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GAM is one of the world's leading independent, pure-play asset managers. We provide differentiated active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors. Our core investment business is complemented by private labelling services, which include fund administration and other support services to third-party institutions. Together we share a common set of values rooted in teamwork, integrity, entrepreneurial flair and professional excellence.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. Being able to offer an attractive work environment where talented minds from various backgrounds are keen to work is key to the long-term success of our company. We firmly believe in the importance of maintaining the open culture of a small company, aiming to avoid bureaucracy and encouraging a flexible, accessible and hands-on working stlye across the Group. In turn, our people reward us with their loyalty.

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The purpose of our trainee programme is to enable individuals with limited or no exposure to financial services to start their careers and gain the skills and experience required to progress their careers within the investment management industry.

As a trainee you join a motivating and nurturing environment providing you with the grounding and experience to enable you to start your career within the industry. You will receive ongoing training throughout your time at GAM, not only on the job but also by attending the courses arranged by our in-house Education & Development department. A variety of courses will be tailored specifically to provide you with useful business and life skills for your personal development, in addition to courses on understanding the industry and our products. In addition, each trainee will be assigned a mentor within the team they join to work in partnership with, which will enable you to get the most out of your time at GAM.

The social side of your time with GAM should not be forgotten. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a range of social events we host, including monthly drinks, theatre evenings, Royal Academy of Art membership, crazy golf, tennis tournaments and after-work yoga classes. You will have the opportunity to spend time with GAM’s Group CEO and some of his senior management team at regular informal lunches during your 12-month placement.

Finally, GAM’s London offices are based in the heart of Mayfair, within a stone’s throw of Green Park tube station and are edged by two royal parks, offering a fantastic location to begin your career within the investment management industry.

If you are looking for a 12-month trainee programme within a leading global asset management firm and have ambition, drive and desire to learn then this could be the opportunity you are looking for. To find out more about our Trainee Programme please visit GAM Careers.


We are looking for ambitious, self-starters, school / college leavers and graduates who have an interest in working within investment management. Individuals who demonstrate a strong desire to learn, an interest in financial services and a ‘can do’ attitude are the perfect candidates for our trainee positions.


To help you decide which role(s) you would like to apply for, our Mentors have documented what a typical day looks like in each of the departments. Each of these overviews provides a useful insight into what types of activities each Trainee will be involved with on a day to day basis.



The Ocean Partnership is a recruitment and inclusion consultancy dedicated to the investments industry. Our main mission is to lead the recruitment of diverse talent and champion the adoption of more inclusive working cultures to help the industry innovate.

At Ocean we conduct business with a dedication to our company values & business principals. We pride ourselves on meeting and exceeding the expectations of our clients and our Code of Ethics sets out our ten point method of practice


Ocean hires the best talent and believes there are no barriers to reaching your potential in an inclusive working environment. Ocean promotes a collaborative working culture so employees feel empowered, authentic and engaged to perform.

Ocean works with some of the biggest global investment managers and banks in the world. As an organisation that encourages diversity, we, as a team outperform others in our niche. We use our own diversity as an advantage to identify talent pools of great candidates for every role we receive from our clients.

If you are talented and prepared to work hard, we will coach you to success. We have a flat and versatile management structure to enable creation of your own desk within your first year or two joining the team. We look for character, resilience, ambition, innovation, passion, integrity and drive in our pursuit of finding the best talent.

Our office is based in the heart of the City with lots of fantastic entrepreneurs and freelancers all of whom have a shared passion for hard work and innovation. The office space has a cool lounge for candidate and client coffee meetings, a secure bike lock up and shower facilities for those fitness fanatics.

We offer entry-level career opportunities, applications from graduates, non-graduates, returners, interns, apprentices looking to build a successful career. We encourage applicants of a diverse background to apply and connect with us.


Do you work in a restaurant, shop or bar? We are looking for people with good customer service skills, our clients are our business. If you have the drive to succeed, then apply to start your exciting and rewarding career at Ocean.