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Quantitative Investment Strategist in London

Job description

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be.

HSBC Private Bank seeks to be the leading international private bank for business owners and their families. It provides clients with wealth, business and family succession solutions in the largest and fastest growing markets around the world. At HSBC Private Bank, we put our clients at the centre of everything we do.

Role Purpose:

The role of Quantitative Investment Strategist will support our Global Investment Committee in providing market analysis to help inform investment decision making. The role will also play a key role in supporting Advisory and Discretionary businesses with multi-asset portfolios and investment solutions as well as devising trade ideas, investment strategies and bespoke portfolio solutions to aid our UHNW initiatives. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain a range of applicable predictive analytics across key macro markets and asset classes, including equities, FX, rates, credit, commodities, and volatility markets.
  • Design, develop and promote Quantitative Investment Strategies for private banking clients.
  • Collaborate with other team members to challenge and corroborate the research findings.
  • Formulate, articulate and promote high conviction investment ideas in form of desk notes and publications.
  • Support related product launches.
  • Launch and maintain a periodical on quantitative investment strategies.

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications:

  • Five to ten years of experience in a relevant role (investment research, portfolio management, market strategy, or similar).
  • Post-graduate degree in science, engineering, economics, or similar.
  • Strong data analysis and visualisation skills (R, Python, Excel VBA)
  • Ablity to apply predictive analytics in investment strategy context (Statistics, Econometrics, Machine Learning)
  • Ability to apply standard risk modelling techniques in investment strategy context (factor models, stress tests, scenario analysis, etc.)
  • Applied knowledge of standard portfolio construction methodologies and algorithms (mean-variance-tracking-error, risk parity, multi-period optimisation, convex programming, etc.)

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited.

As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/long term health condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate. Within the work place you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a healthy work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions. HSBC has in place processes in order to avoid nepotism, which means to avoid creating circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.

Recruitment Helpdesk:
Email: hsbc.recruitment@hsbc.com 
Telephone: +44 2078328500

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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