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Senior Capital and Investment Specialist – SA1119

Our client is looking for a Senior Capital and Investment Specialist to join their Group Balance Sheet Management team. The role is jointly within the Investment Strategy and Capital Team and will be responsible for the implementation of the Capital Management Policy and Strategic Asset Allocation Framework across their Rest of Africa business. Candidates who are interested should have at least 5 years’ relevant experience in the insurance or asset management industry. 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Drive the implementation of the Capital Management Policy and Strategic Asset Allocation Framework and ensure senior executive buy-in.  
  • Optimise capital structures (including solvency target setting) across different legal entities and regulatory frameworks.  
  • Derive and implement investment mandates per legal entity.  
  • Derive transition strategies for Entities and monitor adherence.   
  • Design and plan capital initiatives (e.g. dividends, debt issuance) to improve efficiency and meet group targets.  
  • Advise on repositioning portfolios and drive the reporting requirements.   
  • Analyse investment ideas for any tactical deviations in order to drive shareholder value creation in the shareholder portfolios.  
  • Analyse commercial aspects of capital investments, and new and existing products;  
  • Ensure all reporting requirements are met in terms of monthly performance, business planning and forecasting including Investor Relations.  
  • Track investment performance, including setting benchmarks and performance targets, setting risk limits and assist in negotiating asset management fees.  
  • Ensure appropriate credit strategies are adhered to  
  • Stay abreast of local regulatory and macro-economic environments per country to ensure appropriate capital and investment strategies are developed for local markets 
  • Attendance/membership of relevant committees such as Investment Committees & Capital Management Committee 

For more information, please contact Wilhelm ([email protected] or +27 (0)82 823 9978). 

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