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Fund Solutions Analyst - London – SAN245

Salary: Competitive

Sanlam FOUR is a boutique asset manager, founded in 2006 and currently manages US$8bn. The investment team consists of experienced fund managers who operate autonomous and disciplined investment approaches that have been tried and tested over several market cycles.
Sanlam FOUR is majority owned by the Sanlam Group which is a substantial financial services company with a market capitalisation of £9bn and a Standard & Poor’s credit rating of A (as at 31st March 2017). Sanlam FOUR is the Group’s International Centre of Excellence for investment management.
Based in our offices in London (EC1N) we’re looking for an experienced Fund Solutions Analyst to focus on our Offshore Implemented Consulting Model Proposition on the Glacier International platform.
The role
Our Fund Solutions Team has been established for over fifteen years and consists of a team of six experienced fund analysts. The team manages a range of solutions for a variety of different client types, for institutional, retail and private clients and manages solutions with a range of different asset class exposures, including some alternative assets.
As an area of specialty; your expertise will focus on our Offshore Implemented Consulting Model Proposition on the Glacier International platform, our Collective Investments international fund range and our Irish domiciled funds (managed by the Fund Solutions team).
You will also be expected to provide generalist investment manager research responsibilities that include:

  • Manager research and due diligence meetings with investment management firms
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis across the entire investment manager research and selection process
  • Presentation of research to internal team
  • Idea generation and active role in debate regarding individual and team analysis
  • Keeping up to date with current financial news and financial markets

This would be a great role for an individual that has a strong grounding in South African investment platforms.
Skills and experience
Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate the following:

  • Extensive analysis experience within an investment management environment
  • Detailed understanding of South African financial markets (Ideally RE5 qualified)
  • Glacier International platform experience.
  • Collective Investments Experience
  • Ability to sell and present fund research ideas and be able to communicate with conviction
  • Flexible team player with ability to work well under pressure
  • The ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Superb communication skills
  • Strong commercial awareness

Posting Date 24/10/17
Closing Date 21/11/17

Investing involves risk and the value of investments and the income from them may fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the original amount invested.