Head of Quant Equity Research and Portfolio Management - Asset manager - London

Octavius Finance
London, United Kingdom
22 Oct 2022
15 Nov 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As the leader of Global Quantitative Equity Research you will manage a team of analysts, Developing Equity quantitative models containing various alpha factors

The team incorporate both a long only and long short approach and the equity model contains a number of systematic equity strategies including Equity market neutral mid frequency, long only systematic stock selection and equity systematic global macro.

In order to apply for this role you should have experience:-

  • Managing a team of quantitative equity researchers and or Portfolio managers.
  • Directing research and implementation of strategies
  • Leading the creation of stock selection models (country and region specific), sector rotation models or Long short Equity Market Neutral strategies.
  • In alpha signal and portfolio implementation research (from a top tier quant firm), portfolio construction & optimization.
  • Building back-testing infrastructure.

You will manage a team of quantitative researchers who will be responsible for Quant alpha factor research and implementation, back-testing model changes, implementing signals and developing and maintaining signal and portfolio performance analytic tools .

This is an excellent opportunity to join a firm which have invested heavily in the expansion of their suite of quantitative strategy products. You will be surrounded by highly qualified counterparts and supported by a state of the art platform and data team.

All applicants should have prior buy side experience.

This is a highly technical positon therefore the ideal candidate will have a PHD, have worked in a similar positon previously and looking for a firm which values quantitative investing and has a long term plan to commit to the expansion of quantitative equity investing.

The firm are committed to securing the right individual for this position therefore other global locations are also possible.

In order to apply please send your CV in WORD FORMAT to quantresearch@octaviusfinance.com

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