Senior Associate, Relationship Management, Colombo (6 months contract, subject to renewal)

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About the job

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective. Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion. Fitch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences. Fitch’s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enables you to make important credit judgments with confidence.Department OverviewFitch Ratings Lanka Ltd. has been operating in Sri Lanka for almost 25 years. Candidate will be a member of the BRM team for enhancing research, build on a database and be part of the marketing effortBusiness Relationship Management is currently seeking a Senior Market Research Associate based in Colombo, Sri Lanka office.Candidate Will Be Able To

  • Access to Fitch Ratings research and publications
  • Opportunity to work with the best in class BRM/analytical team
  • We adopt Fitch Ratings Global methods and standards
  • Experience of working with the no #2 CRA in the world and no#1 Rating agency in APAC – Finance Asia Award 3 consecutive years.
  • Contract extension or renewal will be provided if candidates are performing up to standard

Job Responsibilities

  • Improve market research and build on database for enhanced marketing role
  • Market new products and services
  • Build on existing business relationships and find new ones
  • Maintain Fitch Ratings brand image and highest ethical standards

Job Requirements

  • 3 to 4 years of work experience (Investment banking experience will be an added advantage)
  • Competent in MS Word, Power point & Excel (Knowledge of salesforce or any other database software and added advantage)
  • Excellent in written and spoken English
  • Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Accounting from a recognized university or professional qualification such as ICASL, CIMA or ACCA
  • Working knowledge of Sinhala/Tamil is an advantage
  • Experience in coordinating and/or organizing events, forums, seminars an advantage

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.For more information please visit our websites: | | www.fitchlearning.comFitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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