WYPF is one of the UK’s largest pension funds with assets of over £16bn.

Based in central Bradford, and administered by the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, WYPF provides the Local Government Pension Scheme to over 450 employers and almost 295,000 members. In addition we have a shared service partnership with Lincolnshire Pension Fund, the London Boroughs of Hounslow and Barnet and a number of Fire Authorities for the administration of the Firefighters Pension Schemes. WYPF is also part of the Northern LGPS.

More information can be found at www.wypf.org.uk

The Fund has a diverse investment portfolio covering all asset classes and most equity markets. The investment portfolio is actively managed and almost entirely by the in house investment teams.

To maintain and develop our position within the UK pensions industry we are now looking to appoint 2 Investment Managers to assist the Deputy Director and Assistant Directors in the provision of a high quality investment management service. The Fund is looking for highly motivated individuals to contribute to the development of investment strategy and manage, on a discretionary basis, part of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund’s investment portfolio, with particular emphasis on UK or overseas equity markets. You will also purchase and sell securities and will have sole responsibility for the investments in your portfolio.

You will have:

• A recognised CCAB Accountancy qualifications or recognised Stock Market qualification (e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst, Member of IIMR, Member of Securities Institute).
• Relevant Investment Management experience
• Five years’ experience of working within the professional area of a large financial organisation.
• An ability to organise and plan your own workload in a busy professional environment with many competing tasks

In return, for all of the above positions, we can offer:
- Flexible working
- LGPS Pension
- Ongoing training and development
All of the roles are based at Aldermanbury House, Bradford City Centre however, due to the impact of COVID-19 there has been a requirement for homeworking. We are committed to flexible working to ensure there is a better work/life balance.

For further information regarding this post please contact Colin Standish on 01274 432748 or email colin.standish@bradford.gov.uk

To apply, please click Apply

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

Closing Date: 1st October 2021
Posted: 17/09/2021
Closes: 1st October 2021
Based at Aldermanbury House, 2-4 Godwin Street, BD1 2ST. Bradford
Job type
£Special E £67,036 to £76,613 pa (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)

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