Generali is one of the largest global insurance and asset management providers. Established in 1831, it is present in 50 countries in the world, with a total premium income of more than € 66 billion in 2018. With nearly 71,000 employees serving 61 million customers, the Group has a leading position in Europe and a growing presence in Asia and Latin America. Generali's ambition is to be the life-time partner to its customers, offering innovative and personalized solutions thanks to an unmatched distribution network.
Generali Investments Holding S.p.A. guarantees a solid framework of services designed to support various asset management activities. Key elements include back office activities, organized to provide maximum efficiency; advanced reporting systems and sophisticated technological infrastructures. The company also acts as a holding company, retaining share capital in the boutiques and Generali Investments' companies.
Within the Group Investments, Asset and Wealth Management Business Unit the GIA&WM COO has the main task of defining and updating the Group System of Governance for Investment management activities, and supervising its implementation across all the BU's Legal Entities.
The ideal candidate will join the Quantitative Analysis and Modeling team and will be introduced to a career focused on financial instruments modelling, investments data management, data analysis and monitoring of one of Europe's largest investment portfolios.
Candidate activities include:
Analysis and monitoring of reference and market data as well as pricing functions and stress test outputs
Analysis and modeling of investments with focus on derivatives and structured products
Maintenance and enhancement of pricing models
Validation of pricing functions and stress test outputs
Functional interface with Investment IT team throughout the entire software development life-cycle
Support Risk Management activities
Interface with other Group and Local Unit Investment Departments and as well other Head Office areas (mainly GCFO and GCRO area)
University Degree in Economics, Science, Engineering or similar
Strong quantitative skills with special interest in applied mathematics, investments and problem solving
Post degree education on investment focus (CFA, CQF, FRM, PHD,..) is a plus
Basic knowledge of financial instruments reference data and markets or experience of at least 3-4 years in financial data analysis and/or pricing algorithm implementation would represent a preferential factor
Proved good programming skills in object-oriented languages (C++, python, java), computing environments (SAS, Matlab, R) and advanced knowledge of MS Office
Fluency in English is a requirement, other foreign languages are a plus
Self-motivated, strong team working and interpersonal skills
Proactive, take over responsibility at a very early stage, flexibility
Solid problem solving and ability to perform well under pressure and against tight deadlines
Internal Number: 6272756
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