Director of Alternatives and Private Markets Manager Research, Investment Management, Large Wealth Manager

Full time or 4 days per week, flexible working
Reference: A/11882
  • To oversee/enhance the analysis and development of alternative (liquid and illiquid) investment strategies.
  • Direct line management of heads of private markets, direct strategies real asset and liquid alternatives making sure their team meet quantitative and qualitative expectations when selecting external managers.
  • Build private assets strategies to fit blended and single strategy client solutions.  Manage research into alternative assets to ensure sufficient universe of investment managers available to support portfolio construction.
  • Appoint and terminate investment managers across the product range.  Drive improvements in fund monitoring
  • Represent at Investment Committee, ensure responsible investment parameters incorporated into the research process, contribute to continued evolution of the investment platform.
  • Promote understanding of fund range presenting internally and to HNW clients.  Build strong relationships with fund managers.
  • Manage the impact of an expected significant growth in AUM on the business.


  • Previous experience of leading teams in investment management, consulting or at an asset owner/fiduciary.
  • Experience building investment strategies across real assets and private markets.  Experience in managing liquid low beta strategies.
  • Proven understanding of a broad range of asset classes and investment styles, specific detailed knowledge of illiquid and alternative strategies and their fund structures.
  • Strong awareness of leading organisations and developments in the investment and wealth management markets.
  • Degree qualified and relevant professional qualification through IMC, CFA exams or equivalent.
  • Office work to meet key stakeholders and some possible overseas travel for fund manager reviews.

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