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Fixed Income Investment Specialist

Wellington Management Company, LLP Hong Kong
Posted 3 months ago Permanent Competitive
About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

About the Role

THE COMPANY
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With more than US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 30 June 2023, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 60 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

THE POSITION
We are looking for an experienced Investment Specialist with a focus on Greater China based in Hong Kong to join our Fixed Income Product Management group, which works closely with our fixed income investment teams, our client group and business colleagues around the firm (both regionally and globally). The Investment Specialist will be a member of a product team responsible for growing our Fixed Income franchise across Greater China. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of relevant investment experience, preferably in fixed income portfolio management, product management or investment consulting. The candidate will also have excellent analytical, communication and problem-solving skills, as well as a passion for fixed income investing. The role will be based in Hong Kong and will require travel within the region and occasionally to other locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and execute a business strategy that builds a sustainable book of business and differentiates the firm/investor's products/solutions in the marketplace through the creation of business plans, marketing strategies, and original investment content.
  • Evaluate and triage new business opportunities based on a deep knowledge of client risk/return objectives, portfolio manager capabilities, and business constraints.
  • Contribute to the development of new investment strategies and client solutions, conduct market and competitor analysis, evaluate product overlap and capacity trends, and prepare white papers and presentation materials that serve to differentiate our portfolios.
  • Lead meetings with clients, prospects, and consultants to communicate our investment philosophy, strategy, positioning, and performance across a variety of fixed income investment styles and approaches.
  • Analyse investment strategies, both quantitative and qualitative, for competitive positioning and client consulting.
  • Act as a fiduciary to ensure portfolio integrity by providing oversight of portfolio positioning, performance, and risk exposures.
  • Facilitate and influence business decisions, such as those arising from operational complexity, fee negotiations, capacity limitations, investment guidelines, and the like.
  • Actively participate in the development of talent by providing feedback and interviewing candidates for new roles across departments in the Asia region.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 8+ years of industry experience, preferably in a relevant capacity.
  • Demonstrated experience with direct client engagement.
  • Experience working in Asia viewed positively.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solving skills, solutions-oriented mindset.
  • Strong business judgment, curiosity, comfort with ambiguity.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team across regions.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, grace under pressure, flexibility, ability to get things done.
  • MBA and/or CFA are preferred.
  • Proficiency in Mandarin or Cantonese is preferable
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMWTalentOperations@wellington.com .
Job ID  R89798
ABOUT COMPANY
Boston, United States
3000 Employees Asset Management
Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the largest independent investment management firms in the world. We serve as a trusted a...
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