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Employer of the Year at the 2017 Women in Fiannce Awards

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world. With a presence in 19 countries we believe our success is primarily the result of our ambitious and open-minded people, who work together to identify and develop the best ideas and opportunities for our clients.

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Working at Columbia Threadneedle Investments

We actively recruit and develop talented individuals with outstanding skills and expertise and we seek to support their continued success. By creating an environment that values fresh ideas, demands input and rewards teamwork, we leverage the diverse and complementary skills and perspectives of our people to generate our best investment thinking and business results.

We have nurtured a culture of idea sharing, collaboration and debate that is an integral part of our highly successful investment process and our success as a business.

As we continue to grow, we know that our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain outstanding talent and engage our people in a dynamic and challenging professional environment, that both supports and inspires individual development and success.

What we look for

We seek to recruit talented individuals that bring the best skills and expertise to a role. This is not based solely on technical ability; it involves looking at an applicant's broader capabilities which might include fluency in a local language, knowledge of a regional market, awareness of cultural differences or sensitivities, or an understanding of the client base. We also look for an ability to work as part of a team and to collaborate and communicate effectively with colleagues and other stakeholders.

Importantly, we look for individuals who can demonstrate affinity with Columbia Threadneedle Investments' Values: Client focus, Excellence, Integrity, and Respect.

On this site you can find out more about Columbia Threadneedle Investments and the career opportunities we can offer you.

Employee Testimonials

The brand promise of Columbia Threadneedle is Investments is 'Your success. Our Priority', and while this applies to our clients it also underpins our commitment to help employees succeed by providing an environment where they can grow their capabilities and career. View our videos to hear from our CEO Ted Truscott, and other employees who have discovered that this is a great place to work.

If you should have any questions on any of our career opportunities, or our application process, please contact: careers@columbiathreadneedle.com.

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Investment 2020

Investment 2020 - the future of finance

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is pleased to be part of Investment 2020, an initiative by leading UK investment firms to offer hundreds of young people from diverse backgrounds a first job in The City. Investment 2020 aims to offer a total of over a 100 newly-created 12 month paid trainee roles primarily to school leavers and graduates, regardless of background and education.

We offer an exciting opportunity to become part of a leading trainee scheme, working for a global company in an exciting, fast paced environment. For more information on our i2020 programme please click here.

Columbia Threadneedle first asset manager to sign HM Treasury's Women in Finance Charter

Women in Finance Charter

Columbia Threadneedle is proud to be the first UK asset manager to commit to the Government's Women in Finance charter. Alison Jefferis, Head of Corporate Affairs EMEA and Asia Pacific, comments: "We believe the asset management industry has an opportunity to be a driving force for gender diversity. Many women are already thriving in asset management, enjoying long, flexible and prosperous careers. Our business serves a diverse population.

At a time when individual investors face increasing challenges, our industry needs a broad mix of experience, ideas and opinions to help us understand and deliver the financial outcomes our customers expect - a diverse management team is key to that."

Diversity and inclusion at Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Diversity and inclusion at Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Shared parental leave at Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Shared parental leave at Columbia Threadneedle Investments