RBC Global Asset Management (“RBC GAM”) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”) a global financial services company, and consists of a number of affiliated entities around the globe, all subsidiaries of RBC. In Canada, RBC GAM manages the collective assets of Canadian individual and institutional investors, and includes Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management, and PH&N Institutional, which is the division of RBC GAM responsible for institutional asset management in Canada. RBC GAM manages approximately $500 billion in assets under Management (AUM) worldwide and is committed to continued innovation for its global clients. Please view www.rbcgam.com for further information.
As an important member of a newly established team, you will have the opportunity to be a key contributor and influencer in the early stages of the creation and build out of a comprehensive “Private Markets Investments” platform. A key focus for RBC GAM is to expand its capabilities in private markets and other illiquid asset classes, including real estate and mortgages. We are excited about the growth potential and ultimate scale of the private markets platform at RBC GAM.
What will you do?
Mortgage Group – primary role (60%)
Support the portfolio management of RBC GAM’s four current mortgage funds including involvement in the overall fund positioning and investor communications
Support the sourcing, structuring, recommending and approval of potential mortgage investments
Contribute to the development and marketing of new commercial mortgage funds
Assume a direct role in developing an automated portfolio monitoring system for the mortgage fund platform
Real Estate Equity Group – secondary role (20%)
Support the portfolio management of RBC GAM’s Canadian Core Real Estate Fund including investor communications
Support the sourcing, structuring, recommending and approval of potential real estate investment transactions
Contribute to the development and marketing of new real estate funds
Assume a direct role in developing an automated portfolio monitoring system for the existing direct real estate fund platform
Private Markets Group – team member role (20%)
Participate in select Private Markets research initiatives as required (Private Equity, Infrastructure and Private Credit product development)
Provide investor communications support across the Private Markets fund platform
What’s in it for you?
The role presents an opportunity to assist in building an important new business within RBC GAM’s global investment platform, provides broad exposure to the development of new investment products and offers leadership opportunities in the management and oversight of established products.
The role will provide exposure to a wide array of client channels within RBC GAM (Individual, High/Ultra Net Worth, Institutional, Domestic and Global) and will involve working alongside multiple RBC GAM teams across a variety of asset classes globally.
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
Flexible work/life balance options
Opportunities to do challenging work
Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies
What do you need to succeed?
5 years of work experience in the real estate industry, preferably across both the mortgage lending and real estate equity investing segments of the business.
Minimum 5 years’ direct experience in the commercial mortgage lending industry
University degree in Finance or a related field
Completion of at least Level 1 CFA
Demonstration of proven investment judgement and the ability to underwrite risk
Exceptional verbal communication and technical writing skills
Experience in creating and delivering business presentations