Investment Services & Technology (InvesTech) Associate Programme 2023

Recruiter
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17506886
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

About the Role

THE COMPANY
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1.1 trillion* in assets under management we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 65 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

*as of 30 June 2022.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
The InvesTech (Investment Services & Technology) Associate role is an entry level pathway into our firm for graduating Bachelor's students who are interested in the variety of career opportunities available in operations and technology in the investment management industry. This program will help the InvesTech Associates gain insight into our industry, firm and culture, as well as knowledge of the many different business divisions that support our investment functions. The team's mission is to drive Wellington's innovation and operational edge to exceed the investment and service expectations for our clients and business partners worldwide. We accomplish this by bringing technology and operations together to deliver better, more efficient outcomes.

You will be invited to join the Investment20/20 trainee programme in your first year which will provide opportunities to meet and network with over 300 trainees across the industry and participate in socials and insight events.

POSITIONS
We have a number of open positions across our technology and investment operations sub-departments. We encourage you to apply if you have a keen interest in tech/operations and investment management and want to be part of a collaborative, diverse and innovative team!

The Technology department is responsible for designing, building, testing, and supporting our robust technology suite. This group works in partnership with functions across the firm to solve complex business problems with technology.

The Infrastructure Design department comprises of Portfolio Data and Analytics, Portfolio Integrity and Derivatives Platform Teams. The Portfolio Data and Analytics team's core responsibilities are to oversee the quality of market, security and derivatives data used in the investment process, the integrity of performance returns, attribution, security setup, security reference data management,and benchmarks. The Portfolio Integrity team's objective is to promote portfolio accuracy, reduce operational risk, and increase efficiency and scalability - working across all investment teams. The Derivatives Platform seeks to address risks, gaps, and deficiencies throughout the derivatives life cycle to meet current and future investment, client, and regulatory demands.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
If you are a graduate from any subject background with a passion to develop a career in investment management and have the following skills and attributes, we would like to hear from you:
  • Be graduating or leaving school in summer 2023 and be available to start July 2023
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in technology and/or operations and the investment management industry
  • Proactive and enthusiastic with a positive customer service approach
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to be a self-starter and have the humility and willingness to learn from, and collaborate with, their colleagues
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Enjoys working as part of a team and building cross-team relationships
  • Have the ability to work independently and flexibly, in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, where priorities change frequently
HOW TO APPLY
To be formally considered for the 2023 InvesTech Associate Programme, please apply directly by submitting your CV and a 1-page cover letter that addresses the following:

1. Why a career in either Technology, Operations or Infrastructure Design interests you.
2. What projects or extra-curricular activities have helped prepare you to work within the investment management industry.

Please note that we are only able to respond to successful applicants. We recruit on a rolling basis so you are encouraged to submit your applications early.

Wellington Management Company, LLP is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, nationality, ancestry or disability.

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .