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Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $937B* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries. (*As of December 31, 2017)
Job Purpose (Job Summary): The Global Market Strategist, APAC is responsible for formulating thematic views on the economies and markets in his/her respective region, as well as communicating those market views with retail and institutional clients, with the media and through marketing pieces. The Regional Market Strategist is also responsible for contributing to the comprehensive global market view.
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
Present at conferences, client meetings and other events, and conduct conference calls for advisors and their clients on the economic and market outlook and related topics.
Responsible for communicating with clients all relevant key global thought leadership pieces on behalf of the firm.
Participate in other meetings with clients as requested.
Help to customize strategist team materials for region and by client type (working with Marketing).
Provide training to sales team on economics, markets and related topics.
Serve as a key spokesperson for Invesco in the region, participating in video and print interviews on a regular basis.
Responsible for communicating with the media all relevant key global thought leadership pieces on behalf of the firm.
Research / Collaboration
Liaise with investment teams in the region to be aware of and understand their respective investment theses/views, and incorporate them and their thought leadership pieces into strategist team thematic views.
Monitor economic and market developments across Asia and generate investment implications.
Meet with global strategist team on weekly basis (and ad hoc as needed) to inform them of regional market and economic developments, research findings, and participate in formulating the global view and asset allocation recommendations.
Creation of Content
Create white papers, models, research notes and brief comments/Tweets
Work closely with team members to help produce a quarterly outlook slide deck as well as other slide decks.
Conduct research and produce regular commentaries, research notes, white papers, brief comments/Tweets and other pieces, as time permits. Pieces will be both regularly scheduled and reactive, on an as needed basis.
Where appropriate, advocate on behalf of economic issues/legislative issues/initiatives (e.g., write op-ed pieces, provide supporting research)
Bring attention to other firm thought leadership.
Work Experience / Knowledge:
At least 10 years related experience.
Ability to generate insightful and relevant investment ideas backed by research.
Familiarity with financial markets, market terminology, capital markets history and economic indicators, along with equity, fixed income, international, emerging markets, currency and alternative asset classes.
Specialty in alternative asset classes especially desirable.
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:
Fluent in English, and preferably fluent in Mandarin as well.
Superb communications skills in both writing and presenting. Ability to communicate ideas with passion and clarity.
Familiarity with software such as Bloomberg, FactSet, Data-stream, etc.
A self-starter with the ability to collaborate with peers and business partners
Strong prioritization and problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task
Proactive and willing to make suggestions for enhancement
High integrity and excellent work ethics
Demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
Advanced degree in Finance or Economics and/or CFA.
Invesco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within twelve weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 2 years for future recruitment purposes. When there are vacancies in our subsidiary or associate companies during that period, we may transfer the application to them for consideration of employment. Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, job applicants have a right to request access to, and to request correction of, Personal Data in relation to the application. If job applicants wish to exercise these rights, they should contact the Human Resources department.