Fund & Market Analyst

Recruiter
Carmignac Gestion Luxembourg UK Branch
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
14405503
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job title: Fund & Market Analyst

Department: Client Experience

Team: Business Intelligence

Location: London, UK

Report to: Head of Business Intelligence

Contract: Permanent

Background
The successful candidate will be joining the Client Experience division of Carmignac, an independent asset management firm that was established in 1989 on three core principles that still stand true today: entrepreneurial spirit, human-driven insight, and active commitment. We are as entrepreneurial today as we have always been, our team of fund managers keeping the freedom and courage to perform independent risk analysis, translate it into strong convictions and implement them. Our collaborative culture of debate, on-the-ground work and in-house research means we will always enhance data analysis with human-driven insight to better manage complexity and evaluate hidden risks.

We are both active managers and active partners, committed to our clients, providing transparency on our investment decisions and always be accountable for them. The firm's capital is entirely held by the family and staff, Carmignac is now one of Europe's leading asset managers, operating from 7 different offices. Today, as throughout our history, we are committed to actively manage our clients' savings over the long-term.

The Business Intelligence team and the Fund & Market Analyst role

Carmignac is recruiting a Fund & Market Analyst within the Business Intelligence team, in London.

Today, the team is composed of five people based in three countries (UK, France and Luxembourg) notably in charge of:
  • Funds & Competitors Analysis: funds analysis vs competitors to support the marketing and sales process: competitive landscape, key features & differentiating factors, performance analysis, ESG metrics, portfolio allocation, etc.
  • Client Intelligence: studies on Carmignac's clients and intermediaries to better understand their needs, behaviours & developments.
  • Market & Thematic Research: monitoring fund flows, market trend evolutions & long-term innovations within the asset management industry.
  • Product Development & Management: coordinating the launch of new products as well as the modification/repositioning of existing funds within the range.
  • Strategic initiatives and projects: combine and leverage on client, market and product data to generate business opportunities & risk signals, as well as recommendations to the top management to improve product range, service offering & client experience, and reinforce Carmignac positioning in target markets.

Based in London, you will actively contribute to the Business Intelligence team’s missions, notably by:
  • Providing regular insights on the European mutual fund market, analysing trends, market flows, innovations across the industry and product launches, both for internal and external audience.
  • Providing regular insights on Carmignac's positioning in its core markets, notably market share and local trends & developments analysis.
  • Supporting the marketing and sales process, preparing funds analysis and comparing Carmignac funds to their respective competitors, considering risk and return profile, investment strategy, ESG metrics, portfolio allocation, etc.
  • Preparing presentations to the various internal committees, supporting the product innovation process and various clients' initiatives.
  • Working closely with other teams, within the Client Experience division, as well as with local business development teams to support business initiatives.


Profile
  • Degree educated with preferably a post-graduate qualification in finance/asset management.
  • 3 years+ experience within an asset management firm.
  • Strong knowledge of the AM industry, current trends, and key developments.
  • Strong analytical skills, organized, attentive to detail, responsive and committed.
  • Collaborative and flexible mindset, good inter-personal skills, business oriented and team spirit.
  • Naturally curious, dynamic, positive and enthusiast.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to simplify the complex.
  • Experience of project management would be beneficial.
  • Bilingual French/English would be considered a strong plus.
  • Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint.

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