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Senior Associate, Public Credit

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Company Description

Make an impact at a global and dynamic investment organization

When you invest your career in CPP Investment Board (CPPIB), you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $350 billion, CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed half a trillion dollars by 2025. CPPIB invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, São Paulo and Sydney.

CPPIB attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to:

Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
-Stimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment
-Accelerated exposure and responsibility
-Global career development opportunities
-Being motivated every day by CPPIB’s important social purpose and unshakable principles
-A deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance
If you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPPIB.

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director – Public Credit, this position is primarily responsible for researching and investigating, assisting in building and implementing a wide range of trading strategies for both beta and alpha mandates within Public Credit. Major areas of responsibilities include:

Helping to establish and grow Public Credit’s group presence in Europe including building relationships with key counterparts in the region;
-Using past experience and market knowledge to provide guidance and assist in the development of the appropriate investment platform and strategies in the region;
-Identifying and researching new investment opportunities within this asset class;
-Performing fundamental credit research and presenting research ideas to broader group;
-Assist in the preparation and implementation of investment recommendations and strategies;
-Part of team responsible for pricing and managing risk associated with various Public Credit strategies (e.g. corporate bonds & ETFs, structured finance, credit derivatives);
-Assisting in the development of tools to trade Credit Relative Value (“Credit RV”) strategies based on fundamental and market based research across multiple products;
-General accountabilities include working as part of the Public Credit group to optimize and implement strategies related to beta and alpha generation.

A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience preferably with a Masters degree in Business or Mathematical Finance. A quantitative undergraduate degree (e.g. Math, Engineering, Computer Science) would be an added benefit
-Proven track record managing risk, conducting research or providing analysis in the implementation and monitoring of Credit relative value strategies
-Good knowledge of fixed income, credit and finance as well as strong analytical skills
-Relevant trading background seen as a positive
-Well developed interpersonal skills with demonstrated solid verbal and written communication skills
-Solid prioritization and organizational skills
-Demonstrated good judgment, professionalism and integrity
-Proven ability to work independently as well as perform effectively in a team oriented environment
-Ability to work and learn quickly in a high performing culture, under pressure and with time-sensitive deadlines
-Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
-Conduct consistent with our Guiding Principles of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance

Additional Information

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package for this full time permanent position.

The position will be based out of the London Office at 40 Portman Square, London, W1H 6LT.

Opening date for applications is March 11, 2019 and closing date for applications is April 8, 2019.

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At CPP Investment Board, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.


CPP Investment Board does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investment Board to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered. CPP Investment Board will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.



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