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Graduate Job Research Analyst

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Marshall Wace
Reference: MAR/RA1
Salary: Competitive  

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Marshall Wace is one of the leading European hedge fund managers. Founded in 1997, we enjoy a strong reputation in the industry for our success, influence and innovation. With staff across our offices in London, Greenwich Connecticut and Hong Kong, Marshall Wace offers an exciting, driven and intellectually stimulating environment, providing you with an opportunity to work in a vibrant global business with inspirational leaders.

We are now recruiting exceptional individuals at graduate and Masters level into the manager-led strategies part of our business as Analysts.

To be successful in this role you will need to be highly numerate, highly analytical and will be expected to be everything from problem-solver to project manager. Training will be a mixture of on the job experience and classroom based training. We are looking for exceptional individuals who are interested in working on the front line of our business and who have the potential to be future leaders.

The role

The Analyst position will provide you with the opportunity to join one of Europe’s pre-eminent hedge funds in a high profile area of the business. Your work would involve developing investment recommendations based on rigorous quantitative company analysis alongside the team and with the support of the fund manager. You would be given the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced and successful individuals in the European hedge fund industry, who will take great interest in your development and in helping to build your investment skill set.  

Why join our business?

As a dynamic, fast paced and entrepreneurial firm, we think there are three main reasons you would want to join us.

  • We actively encourage your ideas. Our firm is built on innovation and so we won’t stifle yours.
  • You are valued. This means we give you real business critical projects and problems to solve. It also means you will be given responsibility from the start.
  • We’ll treat you like an individual – so your training programme is tailored around your own development needs and career path.

So, what are we looking for?

Firstly, it’s important to understand how we perceive ourselves in the market. As one of Europe’s foremost hedge fund managers, it follows that we only hire the best people. We say that we want: self-starters; lateral thinkers; entrepreneurs; independent minds; challengers of the status-quo and above all driven and ambitious graduates. They all say that don’t they? But we mean it.

What does this mean practically?

Well, you are likely to be in the top 1% of students at your university. We are flexible on your degree discipline but we do expect our graduates to be exceptionally quantitative. We welcome applications from bachelor and masters students. Finally, you are likely to be someone that is looking for an opportunity that is a little different and in turn you are likely to be inventive, driven and excited about your next big challenge.

Please apply online by clicking 'Apply Now.'

The deadline for applications is 17th September 2010

Location: London (inner and outer)

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