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Quant Analyst – Investment Management

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £80,000 - £90,000

Job details.

Our client, one of the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services firms, is seeking to recruit a Quant Analyst to work as a part of their Investment Management division. The new hire will engage in quantitative research, develop new systematic models, and assist with ad-hoc quantitative analyses, guided by experienced colleagues. They will also participate in portfolio construction, back-testing, and risk evaluation of portfolios.

Key duties include:

  • Enhancing portfolio construction processes to uphold SAA and TAA model portfolios.
  • Refining and expanding the capital market assumptions process, including crafting relevant alternative scenarios and stress testing.
  • Conducting research, implementing, and back-testing strategies for tactical asset allocation, and exploring methods to augment portfolio returns.
  • Collaborating with other teams to refine existing processes and extend quantitative approaches to other facets of the investment process over time.
  • Presenting findings and recommendations to colleagues and committees.
  • Working collaboratively to integrate ESG and climate considerations into portfolios.
  • Establishing and maintaining robust processes for managing various datasets utilized in quantitative functions.
  • Staying abreast of industry trends and best practices in quantitative asset allocation.

Requirements, Experience and Skills:

  • An advanced Master's degree or Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Mathematical Finance, or Computer Science.
  • Proficiency in the latest quantitative methods used in asset allocation, portfolio construction, signal generation, and model testing.
  • Demonstrated programming skills, particularly in Python, with a basic understanding of MATLAB being advantageous.
  • Understanding of major asset classes, including Equities and Fixed Income.
  • Proficiency in data handling and manipulation using SQL and other relevant data processing tools.
  • Familiarity with financial databases and platforms such as Bloomberg and DataStream.

The ideal candidate will have 2 to 3 years’ experience in an asset or wealth management setting.

The salary for this role is £80,000-£90,000, you will also have access to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Hybrid working model (role dependent)
  • Generous holiday package
  • Option to purchase additional holiday
  • Shared parental leave

This is a fantastic opportunity to leverage your skills in a firm with an exceptional track record of growth, innovation, and success that genuinely cares about its employees’ wellbeing.


  1. Financial Services
  2. Asset & Investment Management

Joseph Gorman

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