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Portfolio Manager - Cash and Fixed Income

Job Requisition Number:  5395
Date:  20-Apr-2021


Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?


At Medibank we’re encouraged to think big. We have a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.


We celebrate diversity of thought because we want to make better decisions for our customers. As we work towards our goal of better health for better lives, we value the knowledge and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. We are working hard to create an inclusive workplace and develop Indigenous careers.


Your opportunity

We are looking for a Portfolio Manager – Cash and Fixed Income to join our team. Reporting to the Head of Treasury and Investments you will be responsible for providing Portfolio Management support towards MPL’s investment portfolio assets under the direction of the Head of Treasury and Investments and in consultation with the relevant internal and external stakeholders.


Your impact

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • The directly managed portfolios (Cash, Fixed Income and Hybrids) – including setting investment strategy, overseeing strategy execution and reporting upon its risk and performance outcomes.  Under the direction of the Head of Treasury and Investments, the Portfolio Manager will focus on the following:
    • Development, implementation and oversight of the overall Cash Management and Fixed Income strategies, strategy formulation, portfolio construction, monitoring portfolio metrics, managing liquidity, credit, interest rate risks, implementing purchase and sale programs and allocating investments
    • Investigating market and compliance alerts
    • Creating models to analyse potential and existing strategies and to project possible outcomes
    • Designing and implementing frameworks to ensure investment and performance data and reports are accurate, complete, consistent and well documented
    • Ensuring compliance with Policy and regulatory relevant requirements
  • Assisting with the selection and management of external investment managers covering domestic equity, global equity, property infrastructure, absolute return and syndicated loans / Credit. 
  • Ensuring liquidity is at all times sufficient to meet the group’s operational and regulatory requirements and that market risk are effectively managed.


About you

You bring extensive experience in trading and investment management from an institutional setting . You have excellent stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to operate at the most senior levels of an organisation. You will also:

  • Thrive in challenging environments, and have the ability to perform under pressure.
  • Enjoy and have experience coaching, developing and enabling others.
  • Proven ability to manage complex working groups
  • Advanced capabilities in economics, mathematics and spreadsheet construction
  • Have a degree in Finance, Economics, or Engineering and hold a relevant post graduate qualification – CFA accreditation will be viewed favourably. 


A career with us

At Medibank, we believe work is something we do, not somewhere we go. Our modes of working – Collaboration, Connection and Concentration – help inform how your day is structured and where you choose to work will vary, depending on your role and requirements.


The wellbeing of our employees is our priority. We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you. Virtual interviews are always on offer and will not adversely impact your application.


We offer a range of great benefits such as subsidised private health insurance, rewards and discounts, and health and wellbeing initiatives - click here to find out more.


To start small and impact bigger.

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