At the centre of Fidelity's success is our approach to managing money, which the philosophy unchanged since we were founded. Our approach places first-hand, detailed research at the core of our decision making, ensuring that every security - whether equity or bond - is investigated in detail before being included in our funds. We subsequently build our funds from the bottom up, stock by stock, taking account of market trends but not being driven by them.
Fidelity International has investment management activities based out of London, Milan, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney, Shanghai and Toronto. A presence across key 'investment centres' ensures that we truly penetrate the business, economic, political and social landscapes in each region we operate.
With close to 50 years' experience managing equity portfolios, we offer institutional clients a broad range of investment solutions across the risk/return spectrum. Our distinctive active strategies extend across geographies, sectors, investment objectives (capital growth vs. income), risk spectrum, investment styles and market cap. They include long-only as well as long/short strategies.
The Equity Investment department has responsibility for all retail and institutional funds managed by FIL. This responsibility includes managing equity portfolios in accordance with the stated investment objectives contained in the fund's prospectus, trust document or Investment Management Agreement (IMA). The Research department - 76 equity analysts provides analysis on companies, stocks and sectors, in order for Fund Managers to select stocks for their portfolios.
Purpose of your role
The purpose of the Director, Equities (DE) role is to manage the delivery of added value proprietary research to the fund managers in the interests of shareholders, primarily by leading the equity research function. The DE is a critical management function within Fidelity, jointly manging one of the largest buy-side equity research departments.
The DE role has evolved over recent years to also involve active fund management responsibilities along with overall direction, leadership and supervision of the production of investment research. The incumbent will be responsible for specific industry team(s) and manage a team of approximately 10-20 analysts and associates. They will also be a key lead in our talent development actions and will be solely responsible for our graduate and intern intake as well as managing our 'rising star' portfolio managers as they transition from a leading analyst to manage client money.
Oversee all FIL investment management Equity Research. Provide support and advice to the research team. Drive innovation within investment research.
Experience and Qualifications Required
Salary : Competitive
Start Date : 22/10/19
End Date 19/11/19
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