Fixed Income Consultant

Saudi Arabia
31 Oct 2016
09 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Req Number: 13729BR
Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is seeking a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager to join the Investment Management Department (IMD). 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 the management of the fixed income assets of the defined benefit and defined contribution benefit plans, which include mandates with third-party investment managers as well as an internally managed GCC fixed income portfolio. The candidate's functions include portfolio management, manager selection, ongoing monitoring and review, portfolio rebalancing, setting investment guidelines and establishing portfolio analytics e.g., risk reporting, performance attribution and exposure and liquidity reports.
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree is required. A degree in Finance or related field is preferred.
15 years of experience in institutional investing is required.
CFA certification is preferred.
Strong analytical and quantitative background.
A solid grounding in liability driven investment strategies is preferred.
Experience of the GCC fixed income markets would be advantageous
Duties & Responsibilities:
Track and analyze industry trends.
Portfolio management and tactical asset allocation.
Fund manager selection and monitoring.
Setting Investment guidelines.
Security Selection (high grade)
Establish portfolio analytics, including risk, exposure and performance reports.
Portfolio rebalancing.
Lead, develop and mentor a team of analysts.
About us:
As an integrated, global petroleum enterprise with operations in Saudi Arabia, Europe, the United States and the Far East, Saudi Aramco is one of the cornerstones of the world's energy supply. Saudi Aramco has a proud legacy of accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. In recent years, the Company has been creating downstream joint and equity ventures, both in Saudi Arabia and in China, and is exploring additional opportunities in refining and petrochemicals. Projects such as these, combined with Saudi Aramco's stature - both as a corporation and as a corporate citizen - in the Kingdom and wherever the Company does business, make for a challenging and rewarding work environment for the personnel of the Finance business line.