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Wealth Management, Head of Asia Outsourced Chief Investment Office - Managing Director

J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary

J.P. Morgan Outsourced Chief Investment Office (“OCIO team”) is a specialist group of portfolio managers providing highly customized investment advice and solutions for Family Offices, Endowments and Foundations.

The OCIO team has been serving clients for nearly 15 years with over $70 billion in assets under supervision. They bring deep expertise to institutional clients around investment governance, investment policy, portfolio construction and alternative investments. As experienced investment professionals, they have extensive cross-asset class and market knowledge.

As Head of OCIO in Asia, the candidate will work closely with senior leadership to create a strategy for the long-term growth of the business. The candidate will be expected to draw upon previous experiences building a business in new markets and lines of business to drive client acquisition and assets under management. They will also have extensive experience partnering with local Advisors to build relationships, pipeline, investment opportunities and asset growth.

A core part of the candidate’s role will be serving as the dedicated OCIO portfolio manager for clients in Asia. Responsibilities will include providing local family office and nonprofit clients with consultative, objective advice, along with highly customized investment solutions, to help them achieve their long-term return objectives. They will deliver the complete OCIO platform, including an open architecture manager platform and world-class alternatives access. The candidate will also communicate market strategy and portfolio positioning on a regular basis to clients, including; Principals, Family Office staff, Boards and Investment Committees.

The candidate is expected to have extensive experience working with institutional clients in Asia. They will display a high level of professionalism and diligence in meeting client expectations.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Establish a long-term strategy for OCIO in Asia
  • Responsibility for engaging with senior leadership to establish a long-term growth plan
  • Establishing a regular cadence of business reviews with senior leadership to maximize engagement and establish shared priorities

2. Drive new business development and regional expansion by:

  • Engaging with Advisors to articulate OCIO’s value proposition and educate them on the opportunity set
  • Driving new business through client events, campaigns and roadshows
  • Participating in new business opportunities with Integrated Team Members and Senior Management
  • Executing sales management, including coordination of RFPs, pitches, road shows, campaigns, proposals

3. Play a leading role in the investment dialogue with clients:

  • Responsibility for understanding a client's investment plan, goals and objectives to develop and implement a customized investment plan
  • Advise clients on establishing an holistic asset allocation policy and overall portfolio construction
  • Provide best practices on investment policy and investment governance
  • Execute investment solutions in client accounts in accordance with client plans. Such solutions include: Investment Management, Separately Managed Accounts, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Private Credit, Real Estate, among others.
  • Conduct investment reviews with clients to validate the clients' current investment objectives and prepare recommendations

4. Additionally:

  • Understands JPMorgan platform, solutions, investment philosophy
  • Interacts effectively with the various internal product partners, banking teams, risk and compliance, marketing, etc.
  • Provides guidance to junior staff

Required Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in OCIO or Investment Management
  • Team-oriented and collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Strong cross-asset class knowledge

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • CFA qualification preferred

J.P. Morgan Wealth Management Solutions comprises a workforce of more than 1300 professionals spanning across 20 cities globally. Within WM Solutions, diversity is not only a fundamental necessity, but a business imperative and we are committed to building an equitable workforce that represents the communities we serve. We understand the importance of inclusion, work-life balance, and our robust benefits (including comprehensive parental leave offerings, inclusive family building programs, and discounted childcare) reflect the wide-ranging needs of our increasingly diverse workforce. WM Solutions also fosters a culture of active engagement in our Business Resource Groups (BRGs), which serve as supportive networks for employees to share, develop and create community together.