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Pension Professional

Dublin, DUBLIN D01
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM has established several retirement funds in Europe to meet its obligations with regard to post retirement pension benefits.

The Investment Consultant will provide support to these retirement funds and their Investment Committees/ Boards. This support consists of strategic investment advice as well as specific advice on asset allocation; asset classes; investment manager research, selection and monitoring; liability management; investment guidelines and compliance; performance.


  • Understanding of country retirement fund (structure, environment, liability profile)
  • Keep abreast of financial markets, instruments and regulatory developments
  • Help determining the appropriate asset allocation and manage any change
  • Make recommendations to manage exposures (liability, currency, etc.)
  • Research Investment managers
  • Draft and negotiate investment guidelines
  • Ensure compliance process is appropriate and resolve compliance issues
  • Monitor investment managers and make appropriate recommendations
  • Present projects/recommendations to the different stakeholders/committees
  • Share knowledge and expertise
  • Manage projects (e.g. agree, maintain and review project plans and timelines)
  • Maintain and monitor relationships with pension fund staff and committee/board members, custodians, consultants and actuaries

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Appropriate/Relevant knowledge of financial markets, asset classes, instruments and relevant regulatio
  • Familiar with asset allocation and hedging techniques
  • Experience with global custody
  • Relevant professional degree (finance, economics, actuary, etc). CFA qualification is highly beneficial
  • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills
  • Available and willing to travel abroad as needed (approximately 15%)
  • Microsoft Office skills (mainly Excel, Word and Powerpoint)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and with outside organizations
  • Other languages are an advantage
  • Pro-active, well organized and independent
  • Eager to learn/develop

About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk.Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge? Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-12-09 Expires: 2020-01-08

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