Women in Asset Management - Junior Fund Manager

Recruiter
Leverton Search
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
11 Apr 2019
Ref
1125353875
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, Qualified
IMPACT is a group run by Leverton Search to attract and promote female talent within Investment Management. We have several roles within Investment Management at the moment, where team diversity is at the forefront of our clients minds. Please do get in touch to discuss the below and other roles Our client is a highly rated asset manager managing over $300 Billion in assets. They have a rare opportunity for a junior Fixed income Analyst to join the team, This is someone who will be trained directly under a leading City Portfolio Manager. You will be trained in unique style and encouraged to take risk, within 2 years. The fund manages £$ 6 Billion and is an unconstrained Fixed Income Fund. The products are at the cutting edge of the market; Derivatives, Swaps, Swaptions etc and the team is very active in trading. This is more akin to a Hedge Fund and an exciting team to be in They are looking for someone with a strong academic background, of graduate scheme quality, who has a keen interest in languages such as Python and 'R'. A high level of interest in investments and Fixed Income markets is essential. This is an excellent opportunity to leapfrog yourself into a prestigious organisation that promises a successful career trajectory. The role:
• Trade execution and implementation of investment strategies across client portfolios
• Dealing with large sets of Data for the team and identifying opportunity and trade ideas
• Re-adjusting portfolios when necessary; managing portfolio inflows and outflow
• Produce and verify periodic and ad hoc reports of client investment positions and transactions in accordance with agreed format, data content and scheduling requirements
• Work alongside Portfolio Managers and Traders to deliberate investment decisions
• Ensuring investment integrity across the portfolio; w ork through high volumes, prioritise and manage workloads according to risk or deadlines. The candidate:
• Top tier degree and University
• Clear desire to be within Investment Management, having gathered experience on the buy or sell side.
• Knowledge of derivatives
• Keen demonstrable interest in programming languages: Python and R
• Excel to Macro level
• Strong quantitative data skills
• Strong communicator

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