Global Industry Analyst, Asia Technology

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 17, 2021
Closes
May 21, 2021
Ref
10769845
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

We are seeking an experienced equity analyst to join our global Technology team within our Investment Research Group as a Global Industry Analyst (GIA). The ideal candidate will be a key member of our Technology team and be responsible for conducting research and making recommendations on Asian semiconductor, hardware and semi-cap equipment stocks, both in established and emerging markets, including but not limited to Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. This Global Industry Analyst (GIA) will conduct fundamental research that leads to differentiated insights derived from asking innovative questions, anticipating trends, identifying risks and potential disruptions in this rapidly changing industry. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the industry, subsectors and companies. They will be able to identify mispricing and valuation discrepancies, which will allow them to make investment recommendations, and communicate their findings to Portfolio Managers globally, who manage long-only and hedge fund portfolios on behalf of our clients. Over time, we expect the GIA to take on portfolio management responsibilities for their industry within the firm's research portfolios.

We are seeking an analyst who is passionate about the markets and with experience investing in the technology sector, either publicly or privately, with a demonstrated track record of successful investment recommendations. GIAs must have a fundamental, research oriented, bottom up approach, supported by a strong investment philosophy and process. The ideal candidate will have a creative, visionary approach for thinking about how technology will evolve across Asia in the future in order to make long-term investment decisions and stock recommendations amidst the short-term volatility. The candidate will also understand the importance of ESG. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will be able to communicate and implement those ideas with a highly analytical and detailed approach.

This position can be based in Hong Kong, Singapore or Tokyo with a slight preference towards Hong Kong.

At Wellington, we consider research to be a core aspect of the investment process and view this as a career position that can be highly challenging and rewarding.

Qualifications
We are seeking an analyst who is passionate about the markets and has a demonstrated record of successful stock-picking recommendations. GIAs must have a fundamental, research oriented, bottom up approach supported by a strong philosophy and process. The ideal GIA will enjoy acting as an individual contributor within a highly collaborative investment culture. S/he will thrive by building strong relationships with colleagues and company management teams, communicating action-oriented investment opinions clearly and with conviction and enjoying an open investment dialogue and respectful debate with others across the firm. The ability to take risks and hold non-consensus investment views is critical, as is maintaining the humility to admit mistakes and course correct as new information comes to light. The role requires striking a good balance of intellectual curiosity and the ability to make decisions with incomplete information.

Additional qualifications and individual characteristics include:
  • Capacity for differentiated thinking
  • A high degree of self-motivation and ability to set priorities
  • Ability and willingness to make decisions and execute under pressure and in uncertain times
  • A strong desire and appetite for continuous learning
  • Must have a global perspective
  • An understanding of how to incorporate ESG in their investing Philosophy and Process
  • Buy Side experience an advantage
  • History of professional achievement
  • Highest personal and professional integrity and ethics
  • Strong academic credentials: MBA/CFA preferred
  • Proficiency in English language required; bilingual proficiency in Mandarin language strongly preferred.
  • 8 + years' experience in Asia Technology-related investing
  • Ability, skill, and comfort communicating to portfolio managers managing long-only and hedge fund assets in various investment styles across the globe (US, Europe, and Asia)
SKILLS

JOB TITLE
Global Industry Analyst, Asia Technology

LOCATION
Hong Kong

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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