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Senior Investment Strategy Analyst

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16 October 2022



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An exciting opportunity has arisen at a large UK pension fund to join the Investment Strategy team. The successful candidate will play an integral role in building and maintaining key models used for portfolio construction, asset class and macro research.

The key responsibilities:

  • Conduct impactful research on strategic and cyclical aspects of asset classes and asset allocation
  • Lead research projects on client portfolio construction framework including the integration of ESG factors
  • Support with the delivery of research analytics and develop a strong understanding of the team’s research agenda
  • Develop and maintain key research models used within the Investment Strategy team
  • Undertake portfolio construction analysis and support asset model parametrisation process
  • Maintain and improve research data and processes used within the team
  • Deliver and present research findings and investment implications to the wider Investment team

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5-8 years’ relevant experience building investment models
  • Good understanding of quantitative methods and portfolio construction theory
  • Analytical skills, a quantitative orientation, and a detail-oriented mindset
  • Proficient programming skills, particularly in Python, would be beneficial
  • Graduate degree in a quantitative/analytical subject
  • Working towards CFA qualification
  • Proactive and purpose-driven
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written papers and presentations

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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