Head of Smart Beta Research & Strategy

Asset Management
Hong Kong
Posted 1 week ago
Head of Smart Beta Research & Strategy - Sirius Partners - Asia Executive Search & Recruitment Firm

Head of Smart Beta Research & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Drive the development of Smart Beta / Strategy Index Series to achieve business goal;
  • Plan and execute Quantitative Research and Smart Beta / Strategy Index Series development;
  • Lead a team of professional to:
    • Formulate infrastructure, including IT system and analytics tools, for Quantitative / Strategy / Factor Research
    • Expand Smart Beta index portfolio through constructing Factor / Quantitative Model, understanding market trend and interacting with market participants
    • Upkeep the methodology of Smart Beta index family through addressing market development and investment trend;
  • Conduct quantitative research for new index development; and
  • Generate new index ideas through quantitative analysis and factor modelling
  • Interact with various market stakeholders, such as regulators, stock exchanges, listed companies and index product issuers (fund managers & investment banks); and
  • Promote the Family of Indexes through giving public presentation.

Requirements

  • Fluent in spoken Cantonese
  • At least 8 years of experience in quantitative analysis, factor modeling, risk management, portfolio optimization and financial modeling;
  • Programming proficiency in Python, R, Matlab, SQL and SAS;
  • Knowledge of the latest machine learning and other AI technologies is a plus;
  • Sound fundamental knowledge of financial markets;
  • PhD in Math/Science/Engineering or Quantitative Finance area or equivalent experience; CFA Charterholder preferred; and
  • Exceptional ability to explain, communicate and present complicated investment strategy.
  • High level of custom centricity mindset with dedication to deliver exceptional quality services for customers

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