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The Company The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, that provides services to the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors across the globe. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.
Job Description The position is a highly visible role within the firm and its Investment organization. As a member of Global Product Research & Competitive Intelligence team, you will provide objective assessments of the commercial positioning of firm's product set globally. You will also support achieving our business goals by providing timely and accurate industry information across the organization, developing advanced analyses, and identifying threats and opportunities. In addition to collaborating with multiple business divisions within the firm on ad hoc requests, you will help prepare regular competitive analytics and management reports. You will also provide insights into key performance, salability and risk drivers across multiple asset classes.
Some of the tasks you will be responsible for:
Working with the Global Product and other Investment teams in understanding and monitoring all of our investment strategies through quantitative and qualitative tools
Analyzing performance, asset flows, and risk characteristics of our strategies versus peers. You will make informed observations about product positioning, strength, and weaknesses to broad audiences including senior management
Interacting with our internal clients globally to discuss projects and explain analyses
Communicating our findings to internal audiences
Building out the EMEA impact of the Product Research team
Contributing to strategic projects
Leading implementation of Product Master worldwide
Collaborating with other team members and representing our team in cross-functional projects
Continually advancing your knowledge in both data science and in investment management
Strong analytical ability with demonstrable relevant experience and proven interest in data science, such as certifications in data visualization or data science in general
Degree and/or professional designations in disciplines requiring quantitative prowess
Intimate knowledge of Product Master
Proficiency with Factset, eVestment, and Morningstar Direct
Familiarity with R or Python for data science, and advanced skills in Excel (VBA not required)
Extensive experience in investment management industry
This role will be advertised from 20th December 2019 until 20th January 2020. Salary for this position is competitive.
Across the world, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are critical to our continued success. Our promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our values. It's also part of our dedication to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You'll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us. State Street is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability.