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Insights Sector Analyst, Proprietary Research, London

Insights Sector Analyst, Proprietary Research, London
114,000 - 184,000
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Job Description


On our proprietary research team—Market Intelligence—you’ll partner with our Investment Professionals and Compliance team to uncover insights about companies, industries, and the broader economy through deep fundamental research and applying data science and engineering techniques to alternative data sets. You’ll work alongside a talented team with diverse skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. Our industry researchers, product managers, and data scientists and engineers work together to build compliant research products that answer the questions our investment professionals care about most. We look for other bright, motivated, and collaborative people to join our team and grow with us—more than 90% of the leaders in our group were promoted from within.


As an Insights Sector Analyst for European Equities, you will provide industry context and business fundamentals to our team of data scientists and engineers and deliver synthesized insights to our investment professionals as you collaborate with them on their research needs. The work is ever evolving, affording opportunities to tackle new challenges alongside research teammates from diverse backgrounds. In this role you will:

  • Be assigned to one or more sectors, where you will develop subject-matter expertise on the key themes and KPIs that drive the industries and companies in your coverage
  • Compose research reports that synthesize findings from Firm approved data and provide recommendations to our investment professionals internally
  • Interact directly with our investment professionals, learning the discretionary investment process from them and helping drive investment decisions
  • Collaborate with our proprietary research teams including Data Sourcing, Data Science and Engineering and Compliance to source, evaluate, and draw value from new and existing data assets


  • Staying current on industry trends and macro events impacting businesses around the world
  • Gaining deep expertise in industries, business models and supply chains
  • Synthesizing clear takeaways from complex information derived from both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Understanding the use of alternative data and its role in discretionary investing
  • Multi-tasking and switching gears frequently to address the needs of the business
  • Experiment-based research approach with freedom to innovate
  • Working as part of a cross-functional team made up of investment, research, and compliance professional


  • Superb business intuition and a methodological approach to problem solving
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A desire to innovate and stay ahead of the competition
  • Ability to collaborate with and build strong client relationships
  • Intellectual curiosity and an eagerness to find out if your conclusions are right or wrong
  • Adherence to the highest ethical standards working closely with the Firm’s Compliance team


  • An undergraduate degree or advanced degree with demonstrated academic success
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for finance, research, and using data to solve problems
  • Proficiency with technical coding/programming (SQL, Python)
  • Experience leveraging data analysis as part of fundamental research process for business, public policy, finance, engineering, applied sciences, or other quantitative fields
  • 1-3 years of prior equity/investment/scientific research or consulting experience preferred
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards


  • Integrity – You demonstrate 100% commitment to the highest ethical standards
  • Ownership – You take charge of your work, uphold your commitments, and always do your best
  • Commerciality – You focus on what matters, ask necessary questions, and are diligent about not wasting time
  • Humility – You welcome and are receptive to feedback and learn from past mistakes
  • Adaptability – You can triage business needs and context switch quickly and efficiently
  • Admirability – You elevate the room through your work ethic, domain knowledge, and work product


We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide:

  • Health care benefits
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • A pension scheme with employer contribution and more

About Point72

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit here.

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