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StartDateASAPMurano are looking for a graduate to become a Trainee Investor Researcher.Job Description:
Job Roles: Murano are looking for a graduate to become a Trainee Investor Researcher, as part of the 2 year programme. The purpose is to enable individuals with limited or no exposure to financial services to start their careers in the investment management industry and gain the skills and experience required to progress their careers within the industry.
Looking for: Graduate
How to apply: Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Doris Brkic at email@example.com. Please put "Investment20/20 - Trainee Investor Researcher" in the subject line.
*Start Date: ASAP
Salary: £20,000 plus performance bonus
*Recruiting all year round.
For further information please click here.
StartDateASAPJ O Hambro Capital Management are looking for school/college leavers and graduates to join the Operations team as a Team Assistant Trainee for a year.Job Description:
Job role: We are looking for a proactive school/college leaver or recent graduate to join our Operations team as a Team Assistant Trainee for a year. Our traineeship will give you the opportunity to hit the ground running, supporting a busy team in a boutique investment house. JOHCM will also support you in starting an industry relevant qualification, such as the Investment Foundations Programme, which can be discussed with your line manager at the outset.
In addition to this, as part of the Investment20/20 trainee programme, you will have the opportunity to further your professional development and form valuable networks through learning and development events with other trainees in the programme. The programme also offers an opportunity to become a Trainee Ambassador, where you can deliver presentations to schools, colleges or universities, talking about your career journey so far and the opportunities the industry has to offer.
This is a varied role which will provide you with the opportunity to build up your understanding of the day-to-day workings of an investment management firm. Reporting directly to and primarily supporting the firm’s Chief Operating Officer as part of this role you will also be required to provide support to a further 20 staff working in the Client Services, Dealing, Information Technology, Operations, Product Office and Project Office teams. This role is well suited to an organised individual who can demonstrate a delivery focused ‘can do’ attitude who enjoys being part of a busy team. Attention to detail is key as is an ability to work under pressure.
Looking for: School/college leavers or graduates
How to apply: Please submit your CV and answer our assessment questions (please see below) in up to 300 words per answer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Successful candidates will be asked for a telephone interview, and two face to face interviews.
• What has attracted you to the role at J O Hambro Capital Management?
• Where do you see yourself in 2, 5 and 10 years?
• What do you believe will be the most challenging aspects of this role, why and how would you expect to successfully deal with these challenges?
Salary: between £20,000 - £24,000
Close date: 20 December 2019
Start date: ASAP
StartDate27/012020The Investment Association are looking for a school leaver or graduate to become a Training Co-ordinator Trainee.Job Description:
Job role: The Investment Association are looking for a school leaver or graduate to become a Training Co-ordinator Trainee. Reporting to the Head of Learning and Development, the Training Co-ordinator will assist in the delivery of all training services for Investment Association (IA), its members, associates and other key stakeholders such as, regulators and policymakers. The aim is to raise industry standards of professional development through an evolving CPD programme, including classroom based courses and workshops, in-house training, webinars and e-Learning. Our portfolio of training products and services serves to offer necessary regulation and compliance based training content for employees throughout the investment management eco system, from new recruits into the industry through to Board Members and CEO’s.
The Investment20/20 trainee position is a one year trainee contract, however, it is our intention to offer you a permanent position at the end. While you may not have an in-depth understanding of the investment management industry, this traineeship will provide you with a good introductory opportunity from which to progress your career.
Looking for: School leaver or graduate
How to apply: Please apply by sending you CV and covering letter to email@example.com.Further Information:
Closing date: 10 January 2020
Start date: End of January 2020
Interviews: There will be two interviews, a telephone interview and face to face interview at the IA offices
StartDate10/022020Hermes Investment Management are looking for a graduate to become an IT Service Desk Trainee.Job Description:
Job role: Hermes Investment Management are looking for a graduate to become an IT Service Desk Trainee.
The Service Desk team consists of 6 team members and is the main ‘face’ of Technology to the wider business providing desktop and mobile technology support to the Hermes offices based in London, New York & Singapore. The team manages both incidents and service requests achieving this by working a 3-shift rota system ensuring that onsite business support is maintained to a consistently high standard in the London head office during core business hours.
Working as a key member of the Service Desk team to provide business as usual (BAU) support and assistance to the global Hermes business. Key tasks will include:
• Providing BAU support ensuring that calls reported via the JIRA Service Desk portal follow the required path to the point of resolution and that the appropriate follow up with the customer is undertaken for certain issue types.
• Providing first line Citrix related support.
• Being visible and accessible to the Hermes business.
• Assisting with project related activity where required.
