The Head of Research is an important role within our asset management company, responsible for leading and directing the research department. This role plays a pivotal role in developing and implementing research strategies, providing investment recommendations, and optimizing portfolio performance.
Leadership, Strategy and Industry Research:
- Develop and implement research strategies that align with the company’s investment objectives and market conditions.
- Define the research agenda, prioritize coverage areas, and allocate resources effectively.
- Lead, manage, and mentor a team of research analysts, ensuring the production of high-quality research reports and investment recommendations.
- Continuously monitor and assess the performance of the AMC industry, identifying key trends, benchmarks, and competitive dynamics.
- Conduct in-depth research into long-term industry and market trends, identifying opportunities and threats that may impact our strategic direction.
- Translate complex data into clear, actionable insights and recommendations that drive strategic initiatives and business growth.
Valuation and Financial Modeling:
- Prepare detailed financial models and forecasts of future earnings and cash flows to compute the fair value of companies under coverage using various valuation methods such as free cash flow to equity, dividend valuation model, etc.
- Utilize quantitative methods to assess the intrinsic value of assets and securities.
Market and Sector Analysis:
- Stay up-to-date with macroeconomic fundamentals shaping the economy and have knowledge of the working environment and dynamics of various sectors, including Fertilizers, Power generation, Autos etc.
- Provide comprehensive research coverage on funds under management using proprietary valuation models and disseminate investment recommendations.
Asset Allocation and Portfolio Optimization:
- Keep track of asset allocation in mutual funds in line with in-house limits, regulatory compliance, market outlook, and investment constraints.
- Develop and implement investment strategies, both quantitative and qualitative, to optimize portfolio performance, considering market conditions, client objectives, and risk parameters.
- 5 years of experience in a leadership role within the specific domain of Research.
- Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as manufacturing, technology, and beyond, are also encouraged to apply, provided they meet the specified qualification criteria.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field.
- Candidates with CFA, CA, and ICMA qualifications are particularly encouraged to apply.