Commercial management

A practical introduction to the many parts of the business that support investment teams and distribute their products.

What is the Commercial Management graduate scheme?

The Commercial Management Graduate Scheme will give you exposure to the many parts of the business that support investment teams and distribute their products worldwide.

What to expect

You'll be involved in varied work and will make a genuine contribution to the organisation.

All graduates must do at least one rotation in equities, fixed income, retail and group operations. Typical roles undertaken by graduates include:

  • Product development
  • Strategy
  • Institutional distribution
  • Investment specialists
  • Front office operations

What we offer

Throughout the scheme you’re given comprehensive training and a vast support network; this includes a five-week asset-management introductory programme and a buddy from a previous cohort.

All graduates obtain the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) during the induction. Further training is available where required.

You’ll receive regular feedback through appraisals and a psychometric review, allowing you to continue developing throughout the programme. Graduates are also able to make the most of our in-house training opportunities.

Once off the scheme your development will continue to be supported through the Learning & Talent Development team.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for candidates who display a commercial mindset and show a genuine interest in understanding the drivers of business success. You should have a proactive approach to learning, with the ability to think strategically and critically.

We’re looking for individuals who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, from a diverse range of backgrounds and across all degree disciplines.

You must possess or have been predicted a 2:1 undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline and have 300 UCAS points or equivalent.

The scheme at a glance

  • Qualifications required: 2:1 degree/300 UCAS points
  • Application window: 3 August to 10 December 2017
  • Current status: Closed
  • Start date of scheme: September 2018
  • Duration: 12-18 months
  • Location: Governor's House, London EC4R 0HH

The work culture is fantastic and what is great about M&G in particular is that no matter if you are an intern or a manager, your input and opinions are valued in the same way. It really made me feel like a true employee and member of the team from the very beginning.

Mia Minic,  Commercial Management Graduate