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Future Fund seek RI and IT professionals
Tuesday, 10 February 2009 12:10pm

The Australian Government's $60 billion Future Fund is looking to appoint a responsible investment manager and head of information technology.

According to statements on the fund's website, the Future Fund is seeking a manager, responsible investment. The successful candidate will report to the general manager and work closely with the chief investment officer David Neal.

"The Manager, Responsible Investment will help the Fund meet its obligation to maximise returns with acceptable risk, while having regard to best practice corporate governance principles," said the fund.

Key areas of focus include developing an overarching responsible investment framework, managing the fund's voting rights, guiding the fund's approach to environmental, social and governance matters relating to companies in which the fund invests, and leading relationships with relevant partners.

Meanwhile the fund is also looking to appoint a head of information technology. The head of IT is expect to establish and lead the IT function for the organisation.

"The head of IT will be responsible for developing and implementing the IT strategy, working in close collaboration with the business and third party providers to ensure the ongoing IT needs of the business are met.

"Working in a collegiate and dynamic environment, the head of IT will need to balance the strategic and evolving needs of the business, with its day to day operational requirements," said the fund.

Candidates are expected to show an end to end IT management experience, with expertise in the applications domain.

They are expected to also have industry experience within funds management, asset management and/or investment management sector (10 plus years), and strong commercial management and vendor management skills, among other skills.

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