Analyst, Analytics Solutions

Legal & General

2018-10-12 00:05:13

Job location London City, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Consulting & Corporate Strategy

Job description

    Company Info

    LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.

    LGIM is one of the world's leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.

    We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.

    In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.

    *LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.

    Department Info

    LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

    Job Duties

    LGIM's Global Analytics team is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining a firm wide strategic source for instrument, portfolio and client level analytics. This involves evaluation, selection of off-the-shelf analytics service provider(s), methodologies and utilizing internally built solutions that are able to support LGIM's complex investment analytics needs.

    The person in this role must have the ability to understand and challenge existing methodologies and practices; and with adequate support and supervision aim to become instrumental in defining a new suite of risk and attribution solutions by utilising internal and external solutions.

    Skills Required

    • Collaborative, and able to demonstrate and promote effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Investments, Data, Risk, Distribution).
    • Real drive towards and focus on quality - delivering accurate and excellent service to the company and to stakeholders
    • Excellent analytical skills, fast thinker and a good decision maker
    • Demonstrable experience in similar analytical role(s) and has an appreciation of industry best practice but willing to take a pragmatic approach where required.
    • Understands LGIM's existing analytics capabilities, strength and weaknesses
    • Has experience engaging with and influencing support areas
    • Ability to see and deliver smart, scalable solution with the wider business in mind.
    • Good and clear communicator, with the ability to influence.


    Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days' (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

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