Portfolio Manager Intern at Momentum



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Exciting career opportunity at Momentum Investments

Momentum Investments includes all the investments-related businesses of the MMI Group, which is one of South Africa’s largest investment houses offering a wide spectrum of investment services and solutions to both individual and institutional investors. Our services and solutions are offered through our asset management, alternative investments, manager of managers, collective investments, global investments and property investments businesses, as well as various investment platforms.

A 12-month internship opportunity is available to motivated graduates wishing to obtain experience, knowledge and understanding portfolio management.The person will be assigned to assist portfolio manager(s) with specific assigned portfolios in terms of all related investment analysis (performance and risk analysis on products, underlying portfolios or managers under investigation). In addition, this person will be required to perform analytical functions within the investment management unit on a daily basis.
Work Output
Perspective: Process
•Conducts performance attribution and risk analysis
•Assists with rebalancing of funds on a periodic basis
•Evaluates portfolios and underlying fund managers on a qualitative and quantitative basis
•Assists portfolio managers and manager research team in the investigation and evaluation of fund managers on a qualitative and quantitative basis
•Conducts ad hoc performance and risk research studies and comparisons which includes studies on the probability of outperforming certain targets above inflation, hedge funds as a separate asset class etc
•Assists with monthly and quarterly comments/reports/presentations
•Applies portfolio and risk research in the multi-manager environment
•Participates on ad-hoc projects as agreed on with line manager
Perspective: People
•Identifies effective solutions and activities to address own development gaps
•Creates own development plan and reviews plan with manager
•Understands which competencies and skills should be mastered to ensure personal development and performance
•Contributes to team success by ensuring team commitment and cohesion
The applicant should meet these requirements:
•Investment and analytical knowledge
•Relevant qualification including BSc, BCom or equivalent Commerce degree
•Candidates must be South African citizens
Competencies Required
•Investment and financial markets
•MS Office
•Asset management principles and practices
•Monitoring and reviewing
•Presentation skills
•Client interaction
•Information processing
•Aptitude for figures
•Stress management

Application here source metropolitan.co.za