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Director, Global Consumer Staples Sector


New York

Job description

Date:  March 2022

Position: Director-Global Consumer Staples Sector

Reports to: Senior Managing Director

About Wafra:

Wafra Inc. is a leading global investment firm currently managing approximately $32 billion in assets and commitments across a variety of asset strategies. Behind our investment strategies are talented professionals, principally in New York and other financial centers, who bring expertise and experience to deliver strategic, reward-focused solutions. Wafra seeks to provide long-term investment return solutions that span not just years, but generations.

Department/Position Summary:

Wafra pursues excellence in all areas of its operations and activities; and the Global Equities team is no exception.  The public equities investment philosophy focuses on uncovering multi-year changes in companies and industries within global value chains.  We are long-term investors dedicated to creating value for our clients.  The ideal candidate will have passion for researching key drivers in the Global Consumer Staples sector, including drug and food retailers, hyper/supermarkets, agricultural producers, distributors, household products manufacturers and packaged food and beverage producers.  Additionally, the Director will have a strong affinity for fundamental research and analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and recommend stocks within the Global Consumer Staples sector
  • Build and maintain financial models
  • Perform primary research
  • Communicate effectively with teammates
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively, both domestically and internationally, including emerging and frontier markets
  • Ad hoc special projects as requested


  • 2-5 years post MBA
  • Strong investment and intellectual acumen
  • Passion for the Consumer Staples sector and understanding of a variety of financial services models
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work well in a team setting
  • Prior experience analyzing public companies either globally or for major developed markets is required
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively

Wafra and its subsidiaries (the “Company”) require that new hires be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, except those individuals who qualify for a medical or a religious accommodation under applicable law. All duties and responsibilities of this role are expected to be conducted on-site at the Company offices.

Please send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Director-Global Consumer Staples”

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