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Solutions Strategy Associate

Posted 9 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
Company Description
The world of investment is changing. Our vision at
Legal & General Investment Management
is to create a better, more sustainable future through responsible investing. We work in partnership with our clients around the globe to deliver positive long-term outcomes, while rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. To meet our clients' complex and evolving investment needs, our investment strategies cover a broad array of asset classes and styles, including equities, bonds, property and alternatives, as well as multi-asset funds. We're focused on continuously innovating our investment products, maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes, and striving to build a more responsible and sustainable future
Job Description
Closing date for applications 26.04.#####
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We're looking to hire a proactive and driven Solutions Strategy Associate to join the Solutions Group within Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).
This is an exciting opportunity where you'll gain broad experience across the Solutions Group, primarily focusing on defined benefit pension schemes. This role will allow you to work with the portfolio management and the client relationship teams, allowing the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills. The role will involve:
Considering a client's portfolio in the context of their objectives and highlighting LGIM capabilities that the client could consider to better align their investment strategy with their objective and enhance the efficiency of their portfolio. This could relate to a specific area of the portfolio (e.g. LDI, synthetic equity, cashflow matching) or it could encompass the whole portfolio
Acting as an Investment point of contact and centre of excellence for a number of clients, in particular those with investments in LDI
Automating and streamlining new and existing processes, including data analysis. Knowledge of Python and SQL is preferred, desire to learn and implement these in day-to-day work is a requirement of the role
Evolving the business offering and servicing across LGIM to better support our clients (for example reporting of collateral waterfalls). This may be implemented through involvement in strategic projects both within Solutions and in cross-team working groups across LGIM
Contributing to innovative and practical thought leadership, in additional to updating and maintaining technical client collateral such as presentations, RFPs and other marketing material
Driving forward a OneLGIM approach by being the link between Investments and the Distribution channels, as well as improving the link between the Investment Specialist teams across Investments
You'll have excellent attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills and the ability to clearly articulate thoughts and ideas in a logical manner
This role offers autonomy and ownership of clients and projects, so we require a self-starter, who is comfortable managing multiple deadlines and tasks
An understanding of defined benefit pension schemes and the pension risk transfer market, including the stakeholders, regulations and the practical challenges pension schemes need to overcome
Knowledge of Python and SQL is preferred
Appropriate experience of working within an asset management, or investment consultancy is preferred
Additional Information
Legal & General is a leading financial services organisation, named Britain's Most Admired Company in#####3, for the second year running. Rated top in our sector and top for inspirational leadership, we have a strong heritage and an exciting future.
We're one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurers. Connecting to form a unique business model which drives value for our customers and society. And enabling our people to create impact through work that is meaningful and valued.
If you join us, you'll be part of a welcoming, inclusive culture, with opportunities to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds, views, and experiences. Guided by leaders with integrity who care about your future and wellbeing. Empowered through initiatives which support people to develop their careers and excel.
We strive to be open, mindful, and inclusive, so are always willing to discussing flexible working arrangements and reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs. It doesn't matter if you don't meet every single criterion in this advert. Instead, think about what you excel at and what else you can bring in terms of strengths, potential and connection to our purpose.
If you're open to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.