Schroders: Investment Solutions Apprenticeship, London In person placement

Important dates

  • Application deadline date:

  • Placement start date:

Placement locations

  • London

Placement details


Location: London

Start Date: September 2023

Application Criteria:

  • You must be 18 years old by 4 September to apply for the 2023 intake
  • You must have gained A-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects – no minimum UCAS point required

Key skills:

  • A flexible approach and willing to get involved in variety of tasks and projects. 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy  
  • Numerate and enjoys problem solving 
  • Any experience in providing excellent customer service in any industry will be helpful.

How to Apply: View further details and apply by clicking 'Apply' at the top of this page!


About the opportunity

On this programme, you’ll be part of the Schroders Solutions team.
You will get hands-on experience with the department, find out how the Solutions teams
operate within Schroders as well as working towards a professional qualification.

As an apprentice, you will spend 20% of your time working towards achieving your qualification
the rest of your time will be spent working with your team and gaining the skills you need to
build your expertise.

You will be placed in one of the following areas within our Solutions business:

Consulting: Some of your day to day tasks could include: 

  • Modelling pension liability cash flows
  • Dealing with ad-hoc client queries
  • Designing a long-term investment strategy to meet a client's investment goals, which will involve risk modelling and analysis
  • Preparing written materials for clients, including advice and training
  • Reporting to clients on how things are going in their investment strategy

Portfolio Implementation: Some of your day to day tasks could include: 

  • Planning, execution and reporting of portfolio transitions for advisory clients
  • Day to day management of portfolios on behalf of our Fiduciary clients and multi asset funds
  • Model trades and execute on behalf of our Fiduciary clients and multi asset funds across a range of asset classes and markets.
  • Providing trade and exposure analysis to Portfolio Managers
  • On-going risk and exposure monitoring across all portfolios and products
  • Investment performance measurement and monitoring across all portfolios and products

Derivatives: Some of your day to day tasks could include: 

  • Modelling pension liability cash flows to understand their risks
  • Designing a liability matching portfolio of UK Gilts and derivatives
  • Monitoring hedge portfolios versus their benchmarks
  • Model trades and execute them in the market, either on execution platforms or with
  • counterparty banks
  • Dealing with ad-hoc client queries
  • Reporting to clients on how their hedge portfolios are performing and explaining the
  • performance


About the company

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. Channelling 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.


Next steps: 

View further details and apply by clicking 'Apply' at the top of this page!


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