Research Analyst - Technology

Janus Henderson Investors (Singapore) Limited
Singapore, Singapore
04 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The company

We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. We build client trust by being dependably excellent in all things, and we put the client at the heart of everything we do. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

The department

Janus Henderson offers expertise across all major asset classes, with investment teams situated around the world. These dynamic teams are structured and operate in ways that are best suited to their asset classes and manage products designed to meet a range of investor needs globally. We do not impose top-down house views; instead we allow an appropriate level of flexibility within a controlled environment and encourage the sharing and debate of investment ideas. Our Investment teams are grouped under: Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Assets and Alternatives.

Overview of the role

You will undertake in-depth investment analysis of the Technology and select Industrial Technologies sectors and individual securities to assist with the monitoring of existing holdings and help with the identification of new investment ideas. You will prepare detailed reports / papers and will be required to present your views and recommendations to various teams including Global Research.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:
  • Conduct research independently and analyze the Technology and select Industrial Technologies sectors and individual securities. Analysis may focus on individual securities, classes of securities or quantitative decision-making models.
  • Undertake research visits / meetings with a wide range of companies, debt originators, and sell side analysts, as required. Compile reports to share with Portfolio Managers on findings.
  • Make buy, sell and hold recommendations to Portfolio managers / Generate relevant ideas for Portfolio managers to incorporate into relevant portfolio as appropriate.
  • You may be required to provide fund management information on position sizing, market price moves, portfolio risk metrics, fund flows, and other periodic data requested for the assessment of portfolios.
  • You may be required to work with other teams to prepare presentations, investigate client queries and respond to other ad hoc requirements.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.

Investment Areas

Has responsibility for supporting portfolios that invest in Emerging Markets, Asia-Pacific, China and various globally focused portfolios. Coverage will be focused on North Asia Technology and select Industrial Technologies.

Supervisory responsibilities
  • No

Technical skills and qualifications
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant experience in Asian equity analysis, with a focus covering the Technology sector across North Asia and Industrial Technologies.
  • Bachelor's degree educated in business, math, science, or finance discipline.
  • Fluency in Chinese preferred as this role will include coverage of Greater China markets.
  • CFA qualified (or studying towards dependent on the level of seniority).
  • A competent understanding of financial statements and accounting standards, as this is the major source of our fundamental analysis.
  • An ability to perform deep analysis of key investment and valuation issues within short time frame to recommend new ideas for portfolio inclusion, understanding key points impacting equity value.Excellent analytical skills, seeking to present original high-conviction research with track record of generating investment ideas with the ability to conduct fundamental research using various valuation techniques including: cash-flow based DCF, SOTP, earnings models etc.
  • Knowledge of relevant sector/product/instruments for the role
  • Microsoft office skills to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg and other market data platforms.

Competencies required

In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and assimilate large amounts of information
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:
  • Annual performance appraisal
  • Completion of all assigned compliance training

Compliance requirements

At a minimum the role will require you to:
  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson's Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles.
  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required.
  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required.
  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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