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Date Posted: February 11, 2020

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Global Health Funds (GHF) invests in listed healthcare companies globally with a goal to improve the lives of millions in resource constrained environment each year. The fund is based on the work and success of Global Health Investment Advisory, the world's first impact venture capital fund in the healthcare space - a fund that was originated by the Gates Foundation.

GHF takes a friendly activist role in the listed companies and only invests if the companies have strong impact and performance potential. The fund is led by Ami Kemppainen, a highly successful public equities portfolio manager, and by Curt LaBelle, the manager of the Global Health Investment Advisory. The fund is managed from New York and Helsinki, Finland.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, small team of high performers. The Research Assistant's (RA) main task is to create company profiles. RA's collect data, make judgement calls on what is most relevant and synthesize findings. Supporting evidence will also be attached to these findings. Work may also involve administrative tasks and macro analysis. Tasks will evolve over time because GHF is just now getting started. Future growth will enable great opportunities for ambitious RA's.

RA's are expected to work 40 hours a week. The schedule may include a weekly call during US office hours, but otherwise a set day-time schedule may be allowed. RA's will work from their home offices.

REQUIREMENTS:

Research Assistants need to have work experience analyzing listed companies and their financials. Knowledge of the health care industry is a big plus. GHF hires candidates who have a master's degree in business, or other relevant field, and who are passed CFA Level I or II. The firm selects individuals who have ambitious to develop further. Candidates must be able to produce clear and concise reports, portray independent thinking and be able to demonstrate they can thrive while working solo.

A candidate will need a home office, a personal computer, a working connection, and Microsoft Office.

For interested applicants, please email your CV's to:​

Ami Kemppainen | Managing Partner | +358 45 650 3440 | ami@globalhealthfunds.com

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Date Posted: February 04, 2020



1. EQUITY RESEARCH ANALYST

RCBC Securities is the stockbrokerage unit of RCBC Capital Corp., in turn a 100% owned subsidiary of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. It is one of the industry's highest-capitalized stockbrokerage companies, with stockholders’ equity of approximately Php500mn.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Producing stock market research reports RCBC Securities’ sales team and clients. The analyst will specialize in specific industries and will cover companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange that belong to those industries.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A recent graduate of a business or economics course, belonging to the top 10% of her/his graduating class.
  • Interested in stock market investing and finance, knowledgeable about economics and accounting principles and comfortable with mathematics. Although work experience in finance is not necessary, the candidate should be able to show past & present interest in the stock market with college units in finance and in investment-related courses, internship in the finance/stockbrokerage industry, training in investment seminars, CFA examination, and/or actual stock investments.
  • The candidate must have excellent English business writing and oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should possess excellent PR skills.

2. ACCOUNT OPENING ASSOCIATE 

 JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists in client acquisition though the following:
  • Assists in marketing RCBC Securities’ traditional retail & online trading products. 
  • Assists clients, whether institutional, traditional retail or online, when opening accounts, to make the process painless, while ensuring that submitted requirements are compliant, and keep the time period that a client goes through from expressing intent to open an account to actual trading of the account as short as possible.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A graduate of a business course.
  • Personable, people and service-oriented, empathetic, unafraid to communicate with high-net worth retail clients.  
  • Interested in the stock market and in stock investing.

3. RETAIL SALES OFFICER

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists the Head of Retail Sales in retail client acquisition and servicing. 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Up to 3 years of experience in stockbrokerage retail sales.
  • A graduate of a business course, belonging to the top 10% of her/his graduating class.
  • Familiar with the stock market and what factors drive it, listed sectors and companies.
  • Personable, people and service-oriented, unafraid to communicate and offer her/his advice on the stock market and listed stocks to high-net worth retail clients.  
  • Preferably, can speak Mandarin and/or Fookien.

For interested applicants, please email your CV's to:​

Raul Ruiz | Acting President | rpruiz@rcbc.com

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Date Posted: February 04, 2020


RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Terra Nova Capital (www.terranovaca.com) specializes in emerging markets. Actively investing in developing countries requires a high degree of due diligence and on-the-ground research, and Terra Nova distinguishes itself by visiting every single company, in market, before investing. Our investment team has met with CEOs and other top management of over 1,000 companies in over 30 countries in the last six years. The firm is headquartered in Helsinki with an office in Dubai, providing quick access to most developing markets. Terra Nova takes pride in its focus on improvements in ESG standards and aims to generate positive impact and make the world better through its portfolio companies.

Terra Nova Capital is part of the Evli Group, the largest asset management firm in Finland with $16bn AUM. Evli has been a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) since 2010. It is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.

Terra Nova manages an investment fund for its European and Middle Eastern clients. Launched in 2013, the Evli Emerging Frontier Fund currently has 40 listed equity investments in lesser known and hard-to-access frontier and smaller emerging markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The fund’s investment strategy focuses on high-quality companies with predictable cash flows and low valuations which have sustainable ESG practices. The fund has an absolute return mandate, and current AUM is $100m. The inception-to-date net-of fees total return of 60% places it in the top 10% of all emerging and frontier funds worldwide.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Research Assistant will be working remotely to help the fund managers with tasks such as:

  • Researching potential new investments and creating company profiles for meeting preparation
  • Tracking earnings releases and news related to companies in the investment portfolio
  • Tracking macroeconomic news flow of the countries which we follow
  • Gathering and analyzing data and creating statistical models
  • Updating marketing materials
  • Other research projects
  • Travel planning

Terra Nova provides a professional work environment, opportunity to develop investment analysis skills, and support for the CFA exams, including sponsorship of exam fees and bonuses for passing additional levels. After becoming a CFA charterholder, Research Assistants will be eligible for promotion to Investment Analyst, a position which offers an exciting lifestyle traveling to meet CEOs in various countries.

Given that the Research Assistant is a remote position, we welcome candidates from various provinces to apply. This includes candidates who currently work in NCR and would like to return to their hometowns to maximize savings, while receiving a competitive salary and work experience from a foreign firm.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Level I CFA passer
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university
  • Preferably 1 to 3 years of work experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-disciplined
  • Organizational skills and willingness to work across multiple time zones
  • Working proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Python programming would be highly valued
  • Strong Internet connection with no interruptions

Interested candidates should send their CV and a cover letter to info@terranovaca.com .

For interested applicants, please email your CV's to:​

Matthew Falcotelo | Senior Research Assistant | +63 02 8990 1487 | info@terranovaca.com

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