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Head of Asia Sustainability Strategy, Global Asset Management

Job Title: Head of Asia Sustainability Strategy, Global Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: ST1009897_1603864170
Contact Name: Gin Choo
Contact Email: gchoo@profileasia.com
Job Published: October 28, 2020 13:49

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.

 

Singapore Employment Agency Licence No: 16S8069

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