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Assistant Equity Fund Manager


Job Summary

Assistant Equity Fund Manager

Zurich Life Assurance is looking for an Assistant Equity Fund Manager to join their successful and long-standing investment team, based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. The successful candidate will have five years’ experience in portfolio management ideally in European, global, or industrial sector equities.


Key Accountabilities

The main responsibilities of the Assistant Equity Fund Manager will include but will not be limited to:

  • Portfolio analysis including performance and risk analysis
  • Security research analysis
  • Portfolio construction
  • Close collaboration with colleagues in the Zurich Life investment team
  • Collaboration with other local functions and with the global investment colleagues

Job Qualifications

Technical Competencies


  • Ideally 5 years’ experience in equity portfolio management preferably European, global, or industrial sector equities 
  • The suitable candidate may also be an analyst with a drive to be a portfolio manager
  • Excellence in security analysis, portfolio construction, performance, and risk analysis
  • Strong academic background with relevant business or financial services’ qualifications

Non-Technical Competencies

  • Performance and outcomes focused
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and ability to work within a team 
  • Open and flexible approach


Short Description

Additional Information


Primary work location is Blackrock based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter Jemma Doran is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are


Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford.

Zurich is a strong brand. Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


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