Consultant
MSCI
London, United Kingdom
14d ago

Position Overview

Analytics Consultants act as trusted advisors to our clients and have responsibility for managing the associated client relationships.

Consultants look to develop deep linkages with our clients and help clients make best usage of our products in the context of their investment or risk process and their business goals.

The individual will be responsible for supporting a suite of MSCI Analytics (with a focus on Barra, RiskMetrics products).

This will involve sharing best practices, explaining risk and portfolios construction models applied to Equity portfolios and partnering with the sales team to provide expertise in client engagements and pre-

sales activities. The individual will be responsible or supporting clients to use MSCI Analytics for portfolio construction.

Successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge of market risk measurement and multi-factor models, highly quantitative skills and an ability to guide institutional clients to better use our products for assessing risks and making investment decisions.

The successful candidate must be adaptable, able to lead efforts to solve clients’ problems.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Manage relationships within the analytics client base; implement strategic plans to ensure client retention
  • Proactively engage with clients and provide Best Practices guidance on risk measurement, risk management, pricing models using Barra or RiskMetrics products as well as guidance on regulation such as FRTB, PRIIPS and UCITS.
  • Provide programming support to highly sophisticated and quantitative clients using Barra and / or RiskMetrics products.
  • Identify opportunities to increase client usage of our products and identify new users. Work closely with the sales team on potential sales opportunities.
  • Assist in campaigns on new product placement.

  • Proactively engage with clients to keep them informed of our product roadmap with a view on how our development efforts will help them achieve their business goals;
  • proactively solicit client feedback regarding future product development

  • Work with internal functional teams to ensure that all clients requests / inquiries are managed appropriately
  • Respond to detailed client enquiries about methodologies and analytics, hold advanced client trainings / workshops; present in seminars
  • Maintain and communicate accurate records regarding client interaction activities
  • Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive experience interacting in person with senior stake holders at Hedge funds and sell side institutions
  • Strong experience in a risk management or a quantitative function and excellent analytical skills is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and communicate effectively.
  • Confidence with explaining technical topics to audiences in a succinct and professional manner
  • Strong understanding of global equity markets, including portfolio construction utilizing risk models and optimization engines
  • Solid understanding of statistical methods
  • Strong programming skills in Python or an equivalent language
  • Experience with various portfolio attribution & analysis frameworks, data integration and reporting tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Should be comfortable working in a team setting but be able to take on individual tasks as well
  • Experience with or any object-oriented computing language is a plus.
  • Experience with numerical computing languages (e.g. R) is a plus
  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. in highly quantitative field such as Maths, Statistics, Physics, Econometrics, Financial Engineering or Risk Management etc is a plus
  • Previous experience with Barra, RiskMetrics models and software is highly desirable.
  • Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

    To all recruitment agencies : MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs / Resumes. Please do not forward CVs / Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website.

    MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs / Resumes.

    To all recruitment agencies

    MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership / union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy / maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Client Coverage

    Our office is located in the Goregaon suburb of Mumbai, the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. The office is primarily technology and data services but has representation from all groups.

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