Investment Strategist Consultant

Saudi Arabia
19 Feb 2016
02 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
Saudi Aramco is seeking an Investment Strategist to join the Investment Management Department (IMD). The IMD is a part of the Finance Business Line in Saudi Aramco and reports to the Treasury organization. Its objectives are to provide expert financial advice within the employee defined benefit and defined contribution plans of Saudi Aramco.

Successful candidates will be responsible for developing the investment strategy and portfolio analytics for defined benefit and defined contribution benefit plans. The candidate's functions include asset allocation, asset liability management, risk management, setting investment guidelines, rebalancing the portfolio, and establishing portfolio analytics, e.g., risk reporting, performance attribution and exposure and liquidity reports. In addition to conventional asset classes, the individual should have experience in alternative investments. It is preferred that the individual is a CFA and a M.S. degree in Finance or an MBA is considered an asset.

Minimum Requirements
A bachelor's degree is required. A degree in Finance or a related field is preferred.
10+ years of experience in institutional investing is required.
Pension Investment Experience
CFA, FRM or CAIA certification.
A strong analytical and quantitative background.


Risk Management experience
Alternative Investment experience (hedge funds, agriculture, private assets - long term investments)
Asset Management experience (pensions)
Software - MSCI Barra or MPI

Duties and Responsibilities
Track and analyze industry trends.
Asset allocation decisions.
Asset liability management.
Establish portfolio analytics, including risk, exposure and performance reports.
Investment guidelines.
Portfolio rebalancing.
Fund manager selection and monitoring.
Fund manager relations.
Tactical asset allocation recommendation.
Lead, develop and mentor a team of analysts.