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Posting Date:  25-Oct-2021
Location: 

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

We are looking to hire an experienced investment professional to grow our hedge fund fund-of-funds and solutions business. You will be an integral part of the hedge funds investment team with the following key responsibilities:

 

  • Sourcing, due diligence and monitoring of Asian hedge fund investments
  • Support the Portfolio Manager in managing fund-of-fund portfolios
  • Developing be-spoke hedge funds portfolios solutions for our local and regional institutional clients.

 

You will be required to work closely with and support our institutional sales colleagues across the region as well as our multi-asset portfolio managers. You will also need to participate in client pitches and drive though leadership to grow our Asian hedge funds franchise.

Job Requirements

  • A good degree in an analytical discipline
  • Experience in the investment industry is required and experience in due diligence of Asian hedge fund investments will be an advantage. Applicants with consulting experience will also be considered.  
  • A self-directed learner who can formulate and articulate independent opinions. Initiative and critical reasoning are vital.
  • A genuine demonstrated interest in investing
  • A motivated team player
  • The ability to conceive and produce client-ready research reports within deadlines
  • The willingness to travel
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken) in English and Mandarin for mandarin speaking markets

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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