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Investment Strategy and Governance Analyst

Resolution Life Sydney, Australia
Posted 16 days ago Permanent Competitive
Investment Strategy and Governance Analyst
At Resolution Life, we're proud to have evolved into a global business under the Resolution Life name. For customers, advisers, companies and the industry. We're making an impact worldwide

Resolution Life Group is a global life insurance group focusing on the acquisition and management of in-force life insurance policies. With assets of $31 billion and 1.5 million customers, Resolution Life are providing existing customers with life insurance, super and investments.

Why us?

Our platform vision is to be the leading in-force specialist life-insurer in Australasia by 2024, by being customer-obsessed and data-driven.

We are one of the first life insurers globally to operate in an entirely Enterprise Agile environment. The strategic priorities of the platform are focused on ensuring the business is future-fit and sustainable, and to grow through bolt-on acquisition of in-force portfolios. We are guided by core behaviours that inform the way Resolution Life team members show up each day and interact with others.

The Opportunity

The Investment Strategy Team is a self-managed team within the Investment Management Chapter Area and Centre of Excellence led by the CIO of Resolution Life.

The Investments Management Chapter Area is a home for the core investment expertise required to deliver investment strategy, on behalf of our policyholders and shareholders, that balance the risk & return outcomes that are in line with our investment beliefs and risk appetite.

You will:
  • Manage the implementation of investment strategy with end-to-end oversight of manager transitions including the coordination of external managers, custodians, legal, tax, finance, portfolio managers and transition managers.
  • Provide support for the development of investment strategy by the Chapter Area leadership team through the project management of key initiatives including strategic asset allocation review and implementation, framework and policy development and the support Resolution Life Group global objectives.
  • Be the subject matter experts on investment policies, maintain policies and enable application of polices/standards across the IM CoE (Derivative Risk Management, SPS 530 liquidity & stress testing, investment options monitoring in the interest of policyholders/superannuation members)
  • Design governance requirements for risk monitoring in IM CoE from time to time (eg. applying Risk Appetite Statement across the Investment Management Team)

Your Story
  • Experience leading self-managed teams in the implementation of investment strategy
  • Experience working with senior leadership in the support of strategy development
  • Understanding of investment and risk policies in an asset owner environment (insurance, superannuation, investment, product)
  • Awareness or understanding of relevant APRA standards such as CPS 231, CPS 226, SPS 530,
  • Broad understanding of superannuation fiduciary responsibilities and duties to policyholders
  • Commercial ability to read and understand/interpret legal agreements (including schedules and portfolio mandates)
  • An understanding of the broader aspects and operation of the full investment team functions and exposure to various investment decisions

Critical Skills
At Resolution Life, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:
  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analysing data and problem-solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

What Will We Do For You:

Our culture underpins our values and guides our decision making. It's also what makes Resolution Life a great place to work.

Resolution Life Australasia supports virtual working, and our enduring primary place of work continues to be "virtual" with the physical office and home office used interchangeably. We recognise that our workers can contribute and connect equally regardless of where they are located, and we have seen and experienced the wellbeing and benefits that come from working at home. This means some of us work at home most of the time, in the office most of the time or a balanced mix.

Every day is an opportunity to grow - and we hope to offer our people a career, not just a job.

The learning and development opportunities we offer include supporting the completion of executive-level short courses, access to leading online learning tools, on the job training, and mentoring by highly experienced business leaders.

Join us

Before commencing employment in this role you will need to provide two references, full working rights and complete police and credit checks through an online provider.

As an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to working in a diverse and inclusive workforce you will be provided with any support or accessibility requirements throughout your interview process. Please feel free to contact our Talent Team directly at .

Privacy Policy

Please refer to our Privacy Policy to learn about how we use the information you give us, alternatively you can view the same information by navigating to the page https://www.resolutionlife.com.au/privacy.

Critical Skills
At Resolution Life, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:
  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analysing data and problem-solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

What Will We Do For You:

Our culture underpins our values and guides our decision making. It's also what makes Resolution Life a great place to work.

Resolution Life Australasia supports virtual working, and our enduring primary place of work continues to be "virtual" with the physical office and home office used interchangeably. We recognise that our workers can contribute and connect equally regardless of where they are located, and we have seen and experienced the wellbeing and benefits that come from working at home. This means some of us work at home most of the time, in the office most of the time or a balanced mix.

Every day is an opportunity to grow - and we hope to offer our people a career, not just a job.

The learning and development opportunities we offer include supporting the completion of executive-level short courses, access to leading online learning tools, on the job training, and mentoring by highly experienced business leaders.

Join us

Before commencing employment in this role you will need to provide two references, full working rights and complete police and credit checks through an online provider.

As an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to working in a diverse and inclusive workforce you will be provided with any support or accessibility requirements throughout your interview process. Please feel free to contact our Talent Team directly at talent@resolutionlife.com.au.

Privacy Policy

Please refer to our Privacy Policy to learn about how we use the information you give us, alternatively you can view the same information by navigating to the page https://www.resolutionlife.com.au/privacy.
Job ID  JR477000
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