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Researcher

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £55000 per annum + discretionary bonus + benefits

  • Contact:

    Manjinder Kang

  • Contact email:

    recruit@vwa.com

  • Job ref:

    2-Jres/MK_1654504587

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-06

  • Client:

    ClientDrop

Researcher

International Investment Fund

Permanent

Mayfair

£45K - £55K depending on previous experience

2-Jres/MK

The Client:

VWA is recruiting for a highly entrepreneurial, successful and reputable investment fund; based in Mayfair, this is a firm with global reach and a strong presence. Our client is now seeking to add to the London-based Research team, to take on a highly stimulating Researcher opportunity.

Kindly note that this opportunity is not a fast-track to an Investment Professional role.

The Researcher Role:

This Researcher position will sit under the Global Head of Research, and offer much interaction internally and with contacts externally in London and global locations. The research-focused tasks will be broad and include:

  • Receiving a multitude of different research tasks in relation to market areas, politics and geographical locations
  • Juggling concurrent research projects with the ability to prioritise and work to sometimes tight deadlines
  • Internal communications with stakeholders across different business areas
  • External communications with consultants, experts, research providers and managing these relationships
  • Other duties as required.

Application Requirements:

  • Applicants will ideally be of degree-calibre from a top university
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative skills when handling data
  • Curiosity and adaptability to take on breadth of research tasks
  • Relationship management skills
  • Resilience and creativity
  • Managing workload effectively during periods of intensity
  • A keen interest and demonstrable understanding of financial markets
  • Additional European languages - ideal not essential
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel

This is a unique opportunity to join a prestigious company and work within a friendly, high-achieving and supportive group of individuals. The role could suit someone with several years' experience in business consulting research, financial journalism, or another financial services company.

Details:

  • Core hours for the role are 9am - 6pm and will require some flexibility to work beyond these hours as and when required
  • Salary will be based on experience up to £55K plus a discretionary bonus and excellent company benefits
  • Hybrid working (Tuesdays and Wednesdays required to be office-based)

If you have some existing research experience and want to work with a close-knit team where you can add value from day one, please apply today!