Equity Quantitative Research | COO Business Manager


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Equity Quantitative Research COO Business Manager
Location: London
Company Description:
Citadel is a worldwide leader in finance that uses next-generation technology and alpha-driven strategies to transform the global economy. They tackle some of the toughest problems in the industry by pushing themselves to be the best. They offer challenging work for the brightest minds and would not have it any other way. At Citadel, great ideas can come from anyone. Everyone. You.
About Equities Quantitative Research (EQR):
Equities Quantitative Research sits at the center of our equities business within Citadel. We apply leading-edge research techniques and technology to deploy investment strategies in the markets and maximize the value of our fundamental equities’ businesses.
Job Description:
Business Managers are a key component of the EQR team, as they work across a large range of initiatives:
  • Work closely with the technical stakeholders, COO and Business Heads on end to end (planning through execution of) strategic initiatives that directly impact the investment process
  • Identify and drive strategic and operational improvements
  • Help drive business scalability across people, research infrastructure, technology, and measurement
  • Solve problems by identifying and guiding technology solution
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the business, and across Citadel, including quantitative researchers, traders, technologists, and other business leaders
The EQR team is seeking a Business Manager candidate whose professional experience and attributes include:
  • Experience working for or with large technology organizations
  • Outstanding communication skills – experience working with both development teams and stakeholders/clients
  • Effective with prioritization/time management, especially within a fast-paced environment
  • Hands on coding experience with Python / R, SQL
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Mathematics, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • Management consulting and/or product management experience at a top firm strongly preferred
  • Experience with project management tools (Jira/Confluence) preferred

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.