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Global Thematic Strategist, Multi-Asset

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Location

London

Date Posted

4 March 2020

Category

Investment

Job Type

Permanent

Job ID

J17529

Salary

Competitive Salary

Description

Our client, a prestigious global asset manager is looking to hire a quantitative focused research analyst to join the Multi-Asset Investment team.

The purpose of this role is to generate cutting-edge research that will feed into the investment process, particularly on medium/long term thematic drivers. All the research produced is practitioner-driven rather than academic providing useful investment insight.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate market and investments views into testable quantitative hypotheses to provide insightful research for the Multi-Asset team
  • Produce complex analytical thought pieces on key thematic topics that will impact investment decision making
  • Analyse and contribute to the research effort on the quantitative aspects of thematic research and likely to include both historic outcomes and likely forward-looking scenarios, utilising forward looking capital mark assumptions and market history
  • Collaborate with Portfolio Managers to support the asset allocation research efforts

Candidate Profile:

  • Relevant experience in a high-quality working environment in finance, government or central bank
  • Flexible on background but demonstrable evidence of substantial prior work in econometrics
  • Strong academic credentials; Masters level or higher in economics, econometrics or relevant quantitative finance discipline
  • Proficient programming experience in Python or R
  • Interest in applying mathematical and statistical concepts to real world financial problems
  • Strong interest in global macroeconomics and political economy
  • Creative thinker with ability to generate ideas and stimulate discussions using a quantitative approach
  • Desire to learn, humble and open to different points of views
  • Ability to be a team player in a collegial and collaborative working culture

Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

 

 

 

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