Fidelity International is partnering with Women Returners to launch their New Horizons Returner Programme in Asia Pacific, following the success of the programme in the UK over the last 5 years. The Programme is targeted at experienced professional women and men looking to return to work after an extended career break.
Fidelity has a variety of opportunities in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Australia and China for professionals with a background in Equity Research, Multi Asset, Fixed Income Investing, Product Development and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance).
About the Launch Event
We will launch the Programme with a Launch Event on 2 March (10:00-12:00 HK time).
During the event you will hear from Fidelity's senior business leaders about the work opportunities available across the region. You will also gain insight into returning to work with Fidelity International from alumni of Fidelity's UK Returner Programme. The Launch Event will include a return to work workshop delivered by Women Returners where you will hear how the Programme provides a supported route back to professional level work.
What you can expect from the Programme
The programme offers a professionally paid placement of 6 months starting in May 2021, with the strong possibility of an ongoing role at the end of the assignment
Positions are for mid-senior level roles
You will have the opportunity to work in global teams within a growing international business
You will receive virtual coaching support from Women Returners to help you to transition successfully back into the workplace. As coaching will be delivered centrally to the full cohort of Fidelity APAC returners, you will benefit from a supportive peer network of like-minded people across the organisation.
Fidelity will partner you with a professional mentor and a buddy to support your return to work and your professional development and to help you to develop your internal professional network
Flexible working options may be available during and after the Programme depending on the role
Read about the experiences of 3 returners who joined Fidelity International on the UK returner programme:
Sarah-Jane - returned after a 15 year career break
Christine - returned after a 10+ year career break
Stacie - returned following a 10 year career break
Highly collaborative people who are passionate about striving to grow their business
People who are naturally curious, strong communicators and can build effective relationships across departments and geographies and who enjoy working in an environment of high integrity and trust
People who have taken an extended career break of 18 months or more (as at May 2021)
People with the right to work in the location specified
Previous experience working within an investment function ideally having knowledge or experience of Equity Research, Multi Asset, Fixed Income Investing, Product Development and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance)
Specifically, Fidelity is interested in candidates with the following experience, skills and interests:
Multi Asset - Investment expertise, ideally cross-asset or strong understanding within an asset class and willingness to embrace the wider investment universe and solutions. The individual could work on the client side of the team, working on solving large client's investment needs or on the investment side generating investment ideas
Product Development - Working as part of the Product Development & Management team in Asia, you will be driving several new initiatives around new products, capability, business or investment strategies. This will involve working closely with the Distribution teams, the Investment teams, and the various Fidelity support teams in Asia. You will also work closely and interact with other Product colleagues internationally for cross-border opportunities. You will ideally have experience managing large complex projects with various stakeholders, knowledge of asset management products, market and clients trends, and be comfortable with solving problems, investigating specific issues and come up with creative solutions.
Equity Research Analyst: Working as part of the Greater China Research team, you will conduct deep fundamental research into Greater China sectors and stocks, generate investment insights and contribute investment ideas to client funds. You will ideally have experience in fundamental equity research in Greater China markets.
Fixed Income: Working as part of the Fixed Income team, which offers opportunities from trading, research, portfolio management to investment directing. Our team is highly dynamic and embraces discussion and new ideas with the aim to deliver desirable investment outcomes for our clients. You will ideally have a strong understanding and experience of the Fixed Income asset class.
Sustainable Investing: Working as part of Fidelity's sustainable investing team, you will help drive the integration of sustainability and ESG considerations in our investment process and broader client proposition. You will ideally have prior experience in sustainability and/or stewardship in the context of financial service organisations.
The programme may start virtually in some countries dependent on Covid-19 situation.
About Fidelity International
Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.5 million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $611.4 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.
Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $471 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.
Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.
As a flexible employer, we trust our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our clients and our business. We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond. Data as at 30 September 2020. Read more at https://www.fidelityinternational.com/