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    Company Info

    LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.

    LGIM is one of the world's leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.

    We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.

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In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.

*LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.


Department Info

LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Job Duties

Manage assigned client strategy change and investment change projects, utilising professional project management techniques and engaging with fund management, Distribution and other colleagues across the organisation as required to ensure success

Contribute to the provision of first class co-ordination and project management support to investment teams across all asset classes

For assigned projects, work with relevant Distribution colleagues to understand the challenges and objectives that their client has in order to support the right approach for that project or transaction, and work with investment teams to co-ordinate the implementation

Engage with own clients and relevant internal stakeholders to define optimal implementation plans, then manage and deliver these plans to the agreed timescale using a risk controlled framework

Participate as required in engagement with business partners across middle and back office in order to support the development of a robust and scalable end-to-end investment model

Be curious. Proactively suggest potential additional areas of focus for the team to provide additional sources of value

Identify potential areas of operational risk in the investment process and seek appropriate support to mitigate these risks appropriately on own projects

Take ownership by project managing seed money investment in newly launched funds


Skills Required

  • Good communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrable experience of managing effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ability to generate a positive outcome with those stakeholders
  • Some exposure to direct investment management across asset classes
  • An appreciation and knowledge of investment context
  • Good understanding of the end-to-end investment process
  • Some exposure to various financial instruments and an understanding of their impact on portfolios
  • Good appreciation and knowledge of investment context
  • Track record of successful co-ordination and project management in an investment context
  • Dynamic individual with outcome oriented outlook
  • Ability to generate progressive solutions
  • CFA or equivalent
  • Graduate or equivalent work experience


Benefits

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, at least 22 days' (with potential to rise to 25 days) holiday, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.


Job Sector
Financial Services
Job Position
Investments
City/Town
London
Address
London, UK Show on map
Post date
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