Business Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
06 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Business Manager role in the Office of the COO, GQS is ideal for someone who aspires to:

·         Contribute to the growth and expansion of a successful and dynamic business that mixes quantitative disciplines with creative problem solving to build tools that bring research and trading strategies to life

·         Work in a team environment that closely integrates quantitative research, trading, and technology

·         Work on meaningful projects that directly impact global markets


·         Work closely with the COO and Business Head of GQS on end to end (planning through execution of) strategic business management initiatives that directly impact the investment process for Citadel's GQS businesses

·         Solve problems by turning research into tangible business impact

·         Identify and drive strategic and operational improvements

·         Help drive business scalability across people, research infrastructure, technology, and measurement

·         Collaborate with colleagues in the business, and across Citadel; including quantitative researchers, traders, technologists, business leaders outside GQS


The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial, analytical and data-driven individual with

distinctive skills in oral and written communications.  They must have the ability to take apart complex business issues, perform research and analyses independently, synthesize conclusions into CEO-level presentations, lead implementation of these strategies within a business, and collaborate with senior business leaders across the firm.  Successful candidates will enjoy a wide variety of activities and do not require a structured environment to thrive. 

Critical Requirements:

·         Experience from a top 3 consulting firm

·         MBA from a top 10 university

·         At least a BS from a hard science field

·         Prior experience working for a financial institution, internships included

·         Experienced in new business plan development – market & opportunity sizing, build vs. buy analysis, competitive analysis, barriers to entry, market entry strategy, etc.

·         Strong proficiency in slide deck design and writing (PowerPoint); other written prose

·         Strong proficiency in data analysis/financial modeling (Excel)

Salary: Competitive
Expiry Date: 02 September 2019


Apply for Business Manager

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Supporting Document or cover letter must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 8MB

4000 characters left

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy notice. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.