Investment Portfolio Analyst (80-100%)

Place of work
Contract type
full-time, part-time
Start date
By agreement
Salary offered (gross)
By agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are the Middle Office Investment Analysis Team working in Swiss Re's Asset Management (SR AM). Our key role is to produce and interpret regular analytical reports documenting the developments on our externally managed investment portfolios. With that we support the External Investment Mandate team (EIM) in an effort to make sure that SR AM employs the best mix of external managers. Our standard reporting is performed on a daily, weekly and monthly frequency with a focus on performance attribution, exposure statistics and transaction activity. We also support the production of presentations, submitted to the AM Investment Committee, EIM Investment Advisory Board and various other boards and committees. Our job involves frequent communication with colleagues based in Zurich, New York and London.

Joining us, you will be responsible for the qualitative and quantitative assessment process of portfolios managed by external managers on behalf of Swiss Re. This involves calculation, monitoring and maintenance of performance indicators. Other responsibilities include portfolio positioning, return and performance analysis, its interpretation in the form of written commentaries and regular update or creation of standard reporting packages. We are always looking for ways to get a better view on how our managers are doing, which brings along many initiatives and changes to existing processes. So if you love working in a dynamic environment and enjoy challenging projects you will do great here.

Information about the selection process

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

We are looking for a motivated, upbeat candidate with the following skills:

• You enjoy working with MS Excel a lot and want to improve your skill
• You are a good thinker and are attracted by analytical challenges
• You are not easily discouraged by puzzles and have a natural urge to solve them
• You bring along strong communication skills face to face as well as written, and are comfortable in communicating to a variety of partners
• You have a basic understanding of various Asset Classes, Performance Management/Performance attribution, and are curious to learn more?
• You are keen and fast in learning how to use new tools and technologies

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 3155965   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.8.2017