Career Opportunity

Senior Associate/Associate Director (Singapore)

Posted: 10 September 2018
Description
The purpose of this role is to help build/maintain the firm’s assets under management through direct sales efforts. The role will also require building relationships with institutional investors in their assigned territory in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan. The individual will be responsible for preparing an annual strategic plan to identify, target and access key prospects in their assigned territory. The position works alongside the current Singapore team.
Department
  • Business Development
Responsibilities
  • Develops and documents a clear understanding of the needs of prospects such as their asset allocation and investment guidelines. Uses this information to deliver excellent advice about the relevance of the firm’s products and investment capabilities
  • Develops new institutional clients for the firm by nurturing and maintaining positive relationships with institutional prospects
  • Engages the investment consulting community, including both global organizations and locally based consulting firms; interacts and support the firm’s internal consultant relations team as needed
  • Assists the Portfolio Management Group in client retention efforts
  • Participates in conferences/seminars in both Singapore and internationally on an individual basis or in conjunction with other Brandes professionals
  • Documents all prospect, consultant and client interactions in the company’s client relationship management system in a timely fashion
  • Provide written quarterly report including – new business pipeline, contact with largest prospects in the territory, contact with consultants in the territory, discussion of new trends, opportunities and threats with prospects, clients and consultants
  • Contributes to the development of the periodic marketing and sales plans designed for the business development efforts of the firm
  • Maintain and protect confidentiality of client information
Requirements
  • Exceptional communication skills – including written, verbal, presentation and public speaking
  • Ability to read analyze, write and interpret written statistical reports and business correspondence required
  • Fluency in English required; fluency and/or conversational knowledge of other languages beneficial, including Mandarin or Korean
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial/small office setting; willingness to help out with miscellaneous office tasks as necessary; interact with other firm professionals from offices in North America and Europe which can require participation outside of “normal” working hours.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required and CFA or MBA or other post-graduate degree beneficial and knowledge/familiarity with institutional investment practices
  • Qualified individuals must possess a minimum of five years of relevant experience and must be based in Singapore
  • Experience in sales roles within an asset manager and familiarity with Asian markets and constituents (asset allocators including institutions, government/ quasi- government organizations, sovereign wealth funds, private banks as well as consultants) preferred
Location
  • Singapore


How to Apply:

All positions require relevant investment industry experience, and excellent communication and organizational skills. To apply for an opening, please send a cover letter indicating position of interest and current resume.

Send to:

Email: careers@brandes.com

or

Brandes Investment Partners
Human Resources Department
11988 El Camino Real, Suite 600
P.O. Box 919048
San Diego, CA 92191-9048

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