Global hedge fund vacancies posted on Hedgeweek.com

A selection of the latest top-paying global hedge fund job vacancies posted on the Jobs section http://www.hedgeweek.com/vacancies.asp


Quantitative Manager


Top European Fund looking to hire Quantitative Manager. Role will have overall responsibility for the Quantitative and Research Team. You will have 5+ years within a hedge fund, and/or fund management and/or investment banking environment; a high level of expertise in derivatives and quantitative investment techniques across a range of asset categories; proven quantitative bond expertise; experience in risk analysis, CDOs and CDSs; a deep level of IT literacy; and possess a good first degree qualification (2i or 1st) and ideally possess an additional higher academic qualification. Attractive package.


Contact richard.webb@mclarenpartnership.com. Phone: +44 (0)777 9110890. Closing date 31.02.05






Head of Risk


Top European Hedge Fund is looking to hire a Head of Risk. Role will have overall responsibility for ensuring that a comprehensive process for identifying, assessing and monitoring key risks is in place and continually improved upon. You will have 5+ years risk management experience within a hedge fund, and/or fund management and/or investment banking environment; hands-on experience applying risk management procedures and methods; deep knowledge relating to derivatives; and possess a good first degree qualification (2i or 1st) and ideally possess an additional higher academic qualification. Attractive package.


Contact: richard.webb@mclarenpartnership.com. Phone: +44 (0)777 9110890. Closing date 28.02.05






Senior Hedge Fund of Fund Analyst


A major New York City-based Hedge Fund of Fund firm demonstrating tremendous growth is seeking an individual to act as a Senior Hedge Fund of Fund Analyst.


Duties and Responsibilities:  Identify and meet with hedge long/short fund managers; Analyze new fund managers in context with Fund of Fund's overall goals and strategies; Execute qualitative and quantitative analysis of hedge fund managers; Concentrate evaluative efforts on long/short and global macro managers.  Background Requirements:  Extensive knowledge of long/short managers; 4-6 years experience evaluating hedge fund managers; Understanding of due diligence process; Familiarity with long/short, Macro, relative value strategies; Knowledge of smaller managers a plus; BA/BS in Finance, Math, or Engineering; CFA and MBA a plus.  Compensation: $125,000 - $150,000 base salary, plus $50,000 to $70,000 bonus and excellent benefits.  If you feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume in Word format to tom@wgpeople.com and reference the job title, Senior Hedge Fund of Fund Analyst.  Also, please feel free to forward this to an industry contact.


Contact: The Westminster Group
Email: tom@wgpeople.com
Tel: (803) 581-3100






Hedge Fund RFP Writer


Our client is an international private and institutional asset management firm that specializes in Alternative Investments.  Due to their continued growth and success, they are in need of an experienced RFP Writer to join their team in New York City.


Duties and Responsibilities:  Write, edit and respond to RFP's for hedge fund and fund of fund products; Create and maintain client presentations and reports; Research, organize and maintain the most current product information for use in proposals, consultant databases and other marketing materials; Ensure that all information in proposals and marketing materials are consistent with each other and with the organizations objectives and style standards; Update and maintain consultant and service provider databases; Complete all projects accurately and in a timely manner.  Background Requirements:  2 - 3 years of hedge fund, fund of fund or alternative investment experience in the marketing communications field; Excellent written communication skills; Ability to adhere to deadlines and manage multiple projects; Detail oriented and resourceful in gathering key information and interfacing with other departments; Strong PC skills with high efficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Ability to create and maintain marketing presentations for firm and products accurately and in a timely manner; BA/BS degree.  Compensation: $50,000 to $60,000 plus bonus and full benefits package.  If you feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume in Word format to tiffany@wgpeople.com and reference the job title, Hedge Fund RFP Writer.  Also, please feel free to forward this to an industry contact.


Contact: The Westminster Group
Email: tiffany@wgpeople.com
Tel: (803) 581-3100






Tokyo/Vice President of Sales & Marketing


A Fund of Hedge Fund firm wants to hire a Vice President of Sales and Marketing for their Tokyo office to cover their Asian market.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate currently living in Japan.  The company wants to find a person with a current Japanese work permit who wants an opportunity for unlimited income.


