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Investment Specialist - Private market fund-of-funds

Legal & General
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Description

The world of investment is changing. Our vision at Legal & General Investment Management is to create a better, more sustainable future through responsible investing. We work in partnership with our clients around the globe to deliver positive long-term outcomes, while rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. To meet our clients' complex and evolving investment needs, our investment strategies cover a broad array of asset classes and styles, including equities, bonds, property and alternatives, as well as multi-asset funds. We're focused on continuously innovating our investment products, maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes, and striving to build a more responsible and sustainable future

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Investment Specialist focused on Fund-of-Fund Investments across private markets to join our team to help drive continued growth for the Multi-Asset and Asset Allocation teams. We are expanding our multi-asset fund range with a private market focused strategy to support the ongoing growth of our defined contribution (DC) business and to expand the range of investment options available for DC investors

This is a fantastic opportunity for an inquisitive fast learner with an interest in multi-asset, private markets, and fund-of-fund investments. We are looking for candidates who are intellectually curious, with strong quantitative and investment skills and who enjoy working in a collaborative and dynamic environment.

The Asset Allocation team combines LGIM's economic and multi-asset research capabilities with portfolio management groups across a range of multi-asset product categories.

Within the Asset Allocation team, LGIM's Multi-Asset Funds team is responsible for the management and growth of our diversified fund range. The team brings experience across investment management, investment consulting, banking and academia, working with pension funds, insurers and retail clients

What you'll be doing
  • Collaborating with fund managers to market the private market fund-of-fund by leading presentation development for client pitches and client updates
  • Evolving the positioning of products by understanding the competitive landscape and client needs in the DC market
  • Production of high-quality investment, market and fund content using a variety of mediums
    working with the marketing team to enhance the teams' brand and market presence, including leveraging the team's content to create an impact on social media
  • Collaborating with the other Investment Specialists in the production of regular reporting and commentary
  • Ensuring RFPs are completed to the highest standards by populating and maintaining the RFP content management library
  • Be the point of contact for specific client and consultant enquiries, with the opportunity for direct client contact
  • Educated to degree standard in a science, engineering, economics, IT, business or maths based discipline
  • Experience in the investment industry with knowledge of private market asset classes and fund structures
  • Experience managing long term projects while maintaining quality of day to day deliverables
  • Experience creating strong content with excellent verbal and written communications and a creative flare
  • Previous private market and fund-of-fund experience
  • In depth knowledge of UK defined contribution market
  • Experience or interest in ESG investing is a plus but not a pre-requisite
Additional Information

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we've grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands.

We're all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you'll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we're supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there's over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don't have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don't just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it's important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we're always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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