Equity Investment Strategist, Associate Director

Michael Page Financial Services
London, United Kingdom
Oct 17, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

A European Professional Services firm


Fund Management Research:

  • Construction of the economic and technical frameworks for the committees that are responsible for setting asset allocation weightings.
  • Provide commentary on latest economic and political news and its potential impact on the markets.
  • Direct the output of sector specialists in conjunction with other senior Fund Managers
  • Provide the data analysis and assist with the preparation of strategy reports for fund managers
  • Attend and present at public events regarding the outlook on financial markets

Investment Research:

  • Where applicable provide strategic advice on asset allocation to institutional and private client fund managers
  • Attend broker meeting and conferences on economics, bonds, currencies and asset allocation.

Business Development:

  • Able to articulate the key benefits and considerations of our proposition to potential clients and accurately evaluate whether our services are suitable for their circumstance
  • Able to build relationships with third parties providing them with clear and accurate information on which to base their decisions
  • Is able to differentiate the business from competitors, identifying opportunities for new initiatives

Business Strategy:

  • Able to explain the divisional strategy, demonstrating how business should be conducted to achieve the desired goals
  • Contributes to the achievement of the divisional strategy


Education and Qualifications:

  • Educated to at least degree level.
  • Relevant professional qualification(s) e.g. CFA or CISI is desirable

Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrable knowledge with appropriate industry experience, buy side or sell side
  • Strong numerical and spreadsheet skills, including regression, econometrics etc. Preferably able to use Datastream, Eikon, Bloomberg, but not essential.
  • Ability to interpret complex economic data and their impact on markets across a range of countries and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Work independently to develop and maintain lead indicators, and current tools like the scorecard to assist in the firm's investment decisions.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with experience as a financial journalist an advantage.
  • Fully conversant with FCA and PRA regulations and their practical application to this role.

Job Offer

Market Leading Package