Senior Research Analyst, Alternatives, Asset Management, London

London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Lead the research process for alternatives strategy/fund managers making recommendations from the research to the multi-asset portfolio managers
  • Create robust research and manager selection framework
  • Thoroughly understand the portfolios of the multi-asset team with awareness of and delivery against their potential research requirements
  • Engagement with maintaining and updating model portfolios
  • Contribute to tactical asset allocation with insights from your research and provide recommendations and notes to support the portfolio managers
  • Ensure that sustainability is integrated into the research analysis
  • Coach and lead junior analysts in the team
  • Continually help to develop and improve automation and contribute to process improvements
  • Contribute the development of the research team's output and aim to continually improve the quality by engaging with non-standard research work as appropriate

  • Undergraduate degree (min 2.1)
  • Additional qualifications (Masters, CFA or CAIA preferred)
  • Minimum 7-10 years' experience of researching portfolio managers, preferably for the alternatives asset class
  • A strong understanding of quantitative finance and financial economics as they apply to portfolio construction
  • Exceptional qualitative analytical skills and numerical skills as they apply to market analyses
  • Demonstrated experience with process-driven research approach
  • Proven contribution to positive client outcomes