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Santander Asset Management is the global asset management arm of the Santander Group. With assets under management of over €170 billion* across a wide range of investment instruments providing solutions to retail, intermediary and institutional clients, we relish in our unique strong local presence in Europe and Latin America. The Santander Group’s 200,000 employees and 133 million customers are a reflection of our strength in the global financial industry, and provides an excellent opportunity and exposure to develop a career in the financial sector.

In 2018 we have been awarded the Gold Standard Award for Institutional Fund Management in recognition to the best in class financial services provided by Santander Asset Management in the UK. We hold 9 Gold Standard Awards in asset management, and in 2017 we were awarded ‘Best Investment Management Company’ in the UK by World Finance.

Santander Asset Management has offices in 11 countries and our central asset management office in London is just a short walk from Regent’s Park.


If you’re looking to join a dynamic company that has a strong brand recognition and global presence, then this 12 months placement could be for you. At Santander Asset Management we believe coaching and development opportunities are core elements for professional growth. We’re open and approachable, and will support your learning in a broad range of skills and departments to help you develop a holistic understanding of the business. The placement will provide you with exceptional experience in asset management and the skills you need to secure a permanent role in the investment management industry on completion of the programme.


Our placement is designed for school leavers and graduates with a can-do attitude. We’re looking for someone who is a keen learner, enthusiastic, good communicator with an eye for detail, and able to work in a team or independently when needed.


We’re passionate about helping people and businesses prosper and strive to be simple, personal and fair in everything we do, and transfer these principles to our business philosophy. We foster a culture of mutual respect, where everyone is empowered to keep their promises and go above-and-beyond for our customers, colleagues and communities. If you’re ready to start your career and make an impact, there isn’t a better place to start!