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Nuveen Investments Jr Analyst, Strategy & Business Development in Chicago, Illinois

Jr Analyst, Business Strategy & Affiliate Relations-NEFI

Assists all members of the Team carry out strategic priorities.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Gain familiarity with leading asset managers and industry trends.

  • Assist in developing presentations, memorandums, financial analysis, communications, and project plans that support the organization’s strategic initiatives.

  • Assume an active role in internal meetings by helping set agendas with stated objectives, outcomes and deliverables.

  • Participate in Team meetings and provide progress reports on key initiatives.

  • Develop an understanding of Nuveen’s investment specialists and capabilities.

Educational Requirements

  • Vocational and/or Technical Education Preferred

Work Experience

  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Additional Responsibilities

  • Partner across the organization to help plan and execute on Nuveen Equities and Fixed Income’s strategic initiatives

  • Perform market and financial analyses such as competitor intelligence and financial modeling to support business needs

  • Assist in and eventually take ownership of key leadership reporting deliverables such as quarterly business updates, board reporting, town halls, strategic reviews and other ad-hoc reporting

  • Assist in facilitating the communication of strategy vertically through various levels of Nuveen / TIAA and across key partners and functions (e.g. Distribution, Product, HR, Finance)

  • Present strategic updates, business cases and other analyses to senior leadership

  • Develop metrics and benchmarks to measure key functions and initiatives

  • Provide support on acquisitions and restructurings, including assessing strategic fit, identifying and executing on synergies with the Nuveen operating model, and coordinating collaboration and integration across all business functions

Required Qualifications

  • 3 years' experience in a Business Strategy and/or Analyst role

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years' experience in a Business Strategy and/or Analyst role

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Demonstrated analytical ability and problem-solving capabilities, including strong financial modeling skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to articulate complex business issues to executive management

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint with experience creating sophisticated presentation materials

  • Familiarity with financial statements and valuation

  • Basic project management skills

  • Willingness to travel for business as needed

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle multiple tasks, and work efficiently against tight deadlines

Potential Salary: $85,000.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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