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AHL Quantitative Graduate Analyst

Man Group
AHL Quantitative Graduate Analyst
London, GB
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Job Description

About Man AHL:

Man AHL is a team of researchers, developers and traders of systematic investment strategies. We apply scientific rigour and robust technology to diverse collections of data and hundreds of global markets. Through our innovative and collaborative culture, we aim to generate returns for our clients across a range of diversified products.

The open and collaborative nature of Man AHL makes it an ideal place to learn and develop as a Junior Quantitative Analyst. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on meaningful projects early on. Graduates will be provided with a mentor to help guide their development throughout the programme.

AHL Graduate Programme

The Graduate Programme is designed to provide exposure to all the key areas required to build a successful systematic investment strategy with the ultimate goal of creating well-rounded quantitative analysts who are able to contribute across a wide range of areas. Successful candidates will undertake four 6-month rotations across a variety of quantitative functions covering areas such as alpha research, portfolio construction, execution research and risk management.

Who are we looking for?

Due to the technical nature of the role, we opt for applicants with strong mathematical, statistical, or computing skills e.g., Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics from a reputable university. We welcome education levels from Bachelor’s to PhD level.


Application Window: 11th September - 22nd October.

Aptitude & Coding Tests: 3rd - 5th November.

Webex Interviews: 9th - 10th November.

Assessment Centre: 27th November - 1st December.


  • Assist in running AHL’s Short-term Trading strategies smoothly in collaboration with Operations and Trading. Be a systems and implementation expert in collaboration with other technically minded team members

  • Follow markets and their impact on the trading model (performance reviews): propose appropriate model diagnostics: feedback observations into research

  • Research, develop and implement research and strategies trading in the Short-term Trading sector

  • Contribute to AHL’s overall research effort by collaborating with other teams across AHL

  • Follow industry/academic literature for innovations and suggest how AHL can profit from this

  • Applying quantitative techniques and market intuition to large, often novel or unconventional, datasets and cultivate areas of expertise along the way

  • Contribute to the business’ overall research effort by interacting with and collaborating with other research teams

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Degree in quantitative subject

  • Desire to learn and understand the structure and drivers of returns in financial markets

  • A demonstrable interest in algorithmic trading, financial derivatives, and markets in general

  • Coding Skill using Python. Ideally have an aptitude with other programming languages.

  • Aware of what statistical and mathematical tools and techniques are available and able to independently decide what is appropriate to use in which circumstances

  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and lexically.

  • Entrepreneurial team player, able to push and discuss views with the rest of the team and contribute to our wider research agenda

** Our Culture, Values 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 equal opportunities. 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. There are a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and that encourage inclusion and diversity across our firm and the industry. Man Group is a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter and the Race at Work Charter. Man Group is also a Disability Confident Committed employer; if you require help or information on reasonable adjustments as you apply for roles with us, please contact

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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