The people in the fund

As one of the world’s largest funds, we offer exciting career opportunities in investment management, IT, compliance, strategy, administration and communication. Expect real challenges in an international working environment with excellent opportunities for career development and personal growth.

540 Employees

38 Nationalities

5 Offices globally

Career opportunities

Much responsibility, many opportunities

We can offer positions in asset management, responsible management, risk management and control functions, operations, administration, HR and communication.

Our talent programme

We offer a two-year rotational development programme, initially based in Oslo with the opportunity to work at our international offices and a potential secondment to other investment organisations. The strongest candidates may get sponsored education.

Summer internship

Our internships last for six weeks between June and August, in Oslo or London. They give current students an opportunity to gain work experience at one of the world’s largest and most progressive international investment funds.

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Vacancies

  • Norges Bank Investment Management is seeking an outstanding individual for a portfolio manager role on the Healthcare Team. The team is part of the Sector Strategies department within our Equity Strategies area. Sector Strategies is responsible for a broad range of industry focused risk mandates within the fund’s large equity portfolio.
    Our sector portfolio managers run their portfolios with full autonomy within their investment mandates, basing their investment decisions on their own fundamental research and in-depth knowledge of companies and the markets in which they operate. The portfolio managers also help to fulfil the fund’s ownership role.

    The position can be in either London or New York, and travel will be required. 

    The Role 
    As one of our portfolio managers, you will manage a sizeable global long only equity portfolio focused on healthcare services companies. You will build up in-depth knowledge through industry research and coverage of companies in the sector. You will make an impact through generating excess return for the fund on a sustained basis. You will also contribute to the fund’s ownership by assessment of relevant company and sector issues, and by maintaining the fund’s relationship with individual companies in your sector.
    You will work alongside talented colleagues, both on the Healthcare team, but also across Sector Strategies more broadly, and benefit from their global industry knowledge and market experience. 
    The role offers the right person a unique opportunity to build a long-term career within fundamentally based investment management. The fund’s stability of capital, best in class corporate access, and our ability to tailor the investment focus to match portfolio manager experience, will together with your own skills and efforts provide a strong basis for investment outperformance.

    Required experience 
    • Minimum of 5 years of investment experience focused in the Healthcare Services sector OR
    • Demonstrable experience of analysing and investing in the Healthcare Services sector. Experience including the US healthcare services industries is preferable
    • Bachelor or Master’s degree with strong academic records 

    Individual requirements: We are looking for individuals with some of the following characteristics
    • Critical and curious mindset with the ability to generate well-founded and differentiated investment ideas
    • An ability to implement research-derived views effectively in own portfolio and over time create excess return
    • A demonstrated passion for investing and willingness to take risk
    • Strong financial modelling skills
    • Intellectual honesty and humility 
    • Excellent communications skills enabling high quality interaction with companies at senior management and board level
    • High level of integrity and a collaborative spirit

    What we offer 
    Norges Bank Investment Management offers a rewarding, international fast-paced working environment, and the opportunity to play a role in safeguarding and building financial wealth for future generations as part of one of the world’s largest funds. Norges Bank Investment Management has a performance culture that values the contribution of every individual and focuses on professional growth. 
    Our core values of excellence, innovation, integrity and team spirit underpin our culture and how we operate across all our offices. We collaborate and share information within our organisation which consists of 37 nationalities.  English is our common working language. Our organisation is grounded in trust, high ethical standards, a flat hierarchy and diversity. We aim to increase the share of women to exceed or match the industry average across all functions.
    Norges Bank Investment Management is committed to ensuring Equal Opportunities for all employees. 
    Benefits include
    • Gender – neutral leave, Maternity and Paternity Leave
    • Competitive salary and performance pay potential
    • Health Insurance including dental 
    • Income Protection 
    • Defined Pension or 401k contribution
    • 25 days holiday 

    Contact details: Questions regarding the position may be directed to our search partners at Lawbrook Partners, Gilly Cheshire. email [email protected] ; telephone +44 0203 961 5775 
    Please note you cannot apply for this role online but via Lawbrook Partners. 
    Opening dates for applications 16th February 2021
    Deadline for application is 2nd March 2021 

  • Norges Bank Investment Management is seeking a dedicated and results-oriented professional for the position of Forensic Accounting Investment Analyst, within the Equity Strategies area. The position provides an opportunity to play an important role in the fund’s management of our equity portfolios.

    The Role
    In this role, you will conduct fundamental primary research and produce company specific investment recommendations for a portfolio that will take active, company-level equity positions based principally on Forensic Accounting analysis.  Candidates should be curious, hard-working, thorough and collaborative.
    The position is based in London and will report to the Global Head of Credit.  When applicable, some travel will be required.

    Main responsibilities
    • Performing primary research on companies and industries.
    • Conducting thorough accounting and financial statement analyses of companies based on company filings and alternative data sources.
    • Scrutinizing companies at a detailed level for potential relative underperformance.
    • Working closely with Portfolio Managers to generate equity investment ideas.
    • Preparing written investment analyses and opinions based on primary research.
    • Assisting in the ongoing development and utilization of accounting screening methodology.
    • Contributing to a hardworking, high-performing team.

    Main qualifications 
    • Strong academic records in accounting or finance.
    • CFA, CPA, ACA or equivalent are needed for this role.
    • Superb understanding of accounting rules and financial statement analysis.
    • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role.

