Head Vontobel Investment Institute

As a global investment manager, Vontobel believes in high conviction asset management and investment solutions. With portfolio management teams in Zurich, New York, London and Milano, Vontobel Asset Management is a specialized investment manager with a multi-boutique approach and a track record of strong and consistent growth. We focus on Equities, Fixed Income, Multi Asset Class, and Alternative Investing, actively managing over CHF 100bn of assets on behalf of private and institutional clients globally.

The Vontobel Investment Institute (VII) is a collective intelligence unit within Vontobel’s investments unit whose sole mission is to research topics and publish materials that serve Vontobel’s strategic positioning as an investment manager. The goal is to equip our clients and investment professionals with the knowledge to stay at the forefront of investing in financial markets.

The role will lead the build-up of the newly created Vontobel Investment Institute and represent Vontobel’s investment capabilities. In addition the role leads the communication of Vontobel’s investment capabilities through the creation of thought leadership materials at the asset class level with a special focus on Vontobel’s top topics, such as emerging market investing, ESG and Switzerland.

Your opportunity

  • Proactively identify opportunities to promote Vontobel’s investment capabilities and to enhance Vontobel’s position as a thought leader
  • Produce high-quality content across a variety of written media demonstrating Vontobel’s investment capabilities and by doing so, act as a key driver of Vontobel’s investment, market and product-related expertise
  • Build effective relationships with the investment management and distribution teams to ensure investment information is utilised to maximum effect
  • Build a network of external advisors / thinkers to support our thought leadership
  • Maximise the leverage of content pieces across regions and media in a timely manner
  • Think about new ways of asset allocation for the future
  • Trends which change the way of investing
  • Manage a team of researchers and writers

     

    Requirements:

    • Extensive experience, ideally in a similar role
    • Outstanding understanding of financial markets and the investment management industry will be necessary in order to provide market leading thought leadership content
    • Very strong communication skills are essential
    • Experience in leading and managing small, successful teams
    • Entrepreneurial and hands-on attitude
    • Language skills: Fluent in English; German, French or Italian are an advantage

     

    Perry Tucker is looking forward to receive and review your application.

    Please apply via our career portal. For this position, please note that we do not consider applications from recruitment agencies.

    If you have any question you can contact us through our contact form.

     

    Location

    Zürich / Genferstrasse 27