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Managing Director, Public Investments

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday 
Employment Type:  Full-Time


The Managing Director, Public Investments provides senior level oversight of the Public and Marketables portfolio areas including: Public Equity, Credit, Hedge Funds, Cash and Rates.This leader will have the opportunity to build and oversee a team of 3-5 investment professionals dedicated to the Publics efforts, and reports to Children’s Chief Investment Officer.


  1. Provide oversight of the whole Marketables portfolio under CIO guidance to manage existing and prospective investment manager work-flow (i.e. sourcing, evaluating, selecting, recommending, and monitoring fund investments) in the folllowing categories:
    • Long-Only Equities globally – U.S., international developed, emerging markets, including country/regional specific mandates, and sector mandates
    • Hedge Funds – Both directional and diversifying strategies
    • Credit – including but not limited to performing credit mandates, opportunistic credit, stressed/distressed, direct lending, long/short credit
    • Cash and Rates – U.S. Treasury portfolios and other interest rates sensitive securities
  2. Monitor and continuously re-underwrite exposures in the following categories:
    • Maintains close relationships and communication with existing managers in these categories.
    • Maintains an ongoing pipeline of prospective managers in these categories, and develops relationships with managers of interest.
    • Analyzes portfolio performance, risk factors and exposures and cash flow projections in these categories.
    • Conducts comprehensive research and assessment of valuations and trends in these categories.
  3. Recruit, manage, train, and mentor mid- and junior-level investment personnel focused on the Marketables portfolios.
  4. Work with the CIO on a total portfolio level and sub-portfolio level to report on the linkages of asset allocation, exposure measurement, performance attribution, liquidity monitoring, and statistical risk measurement (Risk Management).
  5. Work collaboratively and continuously engage all members of the Investment team to provide independent, rigorous insights on potential decisions across the Fund’s portfolio, including those not under direct responsibility.


Bachelor's Degree engineering, mathematics, finance, accounting, business, economics, social sciences or related field. 


At least ten (10) years of nvestment management experience.


  • Demonstrated track record of sourcing and creating a portfolio of Public Equity and Hedge Funds Investments
  • Deep expertise in and industry knowledge of the manager landscapes for all Long-Only and Hedge Fund Strategies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication (written and spoken), presentation, and interpersonal skill, including a strong executive presence.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative capabilities.
  • Results orientation with ability to quickly assimilate data and communicate results.
  • Strong project management skills. Proven ability to develop project plans, provide regular updates to project sponsors, and adjust project direction as needed.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex assignments with proven ability to assess competing priorities in a high energy, fast paced environment.
  • Practical in approach—has a natural orientation to getting things accomplished quickly in a high quality way and maximizes results with available resources.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading high performing teams. Strong orientation to provide situational leadership, tailoring leadership approach based on the needs of the individual. Transparent and able to incorporate feedback into personal performance.
  • History of building and fostering trusting, sustainable relationships with key stakeholders. Able to collaborate and partner with other subject matter experts and business leaders.
  • Can effectively cope with change and easily shift gears. Willing to shift between strategy, design, and delivery. A track record of doing whatever is needed to get the job accomplished.
  • Highly effective in ambiguous environment and able to produce maximum results with little direction and guidance.
  • Self-motivated and directed, possessing an ability to motivate others.
  • Strong business acumen, client-service, and results orientation.
  • High ethical and professional standards.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project.


No professional certifications required.


  • Master's degree in business administration (MBA) and/or advanced degree in economics, finance, or math.
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.
  • Investment management experience at a $2 billion plus Endowment, Foundation, or Family Office.
  • Investment previous distinction of Asset Class Head or Lead managing a team focused on Public / Marketable Investments.


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Requisition #:  30410     
Location:  Park North - Harvard  -  3395 Northeast Expressway, Atlanta, GA  30341
Function:  Leadership/Management - Director/Senior Director

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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