2024 Fixed Income Product Apprenticeship SCHRODER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED

The Fixed Income division is a key element of Schroders’ product offering that continues to experience significant growth in the range and depth of investment options for clients.  The Product Management team sits within Investment and is responsible for managing the fixed income portfolio of business, allowing fund managers to focus on investing.

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Closing date: 23 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 9am - 5am

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The function acts as a link between the investment team and client services/sales, supporting growth and ongoing profitability. The team is involved in a range of high volume activities that include servicing existing clients, preparation for new business pitches, developing new products and being subject matter experts for other parts of the company. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Maintain department statistics, including product AUMs (Assets Under Management) and team changes  
  • Help prepare PowerPoint presentations for client pitches, portfolio review meetings and conferences 
  • Liaise with teams across the business to co-ordinate product support in multiple time zones  
  • Help respond to ad hoc queries from internal teams 
  • Provide ongoing support to Product Executives and Investment Directors across the London-managed fixed income fund range 
  •  Help prepare client reporting packages on monthly and quarterly reporting cycles 
  • Liaise with overseas Product Management and Sales & Distribution teams  
  • Apprentices on this programme would usually undertake the Investment Operations Specialist qualification at Level 4

The training you will be getting

As an apprentice you'll be involved with all the everyday tasks of your team from day one.

You'll be part of one of the most successful and well-known brands in the Asset Management industry with opportunities to develop and progress your career during your time here.

In addition to the accredited qualification, you'll study towards (Level  4 Investment Operations Specialist), some of the other training and development opportunities offered over the programme include:

  • An introduction to The City - build your awareness of the Asset Management Industry
  • Time management
  • Interview skills
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Effective business writinResilience training
  • Presentation skills
  • Lunch & learns led by senior members of staff giving you the opportunity to build your network and learn more about our business areas
  • Industry-led Insight events with Investment 20/20

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you've completed your qualification over the two year programme, you'll move in to a permanent position within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A* - C or 9-4) Essential
AS Level or equivalent A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade No minimum) Essential

About the employer

Schroders is a global investment manager which helps institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to our clients through active management. By serving clients, we serve wider society. Channeling capital into sustainable and durable businesses accelerates positive change in the world. Funding the future is a privilege: we use it wisely and responsibly. We employ over 5700 talented people worldwide operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.




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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Investment operations specialist

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Apr 2024