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Man Group Returner Programme – Technology AHL 1083878
IT
FTC 31 May 2018

Man Group Returner Programme AHL Investment Management Technology role

Man Group, one of the world's largest independent alternative investment managers, is partnering with Women Returners to launch a 2018 returnship programme for an investment management professional who has taken an extended career break and now wants to return to the workforce on a permanent basis.

During the three month programme, you will work on professional assignments based on your skills and interests, and will benefit from coaching through the transition period from Women Returners, together with internal mentoring and network access. At the end of the three months, there will be the possibility of a permanent role with the organisation.

Man Group is open to receiving applications from people who want to work flexibly.


Skills and requirements

  • Excellent pedigree in Technology and able to demonstrate professional achievements in one of the following specialist areas Software Engineering, Trade Support, Application Support.
  • Programming experience in either Python, C++ or Java.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and able to contribute to the wider Technology function.
  • Career break of at least 18 months.

About Man Group

Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs $112.7bn* of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across 25 jurisdictions. Our business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of our capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.

These engines house numerous investment teams, working collaboratively within the framework of Man Group, with a high degree of investment autonomy. Each team benefits from the strength and resources of the firm's single operating platform, enabling their primary focus to be seeking to generate alpha for clients. The teams invest across a diverse range of strategies and asset classes with highly specialised approaches, with long only and alternative strategies run on a discretionary and quantitative basis in single and multi-manager formats. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and we engage in close dialogue with our investors as strategic partners, to understand their particular needs and constraints. Man Group's investment teams are empowered and supported by our institutional infrastructure and technology, which aims to facilitate the most efficient exposure to markets and effective collaboration across the organisation.

Through the Man Charitable Trust and sponsorship of the Man Booker Prizes, Man Group is committed to promoting literacy and numeracy on a global scale, and to supporting charitable causes more broadly.

Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.LN and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Further information can be found at www.man.com.

About Man AHL

Man AHL employs diversified quantitative techniques to offer a range of strategies which encompass traditional momentum, non-traditional momentum, multi-strategy and sector-based approaches. Man AHL's strategies are primarily alternative and seek to gain potential predictive, alpha-generating insights through rigorous analysis of large data sets.

Man AHL is a specialised engine, applying scientific rigour and advanced technology and execution to a diverse range of data in order to build systematic investment strategies, trading continuously over hundreds of global markets. The team of 150 investment professionals, including 110 researchers, is comprised of scientists, technologists and finance practitioners, driven by curiosity and intellectual honesty, and a passion for solving the complex problems presented by financial markets.

The engine leverages Man Group's unique collaboration with the University of Oxford, the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance (OMI). The OMI conducts field-leading academic research into machine learning and data analytics, which can be applied to quantitative investing.

Founded in 1987, Man AHL's funds under management were $23.8bn at 31 March 2018. Further information can be found at www.man.com/ahl.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Man Group, we fundamentally believe in the importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are dedicated to ensuring that we have a meritocratic environment, where people succeed through talent, commitment, diligence and teamwork, and where all employees can reach their full potential. Promoting and celebrating diversity is a key priority, and we continue to recognise the importance of feeling included and supported in the work environment. We have a global internal diversity and inclusion network, called Drive, which is designed to inform, support and inspire our people. The network's mission is to advance Man Group's efforts in promoting and valuing diversity and inclusion throughout the firm.

Timing
It is envisaged that the start date will be Summer/Autumn 2018.

*As at 31 March 2018. All investment management and advisory services are offered through the investment "engines" of Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets (GPM).

Man Principles

Performance


First, foremost and always, we focus on achieving superior risk-adjusted performance.

Clients


Our clients are at the heart of everything we do.

Excellence


Good is not enough, we strive to be excellent in all we do.

Responsibility


We expect our people to do the right thing and conduct our business with the highest standards of integrity.

Differentiation


We seek to be differentiated and original in our thinking.

Meritocracy


We succeed through talent, commitment, diligence and teamwork.

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