Market Intelligence Analyst

Employer
William Blake Consulting Ltd
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Outstanding
Posted
Apr 04, 2018
Closes
Apr 12, 2018
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse trends of the global asset management industry
  • Produce regular dashboards on performance, ratings & rankings of the firms fund range
  • Perform regular monitoring of an exhaustive list of our identified peers
  • Create qualitative & quantitative reports / comparisons in order to position our funds against competition and identify & partner with the Product Specialist Team in the definition of the positioning of our product.
  • Monitor & analyze current trends of the asset management industry (flows, product launches, strategic shifts of the main actors, regulatory changes) and participate to the main strategic decisions of the firm
  • Carry out market studies on ad-hoc topics (fees, flows, best-selling funds, new funds, competitors' strategies)
  • Create tailor made research on the competitors, their brand & funds for the top management.
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the commercial technics of our competitors
  • Provide strategic recommendations and bring new ideas on our brand, fund range and fee policy to the Strategic Product Committee and the Strategic Development Committee

Skills Required

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the asset management industry as a Market Intelligence analyst or other similar position.
  • Excellent knowledge of the fund industry, its main actors, and the main investment strategies in the market.
  • Engineering, Finance or Economics academic background.
  • Fluent English imperative. French would be a plus.
  • Strong interest & curiosity in asset management, with a solid understanding of the main asset classes.
  • Team spirit, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Service-orientation, self-reliance and commitment.
  • Proven project management and organization skills.
  • Ability to master the Microsoft Office Programs, Morningstar Direct, Broadridge/simfund.
  • Good skills in VBA.
  • CFA certificate / candidate appreciated

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