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Int'l Equities Portfolio Manager Job

Pack, Jaime BGI SF

International Equities Portfolio Manager, Global Market Strategies Group                            

San Francisco, CA


Barclays Global Investors (BGI) is America's largest money manager, providing structured investment strategies such as indexing, risk-controlled active products, and exchange traded funds to investors worldwide. For 35 years, BGI has been at the forefront of developing innovative investment ideas, applying science and technology to the investment process. Headquartered in San Francisco and named one of the SF Business Times' "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2007, "the Barclays PLC subsidiary employs over 3,500 people globally and manages $1.8 trillion in assets.





We currently seek an experienced International Equities Portfolio Manager to join the Global Market Strategies Group (GMSG) in San Francisco. This group is responsible for managing institutional global macro and currency strategies that have premier performance records and strong client followings. GMSG is deepening our investments in international equity markets using long-short portfolios of physical securities. We seek an experienced portfolio manager to be a key member of our team.





·         Work closely with the established GMSG research team to successfully launch and manage equity investment strategies

·         Contribute investment ideas – drivers of asset returns, optimal portfolio construction and efficient acquisition of exposures

·         Contribute to investment systems and process improvements – recommend enhancements to development team, build ancillary tools, evaluate and test system upgrades

·         Interact regularly with other BGI portfolio managers, strategists & researchers in San Francisco, London & Sydney


Additionally, day-to-day portfolio management responsibilities include:

·         Review of model investment recommendations

·         Portfolio rebalancing and trade list generation – ensure consistency with company/market news

·         Manage factor exposures and event risks

·         Handle client contributions and redemptions

·         Respond to discretionary corporate actions

·         Evaluate trading strategies & transactions costs

·         Analysis and communication on portfolio performance and exposures





·         5+ years portfolio management experience (including experience in active equity strategies and preferably international markets)

·         Advanced university degree in a relevant field and CFA designation preferred

·         Superior quantitative & information technology skills

·         Proven knowledge of international companies and equity assets

·         Performance driven, passionate about investing, fundamentally curious, self-motivated

·         Team player with strong communication skills & leads by example



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Please connect with me via LinkedIn:


Jaime Pack

Recruiting Specialist

Human Resources

Barclays Global Investors

(: (415) 908-7612 (office)

6: (415) 618-1411 (fax)

45 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA



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