Investment Analyst – Investec Asset Management

Overview of role

Investec Asset Management’s emerging market growth story is unmatched and for more than 20 years the Botswana team has played a meaningful role in our development. While we are a globally competitive investment firm, our roots and presence in Southern Africa mean that Botswana is an important region for us. We are not only committed to growing and preserving wealth for our Botswana clients, but also to play a meaningful role in the deepening and development of Botswana’s capital market.

Job description

Reporting to the Portfolio Managers, you will provide investment research with a particular focus on listed company analysis and fixed income securities and maintain a comprehensive research database to support the equity research function. In addition, you will develop knowledge and skills in understanding the local and global economy, local and global capital markets and support our client group in their engagement with existing and prospective clients.

Requirements, Education and Experience

You will have appropriate tertiary qualifications (ideally a Chartered Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst or other commercial degree) as well as 5 years’ relevant experience (banking, treasury, financial services or broader industry) with a strong analytical track record.

Closing Date: 16 November 2017

Company profile

Investec Asset Management is a business built on our people. Established in Cape Town in 1991, we have grown from a small start-up into an international business managing approximately USD130 billion on behalf of clients all over the world. An independently managed global asset manager within the Investec Group, we provide investment products and services to institutions, advisory clients and individuals. They include pension funds, central banks, sovereign wealth funds, insurers, foundations, financial advisers and individual investors. To learn more about Investec, please click here.