Research Manager - Equities

Job Summary
GLG is seeking candidates to join our Asia Research team in Hong Kong. Research Managers in our Financial Services practice work directly to support and manage research inquiries coming from our client firms based in Asia. The Research Manager is responsible for coordinating and executing short and mid-term client projects and activities, ensure the team meets or exceeds its commercial, development, compliance and people targets.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing Sell Side Equity Research and Corporate Access relationships in top tier investment banks, supporting clients in both their equity research assignments and arranging high profile client facing speaking engagements
  • Facilitating educational interactions between GLG experts (including industry executives, independent consultants, academics, and former policy makers across all sectors) and our clients. Interactions range from 1:1 telephone consultations to in-person meetings, trip support, panels, conference speakers or other custom, in-depth engagements.
  • Support the Sales team growing GLG client relationships with new clients as well as senior stakeholders. This relationship development will stem from proactive phone outreach, project execution, post-project client feedback, and in-person client meetings.
  • Enhancing the GLG Councils by developing relationships with GLG’s most respected thought leaders and business professionals, as well as recruiting new senior executives and experts GLG Councils through networking and direct outreach.
  • Developing and implementing strategy for our efforts in close collaboration with our Leadership team, Sales team, and other GLG stakeholders. Track team performance and create plans to accelerate growth and revenue near- and long-term.
  • Programming live in-country meetings or teleconferenceson relevant subject matter and news worthy events to our clients in collaboration with Sales.

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 2 to 4 years' experience, ideally in a relevant public equity environment (eg corporate access origination, equity research, equity sales etc)
  • Strong go-do attitude and track record of business development
  • Successful track record of working in fast paced, client service environment
  • Outstanding communication skills and willingness to call and engage senior professionals
  • Passion for solving complex problems and executing best-in-class customer service
  • Proficiency (oral and written) in English & Mandarin
  • Understanding of the public equity landscape and business climate. Interest in working across diverse sectors and subject matters

  We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:

  • Can deliver strong project management skills across numerous simultaneous engagements
  • Exercise flawless judgment around GLG’s policies and procedures for protecting the integrity of client engagements
  • Think creatively and focus on opportunities for accelerated growth
  • Exhibit relentless attention to detail
  • Passion for solving complex problems and executing best-in-class customer service
  • Express a strong desire to work in and lead a team
  • Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group:

GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) is the world’s leading platform for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from its more than 500,000 members, experts in their respective fields. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group convenings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven, and nimble, GLG’s approximately 1,200 employees work in 22 offices in 12 countries.

We believe strongly in our mission- and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.

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