Equity Index Management Research
Manila, Philippines
1d ago

Position Overview

The MSCI Index Research team is responsible for the ongoing construction and management of all MSCI Factor, Thematic, Capped, Custom and ESG Indexes.

The team is currently based in Geneva, Mumbai, New York, Hong Kong and Manila.

The team is responsible for constructing and managing and enhancing the MSCI Factor, Thematic, Capped and ESG Indexes including :

Monitoring developments in the investment management process globally, including new trends and styles in portfolio management, investment styles and asset allocation.

Researching and recommending methodology enhancements in close consultation with leading investment management firms.

Constructing and rebalancing the indexes in accordance with the index methodology.

Scope of Responsibility

Index construction and maintenance for the various MSCI Factor, Thematic, Capped, Custom and ESG Indexes including the quarterly and semi-

annual rebalancing of indexes, the analysis and recommendation of securities for index additions and / or deletions

Detailed understanding of the index rebalancing framework and capabilities, in order to support the development and maintenance of the indexes

Monitor developments in the investment management process and evaluate the continued relevance of the MSCI index methodologies in line with trends in investment styles

Recommend methodology enhancements in close consultation with clients and investment managers

Prepare and present various index methodological reports to the equity decision committees, participate in product enhancement and product development efforts

Specific Knowledge / Skills

Understanding of equity analysis and equity investment process, familiarity with Institutional Investment Practices and Buy Side Portfolio Management concepts

Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint knowledge. Good knowledge of Python is a plus. Knowledge of MATLAB / SQL preferred.

Familiar with investment research and data vendors (e.g., Bloomberg, Reuters, Factset, risk and portfolio management systems)

Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

Desired Experience

2-3 years relevant work experience (e.g. equity research, investment management)

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor's / Master's Degree in finance, econometrics or science / engineering field

CFA / FRM is an advantage

Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

To all recruitment agencies : MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs / Resumes. Please do not forward CVs / Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website.

MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs / Resumes.

MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership / union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy / maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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