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Portfolio Manager

Date:  02-Sep-2021
Country:  Singapore
Function:  Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable





 

About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

 

Product Information

CFSG

In Commodity Financial Services, Olam operates a quantitative fund management business and a risk management solutions business.
Under the name of Invenio Asset Management Pte Ltd, it combines insights in commodity markets and quantitative research capabilities to build proprietary trading strategies, which cover several themes such as trend, term structure, mean reversion, risk parity, quanta mental and value investing to capture a range of market opportunities across the globe. 
It currently manages internal capital and runs various investment programmes, trading multi-asset portfolios in more than 13 exchanges worldwide. Olam’s Risk Management Solutions business provides customised solutions to producers and customers in the agricultural commodity sector.

Job Description

We are looking to recruit Portfolio Manager for our systematic futures team within the Quant Fund. We trade the world’s most-liquid futures and forward contracts across all major asset classes (commodities, currencies, equity indices, and fixed income) with typical holding periods around a few days.

Key Deliverables
  • To build proprietary trading strategies, which cover several themes such as trend, term structure, mean reversion, risk parity, quanta mental and value investing to capture a range of market opportunities across the globe.
  • Experience in trading APAC equity market (Not US or Europe)
  • He or she must have managed independent portfolio and have live track record of few years
  • Collect, prepare and analyze datasets using advanced statistical methods to identify new and improve existing trading strategies
  • Contribute to the research agenda related to portfolio construction and optimization, risk management and strategy capacity
  • Help with the daily trading process, liaising with the execution and technology team
  • Manage stakeholder relations with a clear focus on closing service gaps, process improvement and best practise implementation.
Requirements

Qualifications

  • PhD (or exceptional MSc) in a quantitative field like econometrics, mathematics, physics, or statistics
  • 2-5 years of quant futures research experience in a hedge fund or asset management environment

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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