Quant Index Research Manager – Smart Beta

Asset Management
Hong Kong
Posted 3 weeks ago
Quant Index Research Manager - Smart Beta - Sirius Partners - Asia Executive Search & Recruitment Firm

Quant Index Research Manager – Smart Beta

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Senior Research Manager (Strategy / Smart Beta).

Principal responsibilities

  • Plan and execute Quantitative Research; Smart Beta / Strategy Index Series development;
  • 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 firm’s Smart Beta index family through addressing market development and investment trend;
  • Conduct quantitative research for new index development;
  • Generate new index ideas through quantitative analysis and factor modelling; and
  • Interact with various market stakeholders, such as regulators, stock exchanges, listed companies and index product issuers (fund managers & investment banks).

Requirements

  • At least 8 years of experience in quantitative analysis, factor modeling, risk management, portfolio optimization and financial modeling;
  • Capable of leading independent projects;
  • Programming proficiency in Python, R, Matlab, SQL and SAS;
  • Knowledge of the latest machine learning and other AI technologies is a plus;
  • 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
  • Must speak Cantonese and English

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