Hollard Careers – Investments Analyst

Website Hollard Insurance

Job Description:

Ensuring the investment strategy remains appropriate and aligned to investment objectives through robust management and reporting;

Job Responsibilities:

  • Driving regular feedback sessions with third party managers across Hollard’s African licenses, including ongoing assessment and monitoring of fund managers.
  • Provision of forward rates to be used in quarterly reserve valuations for African subsidiaries.
  • Driving regular internal performance monitoring meetings which includes extracting and packaging insights, providing investment recommendations based on past returns and forward-looking views and contributing to investment-related debates.
  • Development and maintenance of performance dashboards that will feed into investment committee reporting.
  • Assist in developing investment strategies for guaranteed-based investment products through use of ALM matching techniques.
  • Regular extraction and processing of market data from Bloomberg and other sources.
  • Provide support and feedback into subsidiary investment committees.
  • Ensuring investment strategy remains appropriate for the investment objectives of the entire savings product suite through ongoing monitoring and robust assessment of position on a regular basis.
  • Monitoring of investment return allocation to policyholders to ensure consistency between investment returns earned and meeting policyholder reasonable expectations.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of asset valuation.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Basic knowledge of financial accounting, actuarial and related processes.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of performance calculation, performance attribution, asset allocation, manager selection and portfolio construction.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of related experience in asset or investment management, balance sheet management or related functions.
  • High level of numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong technical skills.
  • Interest in investments or investment-related functions.
  • Strong conceptual and problem-solving skills to balance various stakeholder interests and provide recommendations.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with people at different levels of seniority, including key members in the African subsidiaries.

Job Details:

Company: Hollard Insurance

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Parktown, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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