Senior Manager, Thematic Research

  • AustralianSuper
  • Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
  • 29/10/2018

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we invest members’ money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $140 billion on their behalf. Our size has given us the ability to leverage significant investment opportunities for long term performance and lower fees that are passed onto our members.

We put members first in everything we do and are committed to the recruitment, development and support of a diverse workforce that share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes.

Here’s where you come in…

Working as part of the Asset, Allocation and Research team you will identify, lead and carry out analysis of the impact of secular trends and work out how to reflect those trends in the portfolio.

  • Reporting to the Head of Asset, Allocation and Research key duties will include identifying a limited number of key high-level secular trends that will shape economic and market outcomes over the coming 5 to 15 years.
  • Form and lead virtual project teams of external and internal experts for each secular trend.
  • Lead, drive and contribute to working through the implications of each secular trend for the global economy and markets.
  • Lead, drive and contribute to understanding the impact of each secular trend for the investment processes of each of the teams.

You’ll need…

To be comfortable working in a small, collaborative team environment, where team members are expected to have the capacity to work independently. Your extensive experience will include leading high-profile technically complex research projects and leading a multi-discipline virtual research team.

You will demonstrate strong data gathering and analysis skills, enabling the analysis of asset class returns, financial markets, and economic data. Familiarity with use of primary data sources and data vendors such as Bloomberg and Datastream will be highly regarded.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply now! Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please note, this role is deemed to be an Access Person role. Disclosure and Personal Trading requirements apply to the successful candidate

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by AustralianSuper’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you.