General Electric Investment Manager - Pension Investments in Norwalk, Connecticut
Job Description Summary
• Serve as a key member of the private markets investment team - evaluating strategies, recommending investment managers globally, and actively monitoring the existing portfolio of private investments. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise across one or more major asset classes (Private Credit, Private Equity and Real Estate) and will enjoy working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Employ a broad understanding of capital markets and the macro environment in conjunction with a knowledge of investments to assess portfolio strategies and potential investment opportunities.
Evaluate investment opportunities through in-depth research and due diligence. Conduct financial analysis and modeling to assess potential new investments with external managers, co-investments, and direct deals.
Develop and maintain a list of potential new strategies and managers
Perform quantitative analysis to narrow the manager universe
Conduct initial manager and strategy meetings
Prepare written proposals and present manager recommendations
Assist with investment onboarding process
Assist in portfolio construction within and across asset classes to meet plan objectives.
Monitor performance and risk of investments
Conduct periodic strategy and manager review meetings and assess relevant quantitative and qualitative characteristics
Assess manager performance relative to benchmarks, peers and stated objectives
Participate in management presentations, annual meetings, and other diligence sessions
Network with other investors, review industry trends, and manager watch lists
A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (4+) years of role related experience
Minimum five years of Asset management / Capital Markets experience. Preference for portfolio management experience in private markets. Alternatively, experience in specific underlying asset classes gained from consulting or capital markets roles.
Minimum 5 years in the research and analysis of investment strategies, manager due diligence, and post-investment portfolio monitoring.
Ability to think critically and apply excellent quantitative modeling skills (i.e. Excel).
Solid communication and presentation skills.
Technical competency in some manager research and risk management platforms (i.e. eVestment, Factset, Burgiss, etc.)
Some understanding of the corporate pension industry and the ability to assess the suitability of investment options within an asset-liability context.
Ability to travel as required (including outside the United States) for investment due diligence, manager monitoring and attending industry conferences.
Must be willing to work out of an office in Norwalk, CT
Advanced Degree and/or CFA preferred.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes