Legg Mason

  • Jr. Data Analyst (12mo. Fixed Term Contract)

    Job Locations GB-London
    Req. #
    2018-3010
    Division
    International Product
    Position Type
    Fixed Term Contractor
  • Position Overview

    Legg Mason is seeking a Jr. Data Analyst to join the International Product Department on a fixed term contract for 12 months. This exciting position is ideal for the ambitious, analytical, self-starter who is interested in a career in product and asset management. Apply now and kick start your career with a global asset management firm today! 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring implementation of product-related initiatives is timely and well executed across the business.
    • Managing product data collation, dissemination and innovation.
    • Maintain the relationships with external partners which are key to the management of product data.
    • Keeping abreast of commercial and regulatory developments and interpreting them into meaningful and compelling proposals.
    • Supporting the impact assessment, co-ordination and delivery of product change brought about by external factors such as AIFMD, UCITS V, FATCA, PRIIPs, MiFID II etc.
    • Assist with the identifications and recommendation of appropriate tactical and strategic enhancements to the existing European Product set including repositioning, mergers and closures.
    • Assist in the delivery of allocated range management projects by coordinating updates on internal systems, Key Investor Information Documents (“KIIDs”), MiFID and PRIIPs data templates and external data provider templates.
    • Assist in the development and design of New Product Developments through research, data collation and system setups to aid in the delivery of new products into the market.
    • Preparation and maintenance of relevant product and project procedural documentation.
    • Preparation and maintenance of relevant product and project procedural documentation using the product development framework.
    • Assist with the day to day the internal product data management for all cross-border and UK domiciled Fund ranges.
    • Assist/lead with the cyclical updates of the Legg Mason Global Asset Management UCIT IV Fund Key Investor Information Documents (“KIIDs”) which are produced at share class level for the 20 EU countries, including Switzerland.
    • Assist with the cyclical updates of the Legg Mason Global Asset Management PRIIPs and MiFID European templates.
    • Lead in the delivery of Fund updates and new sub-fund/class setups with external data providers like Kneip Communications, Morningstar, Bloomberg, etc.
    • Assist with the maintenance of product investment documentation for client use across the Legg Mason Global Asset Management country websites.
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and ensure timely delivery to meet the stakeholder’s expectations.
    • Assist in the collation of registration documentation to support Product Administration with the Fund registration across the International markets.
    • Assist distribution, client service and marketing teams in their day to day efforts.
    • Support the production of regular reports to the various internal committees as required.
    • Keep abreast of product trends in the investment industry through regular market and competitor analysis and identify opportunities for Product solutions.
    • Build and maintain effective relationships across the business.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong data skills with excellent Microsoft Excel knowledge, including equation building. VBA-macro knowledge would be an advantage.
    • Previous experience of product development and range management in an international environment would be advantageous.
    • Technical knowledge of pooled fund structures including UCITs and AIFs across a range of domiciles, preferably Ireland and UK.
    • Broad understanding of investment management, regulatory, tax and operational requirements relating to product design and commercial success.

    What’s in it for you: 

    • A culture where continuous improvement, innovation, and growth are top of mind
    • Working for a Company that believes diversity and inclusion is paramount
    • Learning and development: our learning culture encourages and supports learning and development, both on a professional and personal level
    • Working alongside the industry’s best and brightest; we hire people just like you every day!
    • Dress for your Day dress code --  jeans and sneakers are acceptable if your day permits it

    Company Overview

    Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.

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