Manager Investment ResearchToronto, ON

About The Role

Join HUB Proteus, a top-tier institutional investment consulting firm based in Toronto, as our Manager, Investment Research. At HUB Proteus, we're dedicated to offering exceptional investment consulting and pension governance services to Canadian Pension Plans, Endowments & Foundations, and Investment Funds. Our commitment to quality was recognized with a Top Quartile ranking in the 2022 Coalition Greenwich Institutional Services Survey.

This role is ideal for someone with deep expertise in investment consulting, a talent for conducting comprehensive investment research, and outstanding communication skills. As a Manager, Investment Research, you will focus on our manager research initiatives, leveraging a thorough research philosophy and a balanced approach that encompasses both qualitative and quantitative analysis. You will work closely with a Research Analyst, aiding clients in evaluating their investment portfolios, identifying top-tier investment managers, and ensuring effective portfolio management.

This role offers the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment that values thought leadership, collaboration, and client excellence.

What You’ll Do

  • Uphold a cohesive and well-defined research philosophy across the HUB Proteus team.

  • Develop and implement research processes and tools, including ESG research.

  • Train and mentor the Research and Investment Analyst in research methodologies.

  • Set the firm’s research agenda and priorities.

  • Manage the research team, conduct performance reviews, and align resources with research demands.

  • Conduct detailed interviews with diverse investment managers, gathering insights for thorough evaluation.

  • Analyze and document extensive qualitative and quantitative data on investment managers, contributing to client project materials.

  • Proactively research and monitor investment managers, responding to ad-hoc inquiries and enhancing manager evaluation processes.

What Y ou’ll Need for Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or Accounting preferred.

  • Completion of CFA program or equivalent.

  • Substantial investment management experience, with a focus on manager research.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Leadership experience with an understanding of operational aspects.

  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical capabilities.

  • Effective time management and multitasking abilities.

  • Collaborative approach with proficiency in working independently.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Why Choose HUB?

Opting for HUB International isn't just a career choice—it's a strategic decision to align with the apex of insurance brokerage in Canada and the 5th largest globally in insurance and employee benefits. Backed by a robust network of over 17,000 professionals across 500 offices in North America, HUB offers a landscape ripe with opportunities for seasoned leaders in the insurance sector. Our environment is competitive, exhilarating, and nurturing, designed to foster longevity and pave pathways for unprecedented growth and success. Discover more about the HUB ethos and our journey at HUB International.

Your Advantage at HUB International

At HUB, your welfare takes precedence. We ensure this through an extensive array of benefits that underscore our commitment to your well-being:

  • Embrace a pay structure that not only rewards but incentivizes excellence, complete with bonuses and ample opportunities to augment your earnings.

  • Leverage flexible work arrangements complemented by generous time-off policies to balance professional commitments and personal pursuits seamlessly.

  • Benefit from a comprehensive benefits suite tailored to meet your needs, including company-matched RRSPs, to fortify your financial security.

  • Embark on a journey of continuous growth with HUB-sponsored training programs and tuition reimbursement, investing in your future expertise.

  • Receive reimbursements for professional license fees and membership dues, ensuring you're always at the forefront of your field.

  • Enjoy a range of special discounts on events, travel, accommodations, and even on personal home and auto insurance, enhancing your lifestyle outside wo.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at HUB

HUB is a mosaic of diverse talents, united in our commitment to fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, empowered, and included. Our recruitment process reflects this pledge, designed to be accessible to all. We encourage applicants to communicate any needs for assistance or accommodation—a testament to our belief in providing an equitable platform for all candidates to shine.

Our Service Commitment

Service at HUB extends beyond a core value—it's our solemn promise. This commitment resonates through our interactions with employees, clients, and communities alike. With a presence in each regional office, our community engagement efforts are tailored to make a tangible difference, reinforcing our mission to serve not just with our services, but with our actions.

Choose HUB International, where your career is not just a job, but a journey filled with opportunity, support, and the chance to make a lasting impact both professionally and in the communities we serve.

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Department General Management

Required Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

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Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.