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Senior Investment Specialist, Thematic Equities 80 – 100%

HSBC Private Banking Zürich, Schweiz
Gepostet vor 14 Tagen Festanstellung Negotiable
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The opportunity: Senior Investment Specialist, Thematic Equities 80 - 100%

At HSBC, we’re a trusted international organisation with a global customer base of around 39 million customers worldwide through a network that covers 62 countries and territories. In Europe, our ambition is to become the leading international wholesale bank and we need talent like you to help us meet our ambition. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top or in an exciting new direction—we offer opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further. 

An exciting new opportunity opens up within HSBC Asset Management (AM) Active Equities business. You are part of the Thematic Equities franchise that is responsible for several global thematic equities investment strategies in different locations globally. Our investment strategies range from climate-related, technology, healthcare and resources aligned themes. 

As a Senior Investment Specialist for Thematic Equities you will be responsible to shape and grow the internal and external visibility and perception of our Thematic Equities investment capabilities. In this role you will also substantially contribute to the asset related growth of this capability. You will drive and contribute to global active and thematic equities projects and campaigns. 

Are you interested ? Do you have experience experience and track record in equity investment management or equity research or investment specialist role ? Do you enjoy to be part of a cohesive team ? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we want to hear from you ! 


What you will do: 

Shape and grow thematic equities visibility and perception

  • Fully leverage and optimize existing investment content networks, channels and tools in order to increase awareness and visibility of thematic equities
  • Regularly shape and develop new and differentiated investment content
  • Compile and provide regular active equity market insights to internal stakeholders and top management 
  • Actively participate in investment management and research meetings to build up in-depth investment portfolio insights
  • Pro-actively manage new investment content projects 


Working collaboratively with equity Portfolio Manager/Analysts, Responsible Investing teams

  • Prepare, support and collaborate with thematic equity portfolio managers to shape a compelling investment offering beyond investment returns
  • Contribute to the multi-thematic expert discussions and investment strategies
  • Regularly engage and collaborate with RI experts to ensure portfolio is well aligned with internal and external RI frameworks 
     

Sales and clients

  • Regularly communicate and cooperate with sales and other relevant internal stakeholders
  • Develop a strong narrative for your investment strategies in collaboration with the investment managers
  • Regularly participate in internal and external client events

Major Challenges

  • Working in a global matrix organization with several key stakeholders
  • The role holder may need to re-prioritize deliverables in the face of changing demands and constraints
  • Working with stakeholders to drive further global consistency
  • Aligning existing approach to a more optimized global target model – requires relationship building and strong stakeholder management skills across multiple teams and business areas


You should apply if you have: 

  • PhD or Master’s degree in finance, economics, relevant field or equivalents
  • CFA or equivalent an advantage, Professional certification related to ESG as CFA ESG investing are a plus
  • Prior successful experience and track record in equity investment management or equity research or investment specialist role 
  • Expertise, experience and motivation to develop high conviction investment content
  • Good knowledge of sustainability frameworks and standards 
  • Excel proficiency and/or knowledge of Factset /Bloomberg type tools
  • Direct experience writing academic and/or commercial thought leadership papers 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to adapt communication style to different audiences
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional community, with a variety of stakeholders, activities, systems and processes. 
  • Able to articulate complex techniques in an engaging way for clients and external or internal stakeholders effectively 
  • Proactive, highly motivated, organized, and disciplined in managing multiple workflows
  • Positive and proactive attitude with flexibility to accommodate changing environment and willingness to take on new responsibilities Strong communication, analytical, problem solving and stakeholder management skills
  • Passion for sustainability topics
  • Someone who is familiar with and comfortable taking ownership whilst able to escalate issues sensitively in a timely manner
  • Due to immigration restrictions in Switzerland we will only be able to consider applications from Swiss or EU citizens or from candidates holding a valid Swiss work permit

Even if you feel you do not meet 100% of our qualifications, we encourage you to apply, if you believe this role is right for you.


What you’ll get in return

We’ll help you progress your career, including access to development programmes, mentoring and coaching, as well as world-class training through HSBC University.

You can work your way and will have a say in when, where and how you and your team flexibly work together.

Our benefits will give you financial security, and can include: 

  • Health & meal allowance, public transport or (e-)bike allowance.
  • Our family-focused benefits can help you to support your loved ones and include: days off for key events (weddings, moving house, adoption). A one-time marriage or registering of a "Civil.
  • Partnership" grant. One-time premium for birth or adoption, as "gift" or "voucher. 4 weeks’ paternity leave & 26 weeks’ maternity leave.
  • Emergency Childcare with the Red Cross, free of charges for HSBC employees.
  • Purchased holidays scheme, unpaid leave, sabbatical, Volunteering Leave.
  • Accident insurance (private coverage) paid by the Employer, attractive Pension Scheme.

We’ll give you a huge range of resources that support your mental, physical and social well-being, including: 

  • Various sports and leisure activities organised by the employees for the employees. 
  • The Bank offers to the employees and their family members specialised free, confidential service to help them deal with any personal problems – either at work or at home. Unlimited telephone consultations services available 24/7.
  • You’ll have opportunities to work internationally - this can be your place to start and branch out to anywhere we have offices.
  • You’ll be able to join our Employee Resource Groups that bring together colleagues with shared characteristics and common interests.


As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/long term health condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate. Within the work place you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a healthy work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions. HSBC has in place processes in order to avoid nepotism, which means to avoid creating circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.

HSBC is a signatory company of the Advance Charter. This Charter is a commitment towards gender equality in business and hence a workplace environment that supports a fair and balanced approach to hiring, remunerating, promoting and retaining female talent.

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Within HSBC in Switzerland all internal candidates from Group and external applicants are required (subject to local laws), to pass satisfactorily a series of additional checks both as part of the application process and, if successfully recruited into the role. The Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are first carried out as part of this recruitment exercise, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis.

Please apply via our careers website at the following link: https://mycareer.hsbc.com/external

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