Job ref no.: 180057683

Investment Specialist, Alternatives Solutions Group (ASG) Asia Pacific Vice President

JP Morgan Chase

JP Morgan Chase 19,907 reviews -Hong Kong

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.
About Alternatives by J.P. Morgan Asset Management
J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives is the alternative investment arm of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. With more than $120 billion in assets under management and over 800 professionals (as of December 31, 2016), we offer strategies across the alternative investment spectrum including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives, and hedge funds. Operating from 23 offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, our independent alternative investment engines combine specialist knowledge and singular focus with the global reach, vast resources and powerful infrastructure of J.P. Morgan to help meet each client’s specific objectives.
The newly formed Alternatives Solutions Group (ASG) will accelerate the growth of our hedge fund solutions and cross-alternative initiatives, and promote our broad Alternatives capabilities through thought leadership and providing a strategic portfolio construction framework. Teams within ASG include J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management (JPMAAM), Alternatives Investment Strategy & Solution and our Alternatives Investment Specialists.

Position Overview:
The Alternatives Solutions Group (ASG) is seeking an Investment Specialist for Asia Pacific to grow and deepen client investments in alternatives solutions including multi –alternatives strategies, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, transportation, private credit and private equity. This individual will serve as the Investment Specialist across Global Alternatives for Client Advisors, providing insight and expertise around the platform.
In partnership with Client Advisors, the individual will work with end clients in a consultative fashion to identify alternative investment opportunities and deliver solutions. The individual will partner with product-aligned Investment Specialists as well as Portfolio Managers to develop business. Additionally, the incumbent will collaborate extensively with Marketing, Product Development and business partners to drive thought leadership and product innovation.

Key responsibilities:
  • Lead and support efforts to acquire new business, develop new products and service existing clients
  • Focus on business development with Pension, Insurance, and Sovereign clients as well as individual investors through Retail and Private Banks across the APAC region
  • Establish excellent collaborative working relationships with Client Advisor teams and other stakeholders to grow assets under management
  • Partner closely with APAC-based Portfolio Managers, Investment Specialists and functional teams across the Alternatives platform to drive product and client agenda across the region
  • Develop and deliver thought leadership, marketing materials and analytical tools for use with clients across distribution channels
  • Drive cross-functional efforts with internal partners to build out platform for APAC Alternatives Solutions
  • Build and maintain relationships with global counterparts including Portfolio Managers, Investment Specialists, Marketing, Product Development, Legal and functional teams located primarily in New York and London
  • Contribute to and manage projects to enhance team effectiveness and efficiency

Desirable qualifications:

  • 6+ years financial services experience with strong Asia Pacific market exposure, focus on Alternatives Investments (Real Assets, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Liquid solutions) a plus
  • Strong relationship-building skills applicable to existing clients, prospective clients and internal partners
  • Strong client engagement skills, ability to listen to clients’ needs and offer solutions that build stronger portfolios
  • Strong presentation skills which enable the delivery of concise and persuasive new business presentations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Investment acumen across alternatives strategies and ability to articulate strategies and concepts in an easy-to-understand manner to a variety of audiences, both internal and external
  • A strong understanding of the current macroeconomic and market environments; the ability to interpret them relative to strategies and performance; and the subsequent ability to communicate this to clients and prospects
  • Problem solving mindset - Thrives in a business environment that requires the ability to think creatively to solve client needs and scale solutions for a variety of client types.
  • A strong work ethic; results oriented; willingness to travel extensively
  • MBA, CFA or CAIA strongly preferred; SFC License or equivalent in local markets
  • Regional language skills (Mandarin / Cantonese) would be an advantage

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Job ref no. 180057683 (CT3114386-01#7598)
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Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 6 years - 11 years
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  • Non-management level
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