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Francia, PuteauxFrancia, Puteaux

AXA Group

Data di pubblicazione 04.04.2024

Internship - Italian RFP Analyst

At AXA IM, we act for human progress by investing for what matters, actively and responsibly. Join us and you'll build a career in a truly diverse, entrepreneurial organization. You'll be part of a mission to tackle some of the world's most stimulating challenges, pushing boundaries and exploring fresh ideas that aim to deliver long-term prosperity.

1. AXA IM

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a responsible asset manager, actively investing for the long-term to help its clients, its people and the world to prosper. Our high conviction approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and traditional asset classes, managing approximately €824 billion in assets as at the end of December 2022.

AXA IM is a leading investor in green, social and sustainable markets, managing €489 billion of ESG-integrated, sustainable or impact assets as at the end of December 2022.

We are committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 across all our assets, and integrating ESG principles into our business, from stock selection to our corporate actions and culture. Our goal is to provide clients with a true value responsible investment solution, while driving meaningful change for society and the environment.

At end of December 2022, AXA IM employs over 2,600 employees around the world, operates out of 24 offices across 18 countries and is part of the AXA Group, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management.

2. Description of the team

RFP stands for "Request For Proposal" and encompasses the entire tendering process (questionnaires, documents, presentations, etc.) that asset managers prepare in order to attract new client mandates.

The Core RFP team is based in Paris and London and is part of the AXA IM Core investment platform managing liquid assets, namely Fixed Income, Equity and Multi Asset portfolios.

The Core RFP team covers both prospective institutional and distribution clients ; from answering of the clients' questionnaire to preparing the pitch presentations for the final 'beauty contest'. The team's mission thereby is to deliver high quality, winning RFPs within the strict client deadlines. Our proposals cover a diverse range of liquid products and strategies including highly tailored and innovative institutional solutions taking into account responsible investment considerations, from integrated to impact products.

Being part of the Core RFP team involves a close working relationship with portfolio management and sales teams, as well as with all other company's stakeholders (risk, operations, etc.) in a real project management mode.

As the team covers Europe, the United States and Asia, it presents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure and insight to the internal framework of one of Europe's largest asset managers and to gain a wealth of knowledge about the products we manage and the markets we operate in.

3. Key responsibilities of the role

• Act as a key contributor in the capital raising process, both for mandates and pooled funds, mainly for major institutional investors.

• Creation of accurate, compelling and client-focused RFP responses aiming to present our company and our investment solution

• Development of strong, effective, two-way working relationships with key stakeholders, including Institutional Sales teams and Portfolio Managers globally.

• Gaining a broad knowledge of liquid investments (Equity, Fixed Income and Multi Assets products).

• Contact with many business partners who will help in providing data and answering questions (e.g., Sales teams, Portfolio Managers, Responsible Investment experts, Investment Specialist team, Trading and other departments)

• Rigorous adherence to review, compliance and record-keeping procedures (RFP Reporting)

Share your unique experience

4. Profile

Education / Qualifications

• Degree in Finance.

Experience

• Prior experience working in the financial markets industry is a plu

• Excellent level of Italian plus English (another language can be a plus in particular French)

Knowledge and Skills

• Excellent writing skills: enjoys writing and transforming technical descriptions into marketing documents, easy to read for non-specialists, with a strong emphasis on key selling point

• Strong analytical skills and products knowledge

- ability to understand and describe investment processes and financial solutions in detail

- client focused

- ability to challenge experts (Sales, Product Specialists, etc.)

• Good project management skill

Key Competencies

• Rigorous, curious, sense of detail and well-organised

• Team player: willingness to share know-how and to learn from other

• Leadership/entrepreneurial spirit to take full responsibility for delivering the documents required, ability to gather information from different department

• Enjoys working in an international environment

• Works well under pressure, respect of tight deadline

• Excellent knowledge of MS Office tool

5. What do we offer

- This internship is an excellent opportunity to discover an international working environment. Due to our leading position on the market you can gain a strong exposure to a variety of complex issues of an international asset manager.

- You will join a growing platform which will allow you to take-over real responsibilities rapidly

Please join us to realize your potential to drive progress, for yourself, our clients and the world in which we live.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

At AXA IM we are investing with a clear purpose - to make the world a better place. We act for human progress by investing for what matters. Our conviction-led approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and core asset classes. We are already entrusted by our clients with more than €887 billion in assets.

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AXA IM is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage candidates with disabilities or any other protected characteristic to apply. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, when needed, to apply for a position or to perform essential job functions.

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