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Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs $113.1 billion* 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 multiple 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 efficient exposure to markets and effective collaboration across the organisation.

Through the Man Charitable Trust and the Man US Charitable Foundation, 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

For more information about Man Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit www.man.com/diversity

For more information about Man Group’s approach to responsible investment, please visit www.man.com/responsible-investment

*As at 30 September 2020. All investment management and advisory services are offered through the investment “engines” of Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.


Why Join Man Group?

Man Group is committed to being an employer of choice for people from all backgrounds. At Man Group, we are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce of the most talented people. We believe in the importance of a meritocratic workplace, where success is based upon talent, commitment, diligence and teamwork.


What Will I Do on the Operations Graduate Programme?

Man Group’s Operations Graduate Programme provides a unique opportunity to gain challenging and interesting experience within a performance-driven, global investment management business by rotating through three placements within the Product and Client Operations department over a two-year period.

As one of our trainees, you will gain a thorough understanding of a range of operations disciplines, including client operations, middle office accounting, trading operations and change management, in addition to being given exposure to different teams and business areas. Having completed the programme, you will be well-placed to develop a long-term career in Operations at Man Group with an expectation that you would be capable of progressing into a leadership role. Both professional studies (e.g. CFA, CIMA) and on-the-job training will be provided to enable you to contribute to the business. You will also have direct access to Man Group’s leadership team as a senior leader from Operations will be provided to each trainee to act as their mentor.


What Are Man Group Looking For?

We are keen to hire candidates who have obtained/are expecting a degree from university and who can demonstrate a genuine interest in a career within Operations. In addition you must be able to show you have initiative, are analytical with an eye for detail, keen to learn and able to operate in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will commence in their role by September 2021 and will be paid a salary at a competitive market rate.

How Do I Apply?

We only accept applications that are submitted via our online job portal. Simply click “Apply” and ensure to submit the following:

    • Your current CV making sure that you clearly demonstrate the candidate requirements
    • Your cover letter, including your motivation for a career in Operations and making sure that you clearly outline your qualifications, relevant skills and experience for this role

Applications for 2021 entry must be received by 11.59pm on 28th March.

What Happens After I Have Sent My Application?

For details on what to expect from a typical application process at Man Group, please see the “Graduate and Internship Candidate Resources” section on our Students & Graduates webpage: https://www.man.com/careers#_students-and-graduates. To make sure that we are assessing candidates based on the skills and behaviours most appropriate for each graduate programme, there is some variation in our recruitment processes. However, there are key stages included in almost all of them and our Step-by-Step guide offers lots of useful information and advice on how to succeed.

Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equality of opportunity. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business, and this is embedded in our culture and values. We run a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion across our firm and industry. https://www.man.com/diversity. Man Group is also a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter.

Man Group supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two ‘Mankind’ days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust’s community volunteering programme.

We offer comprehensive, firm-wide employee benefits including competitive holiday entitlements, pension/401k, life and long-term disability coverage, group sick pay, enhanced parental leave and long-service leave.  Additional benefits are tailored to local markets and may include private medical coverage, discounted gym membership and wellbeing programmes.

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