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Our Graduate Programme is currently closed for 2022. Please follow us on social media for more updates for next year.

Graduate Programme 2022

Overview
The Fairtree Asset Management Graduate Programme is an exciting opportunity for 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. Next year we will be hiring interns in the following categories; Equity, Marketing,
Investment Solutions 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.

Format
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.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • South African citizen
  • Driver’s license essential
  • EE Candidates

Qualifications
Equity Analyst Intern:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Investments or Finance

Marketing Intern:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Marketing as major subject
  • Specific interest in marketing and communication

Operations Intern:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Investments or Finance with Accounting as major subject.
  • Specific interest in middle office operations (controls over security transaction processing and checking integrity of portfolio management system)

Investment Solutions Intern:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Investments, Actuarial, Finance, Statistics or Economics as the major subjects
  • Specific interest in investments, solutions and investment advice

Most important attributes:

  • Strong academic track record
  • Interest in business and investments
  • A questioning nature and an analytical mind
  • Strong numerical ability
  • Detail-oriented
  • 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 2022 intake are currently open and close on 31 August 2021. Suitable candidates will be interviewed
and notified of the success of their application after the closing date.

Applications must contain:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Academic transcripts (Matric and University)
  • Copy of your ID

Email applications to: graduates@fairtree.com

Sorry, there are no positions available at this time.

Role Title: Global Equity Analyst

Role function

  • Position within the equities team, principally as a Global Equity Analyst.
  • The Global Equity Analyst will report into the Portfolio Managers, who reports into the CEO.
  • Relevant qualifications, experience and fit with the current team critical and would override particular demographic background, however EE and/or female candidates preferred.

Qualifications and experience

  • Appropriate finance qualification, CA(SA) or CFA preferred.
  • Self-driven with 2-6 years working in the equity fund management industry.
  • Relevant computer skills and system experience. Experience in a programming language would be advantageous, but not required.
  • Willingness to obtain additional qualifications if required.

Competency requirements:

  • Knowledge/Skills/Attributes
  • Self-starter.
  • Professional.
  • A questioning nature and an analytical mind
  • Problem-solving and innovation.
  • Strong communicator and team player.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Relevant market knowledge.
  • Team player.
  • Self-development.
  • Fit in with an entrepreneurial, hard-working culture.

Please forward all CVs to hr@fairtree.com
Closing Date: Open until appropriate candidate has been hired.

Invest Now

To start a New Investment is a three step process. We will guide you along each step.
Because with us, it is all about the journey.

This is an Individual Investor Online Application Process.

**Please Note:
Our Minimums are R1,000,000 for initial lump sum investments.

STEP 1:
Please provide us with your Name, Surname, Cell Phone Number and Email Address. A Fairtree consult