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Leading UK Pension Fund Senior Investment Manager (Quant Equity)

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London
Permanent

Bullet points

* Alternative Risk Premia, quant equity portfolio management /optimisation
* Leading UK pension fund. Number two position. Based in London

About Our Client

Leading UK Pension Fund

Job Description

Senior Investment Manager (Quant Equity)position with a leading UK pension fund. Number two position, based in London. Alternative Risk Premia, quant equity portfolio management / optimisation

The role:

Job Purpose:
* The Alternative Risk Premia (ARP) function exists to understand and oversee all aspects of ARP
* It seeks to efficiently exploit them as an additional source ofreturns
* It oversees the selection of superior ARP implementation strategies, and ensures effective allocation of ARP risk exposure and management of ARP investments
* It leads in the design and management of more effective ARP strategies and in the efficient/ optimal integration of diverse ARP in equity portfolios
* It supports other functions where they overlap with ARP

Key Responsibilities:
* ARP Investment Management and Analysis
* Manage/rebalance/develop internal ARP portfolios
* Conduct qualitative/ quantitative ARP research and analysis
* Develop systems, tools and database for direct factors equityinvestments
* Monitor the performance of the ARP portfolios and the heldstocks
* Build and maintain external relationships across a variety of public market participants
* Contribute to firm-wide investment debate through engagement with other functions/CIO
* Work with other functions as required

Project Activity
* Improve existing factor models
* Develop new factor signals
* Develop tools/procedures to improve internal equity management
* Lead/initiate significant project work to develop ARP function
* Support project work in other functions as required

The Successful Applicant

Senior Investment Manager (Quant Equity)position with a leading UK pension fund. Number two position, based in London. Alternative Risk Premia, quant equity portfolio management / optimisation

The person:

Behaviours
* Very strong numerical, analytical and research skills
* Ability to assimilate complex abstract theories/concept
* Confident in dealing and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
* Ability to communicate complex work to a wider audience
* Leader and contributor to the development of the firm's internal investment culture

Knowledge required
* Experience working within an investment management/ consultancy organisation in a front office role
* Experience in public markets and active investment strategies designed to maximise returns and minimise risks/frictional costs
* Good understanding of investment theory regarding alternative risk premia in equities
* Broad knowledge of multiple asset classes and systematic factors influencing asset pricing

Qualifications
* Master's degree/CFA or higher in Finance, Computer Science, Economics or Quantitative field
* Advanced coding skills
* 7-10 years of experience in quant equity portfolio management /optimisation
* Analytical, problem solving approach
* High degree of accuracy and risk awareness
* Good knowledge of applied statistics with respect to back-test analytics / significance testing, unstructured data or webscraping

IT/Coding Skills
* SQL Microsoft, SQL ORACLE'R' / Python
* VBA, C#, Java
* Financial/Market DB
* S&P CIQ Database
* Bloomberg / BB API
* WorldScope
* Factset
* Alternative databases

What's on Offer

The package will be excellent
Contact:
Tara Bagley
Quote job ref: 13978669
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Job summary

Job function:CFO & Financial Management
Industry:Financial Services
Location:London
Contract type:Permanent
Consultant name:Tara Bagley
Job reference:13978669 * Very strong numerical, analytical and research skills * Ability to assimilate complex abstract theories/ concept * Confident in dealing and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders * Ability to communicate complex work to a wider audience * Leader and contributor to the development of the firm's internal investment culture Knowledge required * Experience working within an investment management/ consultancy organisation in a front office role * Experience in public markets and active investment strategies designed to maximise returns and minimise risks/frictional costs * Good understanding of investment theory regarding alternative risk premia in equities * Broad knowledge of multiple asset classes and systematic factors influencing asset pricing, * Master's degree/CFA or higher in Finance, Computer Science, Economics or Quantitative field * Advanced coding skills * 7- 10 years of experience in quant equity portfolio management / optimisation * Analytical, problem solving approach * High degree of accuracy and risk awareness * Good knowledge of applied statistics with respect to back-test analytics / significance testing, unstructured data or web scraping The package will be excellent

Contact: Tara Bagley

Job Details

Job Location
Town
London
Population
7,172,000
Post Code
GB-SW1V
District
Greater London
State
Greater London
Country
United Kingdom



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