The role is to support the Head of Asian Equities, as well as the broader team, in the day to day operation of the Asia ex Japan Equity business.
To partner with a wide range of functions across the firm, to be recognised as the go to person for any non-investment issues for the team and to drive long term improvements and enhancements to the team's processes.
Key Responsibilities :
Project management of all aspects of the Asia ex Japan equity business.
Be the main point of contact for all business management issues relating to Asia ex Japan equities and to manage, resolve, allocate responsibility or escalate as they arise. These will include :
Build a close working relationship with the team and ensure a comprehensive understanding of their day-to-day business flows.
Partner with the Product Management function wherever possible to deliver global best practice enhancements to processes
Develop and leverage a broad suite of relationships with key relevant stakeholders across the region and the firm.
Build, deliver and maintain a full suite of Management Information tools, working with Finance and broader Equities / Investment to ensure best in class reports are developed.
Assist in developing budgets and projections and writing a comprehensive business plan and associated presentation decks for the broad Asian equities business.
Assist the Head of Asian Equities in developing and delivering the China strategy for Equities to include both onshore and offshore client opportunities.
Ensure all procedural documentations / manuals are up to date, maintained and updated going forward.
Ensure a regular interaction with Legal and Compliance to ensure a full awareness of relevant issues and confirmation that the team is up to date with all developments.
Support the Head of Research with all aspects of analysis and budget management for brokerage counterparties (MiFID 2, soft etc.).
Develop a culture of, and reputation for, rigid cost control, operational excellence and E&O minimisation.
Ensure full awareness of Aladdin system and contribute to identifying and developing process efficiencies.
The ideal candidate will have 8-10 years working within the Asset Management industry within Equity products, ideally working as a Business Manager or project manager.