Manager Research Consultant
Marsh & McLennan Companies - Chicago, IL

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Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage you to explore the hundreds of job opportunities available through Mercer. Our core strengths place Mercer in a unique position to help our clients achieve the extraordinary - and extraordinary results require extraordinary people. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of

Marsh & McLennan Companies

(NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.

The Manager Research Consultant is responsible for evaluating investment managers to identify those who are most capable of generating value for Mercer's client portfolios and presenting to clients the investment products we research and their prospects for medium to long-term performance relative to its risks. To fulfill this role, the Manager Research Consultant will:

Independently perform due diligence on investment management firms and their investment strategies through qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Make recommendations to and verbally follows up with clients based on due diligence in the form of Research notes, which is a written communication outlining the strengths and weaknesses of a given strategy and states Mercer's recommendation based on that research

Be responsible for conducting research, forming opinions, consulting various resources, and publishing papers for general consumption on current events and broad capital market issues including topics as global investing, non-traditional investments and asset allocation modeling

Provide guidance and peer review to Consultants on due diligence performed on investment management firms and the recommendations made to clients based on that due diligence and research

Qualifications

MBA, CFA or equivalent experience necessary

Five to ten years of experience in institutional investment management or consulting

Strong background in investment analysis, fixed income or portfolio management

Demonstrated analytical capabilities, excellent writing and communication skills

Ability to travel regularly to visit with managers and investment consultants located across the country

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:

www.mmc.com

. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

www.mmc.com/diversity

.

Job

Research

Primary Location

US-IL-Chicago

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates

are equal opportunity employers

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