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ICOO Business Strategist

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
The world of investment is changing. Our vision at Legal & General Investment Management is to create a better, more sustainable future through responsible investing. We work in partnership with our clients around the globe to deliver positive long-term outcomes, while rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. To meet our clients’ complex and evolving investment needs, our investment strategies cover a broad array of asset classes and styles, including equities, bonds, property and alternatives, as well as multi-asset funds. We’re focused on continuously innovating our investment products, maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes, and striving to build a more responsible and sustainable futureWe’re currently looking to hire a ICOO Business Strategist to join Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM)The Business Strategist is a role that seeks to own and drive tactical & strategic initiatives across all these capabilities and for LGIM investments. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate effectively with senior leaders across the organisation. You’ll have considerable and direct experience of leading and influencing engagement across multi-function organisations, owning, and driving transformation, managing money across asset classes and knowledge and experience of the end-to end investment lifecycle. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in all aspects of the business and to provide comprehensive input and challenge on the end to end.The ICOO function provides its services to all investment teams including Multi Asset, Index, LDI, Annuities, Buy and Maintain, Active Strategies (fixed income and equities) and TradingDefining and implementing best practice in investment process across investment teamsEnhance operational efficiency through active engagement in re-design of the end-to-endIdentify and implement business requirements for Investment teams to support future business services and client opportunitiesLead engagement with technology and data partners to determine optimal system and technical solutionsLead engagement with business partners across middle and back office to develop a robust and scalable end-to-end investment frameworkIdentify sources of operational risk in the investment process and determine appropriate solutions to mitigate these risks The successful candidate will be expected to have a great understanding and experience of the investment processYou'll have a comprehensive understanding of the end-to-end investment lifecycle and industry best practices from an investment, operational and technology perspectiveA deep appreciation of investment and operational risk,Previous experience in technology migration and process design across asset classes and instruments would be niceYou'll have a proven track record in increasing scalability in an investment contextAbility to generate a positive outcome with stakeholdersExperience in managing and overseeing the delivery of investment related projectsDynamic individual with outcome-oriented outlookThe brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?
Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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