Alternatives Investment Specialist Alternatives Investment Specialist …

Specialized Group
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jun 20
10 - 12 Million JPY Base
Specialized Group
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jun 20
10 - 12 Million JPY Base
Investment Specialist within the Alternatives Sector for Institutional Investors

A Trillion Dollar Foreign Asset Manager, is looking to increase their Alternatives Scope here in Japan with Instituional Investors. This new headcount position, is vital to their growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the positioning of alternative products and the other investment trends in the marketplace
  • Contributes to the assessment, development and definition of new product ideas, existing product enhancements and capability gaps
  • Responsible for the day-to-day servicing of a defined group of institutional clients
  • Attends client meetings together with the sales team in capacity as main point of contact for day-to-day monitoring/servicing issues
  • Owns and coordinates the prompt resolution of client issues including reporting
  • Stay up-to-date with new product launches and provide support to the sales team
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships
  • Maintains a knowledge bias towards designated products and acts as a conduit internally for general queries relating to those products
  • Provide topical market and strategy updates to sales teams proactively
  • Organize meetings with the sales team to ensure all members are well educated to make presentation to each of the clients


  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in the financial services industry with a good understanding of client needs
  • Excellent communicator able to listen to clients, understand their issues and deal with people at all levels
  • Prior experience in financial services or asset management with a natural preference for Alternative exposure
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to develop recommendations and support assertions with relevant quantitative and qualitative data
  • Motivated to deliver first class service, balancing the needs of the client 
  • Practical awareness of relevant regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills in both English and Japanese with team members, investment teams and the clients 
  • Analytical and multitasking skills
  • Teamwork and motivational skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, particularly MS Excel, PowerPoint