Internship for IWD Investment Products Team - Investment Specialist

Paço de Arcos, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 21198 

We are looking for a Trainee (f/m) to participate to the activities of the Institutional and Wholesale (I&WD) Investment Products Team which acts as the knowledge hub for all investment-related matters (markets, products, competition). This is an opportunity for you to combine your enthusiasm about the financial markets with your innovative, entrepreneurial attitude to promote our investment strategies to our investors.

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’re 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 personal 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 asset management arm of the Nordea Group, the leading financial services group in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions. The group has more than 9 million clients and 28,000 employees. NAM has around 850 employees and manages more than EUR 240 billion of assets for institutional, wholesale and retail clients across the Nordic region and the globe.

About this opportunity

The traineeship we offer is for a period of 12 months in Lisbon. Possible starting dates between January 2024 and May 2024.

You’ll join Institutional and Wholesale Distribution Investment Products in Lisbon, where we are the main contact with our investment professionals being the internal asset management boutiques based mainly in the Nordic region or external asset managers spread across the world. We are in charge of promoting our investment solutions by conception of suitable marketing documents, product promotion and support to the dedicated I&WD clients’ sales team, also supporting them as an investment expert in client meetings, conferences, roadshows, conferences, etc.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and maintain pre-sales marketing documents such as pitch book, clients’ newsletter, monthly update, reporting etc. to best support our Salesforce efforts and meet clients’ expectations. 
  • Perform the funds and asset classes’ analysis by making quantitative and qualitative comparison against our competitors. 
  • Deal with Institutional and Wholesale Request For Proposals (RFP) on specific investment strategies.
  • Take part in formulating the update of monthly Product Review committee. 
  • Assist in handling any incoming direct requests from clients or Sales in a timely fashion and quality (including client reporting).

You’ll join a multilingual team of 30+ people based in Luxembourg and Lisbon supporting the sales activities of the I&WD unit. The role is based in Oeiras. 

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 are:

  • Well organized and pay high attention to detail.
  • A team-oriented person with experience in setting priorities and dealing with multiple stakeholders.
  • Used to ensure timely delivery and high quality in a performance-driven environment.

Your experience and background: 

  • Currently studying finance, economics or related studies or graduated no more than 12 months ago.
  • Have no more than 2-3 years experience in previous Internships or in past professional experiences.
  • Very good skills in written and spoken English. Knowledge in another language is considered as an additional asset.
  • Genuine interest for investments and asset management.
  • Numerical and analytical skills.
  • You rapidly learn new tasks and have the ability to learn how to use additional software applications. 
  • Good team-oriented person to support sales team & company goals. 
  • Organized and detail oriented. 


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/05/2024. Please note the position might be filled before the application deadline.


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 serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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