Head of Asia Sustainability Strategy, Global Asset Management

Job Title: Head of Asia Sustainability Strategy, Global Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: ST1009897_1596032503
Contact Name: Gin Choo
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Job Published: July 29, 2020 22:29

Job Description

The primary objective of the role is to establish and enhance sustainable investment proposition with clients and build credentials across the Asia Pacific. Ultimately this will lead to a growth in AUM in sustainable investment products, longevity in client relationships, and strong brand recognition.


Key Responsibilities

- Being the key specialist for Sustainability/ ESG topics, representing the firm to speak at the industry, client, and other events around the Asia Pacific. Client engagement and training. High travel is required.

- Understand clients' needs across different client segments, markets and regulations; develop sustainability propositions leading to AUM growth

- Collaborate with the sale & marketing team to tie up sustainability partnerships with select tier 1 clients, create a differentiated value proposition and work with different internal team to deliver the total value add

- Enabling APAC countries to build and execute plans around building sustainability-related brand awareness and AUM.

- A leadership role in an industry body relevant to ESG investing.

- Authoring insightful Thought Leadership on relevant topics.

- Collaborating with other strategic capability managers and investment directors on projects.


Required skills and characteristics:

- At least 12 years of relevant investment background - substantial experience in sustainability research/investment would be preferred.

- A strong track record of investment advisory and building client relationships

- Experience in bringing new investment propositions to the market.

- Ability to work with numerous internal stakeholders.

- Excellent organisation skills and responsiveness levels.

- Strong writing skills, and evidence of having created compelling content.

- Engaging presenting style and an ability to make complex concepts understandable.

- An ability to think strategically about the team and product development.

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