The Chicago Municipal Employees’ Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund is looking for a new chief investment officer to replace Michael Walsh, who left the fund in October for a high-level position at another pension fund.
The desired experience and education requirements for the position, according to the job posting:
*Advanced degree in a business, related major or the CFA designation or commitment to completing the designation are preferred
*Leadership experience in a similar institution, organization or government agency;
experience in a public pension system is desirable
*Good understanding of institutional investment management
*Management of staff experience
*Ability to analyze and evaluate investment managers; solid understanding of and experience with the due diligence process
*Experience working with a Retirement Board, investment consultants, auditors, and actuaries
*Basic technology skills and knowledge
*Experience in management of institutional assets is preferred
*Fundamental accounting skills
*Knowledge of the Illinois Pension Code
The full job posting can be found here.
Application are due on Feb. 25 by 4:30 p.m. central time.
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