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Solutions Strategy Associate

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. Solutions Group

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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

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

Qualifications

  • 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

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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