Guidepoint (HK)

Guidepoint - Director of Research, Insight Asia

Senior Level
Hong Kong
Director of Research, Insight Asia
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About Us

Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals to gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint’s multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies.

Who we're looking for

Guidepoint is looking for an entrepreneurial and outgoing individual to join and grow its Insights business in Asia. The Insights product is a new offering for existing Guidepoint clients that offers teleconferences, in-person events and a call transcript library covering a wide of industries/topics that facilitate research. All content features experts from Guidepoint’s proprietary global network and is developed by former investment professionals (i.e. private equity/hedge fund) and sell-side equity research analysts.

What you will be doing in this role

Team & Process Management:

  • Build and manage a team of Analysts and Researchers for Insights product
  • Direct the team in terms of market trends and research approach angles to ensure relevancy of the topic/ content coverage
  • Ensure Guidepoint compliance policies and custom client compliance protocols are adhered to

Content Creation and Client Management:

  • Create, lead and moderate teleconference with industry Experts
  • Work with Research Teams and other Analysts
  • Anticipate trends, generate ideas, recurring themes and hot topics to cover in Asia
  • Read daily financial news/ updates and other relevant platforms to stay abreast of financial market trends and innovations
  • Generate discussion guides by communicating with our clients and Experts prior to events

Revenue Promotion:

  • Collaborate with business development teams to develop tools and collaterals that will increase utilization of the Insights products
  • Attend prospect / client meetings to support sales and CRM teams
Who you are

Our professionals execute their responsibilities by using excellent communication, good judgment, effective collaboration and business ownership. You will also possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree  
  • Minimum 7+ years of buy-side or sell side research/ analysis experience
  • Must follow bottoms-up, fundamental approach to investment research focusing on individual companies
  • Strong coverage and knowledge of Asia TMT, Consumer, and/ or Healthcare sectors
  • Demonstrated team building and management experience of a research team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to speak with people at all professional levels
  • Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Mandarin would be a plus
What we offer
  • Competitive compensation
  • Employee medical coverage
  • Central office location
  • Entrepreneurial environment, autonomy, and fast decisions
  • Casual work environment and compelling people

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