IMD - PWM - Investment Strategy Group - Associate - London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 20 Jun 18 2018-06-20

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MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Application Opening Date: 11 June 2018
Application Closing Date: 08 July 2018
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Full time


The role currently available is in the Tactical Asset Allocation team. The team focus on in-depth research and analysis of macroeconomic, policy and market trends to generate investment recommendations. The team seeks investment opportunities across global markets, asset classes and instruments. The associate will help shape the team's macroeconomic and policy views, and contribute to investment ideas in G10 fixed income and foreign exchange markets.


Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management (PWM) specialises in creating comprehensive wealth management plans for high net worth individuals and families, as well as select institutions, including foundations and endowments. PWM Teams work one-on-one with clients to advise and deliver customized strategies drawn from our deep investment experience, diverse wealth management capabilities and global reach. Our Private Wealth Advisors (PWAs) deliver an unparalleled investment platform inclusive of the full product and service offerings of Goldman Sachs and beyond, which may include tax and estate planning, philanthropic planning and private banking and lending services. As client needs evolve, this close relationship allows the team to offer complementary services and new opportunities by leveraging the resources of Goldman Sachs and beyond.

The Investment Strategy Group (ISG) sits within Private Wealth Management. ISG provides strategic and tactical asset allocation advice by employing fundamental, quantitative and technical analysis, as well as leveraging the full range of Goldman Sachs and external resources.


- Create comprehensive wealth management plans for clients
- Work one-on-one with clients to advise and deliver customised strategies
- Analyse macroeconomic, policy, and market trends in developed economies
- Maintain and improve team datasets, monitoring tools, and econometric models
- Contribute to associated investment ideas
- Prepare materials for dissemination to PWM investment professionals and clients
- Focus on in-depth research


- Strong academic record with Bachelor's level, equivalent or above in Economics, Finance or a related discipline required
- Prior investment banking/financial services industry experience required
- Experience with macro research, emerging markets research, macro views/data forecasts required
- Experience in developing financial/econometric/forecasting models includes inflation, wage, GDP growth forecasting required
- Familiarity with coverage of regional monetary policy, political developments and their market implications required
- Proficiency with MS Office package and knowledge of applications such as EViews, Stata required
- Experience with reporting, publishing research, providing market commentary/insight required
- Experience in conducting data/business analysis and contributing to trade recommendations required
- Demonstrable involvement with client marketing, presentation required
- Commitment to excellence and orientation to detail
- Must be a strong team player

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