PGIM is the diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) . With $1.4 trillion in assets under management, and 38 offices spanning 16 countries, PGIM is among the world’s top-10 largest asset managers. Comprised of seven self-governing asset management divisions, each PGIM business offers a distinct workplace culture that aligns with the firm’s ultimate objective: to provide premier service to our clients while fostering an inclusive workplace culture that is rooted in trust, respect and equality.
PGIM Quantitative Solutions is a subsidiary of Financial, Inc. Since 1975, PGIM Quantitative Solutions has pioneered the use of advanced analytics to enhance the investment decision-making process. We combine discipline and seasoned judgment to create investment solutions tailored to client objectives. PGIM Quantitative Solutions manages more than US$ 116 billion in assets for institutions around the world. We manage portfolios for corporate pension plans, public pension plans, endowments and foundations, multi-employer pension plans, and sub advisory accounts for other financial services companies.
The successful candidate will be part of the EMEA Business Development team, working closely with both the PGIM QS Senior Client Portfolio Manager, and his team, and the PGIM Wadhwani investment team, especially the current Deputy Head of Research. He/she will be based in our London office, and will report directly to the Senior Client Portfolio Manager, whose team supports the PGIM Wadhwani business (and its Investment team).
This is an interesting, demanding and varied role, which requires the Portfolio Specialist to work closely with a number of teams globally (including Sales, Marketing, Client Management and the Investments teams). The role also provides an opportunity for the Portfolio Specialist to grow their knowledge of the PGIM Wadhwani strategies and to learn new technical skills, thereby opening up opportunities in a number of different business areas.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Assist with the production, management and development of all PGIM Wadhwani client-facing material, from presentations through to RFPs and intellectual capital (e.g. white papers/blogs/podcasts etc…). This will entail the Portfolio Specialist working closely with the investment and product specialist teams based at PGIM Wadhwani in London and help with a broader range of tasks - including helping with the creation and updating of client presentations and answering ad hoc questions from clients. This may, for example, entail helping to create and update a slide library, to be drawn upon by others.
To support the investment team in all the many tasks they carry out to support sales, marketing and consultant relations, many of which are data-related and analytical in nature. Some of these tasks entail a knowledge of macroeconomics.
Support with the management of client opportunity pipelines and other commercialisation activities, alongside senior management and the sales teams.
Assist with the development and project management of bespoke investment “solutions” – such as overlays, carve-outs etc… – to meet our clients’ needs.
Support the Global Consultant Relations team with all relevant consultant facing activity: i.e. searches, analytical work and/or competitive positioning, prepping of marketing materials and positioning concepts ahead of meetings.
Work with Newark, NJ (PGIM Quant Solutions headquarters) RFP and Presentation teams as needed to support the effective functioning of the International Sales/Global Consultant Relations teams, alongside their work with the locally-based RFP person.
Support the Sales and Marketing team with all other external facing activities (e.g. conferences, client portals, databases etc…). For example, the Portfolio Specialist will help deal with data requests, on both a regular and ad hoc basis, often carrying out calculations from raw data in order to provide answers to questions (e.g. drawdown analysis). He/she will often work with the PGIM Wadhwani Investment Team in getting and analysing data.
As the Portfolio Specialist gains experience and knowledge of our internal processes and of the PGIM Wadhwani (growing) offering and developing strategy set, we would hope that he/she contributes to efforts being made to improve the way that we work in what is a complicated firm and set of processes. The Portfolio Specialist is also expected, in time, to help develop new and better client-facing material and has the opportunity to get more involved too in understanding the strategies, our research agenda, new models etc….
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