UBS Financial Services Research Analyst, Product Strategy & Innovation in London, Switzerland

Your role:

Are you a research specialist with experience at an asset management or investment consulting firm (manager selection)? Do you understand demands of institutional investors and have you driven industry research / intelligence initiatives in such an environment? Are you solid in juggling with a significant amount of information and several research projects at a time?

We are looking for someone like you to:

–search and analyze market, industry, competitor as well as product environment to identifying trends and business opportunities

–read, interpret and summarize information to drive decision making process (incl. board papers, senior management presentations and contributions to newsletters)

–collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identifying business opportunities as well as developing business ideas / cases in order to fill potential gaps in the current product shelf

–support key initiatives of strategic and innovative nature across divisions, streams and regions, while ensuring full alignment with Group priorities

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You will be working in a newly established Product Strategy & Innovation team within the Products & Solutions organization of UBS Asset Management (UBS AM). We are building a team of highly talented products / investment specialists and business / research analysts, based in New York, London and Zurich. Our mandate is to develop a systematic and repeatable process for assessing UBS AM's product shelf in light of the competitive landscape and changing investor demand. It is our focus to collaborate with all relevant constituents to define and implement our shelf evolution in a strategic and innovative manner, while achieving significant bottom line results.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

–a university / business school degree in business administration, finance or mathematics or equivalent

–several years of relevant (post-graduation) experience, preferably in asset management, consulting or a products / research function in the financial industry

–experience in fostering and establishing a research / intelligence function and its corresponding processes in a global organization

–successfully held similar positions at a competitor or an investment consulting firm

–successfully managed global research projects

You are:

–solution-oriented, creative and able to cope with complex matters, while being detail-oriented

–highly proficient in Microsoft Office, in particular MS PowerPoint, Excel and Access

–strongly analytical and numerical with financial modelling knowledge

–excellent in communication, influencing and collaboration

–fluent in English (fluency in German would be an advantage)

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 168275BR

Business Divisions: Asset Management

Title: Research Analyst, Product Strategy & Innovation

City: London, Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich, United Kingdom

Function Category: Research