At Royal London we want to attract the best talent to help us achieve our vision of becoming the most trusted and recommend financial company in the UK.
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual life and Pensions Company. RLAM is one of the UK’s leading fund management companies, offering a range of pooled investment products as well as providing bespoke solutions to meet specific objectives. Based in the City of London, RLAM is an exciting and growing business which has increased assets under management from £38bn in 2005 to £129.5bn today (as at 30 June 2019).
At the heart of our business is our investment capabilities and performance. We are trusted to handle other people’s money because we are responsible and we have the skills and expertise to invest for our customers to achieve a greater return. Investment comes with risks as well as benefits, but those risks should never come as a surprise to our customers and the benefits can never be overstated. We pride ourselves on always aiming to deliver the best outcomes for our customers.
We’ve won a number of Glassdoor awards, we were in the Top 20 Best Places to Work for 2018 and, in 2019 made it into the top 10.
Our Summer Internship will provide you with a comprehensive training programme which includes workshops on asset management which are suitable for those with and without industry knowledge. During your time with us you will be paired with a ‘buddy’ who will act as an informal support contact. You will also be invited to networking and social events and will have the opportunity to get actively involved with our corporate responsibility programme.
We have intern opportunities in our Front Office function (including Equities, Fixed Interest, Multi Asset and Property), in our Operations function (including Performance Measurement & Fund Operations, Investment Operations and Data Management) and our Sales & Marketing function (including Proposition),
You do not need to have studied a finance related degree to apply; we are looking for candidates who fit with our culture, have strong numeracy skills, the ability to think both analytically and critically about problems, have great communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team. You will need to be:
Enrolled on an undergraduate degree and in your penultimate year of study
On track to receive a minimum of a 2:1 degree in any subject area. (Please note you will need to have a good level of maths to join the investment teams, this will be tested as part of your application)
Be able to show a keen interest in asset management and a growing knowledge of the industry
Application window closes – 13th December 2019
Tests and telephone interview – November – December 2019
Assessment date – February 2020
Start date – 22nd June 2020
Our culture comes from within, or to put it another way, it comes from our people. It’s what makes Royal London a great place to work.
Our People Promise is something we live up to every day. We know we can rely on you, and you can expect plenty from us in return.
Glassdoor have ranked as among the best places to work and this year we entered the top 10