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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Investment Analyst with the National Insurance Board.

Nature & Scope of Position
The Investment Analyst reports to the Investment Manager and provides general professional assistance to the Investment Manager in the completion of the investment transactions in accordance with established conventions as well as in accordance with the policy requirements of the NIS. The Investment Analyst will also assist with the proper management of the Scheme’s investment to ensure compliance in accordance with the prescribed guidelines.

Key Accountabilities
1. Analyze investment proposals to be presented to the Board and Investment Committee.
2. Periodic review of the performance of the Board’s investment portfolios in terms of credit analysis, adherence to policies and procedures, reporting findings and recommending corrective action to management. 
3. Assist in preparing investment budgets, performance reports and forecasts. 
4. Identifying investment opportunities for consideration by the National Insurance Board. 
5. Monitors payments and maturities of all investments as they come due.

Person Specification
• A Bachelor’s Degree/professional qualification in Finance, investment or related discipline 
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
• Five (5) years’ experience in similar environment

Specific Skills/knowledge required 
• Maintaining a good knowledge and understanding of changing legislation, financial planning and investments.
• Ability to deal with a variety of problems and ensuring responses are accurate and consistent. 
• General knowledge of all aspects of investment operations to permit the reporting and reconciliation of required reports and analyses.
• Good judgement required to plan, research and interpret results.
• Ability to identify and analyze business problems, as well as recommend and develop solutions.
• Good oral and written communication skills

Compensation package
This is a middle management position and payment and benefits will be in accordance with relevant scale and existing benefit package.

Applications should be sent by the 19th May 2017 to:
Human Resource Manager
National Insurance Board
P.O. Box 322
ST. GEORGE’S

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