Responsible Investment Quantitative Analyst

London, United Kingdom
11 Mar 2023
10 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
What the Hiring Manager Says

"Quilter Investors, a leading UK Wealth Manager are offering a unique opportunity for an exceptional Responsible Data Scientist to support the implementation of responsible investment activities across a high performing Investment Management team managing £22bn in multi-asset, multi-manager solutions.

You will join our growing responsible investment (RI) team as we develop and implement new processes and systems to achieve Quilter Investors RI objectives and will be responsible for converting unstructured ESG data sets into actionable data inputs for Portfolio Managers to improve their investment decisions - playing a crucial role in shaping the responsible investment practices across the firm.

Quilter Investors offers a supportive, flexible, and inclusive working environment, committed to achieving our own career goals and prioritising personal well-being. This role will offer the opportunity to learn and improve your knowledge and skills"

Head of RI

About the Role

Responsible Investment Quantitative Analyst

Level: 5

Department: Quilter Investors, Investment Team

Location: London, England

Contract type: Permanent, Hybrid

As an experienced Data Scientist with knowledge of traditional datasets and an interest in exploring the developing field of ESG data. The role of Responsible Investment Quantitative Analyst sits in the Responsible Investment team, reporting into the Head of Responsible Investment.

You will use your passion for data analysis, researching, and responsible investments to develop solutions tailored to meet the organisation's unique needs. The role involves significant individual responsibility, but also the ability to play a key role in the wider responsible investment team.

You will work closely with different business areas to develop and implement ESG data solutions on various aspects of the investment process. Liaising with ESG data providers and implementing data best practices. You will ensure data management, transparency and accountability sits at the core of our RI practices.

You will support regulatory requirements in terms of data disclosures, such as TCFD, Consumer Duty and SDR regulations.

About You

Applications from people with diverse backgrounds enables our inclusive organisation to thrive. If you feel you don't match our job description exactly, why not take a chance on yourself and apply? You could be exactly what this role needs.

To be successful in this role you will need hands-on experience with common data science toolkits, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as being collaborative and highly organised, with a passion for responsible investment. Any previous experience of ESG data sets and/or Funds and Investment management considered to be advantageous but not essential.

You will have demonstrable experience of software development and implementation and be comfortable with database design. This includes Excel, Python/Java, PowerBI, SQL.

Relevant qualifications in a field such as computer science/data science, engineering, mathematics, operational research, physics, or statistics would also be beneficial alongside professional experience.

You will have strong written and communication skills - it is incredibly important to describe findings to a technical and non-technical audience.

You will possess the ability to operate with limited oversight whilst ensuring quality output and recommendations are communicated and presented clearly, within a timely manner and will enjoy providing support to Head of Responsible Investment (RI) in the development and practical implementation of RI through the investment process.

Our purpose is to help the generations today and tomorrow to prosper. That means we must guide people through the complexity of planning for their future, with the right financial advice and investment solutions, so that they can have more secure financial futures.

In this ever-changing world, we see that our role in society has never been more meaningful, and we are committed to using our expertise and care to guide our customers through these challenging and unprecedented times.

Our impressive talents and capabilities set us apart, but our unwavering commitment to our customers is what defines us. We truly believe that we have all the ingredients to be the very best in our industry, and we want great people with the care and creativity that we need, to help us get there.

We are passionate about building an inclusive culture where everyone's contribution is valued, and our people can thrive. No matter what your role is or where you sit, your voice will matter. We hope you like what you hear and are interested in learning more about joining us.


Core Benefits

Holiday: 26 days

Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it

Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions

Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost

Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost

Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence

In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.