Who we're looking for
Schroders' traineeship programme is your chance to gain a year of hands-on, paid work experience. If you've just finished your A-levels or your BTECs then this programme provides you with a chance to explore the world of work. We also accept applications from graduates.
Although you may have never heard of Schroders before visiting our website, this traineeship could be for you because key to the purpose of the programme is to teach you about what, why and how we do what we do.
On this programme, you'll be part of our Operations teams within the Infrastructure or Wealth Management parts of our business.
As a trainee, you will receive ongoing training designed to develop throughout the year, where you will have the chance to improve your skills as well as your technical knowledge. We support you to take the Investment Foundation Certificate, which is a professional industry qualification and you'll be paid competitively above the London living wage.
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. We offer flexible working appropriate for a client solutions focussed role.
Performance Services (Infrastructure)
The Performance Team at Schroders is a team of over 30 professionals working in London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and New York. We work to calculate and explain the performance of our client's accounts by providing reporting on over 2000 accounts.
Clients depend on our reporting to understand how their portfolios are performing and to evaluate the success of Schroders at managing their investment. Information is also provided to the marketing teams so that they can sell our products based on the success of existing clients. The team also summarises the account performance for senior management in monthly reports that are used to govern the business and so that they can understand where improvements are required.
What you'll do (Performance Services)
Some of the tasks and projects you'll be involved in are:
Derivative Services Team (Infrastructure)
The Derivative Services Team is a central team within Investment Operations, reporting to the COO Investment with a global remit. The team provides collateral services, including managing over-the-counter contracts across all asset classes and reporting to the Investment teams within the Schroders Asset Management Business.
The team manages daily collateral calls on over-the-counter Derivative positions with various Investment Banks. Collectively the team are responsible for ensuring opposing parties do not default on payments due after trades, which is managed by the movement of cash or bonds (collateral).
What you'll do (Derivative Services)
Some of the tasks and projects you’ll be involved in are:
Digital and Intermediary Support (Wealth Management)
The Digital Support team's main responsibilities is the operational support for staff users, intermediary users and client users of Cazenove Capital's client portal (eServices) and mobile app (My Wealth). A big focus for the team is making sure that all users experience a first class, seamless, and professional level of client service.
On the intermediary side, the team is responsible for sending large holding data files on a daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly basis to pension providers, as per our service level agreements.
What you'll do
Some of the tasks and projects you'll be involved in within the Digital and Intermediary Support teams are:
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
What you'll be like
Ultimately, we can teach what you need to know about the job we just need you to bring your drive, passion and enthusiasm to make the most of the opportunity to start building your career.
We’re looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You’re welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.
As a global investment manager, we help institutions, intermediaries and individuals across the planet meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.