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10/02 Paridhi Dhoundiyal
Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at MMC

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Marsh & McLennan - Manager - Investment Consulting (4-8 yrs)

Noida Job Code: 890696

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Constructing optimal strategic asset allocation as per target risk, return, yield requirements and investment and regulatory constraints

- Efficiently work with large data sets and conceptualize analytical framework for quant projects

- Perform forward looking simulations on various portfolio attributes and conduct historical stress testing and custom scenario analysis

- Develop a quantitative understanding of passive, smart beta, enhanced and active strategies for equity and fixed income and an investment intuition around markets and macro

- Producing capital market assumptions for various asset classes on a quarterly basis adding new asset classes and improvising existing forecasting methodology

- Holdings- and returns-based absolute & benchmark relative risk analysis on single asset class and multi asset class portfolios

- Performance attribution, and custom client-driven analysis using proprietary tools

- Performing research on asset classes, emerging investment themes and industry trends as part of Mercer's Intellectual Capital Publications

- Performing periodic evaluation of client portfolio's investment performance and preparing detailed reports which includes structured discussion on performance results of fund managers, linkage with macro-economic developments, and recommendation on hold/liquidate investment managers and suggestions to improve the risk/return profile

- Analyzing the performance of the investment strategies and producing written commentaries

- Conducting interviews of global investment managers and publishing research reports

Knowledge and Skills:

- Knowledge and experience with investment management strategies (equity, fixed income and alternatives)

- Strong background in quantitative finance covering advanced econometrics and statistical modeling

- Understanding of investment analysis, process and investment styles such as value/growth investing, factor investing etc.

- Good understanding of different asset classes with proficiency with asset allocation models

- Adept in investment analytics, modelling platforms and derivatives with exposure to financial markets

- Familiarity with Institutional Investment Practices and Buy Side Portfolio Management concepts

- Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

- 4-5 years of experience in the investment management industry

- Familiarity with investment databases (e.g., Bloomberg, Datastream, etc.)

- Proficiency with a statistical software package such as Matlab or R or programming languages such as VBA, Python, etc.

- Able to research, self-learn and use complex R/Python libraries required for developing the quantitative models.

- Experience of writing technical and research reports

- Progress towards Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certifications

- Self-driven, Proactive, independent and focused individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills


- Master's Degree in finance or related subject

- At least CFA level 1 cleared

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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