Investment Analyst, Manager Selection

Last updated 8 days ago
Location:Greater London

Investment Analyst, Manager Selection

Would you like to work within the BAE Systems Pensions Funds Investment Management Team? We currently have a vacancy for an Investment Analyst, Manager Selection at our site in Burwood House – Central London.

BAE Systems Pension Funds Investment Management (“BAPFIM”) is responsible for the management of pension schemes of BAE Systems Plc, totalling £25billion AUM. We are seeking an analyst to work alongside the manager of external funds in the oversight and selection of public market investment managers appointed by the pension scheme’s trustees to manage investment portfolios on their behalf.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to join a talented and professional front office team working for our leading investment management company.

Your main responsibilities as an Investment Analyst, Manager Selection

will involve:

    Analysing and overseeing existing selection external manager investment portfolios
      Conducting manager searches, due diligence and proposals for the selection or de-selection of managers
        Developing and maintaining framework for external manager oversight
          Assisting in leading manager meetings, pre-meeting research and post meeting follow ups
            Monitoring relevant industry, regulatory and legal developments
              Managing support on operational issues including manager on-boarding and transitions, legal agreements and fund documentation, sharing market insight with the rest of the BAPFIM team and investment performance measurement.
                Preparing reports and presentations to internal and external stakeholders including the pension fund trustees
                  Researching and analysis of existing and new investment markets and asset classes
                    Supporting in maintenance and management of key operating system interfaces (including custodian, Bloomberg and peer group databases)

                    Your skills and qualifications:

                      A background in an investment management or relevant consultancy role having gained experience in one or all of the disciplines of fund management, investment analysis or manager selection.


                        Advanced MS Office and Excel modelling capability is essential


                        What we're looking for in you:

                        You will be numerate, financially literate, inquisitive, and an independent thinker. You will also exhibit high levels of self-motivation, able to operate autonomously and show versatility (developing a core understanding of multiple disciplines and their interaction). You will have strong communication skills as you will be given the opportunity to influence and persuade at a senior level

                        Location: Burwood House

                        Salary: Competitive

                        Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


                        Head Office

                        If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

                        From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

                        As part of the Head Office team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

                        Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

                        We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

                        We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

                        Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.