Job ref no.: CT3117255-01#6701

Global Hedge Fund - Corporate Development Strategist

Robert Walters

Opportunity to join a prominent Hedge Fund with an international presence and extensive depth of technicial abilities. The role focuses on long term strategy and growth within the Asia Pacific region with emphasis on innovation.


  • Applying creativity, rigor and collaborative skills to help plan and execute growth within the Asia Pacific region;
  • Participate in shaping the long-term strategy and operating model of the firm;
  • Take ownership and accountability around specific initiatives and areas of focus, including some of the firm's most strategic projects;
  • Follow new technologies, innovative business models, regional market trends and financial services disruptions, and uncover and analyze new business opportunities that may have been created as a result of these market shifts and changes
  • Driving execution of new business initiatives through a range of structures
  • Incubating new initiatives using a combination of product prototyping, modelling and business development capabilities
  • Cultivating and developing strategic partnerships in the region
  • Identifying, assessing and negotiating strategic investments
  • You will help define the scope and organization of the team as it evolves;
  • You will grow and mentor a team of highly talented professionals;
  • You will partner with global offices for joint projects and initiatives;
  • You will develop a network of external partners within large corporations and start-ups across an array of industries;
  • You will build relationships with all operations (Corporate, Engineering and Modeling) and businesses within the organisation;
  • You will partner with the leadership team in defining and executing your work.


  • Bachelor degree from a top tier University (with a minimum GPA of 3.5) – majors / minors in engineering, data science, mathematics, computer science, or related scientific disciplines preferred;
  • Graduate degree (including but not limited to MBA) preferred;
  • 7+ years post-Bachelor experience in a combination of corporate development, business strategy, venture capital, product development, management consulting, advanced degree and / or equivalent;
  • Industry sector experience in technology, financial services (in particular, investment management) and / or financial technology highly preferred;
  • Proven track record of being creative, resilient and resourceful in testing new ideas
  • A high willingness to learn any topic and approach problems from first principles, with the support of rigorous quantitative and qualitative analyses;
  • Confirmed ability to take an idea from blank sheet of paper, to development of clear and concise recommendation, to full execution;
  • Extensive network of large corporates, start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors in your industry;
  • Experience attracting and developing high talent, with direct responsibility for hiring, mentorship and career development;
  • Experience negotiating and structuring acquisitions, investments, and / or partnerships is a big plus;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • A demonstrated passion for technology, financial services and investment management;
  • Fluency in English and at least one Asian language (preferably, Mandarin Chinese)

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Job ref no. CT3117255-01#6701
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Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 7 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree