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Senior Investment Consulting Analyst Melbourne VIC

Marsh Pty Ltd

Marsh Pty Ltd Melbourne VIC Australia

2 weeks ago

Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in the Sydney or Melbourne office on a full-time, permanent basis :

Senior Investment Consulting Analyst, Mercer Investments

What can you expect?

You will support the delivery of investment consulting services to insurers, and contribute to the growth of Mercer’s service offerings across the life, health, general and specialty insurance industries.

This provides the opportunity to leverage your skills to deliver investment advice and delegated (OCIO) investment solutions to some of Australia’s largest insurer groups.

You will have the opportunity to work with Mercer’s best of breed manager research and capital market teams to develop your technical investments knowledge.

You will also have the opportunity to work across a broad range of strategic investment consulting projects for a variety of other institutions, including superannuation and endowments and foundations.

Mercer Investments provides advice and solutions... to some of world’s largest insurers, super funds and other institutional asset owners, designing and implementing investment programs that help our clients meet their long-term financial return and risk objectives.

As one of the world’s largest investment consulting, multi-manager and actuarial firms, our global team of 1,200 professionals, including 120 investment manager researchers, provides our clients in-depth knowledge few others can match.

We will count on you to :

Contribute to the business through application of analytical techniques and methodologies on a range of projects across Mercer Investments’ service offering under the guidance of more experienced consultants, with a specific focus on provision of investment services and advice to the insurance industry.

Support delivery of client project work through research, analysis, applying relevant methodologies, attending client meetings and drafting reports.

Contribute to projects through effective management of tasks, and directly lead some smaller client deliverables.

Develop own capability through informal and formal learning opportunities.

Participate in internal projects to improve Mercer, in particular talent, quality, service delivery, internal efficiency / effectiveness and intellectual capital.

Support business development initiatives and proposals.

Develop other’s capability through informal and formal learning opportunities

What is in it for you?

At Mercer, we recognize that our most important asset is our people. We offer benefits and programs that support career development such as professional development support, exam and study assistance and global rotation opportunities that will support and nurture you with every opportunity to reach your full potential.

We also recognise the value of healthy, happy colleagues and promote a culture of care and wellbeing, and provide :

A professional environment where your career path really matters and is supported by our flexible, self-directed models of work

Collaborative team environment with regular social activities

An inclusive culture with a range of colleague networks such as PRIDE, Women Mercer and Mercer Cares

What you need to have :

Relevant undergraduate qualification

Team player; we rarely work alone

Proactive and curious - ask questions, solve problems, persist to see change through

Strong technical base across investments and / or actuarial

Analytical skills and experience using spreadsheets and databases for information analysis

High-level proficiency in programming and model building would be well regarded VBA, Python, R

Strong communication and presentation skills

Demonstrated project management experience

What makes you stand out :

Relevant post graduate and / or completed or working towards relevant professional qualification (CFA / CIMA / FIAA / or similar)

Strong understanding of applicable regulatory frameworks (e.g. LAGIC) for insurers

Business development capability

Benefits and Perks include :

Active mentoring and coaching to support your journey to senior consultant

Collaborative, supporting team environment with regular social activities

Initiatives and financial reimbursements to help you manage your health and wellness

Ad hoc and formal flexible working arrangements to support commitments outside of work

Equal opportunity parental leave program with paid Keeping in Touch days to allow you to stay engaged with the team through your leave, as it suits you

An inclusive culture with a range of colleague networks such as PRIDE, Women Mercer and Mercer Cares

A dedicated buddy’ to help you kick start your career at Mercer through daily support, mentoring, and training

Exam and study assistance so you can pursue your investment qualification

Dress to suit’ your day, whether you’re in the office or working remotely

One day of paid volunteer leave a year with matching of donations through our Social Impact platform

Formal global rotation program and other opportunities to pursue a global career

About Mercer :

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being.

Mercer’s more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE : MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 81,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $19 billion.

Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment.

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How to Apply

If you are looking for a challenging new role in a truly global organisation that is committed to innovation and excellence, then look no further than Mercer.

Apply now, by clicking, APPLY and attach your resume.

Please note : All offers of employment are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check including criminal record check, previous employment history and financial stability.

Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex / gender, marital or parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity
Melbourne VIC Australia

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