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UK Trainee Programme

Investment 20/20 Programme

GAM proudly participates in the Investment 20/20 programme and each year we open our doors to a wide range of school leavers and graduates who aspire to a career in investment management.

Applications are now closed for our 2019 Trainee Programme which offered roles across both London and Cambridge in Trading, Investment Services, Finance, Risk, Legal, Sales and Compliance. Information on the next Trainee Programme at GAM will be available on our website at the start of 2020.

It’s really the people that make me enjoy GAM most, especially my team as they're like a second family to me
Jake, Communications

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Why join us

We are delighted to be part of the Investment2020 initiative and to be offering the opportunity for individuals to join GAM.

The purpose of our trainee programme is to enable individuals with limited or no exposure to financial services to start their careers and gain the skills and experience required to progress within the investment management industry.

The social side of your time with GAM should not be forgotten. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a range of social events we host, including monthly drinks, crazy golf and much more!

GAM’s London office is based in the heart of the City; our office at 8 Finsbury Circus is located within a few minutes’ walk from both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations. There are a multitude of restaurants, shops and amenities in the local area and our office offers a fantastic location to begin your career within the investment management industry!

If you are looking for a 12-month trainee programme within a leading global asset management firm and have ambition, drive and desire to learn then this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day in the life

Finance

Month end is a critical period in Finance, there are various important tasks that I need to complete before we finalise the monthly financial accounts including posting month end expenses and carrying out analysis of cost areas such as data services and IT.

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Trading

Life on the GAM trading desk is never dull, and no two days are ever the same. As a recently created business unit, we are responsible for all trading across the GAM group, covering a broad range of asset classes and products.

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Sales

The Global Consultant Relations team is the firm’s primary contact with the biggest global investment advisory firms. The team’s main focus is to ensure GAM’s strategies are referenced by the global consultant community, working closely with regional sales teams.

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Compliance

The role of Compliance teams within financial services has grown in prominence in recent years as firms look to strengthen their control frameworks and decode the implications of regulatory change.

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Rewards & Benefits

The programme at GAM will be for a fixed term of 12 months. The salary will be £20,000 per annum. In addition, trainees will receive a sign-on bonus of £2,000. Upon successful completion of the Trainee Programme, all Trainees will be eligible to be considered for a discretionary additional payment of up to £1,000.

As a Trainee you will also have the opportunity to study for a relevant professional qualification , which our in-house Learning and Development team will help you select and support you through.

GAM offers a comprehensive range of benefits to suit a variety of lifestyles and to promote well-being in and out of the workplace.

Whilst a permanent position at the end of the programme is not guaranteed, the programme will equip you with invaluable skills and hands-on experience that will put you one step ahead in securing a permanent role either at GAM or elsewhere within the industry.

I’ve always been a confident person, but GAM has helped me to embrace that - you're allowed to be yourself here
Adeyemi, UK Wholesale

Key Dates

The next London Trainee Programme will commence on 16 September 2019.

Key Dates

 

Monday 25 March 2019

Application open

30 April 2019

Application close

6 May - 10 May 2019

Successful and unsuccessful applicants informed

6 May - 17 May 2019

Telephone interviews taking place

20 May - 31 May 2019

Face to face interviews taking place (London office)

31 May - 14 June 2019

Offers made to successful candidates. Feedback provided to unsuccessful candidates

Monday 16 September 2019

London Trainee Programme commences