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Title:  Director, Equity Research




Requisition ID: 191624

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


As the Director, Equity Research, of the Equity Income team, an investment team at Scotia Global Asset Management, you will be responsible for people management with a focus on strategic team management, planning, and coaching of the team of Analysts on the EIT. Success in this role will be measured by the degree to which your efforts in building and managing stronger and more effective high performance analysts and APMs who directly contribute to the EIT PM’s ability to generate net new Alpha. 


You will form part of the leadership team of the EIT, contributing to overall team direction and initiatives. You will have dual reporting responsibilities to the Co-heads of the Equity Income Team. 


You will build and maintain a high-performance investing environment and implement a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops, and motivates the team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team.


Is this role right for you? In this role, you will oversee:


  • Leadership and mentorship of a team of Analysts and Associate Portfolio Managers
  • Team monitoring and performance assessment based on quantifiable investment criteria.
  • Investment research process improvement and input into Analyst/APM  professional development plans
  • Talent identification and acquisition 
  • Operational excellence, risk assessment, and process improvement
  • Investment philosophy
  • Research management
  • Innovation     
  • Documentation and tools    


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? We’d love to work with you if you have:


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field (Business, Finance, Accounting, etc.)
  • CFA designation
  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience in Asset Management
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Persuasive verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to build credibility and trust with colleagues and clients and communicate ideas effectively. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with multiple stakeholders, internally and externally.
  • Experience with mentorship and training of fundamental equity research
  • Has managed portfolios and mutual funds with a track record of positive returns.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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