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Investment Associate – Manager Research – PARIS - £Exc + bens

Our client, a highly regarded Investment firm with circa $45Bil of Asset under Advice has an opening for an Investment Associate to join their Paris office. The portfolio management team have responsibility for a range of institutional clients and are expected to specify, develop and ensure execution of their investment strategies.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the manager research effort across a broad range of asset classes.

  • To undertake rigorous detailed research, to generate and maintain a rich and deep set of recommendations.

  • Set of long-term asset allocation strategy.

  • To demonstrate a full understanding of risk and return drivers of own asset class and incorporate this within manager research and portfolio management processes across relevant investment horizons.

  • To generate superior returns over a medium and long-term basis through the identification of outperforming investment strategies, products and managers.

  • Attending client facing activities and/or presentations and providing monthly commentary.

  • Conduct asset manager due diligence and monitoring.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience of working within an analytically focussed role within the financial services.

  • The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative and analytical skills and an active interest in investment and capital markets.

  • You will have a graduated with a First Class or 2:1 degree from a leading university and ideally be studying towards the CFA or CAIA qualifications.

  • Strong numerical and system skills with a particular focus on Excel.

  • Able to work within a rigorous investment process.

  • A genuine passion for developing your career within the investment arena.

  • A strong command of the French language.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to

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Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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