Responsible for the Strategic Allocation portfolios, One Choice Portfolio target-date and target-risk portfolios, Multi-Asset Income, and the Kansas Learning Quest 529 Plans, the Multi-Asset Strategies team currently oversees roughly $30 billion assets under management. As a member of the multi-asset strategies team, the Portfolio Manager will be responsible for research and development of new asset allocation products, product enhancements and existing portfolio management. In addition, the successful candidate will:
•Communicate both internally and externally regarding portfolio design, investment strategies and strategic and tactical positioning. This is a client-facing role. •Lead independent research efforts on state-of-the-art asset allocation and life cycle investing strategies. •Publish research in applicable financial journals when appropriate. •Conduct investigation into alternative/enhanced methodology for design/implementation of target-date and target-risk asset allocation strategies. •Stay current and well versed in leading edge academic and practitioner research in relevant investment areas. •Create and deliver presentations to internal and external clients on all areas of interest related to asset allocation. •Assist in establishing/maintaining American Century Investments as a thought leader in the field of asset allocation. •Research various strategies to enhance/improve existing Multi-Asset products and strategies from both an investment and operational standpoint.
The ideal candidate will be a successful investment professional with at least 10-15 years of portfolio management or research and a solid record of investment performance. Additional qualifications: •Advanced degree and/or CFA or CAIA preferred. •Hands-on programming skills, especially in target date or asset allocation applications. (i.e., Monte Carlo Simulation, MATLAB, etc.) would be a plus. •Comfortable working in a team environment where responsibility for decision making and investment results are shared. •Investment experience demonstrating strength in asset allocation and life cycle strategies. •Experience/expertise in developing tactical asset allocation forecasting models •Excellent communication skills and effective in making presentations. •Previous experience in a client-facing role is strongly preferred.
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