United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund – Office of Investment Management
Org .Setting And Reporting
The United Nations Secretary-General is responsible for the investment of the assets of the
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The Secretary-General has delegated this
responsibility to the Representative of the Secretary-General for the investment of the assets of the UNJSPF (RSG). The RSG heads the Office of Investment Management (OIM), which
manages a $60+ billion multi-asset class, global investment portfolio, about 85% of which is
actively managed in-house. Asset classes under management comprise global equities, fixed
income, foreign exchange, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, timber and commodities.
OIM's staff are all based in New York but come from over 30 countries. For more information
please visit OIM's website at https://oim.unjspf.org/.
This position is located in the Asia Pacific Team. The incumbent reports to the Senior
Within delegated authority, the Investment Officer will be responsible for the following
1.Assists the Senior Investment Officer (SIO) to manage and invest the assets of the Fund in
public equity markets.
a. Balances long-term strategic goals with short-term performance objectives to outperform
b. Monitors the various portfolio holdings and conduct appropriate security analysis at the
direction of the SIO.
c. Complies with risk control parameters as delineated in the investments Policy and
Procedures Manual with a goal to produce the optimal investment return that avoids undue
d. Integrates Principles of Responsible Investments into investment analysis and monitor both
internally and externally managed holdings, subject to OIM's standards of fiduciary
responsibility to the Fund.
e. Conducts portfolio review periodically and presents in the Portfolio Review Meeting.
f. Conducts portfolio analysis using risk tools and analytical tools.
2.Conducts careful and thorough investment research:
a. Performs fundamental analysis through financial statements, corporate announcements,
market news, and other publicly available information.
b. Reviews investment research and discuss with strategists, economists, security analysts
through brokerage community and the Advisors/Research Providers.
c. Attends investment conferences and Seminars to access to academia and industry experts.
d. Assists in evaluating the quality of the advice of recommendations submitted by the Fund's
research provider and appraise performance of external managers employed in the region.
3.Makes specific investment recommendations
a. Ensures Fund's four investments criteria; i.e. safety, profitability, liquidity, and
b. Makes specific investment recommendations to achieve optimum investment performance
with carefully review of the portfolio's investment objectives and risk tolerance,
c. Presents and discusses investment recommendations to SIO of the relevant asset
d. Participates in the discussions and development of investment recommendations for asset
allocation for the Fund.
a. Assists in the preparation of reports accurately and timely to the Representative of the
Secretary-General for the Investments of the UNJSPF and Director of OIM when requested.
b. Assists the Director of the Office of Investment Management in reporting on investments
and related matters to governing bodies.
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration,
management, economics or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A
certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or equivalent is desirable.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in investment analysis
A minimum of (3) years of experience in bottom-up research involving regular meetings with
corporate management is required.
A minimum of (3) years of experience in building earnings models is required.
Experience in investment management of equities covering markets in developed
Asia/Pacific, including Japan is desirable.
Sector-specific equity research experience is desirable.
Experience in portfolio management, with an emphasis on buy side, is desirable.
Applicants are urged to carefully follow all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, Inspira. Please go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=146256&Lang=en-US to apply.