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Trainee Research Analyst Opportunity at Momentum
February 10, 2016 Bursaries

Momentum seeks a Trainee Research Analyst in Illovo. This position is available in the Investments and Savings Centre of Excellence. In MMI, we are committed to enhancing the lifetime financial wellness of people, their communities and their businesses. Our business focus is to deliver on world class outcomes based investment solutions by providing investment outcomes that are relevant, innovative and fully aligned to the current and future needs of our clients.

Momentum SP Reid Securities has initiated a one-year fixed-term internship programme to develop and grow Investment professionals for the future. The purpose will be to provide a positive and stimulating learning environment where interns can develop their potential to prepare them for a career in Investments.

The internship programme will commence on 01 April 2016 at our office in Illovo, Johannesburg. The contract will involve on-the-job-training backed by a mentorship programme. Interns will be deployed within various operations area for practical work experience.


  • Assist with monitoring, rebalancing and administering Momentum Portfolio Management Model portfolios
  • Investment research involving a range of company analysis (ie attending investment meetings, maintaining market knowledge, etc)
  • Assist Senior Research Analyst in research ie gathering statistical information
  • Any ad hoc requests/projects that need to be carried out
  • Display initiative and make recommendations based on research conducted
  • Keep abreast of current developments, market intelligence presented in an innovative way
  • Monitor company news, events and maintain of research database
  • Building and maintaining company models


  • Appropriate undergraduate qualification e.g. B.Com
  • South African citizens only


  • Computer proficiency in MS Excel
  • Willing to learn
  • Initiative and pro-activeness / self-starter
  • Conceptual thinker
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork

How to apply

Applications close on 16 February 2016. Click here to apply online

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