Chief Investment Officer (EE/AA Candidates) (Ref: KHCIO)
Remuneration: RAND980k CTC (With Benefits)

Position in the Financial sector in Kempton Park - Gauteng
Posted On Thursday 17 June 2021
Job Description:

Our client, a bespoke fund manager for various niche private equity funds, is looking to employ an Investment Guru.

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Main job function

The Chief Investment Officer (CIO) is heavily involved in setting the strategic focus for the investment direction of the organization and its portfolio investee companies, as well as in capital raising for investing activities from clients and investors

He/she leads the investment management team in establishing and implementing strategies and processes to ensure superior return is achieved on all investment portfolios managed by the company

Provides strategic insight and direction to the business as relates to investment decisioning, and leads investments, completes all fund transactions, and effectively maintains portfolio development

Professionalises the strategy of the Funds under management and devises on appropriate investments

Implements and delivers the approved investment strategy of clients committed capital into qualifying entities


Minimum of a Post Graduate degree with a Major in investment management, or related field

Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter Holder will be a plus

Master of Business Administration (MBA) and/or Chartered Accountant (CA) a distinct advantage


8 years specific investment experience within the investment management industry

A proven track record of successful investment management and decision making with knowledge of portfolio management

Understanding and proficiency in asset allocation and equity investments

Knowledge of major types of investments and markets

In depth experience/knowledge of South African investment market

Understanding of investment risks

Strong understanding of valuation, accounting, and economic principles across most industries

Building and leading an investment team of various disciplines in the investment process

Understanding of the B-BBEE codes will be a strong plus

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson