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  • Posted: Jun 16, 2022
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    ARM Life formerly CrystaLife Assurance Plc. is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM). Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management. Established in 1994, ARM started operations as a traditional asset management company specialising in the ...
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    Junior Portfolio Manager

    Department: Investment Management

    Job Objective(s)

    • The Position Holder is responsible for contributing to the formulation of investment strategies, product development and process improvement initiatives; maintain coverage of assigned research responsibilities; ensuring efficient trade execution, portfolio administration and transaction processing; supporting Senior Portfolio Managers, and maintaining secondary responsibility for asset portfolio.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Investment Strategy: Active contribution to the development and implementation of strategies to improve the portfolio management function. The Position Holder is also responsible for the implementation of agreed investment strategies and action plans, and ensuring adherence to investment mandates and client profiles.
    • Reports and Presentations: Preparation of strategy reports and presentations on quarterly, half-yearly and annual basis, or as required. The Position Holder is also responsible for actively participating in the preparation and delivery of client presentations when necessary.
    • Portfolio Appraisal: Conduct periodic return appraisals for all portfolios with the help of PPM. Portfolio analysis, including portfolio optimization, index/ benchmark and asset class analysis
    • Research: Responsible for preparing research articles, notes and reports, as well as developing and improving research tools.
    • Product Development: Contribution to product development
    • Market Research: Ongoing assessment of the universe of investible markets, asset classes and securities (using top-down and bottom-up approaches) and maintenance of associated records. The Position Holder is also responsible for the formulation and articulation of views on economies, markets and/ or individual securities with a view to guiding the investment decision-making process
    • Financial and Trading Analysis: Perform detailed financial, product and trading analysis and build valuation model
    • Trade Execution: Trade execution, including compilation and dissemination of approved portfolio trade orders to counterparties. The Position Holder is also responsible for ensuring efficient and accurate posting of portfolio and transaction data.


    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.
    • Professional certification in finance and/or accounting from a recognized professional body (e.g. CFA, CGMA, ACCA, ICAN etc.)


    • Minimum of 3 years of work experience being a Junior Portfolio Manager and or Investment Analyst.

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    Investment Analyst

    Job Description

    • The primary job function will entail performing detailed fundamental analysis and modeling on various asset classes with the aim of identifying themes and opportunities on assigned coverage areas.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Efficiently and aggressively maintain knowledge, contacts and insight into industry and company fundamentals
    • Identify and monitor the key issues that will drive capital markets, seeking to maintain an edge, and synthesize insights along with modelling and
    • valuation work to develop recommendations
    • Leverage and develop other non-conventional data sources and analytical methods to obtain non-consensus insights
    • Provide timely and concise communications on your recommendations
    • Develop strong working relationships with PMs and become an effective advocate of your ideas.
    • Participate in a wide-range of regularly scheduled meetings to review industry sector fundamentals and stock picks
    • Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures and update procedures, as necessary.
    • Create and maintain earnings, valuation, and industrial models for coverage companies
    • Analyze data to identify emerging opportunities and risks, justifying your reasoning.
    • Provide BUY/SELL/HOLD recommendations and present findings to the investment committee.
    • Preparing research reports with your findings
    • Build relationships with investor relations teams of your portfolio companies.
    • Devise and perform your own primary research methods, keeping abreast of trends and sentiment in the market.
    • Initiate and recommend investment trade opportunities that would enhance positive performance of portfolio using team’s valuation template, price/yield conversion template and research/market information daily etc.

    Ideal candidate must have:

    • Knowledge of Micro and Macro economics
    • Basic familiarity with the analysis and use of financial statements
    • Knowledge of MS Excel as an analytical tool and other MS Office Applications, including macro driven processes
    • Knowledge of processes in the Industry.

    Educational Requirement:

    • A good First Degree in Economics, Accounting or Applied Sciences
    • Possession of a Post graduate degree in related field would be an added advantage

    Professional Requirement:

    • Qualified Chartered Financial Analyst or candidate enrolled in the CFA program

    Experience Requirements:

    • 2 - 4 years’ experience in Investment Research, Investment Management, Fixed Income Trading or other alternative Buy-side function.

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