Job ref no.: CT3129427-01#0011
Hang Seng Bank Limited

Research Manager

Hang Seng Bank Limited


Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited (‘Hang Seng Indexes Company’) manages and compiles the Hang Seng Family of Indexes, which cover stocks listed in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Our index series includes the Hang Seng Index, the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index and the Hang Seng TECH Index, as well as Stock Connect, Greater Bay Area and sector-related indexes. As at the end of 2019, assets under management in products passively tracking indexes in the Hang Seng Family of Indexes had reached a total of about US$34 billion.

Hang Seng Indexes Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank. Our company is a team of professionals who strives for delivering quality, efficient and world-class index complier services to customers and financial institutions around the world.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Research Manager.

Principal responsibilities

  • Upkeep the methodology and integrity of HSIL’s key products (HSI, HSCEI and HSTECH) through addressing regulatory changes and market developments and consulting necessary stakeholders;
  • Conduct periodic constituent review on HSI, HSCEI, HSTECH and some other indexes;
  • Review the methodologies of Hang Seng Family of Indexes to ensure they are up to standard and managed with the necessary governance; and
  • Support new index development and research such as preparing new index proposals and backtesting calculation


  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Quantitative Analysis, Statistics or related disciplines;
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant working experience;
  • Familiar with the Hong Kong / China A stock market;
  • Knowledge in quantitative methods and factor modelling is an advantage;
  • Experience with Excel / VBA / Python and Bloomberg/Reuters/Factset/Wind;
  • Strong research writing, presentation and communication skills;
  • Capable to engage stakeholders/colleagues and work responsibly in a dynamic environment;
  • Proficiency in English, Cantonese and Putonghua;
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

All information provided by applicants will be used only for recruitment purposes and will be used strictly in accordance with the Bank's personal data policies, a copy of which may be obtained by the applicant upon request. Unless otherwise instructed in writing by the applicant concerned, applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Bank and its related companies. The personal data of unsuccessful job applicants may be retained for a maximum of two years from the date when the job application is rejected and such data may be retained for a longer period if there is a subsisting reason that obliges the Bank to do so, after which the personal data will be destroyed.

More job information
Job ref no. CT3129427-01#0011
Job Function
  • 4 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree