’s Investment Strategy in consultation with the Investment Committeeand support the Marketing Team in selling the Company’s Investment Products to grow assets under management.
    • They will also oversee and manage investment portfolios for a variety of clients, ensuring that they are aligned with each client's investment objectives, risk tolerance, and time horizon. The Portfolio Manager will work closely with clients, financial advisors, and other professionals to develop and execute investment strategies that maximize returns while minimizing risk.

    Main duties and responsibilities:


    • Develop and oversee the economic and investment research and report to the CEO.
    • Responsible for developing portfolios and delivering investment returns exceeding pre-set benchmarks.
    • Manage a team of investment professionals and research analysts.
    • Ensure timely and coordinated implementation of Investment Committee decisions.
    • Regularly monitor portfolios under management and recommend any rebalancing strategies to bring them in line with both agreed investment committee strategies and current client circumstances.
    • Report in accordance with the CFA Institute GIPS Performance Reporting Standards
    • Uphold and follow the CFA Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
    • Ensure investment decisions are backed by high quality and appropriate research and analysis; both internally and externally.

    Business Development

    • Manage existing client relationships in order to retain and grow business from company’s clients.
    • Support the Business Development team in presentations to potential clients.
    • Leverage existing business relationships of the Group to grow company client base.

    Reporting & Relationship Management

    • Responsible for periodic reporting to clients while incorporating economic and market overviews, portfolio valuation, performance and strategy for the following quarter.
    • Coordinate with other Departmental Heads to ensure timely and accurate reporting to regulators (CMA/ RBA) as per the regulations.
    • Making presentations to Client Investment Committees/ Trustees/ Fund secretaries.
    • Preparing strategy papers, investment recommendations and reports to the Board, CEO and Investment Committee.
    • Actively manage relationships with brokers and other market participants.


    • Oversee the maintenance of client files for all correspondences, reports and minutes of Client meetings
    • Ensure all documentations regarding relationship with clients in terms of investment management agreement, and investment policy statement are complete and up to date
    • Liaise with Operations to ensure that management fees is paid promptly.


    • Ensure compliance to statutory and regulatory requirements including Treating Customers Fairly, Data Protection and Anti Money Laundering.
    • Ensure compliance to all company policies, regulatory and statutory reporting.

    Leadership and People

    • To provide the much-needed transformational leadership to meet and surpass the expectations of stakeholders.
    • Building relevant departmental capacity to deliver on strategy by leading, guiding, directing, and evaluating the work of the team.
    • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship while maintaining a conducive work environment for attracting, retaining, and motivating employees.
    • Building the team and ensure adequate succession planning throughout the organization.

    Key Competencies

    • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to conduct in-depth research and analysis of potential investments.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and other  professionals.
    • Solid understanding of financial markets, investment principles, and portfolio management strategies.
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to provide guidance and mentorship to junior investment professionals.
    • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy, with the ability to analyze complex data and identify trends and patterns.
    • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and address issues and challenges in a timely and effective manner.


    • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field.
    • Master’s in Business Administration or its equivalent will be an advantage.
    • CFA Charter holder or equivalent.
    • Knowledge in investment reporting and corporate financial reporting.
    • Knowledge of legislation governing Retirement Benefits, institutional and retail investments.
    • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Excel, Bloomberg, and other financial analysis tools

    Relevant Experience

    • Minimum of 4-6 years’ experience in managing investments.
    • Track record of delivering superior investment returns
    • Experience in managing funds on a local and/or regional basis will be an added advantage.
    • Solid understanding of applicable laws and regulations related to investment management.
    • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Excel, Bloomberg, and other financial analysis tools.

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