Quantitative Strategist

Quantitative Strategist

Job Title: Quantitative Strategist
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN- 022019-15244
Contact Name: Kevin Johnson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2019 07:51

Job Description

In this role you will:

  • Develop and integrate quantitative risk, trade idea generation, and portfolio construction and optimization tools and strategies for active Global Equity portfolio
  • Optimize active asset allocation through quants modelling
  • Provide quants support into fundamental active SA equity process
  • Provide portfolio recommendations to add alpha
  • Team expert and researcher on AI trends
  • Collaborate with the team to research and develop new/alternative quant techniques to enhance risk/return outcomes for clients
  • Lead key projects such as outsourced IT development


Qualifications and experience:

  • Post graduate quantitative degree (CFA highly advantageous) 
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a Quantitative role within investments where modelling was a primary function of the position
  • Strong coding skills – MATLAB / Python / R / C#. 

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