German Speaking Research Analyst Opportunity

Remuneration: Market related
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #JJ


Job description

Our client, an international leader that provides market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to participants in the global capital markets wishes to employ a German speaking research analyst to join their truly worldwide team.  This person will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Capital Markets, learn the various facets of the industry, as well as apply this knowledge to daily responsibilities. This position is an excellent stepping stone to a career in many fields including: Portfolio management, stock analysis, market research and analytics, management, and account management.

Please note that this position is only open to South African Citizens or Permanent Residence Holders

Key performance areas:

  • Interacting directly (by telephone) with investment professionals at global capital markets firms to gain a better understanding of their overall investment and/or research profile.
  • Analysing and interpreting market research, as well as tracking and accounting for market changes affecting buyside and sellside institutions.
  • Identifying, researching and sharing intelligence on buyside and sellside institutions, respective investment strategies, and investment decision makers.
  • Tracking and identifying portfolio manager leads for mutual funds, hedge funds, insurance reserves and pension assets.
  • Entering and tracking objective investment information in a proprietary database according to in-house guidelines.
  • Researching and responding to client requests for information.
  • Reviewing financial publications for relevant industry information.
  • Meeting monthly targets, to include recording updates and changes to profiled buyside and sellside data.
  • Working on special assignments and projects.

Qualifications and experiences:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Finance or Economics (or related field) or currently studying
  • Proven working experience in business or the financial environment
  • Previous research and analytical experience advantageous

Competencies required:

  • Fluent in German, fluent in English
  • Proficient in MS Windows and MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills, especially over the telephone
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Strong analytical, interpretive and writing skills
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail and persistent approach to work
  • Superior internet research skills

If you meet the above requirements, are a SA citizen or Permanent Residence holder, have a valid driver’s license and own transport and are interested in the position, please send your CV to

Posted on 19 Jun 11:32      APPLY NOW

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