Research Analyst Research Analyst …

Janus Henderson Investors (Singapore) Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Sep 21
Janus Henderson Investors (Singapore) Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Sep 21
Research Analyst

The company

We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. We build client trust by being dependably excellent in all things, and we put the client at the heart of everything we do. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.


The department

Janus Henderson offers expertise across all major asset classes, with investment teams situated around the world. These dynamic teams are structured and operate in ways that are best suited to their asset classes and manage products designed to meet a range of investor needs globally. We do not impose top-down house views; instead we allow an appropriate level of flexibility within a controlled environment and encourage the sharing and debate of investment ideas. Our Investment teams are grouped under: Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Assets and Alternatives.


Overview of the role

You will be responsible for providing portfolio managers with relevant information and communications regarding investment attractiveness of equities and other investment vehicles in Emerging Markets (EM). You will undertake in-depth investment analysis of specific sectors and individual securities to assist with the monitoring of existing holdings and help with the identification of new trade ideas. You will prepare detailed reports / papers and will be required to present your views and recommendation to the Global Research team. You may be required to provide support to the Global Research team portfolio managers through the generation of portfolio data, analysis and risk information.


Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Conduct research independently and analyse specific sectors and individual securities. Analysis may focus on individual securities, classes of securities or quantitative decision-making models.
  • Undertakes research visits / meetings with a wide range of companies, debt originators, and sell side analysts, as required. Compiles reports to share with Portfolio Managers on findings.
  • Makes buy, sell and hold recommendations to Portfolio managers / Generates relevant ideas for Portfolio managers to incorporate into relevant portfolio as appropriate.
  • You may be required to provide fund management information on position sizing, market price moves, portfolio risk metrics, fund flows, and other periodic data requested for the assessment of portfolios.
  • You may be required to work with other teams to prepare presentations, investigate client queries and respond to other ad hoc requirements.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.  


Investment areas

Has responsibility for contributing to portfolios within Global Emerging Markets asset class.


Supervisory responsibilities

  • No


Technical skills and qualifications

  • 7+ years of equity investment analyst experience required, knowledge and experience in Asian Emerging Markets
  • Generalist knowledge of China A Shares listing
  • Knowledge of Healthcare sector will be a benefit
  • Typically IMC or CFA qualified (or studying towards dependent on the level of seniority)
  • Typically degree educated in business, maths or finance discipline
  • May have ability to code in Python, or other relevant language
  • Knowledge of financial modelling
  • Microsoft office skills to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg and other market data platforms
  • Mandarin language skills as the role would cover Greater China markets


Competencies required

In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and assimilate large amounts of information quickly
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks 

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:

  • Annual performance appraisal
  • Completion of all assigned compliance training


Compliance requirements 

At a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles
  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required
  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required
  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.


We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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