Chief Investment Officer (5101)

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Chief Investment Officer
Organization:  Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
Province:  Manitoba
Location:  Winnipeg

The Workers Compensation Board promotes safety and health in Manitoba workplaces and aims to help prevent and reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries and disease. Working with its partners, the WCB promotes safe and healthy workplaces, facilitates recovery and return to work, provides compassionate and supportive compensation services for workers and employers, and ensures responsible financial stewardship.

Are you a Chartered Financial Analyst with strategic level experience managing investment portfolios including initiating and developing strategy recommendations, liaising with external investment consultants to analyze and make recommendations, and executing all actions associated with the portfolios? Do you have advanced knowledge of performance measurement and asset allocation processes, the ability to interpret and analyze complex financial/statistical reports and models, and the skills needed to communicate complex information into plain language for reports and presentations?

WCB is currently seeking a Chief Investment Officer to join our leadership team!

Working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Investment Officer, with one direct report, is responsible for the overall management of the WCB’s Accident Fund ($1.7 billion) and Retirement Plan ($216.8 million), and for providing support to other areas of the organization with respect to investments.

The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba continues to be listed as a Top Manitoba Employer and places a strategic focus on attracting talented professionals to join our organization and is committed to investing in the future growth and development of our people! If you are interested in directing the stewardship of WCB's investment portfolios and executing the fiduciary responsibilities of the Chief Investment Officer please apply for this exciting opportunity.

To apply and view a full description of the role please visit and submit your application by October 25, 2019


University degree in Commerce or a related discipline

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation

Minimum of five (5) years' experience in institutional portfolio management  

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