Senior Portfolio Manager, Melville Douglas

Job Description

Job PurposeThis role is core to the business’s portfolio management, critically analysing and contributing to the equity research process, active asset management of client portfolios, and client relationship management. The portfolio manager will be accountable for a portfolio of high value and sophisticated clients characterised by a high touch client service and overall client experience, by leveraging from a robust investment philosophy and process that is aligned to the MD house view. Foster collaborative and deep relationships with wealth managers and relationship managers, respectively. Expresses well-articulated views on all stocks and sectors we invest in. Must be a subject matter expert showcasing deep thinking across sectors, markets and the ability to make sense of highly complex markets and issues. Demonstrable ability to formulate business strategy development and implementation thereof. Promotes the investment philosophy and tests the integrity of the work done by the team against the investment philosophy. The individual is accountable for offering clients with a high touch personal client experience, building deep relationships with clients, constantly raising the bar, in order to achieve trusted advisor status. Responsibility for generating trading revenue with client base leveraging off the house view and investment ideas generated by the research team.

Responsibilities + Skills

Develop client and product insight, including working with distribution counterparts on the execution of recommendations and demonstration of business impact


Drafting proposals for potential clientsPortfolio management and reviews, both local and offshoreInput and checking of trades


Provides thought-leadership, innovation and strategic ability for better ways of working, and servicing various distribution channels within the bank, with strong multi-disciplinary expertise

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 5th September 2020
  • Designation: Senior Portfolio Manager, Melville Douglas
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 5th September 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Standard Bank Group.
  • Address: 9th Floor 011 636 9111/2 SBZAZAJJ Standard Bank Centre 5 Simmonds Street Johannesburg 2001 P O Box 7725
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • To provide design and build decision agents and Credit process requirements for all Personal and Business products across the risk lifecycle for a particular stream (i.e. origination, account management and collections - to be customised per jobholder). This includes the process design of the end-to-end solution and working closely with appropriate Architectures (e.g., IT, Credit, Business, Data, etc.) to formulate sustainable strategic solutions.

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