Cigna Managing Director - Cigna Investment Management in Bloomfield, Connecticut

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The Management Director will be responsible for:

Manages investment process to provide sound and timely credit decisions for new investments

  • Analyzes, evaluates and recommends purchase of corporate bonds

  • Identifies risks quickly and evaluates appropriately

  • Analytic work is well-documented and uses current tools and information sources

  • Investment program demonstrates: good credit risk decisions in industry, sector, global context - investments consistent with portfolio investment and financial objectives - broad capital markets perspective - pricing appropriate to risk - low default experience over time

  • Proactively coaches and oversees investment staff in investing process/decisions

  • Makes a substantive contribution to departmental program plan

Helps lead Fixed Income team in proactively managing portfolio to meet financial objectives.

  • Participates in development of corporate portfolio and sector strategies

  • Actively monitors holdings and identifies restructuring / sale opportunities

  • Anticipates and manages deteriorating credits

  • Monthly pricing demonstrates market discipline and all available information

  • Proactively coaches and oversees investment staff in managing portfolio

Helps drive organizational renewal and team-building priorities

  • Works effectively with private placement colleagues in balancing workflow, managing pre-circle review process and providing credit committee review

  • Shares market and sector information appropriately with colleagues across the organization

  • Helps drive fixed income sector reviews and risk management processes

  • Contributes to successful assimilation of new team members

  • Effectively supports and manages performance process to enhance performance, provide development opportunities, and support retention:

  • Supports creation of challenging development plans for employees

  • Provides frequent direct and specific feedback

  • Provides/arranges for appropriate training

  • Manages business processes to balance workflow and opportunities

  • Supports junior colleagues growth in technical skills, increasing independence and organizational effectiveness

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in finance, accounting or related discipline is required

  • MBA or Masters is strongly preferred

  • CFA – Required

  • 10+ years of related analysis experience is strongly preferred (Minimum of 6 is required)

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Strong analytical background

  • Ability to make sound decisions

  • Strong sense of financial markets

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status.

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