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Investment Specialist

Wellington Management Company, LLP Boston, United States
Posted 2 months ago Permanent Competitive
About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

About the Role

HEDGE FUND INVESTOR RELATIONS
The Hedge Fund Investor Relations group at Wellington Management works closely with investment teams, relationship teams, and business colleagues across the firm to support our clients' investment needs. The investors that the team works with are specialized in alternative investments, including hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, and private credit. By virtue of this specialization, the investors span a wide range of disciplines, asset classes, geographies, industries, and styles. The product management function has three main objectives:

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING
Contributing to client growth and retention by assessing business opportunities and leading business planning, developing new products and investment solutions, creating the communication strategy for the book of business, including materials that differentiate the product relative to competitors and acting as a subject matter expert and portfolio representative for colleagues, clients and consultants.

INVESTMENT INTEGRITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Acting as an independent advisor to ensure the integrity of the investment and risk management processes, as well as consistency with client parameters and objectives, conducting regular product risk and performance attributions reviews, and contributing to formal, investment review group processes

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Contributing to business management, including managing risk, capacity, pricing, and guidelines, leading the resolution of internal business challenges, and collaborating on product management business to share investment integrity, marketing and product development best practices.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Hedge Fund Investment Specialist will work as part of one or more product coverage teams, led by an Investment Director. The primary focus of the role is to provide analytical leverage to the team as well as be a point of contact for a variety of internal constituents regarding inquiries about the investment teams and products under coverage. Over time, the Investment Specialist may also increasingly represent products externally to clients, prospects, and consultants.

Responsibilities include performing analyses related to portfolio positioning, performance and risk, market trends, competitive positioning, and pricing Additional responsibilities may include creation and maintenance of marketing and client materials, review of RFPs, responses to client questions, automation of workflow, and collaboration on the development of client solutions and new investment approaches.

QUALIFICATIONS
Success in the role requires a demonstrated interest in investment topics and passion for learning, as well as strong analytical skills. A positive, collegial attitude and high level of professionalism are essential, as are creativity, initiative and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with tight deadlines.

Further qualifications include:
• At least 6 years of relevant industry experience and a record of achievement. Experience at a hedge fund, alternative asset manager, sell-side firm or management consultancy desirable but not required
• An MBA and/or CFA is desirable but not required
• Strong critical thinking skills, comfort with ambiguity, and a willingness to take initiative
• Advanced analytical skill including the ability to frame issues, identify important points, and draw conclusions
• Attention to detail combined with a solutions-oriented, strategic mindset
• Solid judgment, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to take a differentiated perspective
• Ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings
• Articulate with an interest in developing presentation skills
• Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a global team
• Strong technical skills; mastery of MS Excel and familiarity with Bloomberg and Factset are a plus but not essential
• Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize time well
• Grace under pressure with an ability to adapt and get things done
• A global perspective and/or language skills are viewed favorably.
• Willingness to travel
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Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMWTalentOperations@wellington.com .

At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry.We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is:
USD 80,000 - 180,000
This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process.

Base salary is only one component of Wellington's total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families, and we are committed to fostering a flexible work environment that enables employees to thrive personally and professionally. Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFA reimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time)

Job ID  R90349
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Boston, United States
3000 Employees Asset Management
Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the largest independent investment management firms in the world. We serve as a trusted a...
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