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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $200K - $350K

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the world’s third-largest alternatives manager, with a 40-year history of delivering innovative alternative solutions across market cycles. Our alternative investment engines are managed by highly specialized independent teams, backed by the global reach, vast resources and robust governance of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Our alternative strategies are designed to achieve specific client outcomes and built to deliver uncorrelated returns to traditional asset classes. Customized alternative portfolios can be tailored to individual client needs. We offer strategies across the alternative investment spectrum, including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives and hedge funds.

JOB DESCRIPTION

At J.P. Morgan Asset Management, we provide equity solutions to many of the world’s largest pension plans, sovereign wealth funds and central banks. The cornerstone of our approach to equity investing is our dedication to in-house research. Our on-the-ground presence in key markets, combined with structured collaboration across regions and sectors, allows us to identify, share and compare ideas around the globe. Our equity investment processes are founded on tried and tested investment philosophies, consistently applied, within a robust risk management framework. We provide equity strategies across regions, sectors, styles and the market cap spectrum.

Role Summary

The International equity investment specialist (IS) role sits within the International Equity Group. JPMorgan Asset Management oversees approximately $120b in client assets for institutions and individual investors throughout the world. This is a client facing IS role and the successful candidate will work with all client types and represent strategies in a variety of wrappers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Represent investment teams and strategies to internal partners, prospects and existing clients.
  • Responsible for positioning/messaging product with the goal of driving new business and providing superior client service.
  • Strong capital markets acumen with an ability to communicate effectively on a wide range of relevant topics including the macroeconomic environment, industry trends, and current events
  • Strong partnership with portfolio managers and other investors.
  • Ability to work independently, but sit within a team that shares a common goal.
  • Work with product strategy, product development and other internal groups to oversee existing products and new product initiatives.
  • Ability to take initiative and lead projects, which requires a strong partnership with the team, strong people management skills and a strategic mindset.
  • Deep understanding of the end-to-end process for client on-boarding including negotiating Investment Management Agreements, Fee Schedules, Client Reporting and Investment Guidelines.

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills 

  • 10+ years of experience and significant capital markets experience and a strong understanding of the financial service industry are required.
  • Prior experience in project management and driving strategic initiatives
  • Strong understanding of international. equity products and services and strong ability to assess risk and comfortable with risk taking
  • Strong written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of investment performance, performance composites and attribution and understanding of advisory/model delivery relationships

 

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Series 7 & 63 preferred