Situation Vacant – Emerging Markets Sovereign Strategist & Analyst

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, we are solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. Our passion for continually searching for ways to improve that experience is second to none and we’re looking for people to join us who thrive on that challenge.

Job Purpose (Job Summary):
To provide research, monitoring and analysis of current or potential investments across Emerging Market Fixed Income and currency markets

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Analyses economic data and other fundamental drivers of Emerging Markets to help Fund Managers identify opportunities for and risks within the portfolios
  • Writes research reports and presents investment theses to Fund Managers
  • Develops and maintains own investment expertise through building and maintaining effective relationships with brokers, analysts, and internal contacts
  • Proactively contributes to investment thinking within the department and ensures own best ideas are represented in the Funds
  • Produces/maintains appropriate models and chart packs to support the investment processes and identify value across Emerging Markets.
  • Assists in the production of charts and other materials for use with clients.
  • Provides general support for the Fund Managers in preparing presentations, reports etc
  • May liaise with clients, assisting with the maintenance of client relationships, internal fund managers and other departments
  • May represent the Funds and the Retail and Institutional business to external and internal clients, thereby making a positive contribution to the Sales and Marketing effort
  • Ensure all activities are in line with Invesco’s Conduct principles, including our obligation to Treat Customers Fairly (TCF)
  • Ensures that risks are aligned to the firm’s risk philosophy and risk tolerance guidelines
  • Commitment to responsible investing serving clients as a trusted partner on specific responsible investment product strategies
  • May contribute to Investment Policy formation

Work Experience / Knowledge:

  • Relevant experience or related occupation within a Fund Management or Financial business
  • Keen interest in financial markets and solid grounding in macro-economics
  • Knowledge of relevant markets in EM
  • High literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel skills), Bloomberg and other charting tools
  • Some understanding of portfolio risk management

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:

  • High level of self-motivation
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • High degree of initiative
  • Collaborative/team player

Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Must attain CFA level I and/or full IMC qualification

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion smart working.

•    Working remotely from home or any other work location for 1 or 2 days per week
•    Working some flexible hours – flexing your start/finish time to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

The Good Stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:
•    Competitive salary and bonus
•    Company-provided healthcare
•    26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
•    Generous pension provisions
•    Income protection
•    Health and wellness benefits
•    Volunteering days
•    Enhanced parental leave
•    Life insurance

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