Manager, Hedge Funds & Portable Alpha

Raytheon Technologies

  • Farmington, CT
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Date Posted: 2020-04-29-07:00

Country: United States of America

Location: UT56: 8 Farm Springs 8 Farm Springs, Farmington, CT, 06034 USA

Job Function

The Manager of Hedge Funds & Portable Alpha will participate in the management of $100B of Corporate Pension and Savings Plan assets by performing a broad range of financial analysis critical to the successful investment and oversight of Plan assets.

This role will focus primarily on the management of Raytheon’s hedge fund/portable alpha investment portfolio and associated beta overlays. This position will also have exposure to the multi-asset/strategic partnership/risk parity portfolios.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Managing the day-to-day investment portfolio of assets in the hedge fund portfolio as well as monitoring the risk and implementation of beta overlay programs of third-party partners
  • Maintaining a network across the investment community to source new investment opportunities
  • Conducting fundamental research to underwrite potential investments and re-underwrite existing investments across hedge fund strategies including equity, credit, macro, structured products, multi-strategy, event driven, distressed, relative value, insurance-linked, volatility, etc.
  • Working with Raytheon’s legal resources to ensure timely completion of legal and regulatory documents
  • Working with the team’s operational colleagues to complete contributions, withdrawals, initial fundings and terminations as well as facilitating setup of proper performance and accounting reporting
  • Working with Raytheon’s Investment Committee to discuss comprehensive investment topics covering managers, markets and portfolio construction
  • Working closely with Raytheon’s hedge fund portfolio third party service providers, custodial relationship, and internal pension investments staff
  • Monitoring performance, portfolio positions, current events and organizational changes of the invested fund managers and completing analytical reviews to evaluate the relative performance of each fund manager on a regular basis via internal systems and third party service providers such as Albourne Partners
  • Managing strategic partnership with customized fund of funds to complement existing direct hedge fund program
Education / Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferred areas of study include Finance, Accounting, Economics, Legal or related field
  • MBA/CFA/CAIA or other advanced degree is preferred
Basic Qualifications
  • You've obtained a Bachelor's Degree
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience as an investor at a pension, endowment, foundation, family office or comparable investment platform
Preferred Qualifications
  • Completed or advanced progress towards CFA, CAIA or MBA preferred
  • Capacity to think creatively and explore themes and identify managers which are unique
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills, coupled with reasonable judgment and qualitative insight
  • Persistent curiosity about topics such as capital markets, geopolitics, behavioral finance, risk management
  • A self-starter who is highly motivated and willing to make mistakes and learn from them
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented with strong interpersonal skills
  • A patient and disciplined investor who seeks and accepts a high degree of personal responsibility
  • Superior organizational and communication skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to write effectively and create graphical content for presentations
  • Knowledge across various investment related analytic platforms such as FactSet, Bloomberg, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively with associates at all levels throughout corporate headquarters
  • A general passion for investments and global capital markets
  • Strong mindset focusing on identifying inefficiencies and driving operational improvements. ACE training and certification preferred
  • Microsoft suite proficiency a must
  • Willingness to travel
Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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