sk sk

Senior Portfolio Manager

Call for applications

The Slovak central bank, Národná banka Slovenska, is seeking to establish itself as a highly regarded small European central bank with outstanding knowledge in specific areas.

To manage part of its investment portfolios and to strengthen the portfolio management team during the implementation of the Bank’s new Investment Strategy, we are looking to recruit a Portfolio Manager with experience in an established European central bank. We offer a one year contract with an extension option. The successful candidate is expected to support the team in fulfilling investment objectives and to formulate new approaches. The section responsible for portfolio management is widely recognised for its expertise in this field and is seeking to strengthen its presence in financial markets. The role reports directly to the Head of the Foreign Exchange Reserve Management Section and to the Director of the Market Operations Department.

An ideal candidate should have:

  • a strong background in financial markets;
  • a track record in preparing high-quality market analysis and developing trading ideas;
  • experience in portfolio management or in supporting portfolio managers;
  • an ability to work in a team and bring new ideas;
  • excellent communication skills, including an aptitude for communicating with management, for example on investment committees.

The ideal candidate will be fluent in English, the ability to speak Slovak is not a requirement.

We offer:

  • work in a growing team of internationally active portfolio managers who have multi-year expertise in financial markets from domestic and international institutions;
  • an informal and friendly work environment including close contact with management;
  • active involvement in the Investment Strategy’s further development;
  • opportunities to join projects involving the configuration of portfolio management at tactical asset allocation and strategic asset allocation levels;
  • further training and development as well as opportunities to attend external events (seminars, conferences) with the Bank covering all expenses;
  • an excellent quality of life in a mid-sized European city very close to a major global airport (Vienna);
  • work in the organization where diversity is welcomed
  • flexible remote working as an integral part of the work/life balance;
  • a competitive salary.

Slovak law requires us to state that the basic salary will not be lower than €2 500 per month; however, this does not include bonuses and benefits paid on the basis of internal compensation and benefit guidelines.

Národná banka Slovenska is part of the European System of Central Banks.

Applications including a curriculum vitae and cover letter should be sent to by 23:59 CET on 14 October 2022.