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Quant Investment Analyst

Ref: 9223216

  • €80,000 - €100,000
  • 15 Jun 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

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The Quantitative Investment Analyst will assist the Investments team in developing quantitative fixed income tools and frameworks that directly contribute to asset allocation decisions and support the Investments team on delivering strong risk-adjusted returns in the Investment portfolio. The portfolio is approximately $16bn in size, and consists primarily of multi-sector fixed income, with more modest allocations to private and public equity. Investments contribute materially to the Company’s overall return on equity over time. Working with an experienced and talented Investments team that manages ~30% of the portfolio internally, the role offers the opportunity to directly impact how the overall portfolio is positioned and also interact with some of the leading asset managers across the globe.

Core Responsibilities
• Develop quantitative fixed income analytical tools that will directly impact decision making and portfolio positioning. • Provide quantitative assessment of relative value investment opportunities across market sectors and major risk drivers. • Work closely with the dedicated technology team to support the modelling and extension of existing risk and asset allocation frameworks. • Collaborate on the evaluation of new investment opportunities. • Collaborate with other risk teams in the depiction of investment risk and other correlated risks within an enterprise-wide risk and capital modelling framework. • Support internal and external reporting requirements.
Candidate Requirements
• Graduate degree or higher in a numeric discipline with strong academic qualifications. • Practical knowledge of fixed income markets would be an advantage. • Professional experience in quantitative finance would be an advantage. • Experience with programming languages (e.g. Python, VBA) is required. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to take initiative, work in a team-orientated environment and unsupervised is essential. • Drive, energy and enthusiasm. • Industry experience of at least five years would be an advantage.
What to Expect
• A very attractive compensation and benefits package. • A flat team structure and a highly collaborative culture that values progress over perfection and encourages creativity, innovation and diversity. • A highly motivated global team of colleagues. • A flexible working style. • A meritocratic environment where contributions are both recognised and rewarded. • Training and development opportunities to enable you to stay at the forefront of your professional field. To submit your application for this role click Apply below or for more information on please contact James O’Donnell on 01 592 7883 or email [email protected]