Head of Quant - London/Frankfurt - Factor Based Investing / ESG

Logan Sinclair
London, United Kingdom
Very High Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role
  • Head of Quant/Chief Investment Specialist will report directly to the Global Head of Business Development & Client Relationship Management, and responsible for helping to grow business with both asset owners (for core index solutions) and asset managers (for satellite index solutions),
  • Feed into the overall strategy of the business from a technical perspective, and within single factor and multi-factor-based equity investing within a quantitative framework or index framework
  • Proven experience and deep understanding of single-factor and multi-factor indices, ESG indices, and macroeconomic factor equity indices.

  • The successful candidate needs to have very strong academic qualifications (to PhD level on a financial topic) and relevant investment credentials e.g. CFA or CAIA.
  • Strong presenter with the ability to convey complex quantitative ideas and academic research to a range of audiences, from one-on-one meetings with institutional prospects to large audiences
  • The ability to help build long-term relationships with asset owners, asset managers, and consultants through a consultative and sophisticated approach to sales.
  • A strong passion for solutions-based sales.
  • Ability to interact at a senior level within an asset manager, index provider, or reputable financial institution.