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Director of Quantitative Solutions - APAC

Northern Trust Melbourne, Australia
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world's most successful individuals, families, and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise, and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

About Northern Trust Asset Management

Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM) is a global Investment Manager with $1.1 Trillion Assets Under Management, is a top 20 global asset manager, top 10 largest factor investor globally and the 12th largest ETF provider.
We believe investing ultimately serves a greater purpose and should be done intentionally and efficiently ...

... by people who are passionate, astute and tenacious problem solvers
... with the understanding that all investing involves risk and
... is best accomplished by using an empirically based process.

At Northern Trust Asset Management, we understand that investing ultimately serves a greater purpose. That is why our philosophy is rooted in the fundamental belief that investors should get compensated for the risks they take - in all market environments and in any investment strategy. At the heart of our philosophy is how we think about, view and analyze risk. As risk-aware investors, we take risk intentionally, to achieve investors' desired outcomes and minimize unintended consequences.

In APAC, Northern Trust Asset Management serves professional investors offers a wide range of investment management capabilities, across active and passive, equities, fixed income and cash management. This includes quant active, sustainable investing, multi-asset, liquidity focused solutions as well as more traditional indexmanagement. Capabilities are available through both pooled funds and segregated accounts, with a focus on designing investment strategies to meet the specific needs of investors.

Role Summary

The Quantitative Strategies group manages nearly $28 billion USD in active, factor-based equity strategies for institutional and intermediary clients across the globe. Headquartered in Chicago, the group has representation in London; Hong Kong; Melbourne and Bangalore.

Reporting to the Global Head of Quantitative Strategies, we seek an individual to head our APAC operations; leading the business, mentoring a small team and serving as the primary client-facing representative in the region. The role is ideal for someone that can straddle both the strategic and tactical.

What you will do:
  • Drive the commercial and strategic agenda of the APAC Quantitative Strategies business, in conjunction with key global and APAC stakeholders. The role will be divided between the development of the regional Quantitative Strategies platform and commercial positioning
  • Represent Quant team in APAC as a member of Quantitative Strategies' global leadership team, coordinating the commercial and research agenda from global to regional and vice versa
  • Develop and implement the strategic agenda for the region
  • Lead and develop the team of client portfolio managers in APAC
  • Collaborate with the local Product and Sustainability teams and global Research teams on development of new strategies and ideas
  • Increase the footprint and thought leadership of Quantitative Strategies in APAC
  • Collaborate with the local Marketing team on messaging and development of collateral materials
  • Represent the Quantitative Strategies platform in client and prospect meetings, conferences, webinars and other venues
  • - (Co)author white papers and research pieces of global and local interest
About You
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience working with the most sophisticated investors globally; have the ability to help build long-term relationships
  • Strong knowledge of the APAC institutional quantitative investment landscape including asset owners, competitors and relevant regulations
  • Strong presentation skills with the acumen to explain complex quantitative concepts and research to a wide range of audiences including experts and large audiences.
  • The ability to explain complex material in a simple, logical, story-like manner
  • The ability to connect and communicate with a wide variety of audiences and levels of sophistication
  • Excellent writing skills as demonstrated by a track record of published articles and whitepapers
  • A deep understanding of local sustainability and ESG issues and regulation with a focus on integration. A passion for solutions thinking.
  • CFA, MBA, PhD are strong pluses
Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas.

Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

We'd love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world's most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at MyHRHelp@ntrs.com .

We hope you're excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.
Job ID  108535
ABOUT COMPANY
Chicago, United States
22000 Employees Private Banking / Wealth Management
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