Franklin Templeton Investments is a leading global investment management organization due to the efforts of our greatest assets - our employees. We have over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world, servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. We believe in our corporate values of putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results, and working with integrity. Our people are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. For more than 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people. We're currently looking for qualified candidates to join our team. The Insurance General Account business is seeking a portfolio manager that has directly managed general account insurance portfolios at an asset management firm (additional experience at an insurance company is a plus) and has had direct contact with clients. This person will report directly to the Head of Insurance Portfolio Management.
Working closely with the Insurance Strategy Team to complete asset allocation and portfolio analysis for existing and new portfolios for taxable, tax-exempt and foreign domiciled insurance companies, incorporating the views of the Fixed Income Policy Committee, and working closely with the various sector teams.
Partnering closely with the sales, consultant relations and client service group, presenting to existing clients, prospects, and consultants, and presenting at industry conferences.
Creating periodic industry thought pieces, and providing input, as needed, to RFP's and various presentations and ad-hoc reports.
Ideal candidates will possess:
Bachelor's degree and MBA. CFA is a plus.
10-15 years of insurance general account portfolio management experience of multi-sector fixed income portfolios. Additional experience at an insurance company is a plus
Strong writing and presentation skills
Strong client relationship management experience
Intellectual persistence to tackle hard problems and develop insights from multiple angles
Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills
Ability to work well in a collaborative environment
Solid verbal and written communication skills.
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results. Highlights of our benefits include:
Three weeks paid time off the first year
Medical, dental and vision insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match, up to the IRS limits
Employee Stock Investment Program
Tuition Assistance Program
Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
Onsite fitness center and recreation center
Franklin Templeton Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite you to visit us at www.franklintempletoncareers.com to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.