国际组织 » 文章
Investment Officer, P4 United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund – Office of Investment Management
2021年11月22日19:28   浏览:389次  

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=168322&Lang=en-US

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Secretary-General is responsible for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The Secretary-General has delegated this responsibility to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF (RSG). The RSG is, in turn, assisted in this function by the Office of Investment Management (OIM). OIM manages a $86+ billion multi-asset class, global investment portfolio, about 85% of which is actively managed in-house. Asset classes under management comprise of global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, timber and commodities. OIM  s staff are all based in New York, and come from over 30 countries. For more information please visit OIM's website at https://oim.unjspf.org/.

This position is located in the Real Estate Team. The incumbent reports to the Senior Investment Officer. The real estate allocation is global and totals over $5 billion. It is comprised of over 100 investments in open and closed-ended real estate funds and is expected to grow significantly in the next three years.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Investment Officer may be responsible to assist the Senior Investment Officer in connection with the following duties:

1. Implements investment strategy and monitors portfolios.

a. Manages a portfolio of open-ended and closed-ended funds within the real estate investments of the Fund under the direction of the Senior Investment Officer for Real Estate.

b. For the assigned portfolio, attends all advisory board and other meetings, performs regular reviews and evaluations of managers, as well as an annual strategic review for each assigned fund in order to optimize investment return at minimal risk.

c. Implements approved investment strategies for the strategic real estate asset allocation and portfolio rebalancing with careful review of the market environments.

d. Monitors assigned portfolio to achieve the performance to meet the real estate allocation  s investment objectives by reviewing both portfolio and benchmark performance on a regular basis.

e. Ensures that all of the investments are in compliance with OIM's investment and policy guidelines.

f. Conducts portfolio review periodically and presents in the Portfolio Review Meeting and Private Markets Committee (PMC) meetings.

2. Conducts careful and thorough investment research.

a. Performs fundamental analysis of the real estate sector through financial statements, fund announcements, market news and other publicly and privately available information.

b. Reviews real estate investment research and discuss with strategists, economists, brokerage community and the Advisors/Research providers as well as other investors

c. Engages with senior members of real estate fund management to review their business strategies.

d. Attends investment conferences and seminars to access academia and industry experts

e. Conducts portfolio analysis using risk tools and analytical tools.

3. Makes specific investment recommendations.

a. Ensures the Fund's four investments criteria: i.e. safety, profitability, liquidity, and convertibility.

b. Makes specific real estate fund investment and co-investment recommendations by interviewing and performing due diligence on new and renewing fund managers to achieve optimum investment performance with careful review of the portfolio's investment objectives and risk tolerance. Facilitates ESG, Risk, Operations and Legal review for each investment recommendation.

c. Presents and discusses investment recommendations to the Senior Investment Officer for real estate for the assigned portfolio

d. Participates in the discussions and development of investment recommendations for the real estate allocation for the Fund

e. Reviews investment recommendations submitted by Advisors to evaluate their quality and appropriateness for the assigned portfolio.

4. Reporting

a. Assists the Senior Investment Officer for real estate in making reports accurately and timely to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the Investments of the UNJSPF when requested.

b. Assists the Senior Investment Officer for real estate in reporting on investment and related matters to governing bodies, including the UNJSPF Pension Board, the Fifth Committee, Board of Auditors, Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS).

c. Regularly reviews the reporting on assigned funds to be sure they are accurately and correctly reported, and coordinates the same with the Advisor, Master Record Keeper, Performance Monitors, and OIM  s risk and operations departments.

5. Maintains a high level of professional investment expertise by:

a. Participating in seminars and taking courses in investment topics.

b. Keeping abreast of rapidly changing techniques of portfolio management and exchanging view with colleagues and members of the investment community and by traveling domestically and internationally

c. Supervising and training staff to improve skills and expand experience in order to increase motivation and promote superior performance by all staff members.

Competencies

- Professionalism: Demonstrated ability and sound knowledge of investing in Global Commercial Real Estate markets; private equity investment structures as well as portfolio management. Demonstrated ability and sound knowledge of applied macroeconomics, security analysis and portfolio management, including spreadsheet analysis. Demonstrated ability in meeting clearly defined investment objectives and risk management of portfolio; Demonstrated ability in effectively managing team of staff; Ability to work under pressure accurately, efficiently and effectively; Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

- Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others ’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

- Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent degree) in Business Administration (MBA), Finance, Economics or related field is required. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience related to investment/portfolio analysis and/or management in commercial real estate investment, is required.

At least two years of experience in commercial real estate co-investment or direct investments is desirable.

At least two years of experience in global commercial real estate investment markets is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

- Funding for this position is subject to GA approval and therefore, the selection and onboarding of the successful candidate may be expected in early 2022.

- Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

- The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

- Appointment at the United Nations is subject to mandatory adherence to the United Nations Financial disclosure Programme. An appointment to the Office of Investment Management (OIM) of the UNJSPF additionally requires compliance with the rules and regulations pertaining to OIM's Code of Ethics, Personal Securities, Gift and Hospitality policies.

- For this position, applicants from the following Member States, which are unrepresented or underrepresented in the UN Secretariat as of 30 November 2020, are strongly encouraged to apply: Afghanistan, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Belize, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Djibouti, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Japan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Norway, Oman, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Sao Tome nd Principe, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Suriname, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Vanuatu, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.