Associate Investment Director

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Date: 21 Sep 2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job Title: Associate Investment Director

Contract Type: Permanent 

Location: London

Working style: Hybrid 

Closing date: 26th September 2023


We are currently looking for an Investment Associate to join Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) in our Front Office – Equities Investment Directors Team. You will support the commercialisation of the Equity franchise by driving and optimising our client-led investment information and data provision effort between the Front Office and Distribution Team.  You will be responsible for the Front Office information and data enquiries received by our colleagues and existing and prospective clients.


Our Equities Investment Directors team sits within our Front Office department and is responsible for supporting the commercialisation of the Asset Class franchises.  The team manage the client-led investment information agenda between our Front Office and Distribution department as well as providing Portfolio Manager Proxy resource to the Business alongside driving and influencing the asset class strategic plan for growth for RLAM.


About the role


  • Accountable for building, maintaining and evolving an efficient and effective investment data infrastructure to support data and information requests of all forms
  • Breadth of expertise to drive continuous improvements in automation and enhancement of information and data provision. 
  • Equity and business knowledge to ensure client led information and data requirements are evaluated, co-ordinated and delivered


About you


  • Knowledge of Equity investments and portfolio management analytics
  • Advanced Excel skills including processing, analysing and presenting data using intermediate functions
  • Word, Powerpoint & PowerBI proficient - FactSet familiarity an advantage
  • Basic coding ability in e.g., Python or other languages advantageous
  • High level of written and verbal communication skill
  • Ability to deal with multiple deliverables whilst maintaining strong attention to detail 
  • IMC desirable, intention to undertake CFA Qualification


About Royal London Asset Management


Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), part of the Royal London Group, is one of the UK's leading fund management companies working with a wide range of clients across the globe to achieve their investment goals. Our long-term, client-driven focus means that we have a long-standing commitment to responsible investment. We act as responsible stewards of our clients’ capital, exercising their rights and influencing positive change.


Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve. 


We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits  


Inclusion, diversity and belonging 


We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognised and respected – whatever their background. 



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