Director – Investments at National Pension Scheme Authority (NPSA) 17 views

The National Pension Scheme Authority (NPSA) welcomes eligible Lusaka residents to apply for Director – Investment Job Vacancies 2023 before the deadline.

National Pension Scheme Authority: Director – Investments Vacancies 2023

  • Company: National Pension Scheme Authority
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia
  • Closing Date: 23rd Dec 2022

The Director of Investments’ responsibility is to provide support to the Director General, in coordinating investments for NAPSA, and in the acquisition of the needed finances. The work involves: formulating the investment strategy for the Authority, appraising and recommending investment opportunities to the Finance and Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees, and monitoring and reporting the performance of the Authority’s investment portfolio. Overall, the role manages the day-to-day operations of the Investments directorate to ensure smooth operations and coordination of all investment activities.

Key Responsibilities

Implement the NAPSA investment strategy, policies, procedures and guiding principles to support the Authority’s strategic objectives.
Implement fund development plans including asset allocation mixes and allocation of cash flows and revenue generation strategies to enable NAPSA meet its financial objectives.
Develop growth strategic initiatives and budgets for NAPSA including market expansion opportunities for executive management and Board approval.
Establish innovative alliances, co-investments/ business arrangements with investment advisers and development partners to deliver prudent investments.
Coordinate the development of the NAPSA investment work plan.
Coordinate the hiring and management of Fund Managers, Custodians and Investments Advisors.
Develop and implement a framework for the establishment, management, and nurturing of relationships with investee companies, key stakeholders and market participants.
Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard the assets of the fund.
Hold regular meetings with investment analysts and NAPSA managers, external managers to discuss the NAPSA investment plan, to ensure all the investment activities are aligned with the NAPSA investment strategy and plan.
Monitoring and managing risk and compliance, and rebalancing of the investment portfolio.
Developing a long-term investment strategy taking into consideration actuarial recommendations to deliver best outcomes for asset and liability matching.
Ensures good governance and adherence to regulatory requirements by all NAPSA subsidiaries.
Coordinates research on investment to ensure NAPSA investment decisions are advised by current best practices, and financial and market trends.
In liaison with the HR Directorate, coordinate the training and development of the staff in the Directorate to ensure the availability of competencies critical for the delivery of quality investment services for members.

Minimum Qualifications

Five (5) “O” Levels with credit and above including Mathematics and English
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics/ Accounting or equivalent/ ACCA/ CIMA/CA Zambia or equivalent
Master’s Degree in a business-related field.
Preferred Qualifications
N/A
Minimum Experience Required
Not less than ten (10) years experience in Accounting, Banking, Finance, Fund Management or equivalent at a senior management level in an organization with a similar size of operations.

Method of Application

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