Quantitative Analyst - EMEA Investment Solutions

Employer
COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 16, 2021
Closes
Mar 18, 2021
Ref
10245629
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Description

Where you'll fit in & what our team goals are....

We are distinguished by the breadth and quality of our investment capabilities, and we have begun to evolve our Investment Solutions offering to address the needs of a broader set of clients in all regions, incorporating the full spectrum of investment needs and desired outcomes.

This position as a Quantitative Analyst is to help with the day to day work and the implementation of CTI Investment Solutions growth strategy, working with members of the core investment teams and Distribution partners to evolve this investment lead and client focused function.

Responsibilities

How you'll spend your time....

Growing our solutions business is a strategic priority for us. Our strengths across the core components required to build an investment solutions proposition have helped us achieve an enviable track record in multi-asset as well as investment solutions to date. Building on this foundation, we are now expanding our efforts to bring additional expertise and incorporate more of our component capabilities into play, to better serve our clients with a sophisticated and truly bespoke offering. Our important and fascinating work is at the very center of a quickly evolving asset management industry and embodies our strategic commitment to meet our clients evolving needs and expectations.

The Global Investment Solutions team is focused on delivering the firm's expertise and capabilities across single asset class as well as multiple asset solutions. The team is dedicated to helping our clients achieve their investment goals through a customised, outcome-oriented approach. We design bespoke investment solutions that blend our best-in-class capabilities from Fixed Income, Equities, Multi-Asset, Alternatives and Passive strategies. We tailor our solutions according to the client's individual needs and circumstances, including regulatory parameters. The Global Investment Solutions team is the point-of-contact for portfolio design, implementation and ongoing efficient oversee and review of custom solutions for our clients.

Your key responsibilities in this role will be:
  • Quantitative modelling of multi asset, equity and fixed income strategies
  • Help deliver world-class modelling capabilities in portfolio construction, long term capital market assumption techniques, stochastic modelling, economic scenario generation.
  • Assist in delivering solutions in relation to client-specific regulatory and investment restrictions.
  • Work with senior investment solutions and distribution colleagues to understand and map specific requirements of clients' needs and develop and deliver modelling techniques and solutions to support value-added client engagement.
  • Help match these needs up with the capabilities across our global investment offering with the goal of delivering a solution to address client objectives and satisfying clients' evolving requirements
  • Assist with preparing and attending important business working groups set up to support the growth of solutions.
  • Assist with business management tasks


Required Qualifications

To be successful in this role you will have....
  • Excellent quantitative skills, modelling expertise and critical risk management capabilities
  • IT technical skills including Python and MATLAB
  • A good understanding of the financial services industry or insurance asset management and defined benefit and contribution sectors
  • Ability to demonstrate a good understanding a broad range of investment capabilities such as equities, fixed income and multi-asset


Preferred Qualifications

If you also had this, it would be great....
  • CFA charter holder or FRM chartered
  • Aladdin expertise
  • Prior industry experience, gained within an asset manager, investment bank, consultancy or insurance company.

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