Duties and Responsibilities:  Sustain relationships with existing international clients; Make presentations to prospective clients and follow-up; Negotiate agreements with prospective clients; Identification of firms and individuals for potential distribution relationships.  Background Requirements:  MUST HAVE 8 years experience in client development, servicing and business development in the asset management industry; MUST CURRENTLY BE LIVING in Japan and have a Japanese work permit; Proven track record of sales success in alternative investments; Willingness to travel throughout ASIAN Market; Excellent presentation skills; BA/BS required, Advanced degree a big plus; Bilingual (Japanese and English).  Compensation: $150,000 plus unlimited bonus and excellent benefits.  If you feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume in Word format to gloria@wgpeople.com and reference the job title, Tokyo/Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Also, please feel free to forward this to an industry contact.


Contact: The Westminster Group
Email: gloria@wgpeople.com
Tel: (803) 581-3100






Client Services - Japan based


One of the largest Fund of Fund and Hedge fund companies in the world wants to hire a Client Services representative for their Tokyo office to cover the Asian market.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate currently living in Japan.  The company wants to find a person with a current Japanese work permit who wants an opportunity for unlimited income.  ADDITIONAL NOTE:  If a Japanese national is currently in the US and is interested in this position, the company would expect at least a 2-year commitment to living in Tokyo.


Duties and Responsibilities:  Assist marketing team with presentation and special projects as needed; Assist client's questions and follow up with these clients; Assist in financial modeling; Assist with RFP's; Analyze investment opportunities using Pertrac; Correspond daily with Japanese investors.  Background Requirements:  MUST HAVE 2 to 4 years asset management industry experience; Understanding of financial modeling, Pertrac, Excel and Word; Willingness to provide good customer service; MUST HAVE a valid Japanese work permit or the ability to work in Japan; Bilingual (Japanese and English).  ****Hedge Fund experience is a big plus***.  Compensation: $60,000 to $70,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits.  If you feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume in Word format to gloria@wgpeople.com and reference the job title, Client Services - Japan based.  Also, please feel free to forward this to an industry contact.


Contact: The Westminster Group
Email: gloria@wgpeople.com
Tel: (803) 581-3100






Senior Hedge Fund Auditor


Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Auditor to manage risk based internal audit projects throughout the company.  The successful candidate will be responsible for risk assessments, audit plan development and audit plan execution using current internal audit methodologies. The Internal Auditor will report directly to the head of the Internal Audit Department.


Duties and Responsibilities:  Establishing and maintaining a sound understanding of client businesses; Supervising audits; Reviewing the work papers of audit staff; Staying current on best practices in the field of internal audit.  Background Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration; 3+ years experience in the public accounting audit; CPA a plus; Experience with alternative investments a big plus.  Compensation: $70,000-$80,000 plus bonus and benefits.  If you feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume in Word format to tom@wgpeople.com and reference the job title, Senior Hedge Fund Auditor.  Also, please feel free to forward this to an industry contact.


Contact: The Westminster Group
Email: tom@wgpeople.com
Tel: (803) 581-3100






Middle Office Clearing Specialist


One of the largest commodity companies in the world is expanding their middle office services in the US.


Duties and Responsibilities:  Provide trade clearing and trade matching services; Manage the implementation of new middle office software; Interaction with both internal and external clients as well as outside vendors.  Background Requirements:  MUST HAVE used GL Clearvision software; MUST HAVE an understanding of futures operations or data mapping; Be able to do in-depth trade research; Understanding of importance of settlement and reporting deadlines; Project management skills a plus.  Compensation: $50,000 - $75,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits.  If you feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume in Word format to gloria@wgpeople.com and reference the job title, Middle Office Clearing Specialist.  Also, please feel free to forward this to an industry contact.


Contact: The Westminster Group
Email: gloria@wgpeople.com
Tel: (803) 581-3100

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