Researcher – Quant Strategy at Sustainable Multi-Asset Solutions

You will be working in a dynamic environment and acquire broad knowledge on markets, sustainability, and the global asset management industry.

Organisatie
Robeco
Locatie
Rotterdam
Salaris
Marktconform
Gepubliceerd op
17-03-2024

Sustainable Multi Asset Solutions team

The Sustainable Multi Asset Solutions team provides wholesale and institutional clients with bespoke outcome-oriented solutions to achieve their financial and sustainability goals, both in an asset-only and asset-liability matching context. Sustainable Multi Asset Solutions is a centralized solutions team, managing both multi asset funds and a broad range of customized multi asset, fixed income, and equity solutions The team currently manages approximately EUR 16 billion in assets globally.

Clients are increasingly looking beyond traditional risk and return metrics; they want their capital to be sustainably deployed and to have a positive and measurable impact on the environment and wider society. At the same time, we also see the demand for customized solutions both across and within asset classes growing. We employ a combination of quantitative and fundamental skills to design and manage these client-specific portfolios, supported by a comprehensive set of proprietary tooling developed within the team. We are looking for a versatile researcher who can further develop these tools and insights for the multi-asset and equity and fixed income solutions. We cooperate closely with other departments for the distribution and management of our strategies, such as sales-, sustainability- and other investment teams.

Position & Requirements

You will be working in a dynamic environment and acquire broad knowledge on markets, sustainability, and the global asset management industry. You will work closely with the other members of the team on research and portfolio construction. You will be responsible for developing new tooling and research for asset allocation and portfolio management purposes. Furthermore, you will be responsible for delivering insights to our clients by creating presentation material together with sales and presenting to clients.

Highlights:

Multidisciplinary scope – Working in the in Sustainable Multi-Asset Solutions team means that you must use your expertise of investments, regulation, and sustainability and apply that to client specific objectives across a diverse and international client base. 

Innovation – You have the chance to develop ideas within the team and with other departments. This requires creativity and good communication skills to put forward your idea or translate ideas of others into a suitable client solution. Commercial – You work closely with sales and account managers enabling you to learn how to present complex products to clients globally. 

Quantitative – Further improving our proprietary front-office tooling means putting your quantitative skills to the test. Your responsibilities on this field include analyzing new datasets, further automating our processes, and portfolio construction.

We offer:

  • Excellent employment conditions 
  • Multidisciplinary team working in a flat organizational structure 
  • International and motivating working environment 
  • Attractive career development opportunities

Requirements

We are searching for a candidate who:

  • Has an academic degree preferably in Data Science, Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, or similar quantitative field of study. Having a CFA in addition is a plus.
  • Preferably between 5 to 10 years relevant working experience and fluent in English
  • Modeling and programming skills, preferably in Python
  • Passionate about financial markets and can simplify and solve complex problems
  • Can explain a complicated issue in easy words based on clear judgement and intuition
  • Team player who is thriving when working on a topic with multiple angles and stakeholders
  • Pioneering and hands on mentality: always looking for solutions and efficiency
  • A background in carrying out asset allocation, ALM, bond/equity optimization is a plus

This opportunity is based in Rotterdam.

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. An assessment and integrity test may be used in the selection procedure.

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