Discover your dream Career
For Recruiters

Director of Manager Research Ratings, Australasia

Morningstar, Inc. Sydney, Australia
Posted 17 days ago Permanent Competitive
Director of Manager Research Ratings, Australasia
  • Join a diverse community of great people who support their peers and their communities.
  • We give our employees opportunities to grow from early career to experienced hires-and you can build a career that matters at Morningstar.
  • We support personal and professional development through a variety of programs, including an annual Education Stipend that you choose how to spend to support your growth.

Welcome to Morningstar. We're a people-centric company led by a mission to empower investor success.

Morningstar is committed to empowering investor success. One way we accomplish this is by offering independent research and great software products to financial advisers and individual investors. We believe that when the investor wins, we all win.

At Morningstar, your contributions have meaning and can drive change. We offer a place where talented, driven people can grow. Our differences are our strength; the fact that we don't all think the same way and encourage unique perspectives helps create great products and services for our clients.

Morningstar is the leading provider of manager research in Australia and New Zealand and offers independent, trusted information on 400 strategies covering both markets. Our objective, fundamentals-based approach is supplemented by our fund management knowledge, global research resources, and extensive investment databases. Institutions, advisers, and individual investors can access Morningstar manager research through insightful reports, easy-to-use software, website-building elements, and targeted consulting services.

The Opportunity: Morningstar Manager Research have a requirement for a Director of Manager Research Ratings to lead the Australia and New Zealand analyst team, delivering high quality and timely research to clients. The Director is responsible for leading qualitative research on Australian and New Zealand fund managers and their strategies, driving the integrity of the Manager Research process. The role is based in Sydney.

What you'll do:
  • Responsible for the quality and timeliness of Morningstar's manager research output across Australian and New Zealand, including both analyst-driven and algorithmically generated ratings.
  • Lead, manage, develop and mentor the Australasian analyst team.
  • Lead Morningstar's manager review process and internal research processes including being accountable for the Australasian Fund Ratings Committee and the performance of Australian and NZ ratings recommendations.
  • Assist Morningstar Research Analysts in formulating and defending our opinions on manager strategies, asset classes and investment approaches.
  • Play a key role linking up with global analyst teams and harmonizing the global research effort as well as contributing to the local Australian business.
  • Provide a clear structure and professional working environment for your staff to perform. Provide clear direction and an 'open door' policy if staff require clarification, direction and assistance.
  • Enhance Morningstar's profile in Australia and NZ through maintaining a public profile, media presence, authoring articles and research.
  • Work with Product Managers (Direct / ARC / Adviser Logic / .com.au) to ensure Manager Research makes a positive contribution to Morningstar's software platforms. Work with the Product managers to deliver new product initiatives where relevant to Manager Research.
  • Deliver continual enhancements to Morningstar's manager research reports in line with client expectations.
  • Provide assistance and advice on the Australian and New Zealand fund database.
  • Relationship management with clients, media, and funds management organizations.
  • Answering questions about our research and industry issues with the media.

About you:
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role leading a high performing team
  • Strong attention to detail with proven analytical skills, especially in quantitative disciplines.
  • Ability to use own initiative and work unsupervised together with the ability to prioritise effectively and work in a methodical manner to meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral with the capability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times.
  • Proactive aptitude to building effective internal and external relationships with key stakeholders and acting as a representative of Morningstar.
  • Strong attention to detail with proven analytical skills.
  • A keen knowledge of financial markets that has been developed both personally and professionally.

Build a career that matters at Morningstar

At Morningstar, your contributions have meaning and can drive change. We offer a place where talented, driven people can grow. Our differences are our strength; the fact that we don't all think the same way and encourage unique perspectives helps create great products and services for our clients.

Morningstar deeply values diversity and considers having a diverse employee base as core to the intellectual vibrancy of our spaces, the employee experience, and ultimately our business success. We are proud that we have been acknowledged with Best Places to Work certifications in many of our global locations.

Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.

The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Morningstar or by our external third-party provider. Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

704_MstarAusAsiaPtyL Morningstar Australasia Pty Limited Legal Entity

Morningstar's hybrid work environment gives you the opportunity to work remotely and collaborate in-person each week. We've found that we're at our best when we're purposely together on a regular basis, at least three days each week. A range of other benefits are also available to enhance flexibility as needs change. No matter where you are, you'll have tools and resources to engage meaningfully with your global colleagues.
Job ID  REQ-043836
More Jobs From Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Director/Associate Director, Manager Research
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
10 days ago Full time Competitive
Morningstar, Inc.
Chief Australian Market Strategist
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
7 days ago Full time Competitive
Morningstar, Inc.
Customer Success Manager
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
7 days ago Full time Competitive
Morningstar, Inc.
Business Development Manager
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
7 days ago Full time Competitive
Morningstar, Inc.
Senior Sales Executive - Sustainalytics
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
7 days ago Full time Competitive
Morningstar, Inc.
Associate Portfolio Manager
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
7 days ago Full time Competitive

Boost your career

Find thousands of job opportunities by signing up to eFinancialCareers today.
More Jobs Like This
Morningstar, Inc.
Director/Associate Director, Manager Research
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
Morningstar, Inc.
Chief Australian Market Strategist
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
Morningstar, Inc.
Customer Success Manager
Morningstar, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Investment Research Specialist
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Sydney, Australia