Investment Associate – Equities

Employer
Confidential
Location
Qatar (QA)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Feb 21, 2022
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Work closely with the Investment Manager to critically evaluate potential investments in publicly listed global equities. The Investment Associate will actively support in growing and monitoring the global equity portfolio. The role requires understating of the global macro environment and how economic events impact equity markets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake research to analyze equity investment opportunities. While the core focus is fundamental analysis, understanding of technical analysis is a plus
  • Monitor earnings, guidance and study all available public information on individual companies
  • Stay abreast of trends in business conditions and/or monetary policy that could affect the equity market.
  • Proactively help to identify industries and stocks likely to outperform selected benchmarks
  • Provide the Investment Committee (IC) or appropriate unit with regular reporting and ad hoc performance analysis and commentary
  • Engage in discussions with Investment Banks to explore investment ideas and opportunities
  • While ability to work in a team environment is important, the associate should be able to independently develop investment views and discuss them with the investments manager and / or the IC

Required Experience and competencies

  • 3+ years in investment research related to global equities
  • Strong research, analytical and communication skills
  • Detail oriented, accuracy and strong work ethic (well-organized, efficient and productive under pressure)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Economics with keen interest in capital markets
  • Experience with Bloomberg
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a CFA
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