Investment Risk Oversight Trainee Programme
Invesco is proud to be a part of the Investment 2020 initiative, and we are delighted to invite you to apply for a 12 month placement with us, starting on 20th September 2021. Our culture of collaboration and inclusion makes Invesco a great place to work and reflects the broad diversity of thought across our organisation. We offer entry level work experiences that will inspire and challenge you!
These are traineeships, so we are specifically looking for results-oriented and motivated graduates who are interested in a career in Investment Risk Oversight.
Here’s a bit more information about our Investment Risk Oversight Team
The team’s role is to undertake independent risk management responsibilities relating to investment risk. This could include the oversight of implemented actions, strategies and processes aimed to comply with regulatory requirements for risk management and risk reporting, as well as ensuring relevant techniques for risk measurement are in place and that regular reviews take place to assess the efficacy of existing methods. Finally, it facilitates the identification, evaluation and quantification of risks.
You could be involved in preparing risk reports and management information for key business partners, as well as supporting in the monitoring and analysis of investment risk results in relation to market, credit, liquidity, leverage, counterparty, valuation and derivatives risk.
Sound interesting? You’ll need a degree with a strong numerical basis for this role. If you have some basic programming skills, that would also be useful. In addition to this, we’re looking for candidates with a willingness to learn, who have great problem-solving skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of our diverse and successful team.
How to Apply
Whilst a CV is important, we’d like to get to know you as more than just a name on a piece of paper. In addition to your CV, we’d like you to address a few questions that are important to us in a Word or PDF document:
- What interests you about Investment Risk?
- How do you think Investment Risk contributes to the overall success of an investment management firm?
- Tell us about a particularly challenging situation you’ve faced personally and what you’ve learnt from this
- What would you like to achieve in your career and how can this placement help you get there?
- What has your work experience and/or education taught you so far about yourself?
- What is your proudest achievement?
This is a great opportunity for you to shine and to help us better understand your motivations! Unfortunately, we will not be able to consider your application without this submission.
The Good Stuff
We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:
- Competitive salary and bonus
- Company-provided healthcare
- 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
- Generous pension provisions
- Income protection
- Health and wellness benefits
- Volunteering days
- Life insurance
Our Commitment to the Community, the Environment and Responsible Investing
We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about and are offered two days’ volunteering leave annually.
We are committed to adopting and implementing responsible investment principles and practices that uphold our fiduciary responsibility to our clients, as well as being good stewards of the environment.
Invesco is committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.
We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.
Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.