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Fund Manager

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Fund Management
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(thousands per year)*
€22 - 90 
Related Information:
FUND MANAGER
Fund Accounting Manager: 43 - 76
Fund Accountant / Supervisor: 32 - 60

TRUSTEE
Trustee Officer: 22 - 60
Trustee Manager: 45 - 90
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CPL / Morgan McKinley / Brightwater / PayScale.com

Last Updated: March, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
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An investment expert whose job it is to seek out and manage the best investment opportunities for a clients funds.


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The following is a list of the most commonly reported tasks and activities for this occupation

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Manage investment funds to maximize return on client investments.

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Select specific investments or investment mixes for purchase by an investment fund.

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Analyze acquisitions to ensure conformance with strategic goals or regulatory requirements.

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Select or direct the execution of trades.

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Develop or implement fund investment policies or strategies.

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Develop or direct development of offering documents or marketing materials.

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Evaluate the potential of new product developments or market opportunities, according to factors such as business plans, technologies, or market potential.

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Identify group or individual target investors for a specific fund.

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Meet with investors to determine investment goals or to discuss investment strategies.

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Monitor regulatory or tax law changes to ensure fund compliance or to capitalize on development opportunities.

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