Lockheed Martin (www.lockheedmartin.com)
full-time employee contract
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 97,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company ("LMIMCo"), established in 1997, is the named fiduciary for the Investment of assets in Lockheed Martin sponsored pension, savings, and other employee benefit trusts. Our mission is to manage the assets entrusted to us with prudence, diligence, and skill. LMIMCo's obligation is to protect the interests of the benefit plan participants by enhancing the value of the assets. We operate solely in the interests of plan participants and beneficiaries, and with the care, skill, prudence, and diligence that a prudent individual acting in like capacity and familiar with such matters would use.
Our primary fiduciary responsibilities include the establishment of Investment policies and strategies governing the Investment of assets in various employee trust funds, and the appointment, removal, and monitoring of external Investment managers and other service providers who exercise delegated authority over the Investment and custody of trust Assets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Portfolio Manager for Private Equity will provide support to administer and manage the private equity Investment program. Other key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
? Assist in the development of private equity asset class allocation and implementation strategies
? Research, source and complete due diligence on prospective firms
? Prepare materials for committee approval of investments
? Oversee, review and monitor existing private equity Investment managers. Make recommendations for follow-on investments
? Attend annual meetings and advisory board meetings as needed
? Assist with initial negotiation of business terms and contract reviews. Make recommendations regarding amendments.
? Develop and expand understanding/knowledge of the asset class through continued education including conferences, webinars and publications
? Review/develop operational best practices and support oversight of overall private equity fund performance, manager reviews and fee reporting requirements.
? Conduct special projects (e.g. analysis of private equity, debt, portfolio exposures, performance attribution, portfolio construction, Investment strategy and industry trends)
? Conduct and/or supervise research, analysis, recommendations and implementation of best practices in private equity fund management
- Domestic and international travel required
? Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field
? A minimum of three to seven years relevant Investment experience which includes experience in due diligence of private equity Investment managers using internal resources as well as the utilization of external Investment consultants
? Strong verbal and written communication skills
? Strong computer skills, including Excel
? Excellent leadership and teamwork skills
Advanced degree and/or professional designation such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) preferred
Experience with co-investments is preferred
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin?s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers? toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we?re engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Bethesda Maryland