• Co-ordinating and communicating with the various Technology teams with the primary objective to deliver a high standard of seamless support to the business.
• Displaying a thorough understanding of the processes undertaken by the team with first class service desk application ticket management.
• Ensuring that service levels are achieved and that the expectations of the business are met or exceeded.
Looking for: Graduate - You will ideally be a recently graduated IT student. Whilst the role is primarily Windows OS desktop and Citrix focused, there is the potential for additional knowledge and experience to be gained and therefore, you must demonstrate a strong desire to learn, coupled with enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude.
How to apply: Please send your CV and covering letter answering the questions below (no more than 250 words for each question) to Sharon.Reeves@hermes-investment.com. Please could you subject the email ‘Investment20/20 – 2020’.
1. Why are you applying to us for this traineeship programme?
2. Tell us about the best team that you have been a part of and what your contribution was. What made it such a good team?
3. Tell us about the most interesting project or piece of work you have completed as part of your studies at either school/college or university. What did you have to do and what interested you most about it?
4. Tell us about a technology news story that you found interesting and why?Further Information:
Close date: 17 January 2020
Start date: February 2020
Successful candidates will be asked to attend an interview at our London office. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified by email.
StartDate01/092020Investec Asset Management are looking for graduates to become trainees within the Fund Operations, Client Operations, Compliance or Technical Marketing teams, in September 2020.Job Description:
Job role: This Investment20/20 programme offers a twelve-month placement within one of Investec Asset Management's London-based teams: Fund Operations, Client Operations, Compliance or Technical Marketing.
The programme is designed for graduates to gain a foundation knowledge in the Investment Management industry. This is non- rotational as Investec believe it will give you the opportunity to have a meaningful experience where you really get to know the team you are placed in, understand the role and responsibilities of your department in depth and ultimately develop a solid foundation on which to launch your career into the exciting world of Investment Management.
Technical Marketing: A truly global team ensuring all marketing is fair, clear and not misleading. By understanding the rules in each country, the team help Global Marketing produce high quality and compliant marketing material. The team review a wide variety of content which includes podcasts, video, website pages, brochures and presentations deemed to be promotional in their nature. By helping in this way, you will have great exposure to the rest of the business and access to materials which constantly add to your knowledge of the Asset Management industry. The role involves dealing with diverse teams in an ever changing and divergent regulatory environment, where relationship management and problem solving skills are valued and continuously refined.
Client Operations: Client Operations is a global team based in London (8) and Cape Town (23). The role of this team is to service all Investec Asset Management institutional clients worldwide. These include pension funds, corporates, sovereign wealth funds and charities. A Client Operations Analyst’s core responsibility is the creation and distribution of client reporting which comprises of valuations, performance, commentary and regulatory requirements. The team is the day to day operational contact for clients, custodians, consultants and trustees. They answer queries, deal with issues and generate ad hoc reporting as and when required. The team facilitates the placing of client trades and the processing of client cash contributions and withdrawals. They liaise with client relationship teams, other operational and investments teams on a daily basis, in order to service our client’s services efficiently and effectively.
Fund Operations: Fund Operations is a global team of 28 based in Hong Kong, New York, Luxembourg, London and Cape Town. The team oversees the Transfer Agents appointed to all our mutual funds globally (excluding South Africa). The team comprises a reactive telephone team who support incoming calls from clients, intermediaries and custodians. They act as a single point for all related queries. The team monitors accuracy of implementation and processing of all fund fees and rebates. They also provide anti-money laundering oversight and controls for all funds and work closely with compliance on this.
Compliance: Compliance is a global team of 28 people based in London, Cape Town, Guernsey, Luxembourg, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. The compliance team is broadly split between those involved in advising the business and those involved in monitoring the business. The advisory team assesses the impacts of existing, changing and new regulations. This involves the rapid review of legislation and guidance from a variety of sources including national regulators and the European Commission. The team assess what changes, if any, may be needed to ensure the business remains in compliance and then works with the impacted business areas to assist in the design of new processes, procedures and controls. The team also assists with new fund launches, fund guideline queries and ongoing compliance training. The monitoring team engages in an ongoing programme of work to test that procedures are being followed and that controls remain fit for purpose. This is performed primarily through regular sample testing of controls and periodic full assessments of business areas. Recommendations for improvements are reported in order to enhance compliance and also increase business efficiency. Working in the Compliance team provides a highly varied workload and offers opportunities to interact with every part of the business including senior stakeholders.
Looking for: Graduates (students who will be graduating from University in Summer 2020)
How to apply: To apply, click here.Further Information:
Close date: 31 December 2019
Start date: September 2020