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Investment Strategy Analyst - Multi-Asset Research

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/SIMR/30344
Contact Simeon Randell
Date posted 22-11-2018

Leading Asset Manager seeking a Multi-Asset Research Analyst to join their London office.

Key Responsibilities

• Work closely with members of the Investment Strategy group to deliver best-in-class investment advice, research and investment outcomes to institutional clients across the EMEA region;
• Develop a deep understanding of internal investment capabilities and client investment needs;
• Conduct strategic asset allocation (SAA) research into portfolio construction and capital markets topics
• Undertake research related to our Capital Market Assumptions (CMA) and Dynamic Asset Allocation (DAA) process to help investors and clients understand return and risk at the asset class level over different time horizons;
• Conduct bespoke investment advice and research projects for large, strategic clients of the firm;
• Collaborate with investors and analysts from across our investment platform (Macro, Fixed Income, Equity, Industry Analysis, Commodity, Derivatives, Quantitative and Risk) on investment-led projects;
• Research and design systematic screens and quantitative models across the multi-asset landscape;
• Contribute to the delivery of strong investment results for clients;

Skills/ Experience Requiried

• Strong academic background, ideally including an advanced degree in Finance or Economics (or a related subject) and/or a relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFA charter);
• 5-10 years of relevant professional experience, gained within asset management, investment consultancy or sell-side research;
• Proven research experience across multi-asset and/or global macro, and a passion for investing and capital markets;
• Experience in SAA, DAA and tactical investment research, as well as a strong grasp of macro and risk factor-based drivers of capital markets;
• Experience of quantitative programming, and modelling skills in Python/R/MATLAB, preferably with the intellectual curiosity and ability to build out frameworks and processes;

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