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Assistant VP/Manager, Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Analyst, UOBAM

Posting Date:  11-Nov-2022

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  UOB Asset Management Ltd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

UOB Asset Management is a leading Asian asset manager with award-winning investment expertise in fixed income and equities. Headquartered in Singapore, we offer global investment management expertise to individuals, institutions and corporations from a regional network spanning Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Japan and beyond. Our comprehensive product suite includes innovative solutions covering retail unit trusts, exchange-traded funds and customised portfolio management services.

Job Responsibilities

With UOB Asset Management’s push into the ETF market across the region, you are expected to play a major part in conducting ETF research, both in terms of existing ETFs available in the market which UOBAM may use within our robo-adviser or institutional investment solutions, as well as new ETF product ideas. 

As part of the Investment Partnerships & Solutions (IPS) team in UOBAM, you would also be involved in the various functions of IPS, including managing our strategic partnerships with external fund managers, developing fund-of-funds solutions, as well as building investment solutions for our digital platform, UOBAM Invest.

All these functions would also require you to provide marketing support, from time to time, in the form of client presentations, webinars and providing written commentaries and articles.

Job Requirements

You should have a University degree, preferably in financial-related discipline, with two to five years of working experience. You should have a good understanding on financial markets, preferably across various asset classes and investment strategies. Quant knowledge and proficiency would be an added advantage.

Relevant working experience in areas of ETFs would be desirable. Other helpful experience includes fund selection, manager due diligence and fund-of-funds construction.

We are looking for an individual with a curios mind and a desire to learn. You should have strong communication and inter-personal skills, given the need to work with colleagues in different functions and across the region. You should also be self-motivated and a good team-player. Candidates with less experience may be considered for a lower grade.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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