Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Manager

Job Title: Portfolio Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mumbai
Reference: 000050/000360/10912/2018_2_110418
Contact Name: Binoy Pavithran
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Job Published: April 11, 2018 12:46

Job Description

Our client, a leading financial services group is looking for a Portfolio Manager for their office in Mumbai. As a Portfolio Manager, the successful candidate will be in charge of working collaboratively in a team of researchers to build and run their global trading book. The focus will be on generating absolute return with an attractive return and risk profile. The candidate will be involved in all stages from generating fresh research ideas to final implementation in a trading book and live monitoring of performance and risk management. The candidate will be working with a team of highly skilled researchers and portfolio managers, making this a great platform for future growth and a great learning experience.


  • Building and managing a trading book and delivering out of sample net revenue targets within a pre-defined risk framework
  • Deep involvement in the complete life cycle of strategy development process ranging from idea generation to live deployment
  • Managing a small team of researchers
  • Back-test and implement alpha generating models across multiple markets and asset classes
  • Perform back testing, check profitability and stability of strategies
  • Continuously optimize and modernize strategy portfolio

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least 5+ years experience of quant research and at least 2+ years of experience managing a trading book for a global hedge fund/prop desk equivalent
  • In depth understanding and working knowledge of various quantitative and statistical techniques
  • Strong academic background from top tier institution with specialization in either mathematics, computer science or statistics
  • Hands on experience  of programming in R/Python/Java/Matlab
  • Good macro understanding of market dynamics of various asset classes and how they change over time
  • Team player and should have the ability to come out with solutions of critical work quickly
  • Curiosity and a passion for developing new patterns and alphas