Main fields of work


As a leading asset manager, we offer our clients a diverse range of investment funds and asset management strategies. Our successful products are managed by various different teams, composed of committed employees with wide-ranging expertise.
 
Fund managers
 
Fund managers are specialists in investments and securities, who are responsible for investing the fund assets of our clients. Relevant educational background (degree, CFA or similar), professional experience in the finance business and market and good language skills are fundamental prerequisites for this profession.
 


Portfolio managers
 
Portfolio managers are responsible for the creation of client portfolios and make decisions on the purchase and sale of securities. The basis for these decisions is the investment matrix and the contractual instructions of our clients. Relevant educational background (degree, CFA or similar), professional experience in the finance business and market and good language skills are fundamental prerequisites for this profession.
 
 
Specialists and staff for mid-office
 
Mid-office is an important interface between fund management and securities trading. Employees are responsible for the implementation of new products and strategies, compliance with the statutory regulations and minimisation of operational risks. Interest in securities, structured work and a strong command of numbers are key requirements for this field of work.
 
 
Risk Management
 
Employees in the field of risk management are not only in charge of quantitative controlling functions, they are also responsible for the strategic development of methods and systems for measuring and mitigating market risks. They work in close cooperation with fund management. Along with a university degree, this field of works requires keen interest in securities and outstanding mathematical and analytical abilities.

 

 

Reporting
 
Our reporting team is responsible for the proper, timely preparation of institutional client reports, statutory reports and internal reporting. This interesting line of work is mainly open to people who are just getting started in professional life and are interested in securities. The work requires precision and good ability to work with numbers.
 
 
Customer service and sales
 
In Austria, our retail funds are sold via the regional Raiffeisen banks. We serve our partner banks by actively providing information on our products, carrying out marketing activities and sales campaigns, and by holding training seminars for the employees of the Raiffeisen banks. Applicants who are interested in this line of work should already have expertise in securities and good customer and service orientation.
 
 
Foreign sales
 
Our products are in demand the world round. Our Client Relationship Managers and Client Coordination Managers are responsible for dealing with our foreign clients and network partners. Along with excellent knowledge of securities and funds, this line of work requires strong customer and service orientation and strong foreign language skills.
 
 
Specialists for international tenders (Requests for Proposal)
 
Many institutional investors select their asset managers on the basis of comprehensive surveys. Our RFP specialists are always up-to-date on the latest happenings, gathering the necessary information on products and investment processes, to prepare these for parties who are interested. This exciting, multi-faceted line of work is also suitable for new job market entrants who have studied economics or related fields. One main prerequisite is an educational focus on securities, excellent command of English and good ability to write. Other requirements include critical-analytical thinking, and structured work habits.

 

 

 

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