2023 Full - Time Product Analyst, London

Recruiter
PIMCO
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
03 Dec 2022
Ref
16577884
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.8 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

POSITIONS ARE LOCATED IN LONDON, UK. Fluency in English is required.

Desired candidates should possess the following characteristics:

  • Interest in financial markets, macroeconomics and investment finance (Relevant coursework recommended)
  • Strong analytical skill set
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to relay complex ideas clearly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to join a high performance, fast-paced culture
  • Results-orientation, attention to detail and strong time management skill


Product Analysts
Product Analysts will participate in a development programme (details below) designed for a career in investment management, providing broad exposure to financial markets, product design / development and distribution, portfolio analysis, and/or client communication. Analysts will work within the Product Strategy Group, a global team of over 130 professionals responsible for financial market expertise (both internally and externally), strategic business management, entrepreneurship and marketing for a wide range of PIMCO product lines. The analyst development programme is aimed at preparing successful participants for career opportunities throughout the investment management industry and/or for application to top-tier business schools.

Product Analysts will work with one or multiple specialty teams that focus on covering specific investment strategies or conducting broader client portfolio analysis and optimisation. Analysts will gain a strong understanding of the business of investment management across market segments. Responsibilities vary between teams but may include the following:

  • Market and economic updates
  • Portfolio commentaries
  • Risk and performance attribution
  • Client portfolio analytics and investment strategising
  • Competitor intelligence
  • Client presentation materials


Career Development, Training and Mentoring
The PIMCO Fundamentals training program will provide you with the skills, knowledge and relationships that will prepare you to succeed as you start the Analyst program. Formal and informal training will continue throughout your time in the program, creating a rigorous learning environment. The objective is to provide you with a diverse learning experience across products and key disciplines within investment management. In addition, you will gain extensive exposure to industry experts within Product Strategy as well as other functional teams across the firm. Mentoring is a critical component of your success; you will be teamed with a seasoned professional who will provide guidance and mentorship throughout the program.

Analyst Program & Beyond

  • Starts in early July 2023
  • Typically a 3-5 year Analyst/Associate program
  • Formal Mentor Program
  • Firm-wide and Product Strategy Group specific dedicated Training Program
  • Review/feedback throughout the Program with designated Manager and Program Managers
  • Eligible for promotions throughout program ( e.g. , to Associate)


Position Requirements:

Requirements:

  • Final year of study with an anticipated graduation date of 2023
  • Expected minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent) at an accredited college or university.
  • Fluent in English.


Desired candidates should possess the following characteristics:

  • Interest in financial markets, macroeconomics and investment finance (Relevant coursework recommended)
  • Strong analytical skill set
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to relay complex ideas clearly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to join a high performance, fast-paced culture
  • Results-orientation, attention to detail and strong time management skill


Application Process:
  • Submit your resume via this portal.
  • We will review applications and conduct interviews on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as early as possible as job postings will close as positions are filled.
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