Product Specialist - Hedge Funds

  • £Market Leading
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 21 Feb 18 2018-02-21

A leading global name in Alternative Investments is looking for a candidate with a combination of analytical/technical and client facing skills for a Product Specialist position.

Reporting into the head of the Alternatives Distribution business you will:

  • Working with senior portfolio managers and supporting them with the management and oversight of the hedge funds (eg. portfolio analysis, performance attribution etc.)
  • Produce fund commentary and help contribute to investor relations activities
  • Work with client portfolio managers and, in time, develop relationships of your own with clients - attending meetings as technical point of contact
  • Coordinating and supervising the launch of new funds
  • Generally owning product for the business

Ideal background:

  • Educated to at least degree level, ideally with further study (CFA or CAIA)
  • Experience in a Hedge Fund focused role: Manager Research, Product Specialist, potentially an investments role if accompanied by client facing skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Knowledge of the hedge fund distribution environment