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Our Culture

JS Investments (JSIL) boasts a culture of respect for people from all walks of life and different mind-sets. Empowerment and candor, coupled with innovation make this a dynamic place to work.

Everyone at JSIL is united by the commonality of our corporate vision and values. By building upon our values we are able to create an advantage from our diversity. Our core philosophy centers on our employees growing as individuals, yet collaborating as teams.

JSIL has a performance-driven culture with elements like increments, bonuses and promotions based solely on individual merit, skills, qualities, abilities and attitude. Our promote-from-within philosophy provides innumerable opportunities for all those employees who can dare to meet challenges head-on. Our complex and dynamic environment questions conventional thinking, teaches flexibility, provides opportunities to learn and offers unparalleled career options. We encourage individuals who dare to thrive on challenges and responsibilities, in a constantly changing and highly demanding environment.

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Product Manager

The Incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Set the strategic direction of the AMC product range, facilitating the development of new products and collaborating across the organization to identify opportunities and enhancements that will competitively differentiate the offering. This role will be responsible for working with groups in Investment Management, Sales Management and Distribution, Operations, Finance and Compliance. Analyze and deliver product-related initiatives that address the needs of various distribution channels.
  • Work closely with the marketing and sales departments to craft the promotional material for the new investment products.
  • Ensure that firm's products are adequately positioned to compete effectively and make recommendations to merging or eliminating funds and setting the pricing of funds.
  • Lead effort related to product feasibility analysis and product research; develop schematic, identify resources and establish working groups.
  • Develop creative approaches to structuring mutual funds, managed accounts and other new products.
  • Ensuring all existing product offerings are up-to-date in terms of product features and regulatory requirements.
  • Designing Separately Managed Accounts (SMA) Agreements and all related documentation of clients in accordance with their risk profile.
  • Perform analysis on key performance indicators (KPIs) and measurements of product success (product revenue, product profitability, customer satisfaction, quality, cost implications, forecasts, etc.) to inform product design.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred, CFA designation is a plus.
  • Minimum 2-4 years in investment product development/management experience with a deep understanding of all aspects of product development, positioning and implementation within a financial services environment.
  • Full understanding of local market of investment products and solutions across various channels; knowledge of international markets is an added plus.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills including demonstrated experience with research, data gathering and ability to think strategically as well as creatively as it relates to product development and meeting client needs.
  • Strong leadership, influence, interpersonal and relationship-building skills, with a proven ability to collaborate with diverse, multi-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful presentation in senior management forums.
  • Ability to get things done in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Impeccable organization and ability to manage many in-flight initiatives at once.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills including an ability to translate technical, operational and regulatory information into understandable terms.
  • Expert level understanding of the regulatory regime, and NBFC regulations.
 

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Assistant Manager

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the Company's financial results on a monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual basis.
  • Ensure that the regulatory reports are submitted accurately and within the stipulated time frame.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and reports on Related Party Transactions.
  • Extend necessary support in compiling the data received from different departments for the annual budget exercise and present it in a clear and concise manner.
  • Execute the Fixed Asset Management exercise.
  • Extend necessary support to the external auditors and ensure that the report is finalized within the stipulated time frame.

Experience :

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

Competencies:

  • Excellent numeracy skills with attention to detail and ability to analyze and present complex data.
  • Command on MS Excel (specifically, advanced formulas, pivot tables and charts)
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of accounting best practices and regulations.
Interested candidates can apply at careers@jsil.com mentioning “AMC Finance – Karachi” in the subject line. Females are encouraged to apply.

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Fixed Income Fund Manager

The Incumbent will be responsible to:

  • To deliver positive risk-adjusted returns to investors by effectively performing relevant fiduciary responsibilities.
  • To analyze the overall macroeconomic variables that may affect the performance of fixed income funds.
  • To determine optimal asset allocation and security selection keeping in mind the relevant fund’s performance objective, benchmark, relevant constraints, and risk profile. Maintain a good professional relationship with the banks to secure a better deposit rate across all funds of JSIL.
  • Timely respond to the inquiries of the Regulators and ensure compliance at all times.
  • To perform credit evaluation of securities periodically to monitor/control the overall Credit Risk of the portfolio.
Preferably Bachelors with CFA qualification. Fresh or with one year of relevant experience within the specific domain of Fixed Income.

Vacancy Area of Interest Location Career Level Degree(s)/Major(s) ApplicationDeadline
Product Manager Product Development Karachi Middle Managements Bachelors / MBA & CFA designation is a plus 10 October, 2021
Assistant Manager Finance Department Karachi Beginners ACCA /  ACMA /  Bachelors in Accounting & Finance from a reputed University 20 October, 2021
Fixed Income Fund Manager Investment Department Karachi Middle Managements Preferably Bachelors with CFA qualification. 20 October, 2021

    Our Shortlisting Criteria

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • Candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
    • These vacancy details are not definitive and may be subject to future amendments.

Do you think you have what it takes to be a JSIL employee? If you do, please send us your resume at careers@jsil.com

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