    Individual requirements: We are looking for individuals with some of the following characteristics
    • Critical and curious mindset with the ability to generate well-founded and differentiated views on companies
    • Inclination to ask questions, challenge consensus and ultimately enjoy solving problems
    • Strong financial modelling skills
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills 
    • A demonstrated passion for research, an ability to work equally by your self and as part of a team
    • High level of integrity and a collaborative spirit

    What we offer
    Norges Bank Investment Management offers a rewarding, international fast-paced working environment, and the opportunity to play a role in safeguarding and building financial wealth for future generations as part of one of the world’s largest funds. Norges Bank Investment Management has a performance culture that values the contribution of every individual and focuses on professional growth.  Our core values of excellence, innovation, integrity and team spirit underpin our culture and how we operate across all our offices. We collaborate and share information within our organisation which consists of 37 nationalities.  English is our common working language. Our organisation is grounded in trust, high ethical standards, a flat hierarchy and diversity. We aim to increase the share of women to exceed or match the industry average across all functions.
    Norges Bank Investment Management is committed to ensuring Equal Opportunities for all employees. 

    Benefits include 
    • Competitive salary and performance pay potential
    • Gender-neutral leave, Maternity and Paternity Leave 
    • Health Insurance including dental  
    • Income Protection  
    • Defined Pension contribution 
    • 25 days holiday  


    Contact details: Questions regarding the position may be directed to our search partners at Lawbrook Partners, Gilly Cheshire. email [email protected] ; telephone +44 0203 961 5775 
    Please note you cannot apply for this role online but via Lawbrook Partners. 

    Opening dates for applications 17th February 2021
    Deadline for application is 3rd March 2021 

  • Norges Bank Investment Management is responsible for the Government Pension Fund Global (Oljefondet). We are seeking a dedicated and results-orientated Analyst to join the Asset Servicing team. Asset Servicing is part of the Operations area and consists of three core functions – the corporate action support for the listed equities and fixed income investments, custody reconciliation and Proxy voting operation. In this role you will be part of the corporate action support.

    What you will do 
    The Asset Servicing Analyst will perform a variety of middle office functions to support portfolio managers, corporate governance and Trading. The ideal candidate should have interest in IT tools and the willingness to learn to use it widely, be eager to learn financial products and thrive in a team environment. In addition, to learning you must be interested and happy  in taking on various tasks and responsibilities cross the Asset Servicing team. 
    You will engage with a global team. Your analytical and problem-solving skills will be challenged on a wide range of tasks in a rapidly changing environment. There will be great development opportunities for the right candidate to shape the role according to his or her own interests and competencies. We can in addition promise you a lot of fun and great colleagues. 
    The position is located in Oslo and will report to the Head of Asset Servicing. Some travel may be required.

    • Supporting the corporate action process chain from event capture to settlement
    • Administering voluntary corporate action instruction process with internal investment team and global custodian and other vendors
    • Facilitating and following up reconciliation break resolution process for corporate action entitlements
    • Support the Proxy voting process (make sure our Global custodian capture all our shareholder votes)
    • Participating in project work and business process enhancement initiatives
    • Drive development to improve overall process efficiency both internally and towards our vendors

    What you need 
    • Bachelor degree in finance, economics, IT or other numeric areas
    • IT and system skills like ability to utilize databases, Python, SQL, Simcorp Dimension and other software tools would be an advantage
    • Knowledge of corporate action process and how to support it is an advantage 

    Who you are 
    • Ability to take ownership of issues and have a problem-solving mindset
    • International mindset with an eagerness to learn
    • Analytical creativity and intellectual curiosity with a strong attention to detail
    • Proactive and self-driven work style and a good team player
    • Attracted to joining a diverse, collaborative, and results-driven team
    • High level of integrity with an ability to learn and an ambition to excel 
    • Willingness to communication with all levels of the organization and exhibit a high level of proficiency in written and spoken English 

    What we offer
    Norges Bank Investment Management offers a rewarding, international fast-paced working environment, and the opportunity to play a role in safeguarding and building financial wealth for future generations as part of one of the world’s largest funds. Norges Bank Investment Management has a performance culture that values the contribution of every individual and focuses on professional growth. 
    Our core values of excellence, innovation, integrity and team spirit underpin our culture and how we operate across all our offices. We collaborate and share information within our organisation which consists of 37 nationalities.  English is our common working language. Our organisation is grounded in trust, high ethical standards, a flat hierarchy and diversity. We aim to increase the share of women to exceed or match the industry average across all functions.
    Norges Bank Investment Management is committed to ensuring Equal Opportunities for all employees. 

    Benefits include 
    • Competitive base salary offered
    • Comprehensive Insurance Plan 
    • Home and Consumer Loan 
    • Inhouse Gym and Squash 
    • Access to holiday facilities in Norway and aboard 
    • Support to take necessary courses and certifications to keep up with the technology

    Contact details: Questions regarding the position may be directed to Olav Sauar, Head of Asset Servicing ([email protected])
    Due to GDRP rules , we can only accept applications made via the online portal on www.nbim.no Any application not sent via the portal will be disregarded. 
     
    Opening date for applications is 23rd February  2021 
    Deadline for application is close of business 8th March  2021 – Please note the system will close at midnight 
    No Agencies please  Apply now

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    New preferred suppliers may be considered during the next public procurement process in 2022. If you are interested in providing recruitment services to us, you may forward your company information, including specialism, by email to [email protected]

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