• CIMD–GSAM Fixed Income, High Yield and Loans Portfolio Construction Specialist – Analyst/Associate/VP-Bengaluru

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    Fixed Income & Currencies
    Employment Type

    Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)


    The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world.



    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes and geographies.  We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.



    GSAM Fixed Income: High Yield and Loans

    The Global Fixed Income and Liquidity Solutions team within GSAM is a global leader among Fixed Income Managers, with over $1 trillion in assets under supervision. We have a variety of mandates including institutional portfolios, high net worth accounts and mutual funds. We use fundamental and quantitative analyses to generate micro and macro insights, and combine these with thoughtful portfolio construction and rigorous risk management in order to achieve client outcomes. The High Yield & Bank Loan group with GSAM Fixed Income manages $25bn of high yield and loan assets and comprises of approximately 30 investment professionals with coverage of >900 companies globally.


    Responsibilities and Qualifications


    The portfolio construction specialist will be an integral part of the High Yield and Loans investment team. She / he / they will work closely with portfolio managers, traders, research analysts and other portfolio construction specialists in order to facilitate the ongoing construction of high yield and bank loan portfolios and contribute to achieving our clients’ goals.


    Role Responsibilities:

    • Work with portfolios managers and traders to help implement current investment views, including sizing of positions across accounts with varying objectives and constraints
    • Create and maintain a robust process to ensure individual positions aggregate up to provide the desired portfolio attributes in line with PMs’ strategic and tactical market views
    • Regularly review portfolio characteristics (e.g. beta, carry, convexity), cash levels, and account consistency; make recommendations to High Yield and Bank Loan PMs
    • Monitor and evaluate portfolio attribution on a regular basis
    • Develop analytics and help to design new tools that support portfolio construction, including user testing of new tools and ensuring data integrity of existing tools
    • Prepare materials to facilitate relevant portfolio construction discussions
    • Perform topical analyses as market and client opportunities arise


    Qualifications and Preferred Skillset:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required. CFA study preferred
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail
    • Knowledge and understanding of Fixed Income and Credit markets
    • Experience with or understanding of portfolio construction, trading or risk management techniques is preferred
    • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently as well as thrive within a fast-paced team environment
    • Curious individual with strong critical thinking skills who enjoys problem-solving




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