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BMO GAM, VP, Portfolio Manager, Global REIT Sector Focus

Toronto, ON
Full Time
6 days ago
100 King Street West

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Job Description:

Manages, evaluates and monitors market investments (e.g., stocks, bonds, alternatives, private markets, and/or cash) on behalf of clients, who may be individual investors, institutional investors, or the overall organization, in accordance with the investment objectives and parameters defined by these clients with a specific focus on the REIT sector. Optimizes investment performance consistent with clients' investment objectives and risk profiles. May include (1) buying and selling individual securities and/or physical assets; and/or (2) allocating assets to third-party managers depending upon the investment approach. Provides input into strategic decision making. Maintains client contact for assigned relationships and presents results. Supports new product and business development.
  • Manages relationship with clients.
  • Influences and negotiates to achieve business objectives.
  • Assists in the development of strategic plans.
  • Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making.
  • Makes recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business/group.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies.
  • May consult to or serve on various committees.
  • Establishes investment strategies, styles and products that will help meet growth and profitability objectives.
  • Manages mostly tactical with some strategic relationships with peers in department and functional
  • Manages multiple processes or programs and provides input on the department's budget.
  • Evaluates alternate third-party data sources, models, or software.
  • Examines advanced statistical techniques or modeling technology.
  • Manages, evaluates and monitors performance of the designated portfolio in alignment with investment objectives and client parameters based on the designated portfolio management discipline (e.g., equity, fixed income, quantitative, etc.).
  • Develops investment strategies to meet objectives and constructs and maintains portfolio within client investment guidelines, achieving appropriate diversification.
  • Assists in the construction of models in order to ensure the necessary investment characteristics are within client needs and investment mandates.
  • Executes various portfolio management requirements including, but not limited to: trading and execution, regular economic commentaries, corporate actions, rebalancing, asset allocation, risk management, idea generation and product engineering, and interacting with market participants.
  • Contributes to business development in client and industry facing activities and events.
  • Monitors domestic & international economic and political trends for potential impact on the fundamentals and performance of the capital markets and strategies and has deep expertise in the Consumer Discretionary sector.
  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Conducts research to support portfolio management activities.
  • Maintains the highest fiduciary duty when representing and acting in our clients' interests.
  • Continuously identifies, monitors and manages potential risks within our business and processes.
  • Discusses process, portfolio construction risk management and issuer selection with existing and potential clients as circumstances require.
  • Provides written and oral reports to clients on performance of account, the market, and performance of individual securities/portfolios.
  • Assists with new business opportunities; delivers presentations and effectively acquires or develops new business with potential clients or external parties.
  • Ensures controls are in place and are being followed.
  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders. Ensures alignment between stakeholders.
  • Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a specialist resource to senior leaders and stakeholders.
  • Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or ambiguous situations and to find solutions to problems that can be complex and non-routine.
  • Implements changes in response to shifting trends especially in the Consumer Discretionary sector.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Typically 7- 10 years of direct or relevant experience and a post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Established track record of providing strong investment performance and effective risk management.
  • Completion of relevant investments certification.
  • Advanced understanding of functional area and a competent understanding of the overall firm and competitive environment.
  • Broad knowledge of more than one discipline.
  • Seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience and industry knowledge.
  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.
  • Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.
  • Able to manage ambiguity.
  • Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.

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