Sector Specialist

Description:

Our client is looking to recruit a Sector Specialist. The group is providing research solutions to the Long/Short Equity Investment teams. The role consists of developing relevant products and insights from a variety of data sets to forecast fundamental drivers of stocks and sectors. The role provides a unique opportunity to apply deep fundamental research to stock research, while working on a diverse range of high-impact projects across many industries,

Responsibilities:
  • Work alongside the investment teams to understand the key investment debates and performance drivers
  • Partnering with the different teams on the research platform to define the approach for data gathering and relevant drivers
Requirements:
  • 4+ years of experience in either primary research, data analytics, or research services – preferably with an investment management firm, consulting house, or a data-driven corporation
  • Experience in managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment is a must
  • Self-motivated, creative, analytical mind-set and skills
  • Strong knowledge of research processes is a must
  • Exposure to investment research (sell-side or buy-side) is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top school with strong academic performance a must
  • MBA from a competitive program a plus