Regional Investment Manager, LATAM
Zurich North America - Manhattan, NY

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Do you want to lead Zurich’s Latin American investment management businesses, manage and develop a team of skilled investment professionals, advise local business managers and Zurich’s senior executives, and work with global experts to grow a regional insurance investment management platform for life and general insurance? Investment Management is Zurich’s centre of competence for managing over USD 200bn of insurance assets. We are looking for an ambitious candidate with a proven track record in Latin American investment management with a focus on insurance to join our Strategy Implementation regional team in New York. As our Regional Investment Manager – Latin America, you lead Investment Management’s mandate with respect to USD 6bn of own-risk portfolios in the region. You are responsible for the management of six direct reports, including five country CIOs, and a total staff of 50 people. In close collaboration with Central Team, in-country professionals, and regional and local business managers, you shape the agenda of Asset Liability Management – Investment Committees, develop and propose investment strategies, coordinate the selection, evaluation and monitoring of asset managers and recommend specific actions to management. In addition, you work closely with other Group functions to implement effective governance for insurance investments and new product development.

Skills:
You have preferably completed a Masters or higher level degree or you have a bachelor degree from a leading institution in the area of investments, finance and/or economics complemented with a CFA or equivalent certificate. You have at least seven years of relevant professional experience in the areas of investment management and/or insurance. You have a proven track-record in defining and implementing investment strategies for insurance companies, and experience in managing teams of qualified investment professionals. You are fluent in spoken and written English and have strong communication skills in Spanish and/or Portuguese. You deliver high quality work, clearly set priorities and maintain focus on liability-driven strategies. If you are looking to work in a challenging, international and multicultural environment, then we are looking forward to your application.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor or first Degree
Minimum seven years of relevant work experience Experience defining and implementing investment strategies for insurance companies
Experience in managing teams of investment professionals
Bilingual English and Spanish or Portuguese

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in investments, finance, and/or economics
Masters degree or other advanced degree CFA or equivalent certification if only in possession of Bachelor or first degree or if degree(s) is (are) in sciences or fields not directly related to investments, finance or economics
Experience in a global environment

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor or first Degree
Minimum seven years of relevant work experience Experience defining and implementing investment strategies for insurance companies
Experience in managing teams of investment professionals
Bilingual English and Spanish or Portuguese

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in investments, finance, and/or economics
Masters degree or other advanced degree CFA or equivalent certification if only in possession of Bachelor or first degree or if degree(s) is (are) in sciences or fields not directly related to investments, finance or economics
Experience in a global environment

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Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe,...