Portfolio Manager – Equities at Cordros Asset Management Limited

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Job Title: Portfolio Manager – Equities

Location: Lagos
Department / Unit: Investment Management.

Role Description

  • The Portfolio Manager will work closely with relationship managers to manage, monitor, and maintain client portfolios and funds. He/she will develop and research Equity investment ideas for clients, perform due diligence on existing investments, and serve as a member of the Investment Committee.
  • This is a senior role which involves mentoring Investment Management Analysts and other junior investment professionals; and has decision‐making authority and responsibility on clients’ investment matters.

Organizational Relationships

  • Directly Reports To: Managing Director, Cordros Asset Management.
  • Directly Supervises: Investment Management Analysts.


  • Critical thinking about macroeconomic investment ideas and forecasting methodology, and the ability to explain and defend those ideas to a broader audience.
  • Conducting industry and company specific comprehensive fundamental analysis, including in-depth financial statement analysis.
  • Presenting overviews, reports and timely investment recommendations to the Asset Management team, including buy, sell and hold recommendations.
  • Developing and implementing investment strategies & asset allocation for individual and institutional investors.
  • Collaborating with all team members on the design of investment strategies for all products and services.
  • Monitoring trends within the capital market.
  • Contributing to the development of policies and processes for portfolio analysis and management, investor reporting and regulatory
  • Analyzing investment portfolio data to monitor investment returns and risk
  • Participating in investor meetings and calls to provide portfolio
  • Providing content proposals to potential
  • Serve as an in–house consultant to the sales teams and relationship managers on all products and services.
  • Meeting with relationship managers to review and manage client portfolios and investment guidelines.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Investment
  • Manage projects assigned by the Investment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Second Class Lower Bachelor’s Degree in either Economics, Statistics, Banking and Finance or Business Administration from an accredited university.
  • An MBA or related Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.


  •  ACS, ACA or CFA Certifications will also be an added advantage.


  • 8–10 years industry experience, of which 6 years must have been spent in investment/portfolio/funds management.

Competencies Required
Knowledge Required:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Global, Domestic Economy and the Nigerian Capital Market.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of various asset classes.
  • Sound knowledge of investment and risk management fundamentals.
  • Deep technical expertise in research and investment analysis.
  • Deep knowledge of asset allocation and portfolio construction.

Skills Required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, adept at concise
  • Outstanding client relationship development and management
  • High degree of Excel proficiency-the ability to create and maintain spreadsheets with
  • Proactive problem-solving
  • Aptitude for presenting financial information in understandable formats for multiple
  • Leadership and People Management Skills.

Behavioural Attributes Required:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group
  • Client first attitude, professional demeanour, personal integrity and an understanding of fiduciary
  • Ability to multi‐task and manage time
  • Self‐motivated, confident, detail‐oriented, and
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as
  • Demonstrated ability to design, launch and scale new projects and

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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