TITLE : Investment VP, Senior Investment Strategist (PGIM, Inc. – Newark, NJ)
DUTIES: Develop and recommend strategies for achieving investment goals of the organization and clients. Create frameworks for analyzing alternative investment and risk scenarios including overall investment return, interplay of various asset classes or securities, comparative return of different markets. Forecasts market changes based on economic and industry analyses. Monitor technical trading trends. Understand economics and finance using asset pricing models including bonds, FX and derivatives. Independently complete complex analyses. Focus on developing fixed income investment strategy and asset allocation guidelines for the organization and its clients. Responsible for non-product-specific strategies used by the overall organization. Analyze credit, global rates, and currency markets to formulate investment views to maximize risk adjusted returns. Identify opportunities and environments to tactically increase or reduce risk in bond portfolios through sectors and instruments that exhibit attractive correlation characteristics, and opportunities utilizing volatility strategies. Develop tools, frameworks, and models to choose attractive investments and optimize risk exposure across rates, FX, credit, and sectors and countries, incorporating fundamental versus technical views, as well as correlations across a variety of asset classes and regions. Perform complex analysis of markets and economies using advanced econometrics and statistics, and working knowledge of applied tools such as Eviews, SaS, and VBA. Organize, conduct, and summarize the conclusions from a series of Global Macro meetings and periodic "Deep Dives" into pertinent global macro issues and document fixed income and white papers on global macro issues for broad dissemination. Creatively articulate and detail the firm's investment outlook in presentations, quarterly write-ups, and other client materials, and update presentations frequently. Use portfolio management systems including Point, Bloomberg, Haver and Factset.
REQTS : Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or a related field plus nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience in the job offered, or as a Senior Global Market Strategist, Economist, or a related position. Must have nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience with: Using portfolio management systems including Point, Bloomberg, Haver and Factset; Analyzing credit, global rates, and currency markets to formulate investment views to maximize risk adjusted returns; Pricing models including bonds, FX, and derivatives; Identifying opportunities and environments to tactically increase or reduce risk in portfolios; Developing tools, frameworks, and models to choose investments and optimize risk exposure across rates, FX and credit, sectors and countries; Analyzing markets and economies using Eviews, SaS, and VBA; Documenting fixed income and white papers on global macro issues for broad dissemination; and Detailing investment outlook in presentations and quarterly write-ups. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master's degree or foreign equivalent in a stated field plus six (6) years of related experience. The employer will accept pre- or post- Master's degree experience. Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable.
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