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Deputy Fund Manager - Global Emerging Market Equities

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 15, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

The Role:

M&G are looking for a Deputy Fund Manager to join the Global Market Equities team. The team are responsible for a number of active global emerging market equity funds and mandates, employing a distinctive long-term value-oriented investment strategy. A bottom-up fundamental research approach is used to identify companies whose future return on capital is being underappreciated by the market. The team is made up of four investment professionals reporting into Michael Bourke (Fund Manager).
The team are looking for a collaborative professional with a strong sense of consumer dynamics broadly across emerging markets (EM), strong investor self-belief to make stock recommendations, and experience and passion for Sustainability principles and practice.

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Bolster the teams research capabilities and provide deputy cover for the Fund Manager.
  • Undertake detailed analysis of corporate returns and valuation modelling to generate potential investment ideas for the strategy.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and teams including the commercially orientated Investment Specialist, operationally focused FMA and global sector-focused equity research team, Asia-Pacific equity analysts and our dedicated Sustainability function.
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues and take personal accountability to maintain and enhance controls you are responsible for to support improvement of the overall control environment, customers outcomes and a reduction in M&G's operational risk.

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Relevant EM experience - covering consumer-orientated sectors and companies and researching of the largest names (staples and discretionary).
  • Valuation modelling and discipline is essential.
  • Previous trading, portfolio management and/or client experience highly valued.
  • Strong investor self-belief
  • A passion and experience with principles of sustainability principles and practices expected.
  • Strong team player with commitment to processes
  • Holt platform experience valued but not a pre-requisite.
  • CF30 experience desirable but not essential.

Work Level: Manager / Expert
Recruiter Name: Emily Northcott
Closing Date: 13th March 2024

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.

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