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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.

Our 2020 UK Trainee Programme offers roles in Finance, Marketing, HR, Facilities & Procurement, Investment Solutions, Investment Operations, Information Technology, Legal and Governance & Responsible Investment. Please keep an eye on this page for the 2021 intake information and job descriptions.

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.

Whilst we have been in government "lock-down" our trainees have been continuing their year, working from home.  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! When it is safe to do so, we look forward to getting back to the wonderful facilities that our office environment and surroundings offer.

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.

OUR TRAINEEs

We asked our Investment2020 trainees to give us their thoughts on the opportunities they were given at GAM. Click below to hear what they had to say.

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. We offer trainees a competitive package with learning & development opportunities throughout the year.

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 2020 London Trainee Programme has now commenced.

Our 2020 program has started so please look back here in Spring 2021 for details of the 2021 application process and the time frames we’ll be working to.