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High Yield Credit Analyst, European Telecoms & Cable

Wellington Management Company, LLP London, United Kingdom
Posted 2 months ago Permanent Competitive
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Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

About the Role

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With more than US$1.2 trillion in assets under management as of March 2024, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 60 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative, and inclusive culture because we believe that multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

POSITION

We are currently seeking to recruit a Fixed Income Credit Analyst (Analyst) to join our Credit Research team in London. This individual will focus on European credits, and will be responsible for following several industries in the High Yield and Bank Loan markets, with a core focus on Telecoms and Cable. In this role, they will perform intensive fundamental credit analysis, and will formulate and effectively communicate investment recommendations that add value to client portfolios. As an active member of the High Yield & Bank Loan team, the Analyst will be fully involved in the investment process, and will be expected to provide investment recommendations which add value to client portfolios, as well as to help shape portfolio management decisions. The ideal candidate will have a passion for investing, specific experience and interest in credit markets, will embrace fiduciary responsibilities, and will possess a flexible mindset with the desire to learn/grow in a team setting. In addition, they will be expected to interact and collaborate regularly with other investment professionals at the firm, including other Analysts in Fixed Income, Portfolio Managers, Traders, Macro Analysts, ESG Analysts, and Equity Analysts.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Investment acumen and passion - we are seeking a Credit Analyst who is passionate about markets, research, and investing in fixed income. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, attention to detail and a quantitative orientation. Additionally, the ability to make investment decisions which are supported by rigorous analysis, often with incomplete information, and communicated with strong conviction, is required. Experience of analyzing securities across the capital structure would be advantageous.

Superior collaboration and influencing skills - the successful candidate will enjoy contributing to a highly collaborative investment environment, and will embrace the benefits of overlapping lines of idea generation. They will build strong, trusting relationships internally with colleagues, and externally with company management teams. The ability to provide a point of view and challenge the status quo is critical, as is the humility to admit mistakes, and a desire to learn from others. The Analyst must recognize the benefits of diverse perspectives. The ability to communicate (both verbally and in writing) action-oriented investment recommendations clearly is important, as is the ability and willingness to contribute to a broad, open investment dialogue.

Intellectual curiosity, capacity for differentiated thinking, and a growth mindset - the flexibility and openness to continue learning, evolving and growing as an investor is critical. The Analyst will have a global perspective, and a creative approach for thinking about innovation, and the evolution of investing.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate is likely to:

* Have a strong academic background;

* Have 10+ years of relevant credit research experience, including experience analyzing HY issuers within the European Telecoms and Cable sectors;

* Have a demonstrable track record of developing and implementing value-added investment recommendations;

* Have a keen interest in relating the credit risk of covered credits to those of other sectors, and placing them in a relative value framework;

* Have the technical skills to review and analyze large data sets efficiently, and to apply quantitative methodologies to the credit research process;

* Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of sector specific ESG and regulatory materiality issues;

* Have strong influencing, written and verbal communication skills;

* Be comfortable dealing with uncertainty and taking risk;

* Have the ability to set priorities and execute a research agenda;

* Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, while also communicating and interacting with a broader group of investment professionals:

* Demonstrate independence of thought, an entrepreneurial nature, and a global perspective.

Please note that we are only able to respond to successful applicants.

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMWTalentOperations@wellington.com .
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