Business Strategy Support (12 months Internship)

Paço de Arcos, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 23872 


We are looking for a business strategy intern to support the implementation of strategic business projects. This is an opportunity for you to learn and grow in a very dynamic and multicultural environment.

At Nordea, we see that the world is changing fast – and we want to be one step ahead of the curve. That’s why we are deeply committed to providing the financial solutions of tomorrow to our customers. We’re creating an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with a chance to make your mark on something bigger.
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is the centre for investment management in the Nordea Group and in the Asset & Wealth Management division. NAM is the largest asset manager in the Nordics with the vision of being a leading European Asset Manager. We want to do this by delivering returns with responsibility. We meet customer demands and guide our customers in the right direction in asset selection while ensuring prudent ESG practices. NAM has around 900 employees and more than 475 Nordic and international institutional clients.


Work place: Oeiras (Lisbon) 

About this opportunity

You’ll join our Institutional and Wholesale Distribution division, where we steer all the distribution, marketing and client service efforts of Nordea Asset Management. You will be part of the Business strategy team working directly with our Luxembourg based hub, providing a solid support for our sales globally. You’ll join a company with Nordic values and a flat corporate structure in which everyone can make a difference.

You’ll be supporting and contributing to a major business focused project, but not limited to it. Concretely, it concerns a project of which the goal is to:

  • Complete mapping of each Global Financial Institution (business model, stakeholders, ESG methodology, sub-advisory services)
  • Defining roadmaps and related action plans for each of this Global Wealth Manager
  • Ongoing accurate maintenance of the data set (AuM, flows, approved funds, stakeholders, decisional processes, influence flows) 
  • Performing market research & intelligence. You will have access to Broadridge Market Intelligence Tools
  • Screening industry news (Ignite, Citywire, Investment Officer) potentially through AI in cooperation with a data scientist
  • Defining and implementing the most appropriate IT tools to store, share, disseminate and make available the relevant information to the appropriate internal stakeholders 
  • Defining the appropriate stakeholders for each GWM client and organise proper ad hoc working groups and update calls
  • Sharing and disseminating data, news to all GWM stakeholders in the most optimal way
  • Coordinating the efforts on GWM in the various countries, including senior strategic in-person meetings

Through the project you will gain and develop your knowledge on the European fund industry, regulations, and fund management. The role is based in Oeiras (Lisbon, Portugal) and you will report to the Head of Business Strategy. It involves frequent contacts with and exposure to Senior Management, including Regional Heads.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To succeed in this role, we believe that you have/are:

  • Education in Economics, Finance, Engineering or related fields
  • First class communication, organizational, time management and coordination skills
  • Self-starter able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills: enthusiastic and positive personality, intellectually curious, attentive to detail, proactive, adaptable and collaborative
  • English proficiency
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools 
  • Prior exposure to or strong interest in financial markets


If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps

If this is the opportunity you are seeking, please send us your cover letter and CV in English no later than 31/05/2024

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At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at supporting customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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