Credit Strategist & Portfolio Manager
Morristown, NJ 
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Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.

At Brighthouse Financial, we’re fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we’re better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We’re seeking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on.

How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:

The Asset Management Group of Brighthouse Financial is responsible for the strategic and tactical asset allocation for the Company’s approximately $100 billion investment portfolio. The credit portfolio manager will be primarily responsible for managing the credit assets of the Company. This person will be an active participant in all aspects of the asset management process, including asset allocation, understanding and managing key market risks and opportunities, investment manager selection and oversight and reporting performance results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the fundamental and relative view of the credit sectors.
  • Responsible for managing the overall risk and performance of the various credit portfolios. These would include Investment Grade Credit, High Yield, Emerging Markets, Bank Loans and Municipal Bonds.
  • Active participant in developing the overall investment strategy for the investment portfolio.
  • Responsible for defining and implementing performance benchmarks and risk measures for the credit portfolios.
  • Where applicable, work with managers in selecting appropriate credit assets for the portfolios.
  • Help select, monitor and benchmark external asset managers.
  • Manage relationships with external managers including enforcing adherence to portfolio guidelines and ensuring managers act in accordance with the needs and goals of the portfolio.
  • Communicate risk, return and performance to all stakeholders.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 15+ years of experience managing credit portfolios.
  • Strong credit fixed income background, including managing credit-oriented portfolios.
  • Experience managing and interacting with third party asset managers.
  • Ability to perform and understand quantitative analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a collegial environment.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Bloomberg, and Blackrock Aladdin.
  • MBA and/or CFA preferred.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
15+ years
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