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Investment 20/20 Derivatives Operations Apprentice

Job Introduction

he Derivatives Operations team take care of all post-trade derivatives activities for instruments traded by Jupiter funds. The scope of managing the trade lifecycle of these securities would range from reconciliation of trades and positions, dealing with our trading counterparties, to risk management. The team is also tasked with processing all profit and loss cash for all derivative trades and supports the implementation of new derivative initiatives and products across the Jupiter fund range.

Role Responsibility

The successful candidate would be involved in collating, processing and comparing securities finance information from our brokers and providing this to our front office to assist in decision making, whilst also gaining a broad exposure to all instrument types covered by the Derivatives Operations function to gain a shared level of procedural knowledge within the team.

The Ideal Candidate

Jupiter’s Investment 20/20 Programme is aimed at:

  • school/college leavers; and
  • recent graduates.

If you have the following skills, then we want to hear from you.

  • Keen willingness to learn
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Highly organised
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Proficient in use of Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Professional approach
  • Problem solving skill

We are looking for the best candidate for each Investment 20/20 opportunity and have no requirements in terms of educational institute attended, subjects studied, previous experience, or grades achieved. You will, however, need to demonstrate in your application form how you have developed (either personally or academically) the required skills and attributes for the role.

The application process will consist of:

  1. an online application form,
  2. a telephone interview, and
  3. a face-to-face interview.

Further details about the recruitment process can be found on our careers’ website.
Please note that adjustments to the recruitment process can be made, if required for medical reasons. Please provide details, if changes are needed, on the application form when requested.

Please note that adjustments to the recruitment process can be made, if required for medical reasons. Please provide details, if changes are needed, on the application form when requested.

Package Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the derivatives operations team as part of the Investment 20/20 programme. Investment 20/20 is an industry wide initiative designed to create more entry level opportunities into the industry and to provide you with the skills and experiences to help you start your career.

You and your fellow cohort members will join the company on 27th August 2019.


As an Apprentice on the Investment 20/20 programme you will receive:

  • An 18-months contract in your desired role with 20% of your time studying towards a formal qualification.
  • A dedicated line manager focused on supporting your development.
  • A buddy from a previous intake.
  • A two-day induction providing you with useful information to help you start your career.
  • On-the-job training.
  • Structured soft skills and technical training.
  • Invitations to Investment 20/20 industry and social events.
  • Invitations to Jupiter’s Sports, Social and Arts events.

A salary of £21,000, plus benefits (incl. non-contributory pension, medical insurance and study leave for company approved qualifications).

You will also participate in a charitable fundraising project and have the opportunity, through our Ambassador Programme, to return to your school, college or university to raise awareness of Jupiter and the Programme.

In addition, we provide our employees with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes physical health and financial wellbeing initiatives and family friendly policies, as well as Company support to make a difference to the charities that are important to them. We also offer a structured learning and development programme and sponsorship towards relevant qualifications. Our employee resource groups (including LGBT+ and Women in Technology), Sports and Social, Arts and Charity Committees also provide further support to our employees.

About the Company

Jupiter is one of the UK’s leading investment management companies with just over 500 employees and £42.7 billion worth of assets under management (as at 31st December 2018).

Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden Switzerland and Spain.

The majority of our employees are based in our London office located just minutes from Victoria station which provides stair-free access from both the Underground’s Victoria line and National Rail platforms, as well as limited road crossings to the Jupiter office. Our London office was designed to encourage employees to live active, healthy lives with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for greater natural light and the benefit of a private balcony, table tennis room, cycle storage and on-site shower and locker facilities. The short distance to Green Park and St James' Park also provides employees with a natural space to relax during their lunch break and a healthy alternative to office-based meetings.

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