Consumer - Global Industry Analyst
Wellington Management Company, LLP
May 25, 2013
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$746 billion in assets under management as of 30 November 2012, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. We welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.
The Consumer team manages over $4 billion in assets across a variety of strategies. The market encompasses over 4,000 companies with a combined equity market capitalization of over $10 trillion.
We are looking to hire a Global Industry Analyst who will be based in Boston and work closely with other global industry analysts and portfolio managers as part of the Consumer team. The focus of this assignment will be North American retail equities, including soft goods and apparel. The role of the Global Industry Analyst is to provide subject matter expertise, research and alpha generating investment ideas for investors across the firm to use including within the sector dedicated products.
•Minimum of 5-7 years in the investment business preferably analyzing the retail industry.
•Strong bottom-up fundamental approach to research.
•A rigorous analytical approach.
•Strong passion for investing.
•Demonstrated analytical ability.
•Superior mathematical and accounting skills.
•Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
•Strong interpersonal skills and experience in a collaborative team-based, results-oriented environment.
•Ability to make decisions under uncertainty and speak authoritatively.
•Ability to self-direct and set priorities.
•Strong academic credentials, with an MBA and/or CFA preferred.