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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Salary: $121K - $133K

Brandywine Global Investment Management is a multi-year winner of Pension & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management. Our mission is to deliver superior outcomes for our clients by encouraging independent thinking and challenging one another in a culture of integrity and mutual respect. We believe in the power of value investing. Acting with conviction and discipline, we look beyond short-term, conventional thinking to rigorously pursue long-term value for our clients. Where others see risk, we see potential.

Job Summary:

The fixed income group manages global bond portfolios based on a macro-driven investment approach. We seek investments where there is a valuation anomaly and identifiable catalyst for price mean reversion. You will be involved in a wide variety of research projects relevant to our top-down macro analysis. In addition, you will be expected to closely monitor a few select countries and provide regular updates to the investment team. Over time, as part of your role, you will have the opportunity to develop and propose investment recommendations for our portfolios. Brandywine offers a flexible work environment which combines office collaboration and remote work.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work on a wide range of global macro research projects.
  • Conduct in-depth research on select country markets. Keep the team informed about significant developments in those countries.
  • Develop and update macroeconomic signals and valuation models.
  • Produce and maintain presentations, graphs, and slides for use in meetings and client market materials.

Requirements:

  • Academic degree in related field
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience as a research analyst
  • In-depth knowledge of macroeconomic analysis
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Passion for markets, economics, politics, and history
  • Proficiency in Python

Total Rewards:

Our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards. Our Total Rewards include:

  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Health, wellness and risk benefits to protect employees and their families
  • Retirement savings, stock purchase and other incentive programs to help employees plan for the future
  • Holiday, paid-time-off and other employee programs that support work-life balance
  • Support for pursuing certifications, external education and degree programs
  • Learning, development and career advancement opportunities
  • Ways to get involved in, and give back to, our communities, including paid time off for volunteering and charitable donation matching
  • The salary range for this position is targeted for $121,000 to $133,000, plus discretionary bonus. Base pay offered may vary depending on job related knowledge, skills, and experience

This position requires an individual who possesses the personal attributes and the professional experience consistent with the Firm’s high standards of conduct and performance. In performing the job, the individual must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company core values including:

Act with Integrity

  • Demonstrates values and ethics aligned to BGIM and is looked to for guidance on standards and norms
  • Follows through on commitments
  • Viewed as direct and truthful
  • Shows consistency between words and actions
  • Keeps confidences

Take Ownership

  • Feels a sense of personal responsibility in seeing tasks to completion
  • Works and thinks like a team member – owns their responsibilities while also considering the enterprise impact
  • Takes personal accountability for decisions, actions and outcomes.
  • Takes an active role in managing their own career development

Be Curious. Challenge Conventional Thinking

  • Introduces new ways of looking at problems
  • Experiments and finds new solutions
  • Has the courage to push back and ask questions that advance the group’s thinking

Debate with an Open Mind

  • Uses compelling arguments in representing own interests while actively seeking to understand different perspectives
  • Steps up to address difficult issues, says what needs to be said
  • Champions an idea or position despite dissent or political risk

Build Strong Diverse Relationships

  • Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people. This includes diversity in the broadest sense – diversity of thought and functional expertise in addition to race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation.
  • Builds effective formal and informal relationships inside and outside the organization – including co-workers, clients, vendors and parent company, Franklin Templeton.
  • Draws upon multiple relationships to exchange ideas, resources and know-how
  • Embraces the spirit of collegiality, mutual respect and teamwork

Strive For Balance

  • Prioritizes business needs with an understanding personal realities
  • Understands and considers competing agendas and priorities within the firm when making decisions

Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Firm.