Fairtree Graduate Programme 2020
The Fairtree Asset Management Graduate Programme is an exciting opportunity for finance and investment graduates to gain experience at our multi asset firm. This is a 10 month program where interns will develop a broad skills base that will kick start their career in the asset management industry.
Trainees will predominately get exposure to equity research which includes long-only and hedge funds, as well as get an opportunity to job shadow other areas of the business such as Distribution and Operations.
Training and development
Trainees will participate in various training initiatives to develop their overall profile and enhance their skills and knowledge to deliver at the required levels. Training will incorporate technical and soft skills development programmes. Graduates will assist analysts and portfolio managers in research functions, including meeting company management, basic modelling and presentations.
Interns will participate in a training programme for a period of 10 months starting from February 2020. Shorter periods or delayed starts will be considered for exceptional cases.
Bachelor’s degree in investments or finance
South African citizen
Driver’s license essential
Most important attributes:
Strong academic track record
Interest in business and investments
A questioning nature and an analytical mind
Strong numerical ability
Adaptable and flexible
Ability to multi-task and work in teams
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
MS office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Coding skills preferable, but not necessary
How to apply
Applications for the 2020 intake are currently open and close on the 31st July 2019. Suitable candidates will be interviewed and notified of the success of their application after the closing date.
Applications must contain:
Academic transcripts (Matric and University)
Copy of your ID
Email applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org