This role has fiduciary responsibility for developing investment strategies or measuring and managing associated financial risk for IBM's defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) funds in one or more countries.
Pension Professionals are responsible for tasks such as investing, global custody, recordkeeping, fund performance measurement, investment guideline oversight and compliance, and coordinating capital calls and distributions.
For a DB (pension) fund, employees must have thorough knowledge and understanding of the Fund's liabilities and assets, extensive experience in the capital and investment markets, and the ability to effectively communicate complex information to the investment committee and the trustees.
For DC funds, the role involves defining and creating investment alternatives that provide sufficient choices for participants.
Pension Professionals have constant interaction with money managers, peer funds, academics and investment consultants.Employees in this role are may be responsible for making major strategy recommendations for how the funds' assets are deployed.
Pension Professionals manage complex relationships with external portfolio and money managers, custodians, plan trustees, investment committee members, IBM senior executives, regulators and auditors.