Deputy Chief Investment Officer
MainePERS, with offices in Augusta and Portland, is searching for a Deputy Chief Investment Officer (Deputy CIO) to join their Portland-based investment team. MainePERS, an independent agency of the State of Maine, provides pension, disability, and death benefits to its members.
The Deputy CIO reports to the CIO and provides support in the oversight and administration of the investment program and supervises investment staff as assigned by the CIO. The Deputy CIO has broad responsibilities that include working with the CIO on development of investment policies and strategies, portfolio management, oversight of investment operations, administration, and risk management.
The investment team, in addition to the CIO and Deputy CIO, includes Managing Directors of Private Equity, Real Estate, Alternative Credit, and Infrastructure and Natural Resources, the Asset Class Head of Risk Diversifiers, a Senior Analyst, and an Operations Senior Analyst.
The Deputy CIO must have a general understanding of modern portfolio theory, portfolio construction, portfolio management, and risk management systems and controls. The Deputy CIO is a thought partner and trusted colleague of the CIO. The individual must align and support the Board’s investment philosophy and policy objectives. A confident and modest leader with the initiative to identify opportunities to improve portfolio performance and investment operations is desired.
For additional information or to apply, please contact Hudepohl & Associates, [email protected] or (614) 854-7300.