Associate Private Banker - French Speaker
London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Private Banking Apply
Description of the Business Line or Department
Our commercial strategy focuses on three main areas :
Ensure growth through our key client segments : KCS (Key Client Segment), FIM (Financial Intermediaries), Core Segment, International and Piccadilly (Privilege)
Tighten our global sales management, notably by combining our indicators by entity and by private banker (AuM, NNMA, NBI, GOI);
Anchor our risk culture, conduct, Customer Excellence and the Group values described in the Leadership Model in our sales force on a daily basis
For this role this will include Client / Asset gathering, maintenance of existing client book and actively assisting further expansion.
Introduction of new client relationships to the Bank. Creation of new portfolio mandates with primary focus on DPM and Managed Advisory.
Summary of the key purposes of the role
The purpose of the Associate Private Banker role is to support Private Bankers in implementing client advice.
The role is intended for those aspiring to be Private Bankers. They will work towards obtaining the required qualifications needed to be RDR compliant in preparation for being ready to transfer in to a Private Banker role.
Is responsible for providing support to one or more Senior Private Banker(s) / Directors in developing, managing and retaining client relationships with high net worth individuals as part of a member of a team of private bankers who are focused on one or more target segments, ensuring on-going support to the Private Banking Assistants as required
Actively assisting in developing client relationships to their full business potential
Summary of responsibilities
Provide administrative support to Private Bankers. Complete required paperwork and record maintenance, participate in various projects, respond to client enquiries and provide administrative co-ordination with all areas of the bank and, where necessary, the wider SG Group entities
Regularly attend meetings with Senior Private Banker(s) / Directors and assist with the completion of various client reviews (e.
g Suitability Reviews, Periodic reviews, Static reviews) and Credit proposals ensuring full understanding of the on-boarding process and have the ability to document client circumstances appropriately, with the ability to identify high risk and vulnerable clients.
Under supervision, understand existing client account types and portfolios (e.g asset classes such as Fixed Income / Equity) with the ability to communicate the Bank’s current thinking on balance of portfolios
Provide, and enhance the reputation of the Bank for, providing high quality relationship management;
Liaise with Private Banker and middle office functions to ensure that the client proposition is effectively fulfilled and that all business transacted for clients and the post-sale service provided to clients meets the key Treating Customer Fairly outcomes.
Develop a solid ongoing relationship with each client with whom they have regular contact and in all dealings with clients, both pre-and post-sale, ensuring compliance with the principles of Treating Customers Fairly
Support the Private Banker in revenue generation from existing and potential clients, at all times be mindful of and adhere to the principles of Treating Customers Fairly
Identify sales opportunities within existing client book or network
In agreement with the Team Leader when success is demonstrated in the Associate Private Banker role, when fully competent and signed off in the role, can gradually take on banking only clients from existing Bankers to start developing a client book of your own under direct supervision from your Team Leader
Continuously seek out self-development opportunities by obtaining appropriate professional qualifications such as CISI Investment Advice Diploma (IAD) qualifications and expanding experience and product / industry knowledge.
Proactively seek out self-development opportunities internally by attending weekly investment meetings, Product and Services training and client events.
Evidence and document learning ensuring CPD is kept up to date
Contribute and achieve personal and team targets and conversion rate at quarterly intervals throughout the year with Team Leader
Use time effectively, balancing personal commitment with the use of other resources to deliver a high quality of service;
Maintain excellent professional standards through appropriate training and development and keep up to date with developments in the market place;
Work effectively and successfully within the team and corporate framework
Perform all duties in accordance with the principles outlined in the SG Code of Conduct, as well as the policies and procedures relevant to your responsibilities, to ensure that you adhere to a culture that treats clients fairly and focuses on the long term sustainability of client relationships.
Fully respect SG Policies and Procedures defined locally, at PRIV and at Group Level, in order to control operational risks.
Respect of local SGPBH procedures and relevant regulations
Application of IMMUNE and FORCE rules
Must seek management advice in case of doubt
Individual contributor competencies as defined in the SG Leadership Model
Knowledge of business processes, standards, policies and procedures
Understanding of Treating Customers Fairly Principles and application
Ability to understand client circumstances and identify high risk / vulnerable clients to assess suitability
Strong Verbal and written communication skills
Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other relevant IT skills
Knowledge of regulations applying to the bank, its staff and our clients
Knowledge of internal risk management, compliance, AML procedures and constant vigilance in respect of them
Reliability and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Team Player & Collaboration
Exercise good judgement skills to prevent fraud and raise alerts as necessary
Polished Relationship management skills ability to build and sustain relationships
Ability to demonstrate business development skills and the aptitude to prospect for new business
Good presentation skills and the ability to market Kleinwort Hambros proposition
Ability to write, or learn to write business plans
Technical knowledge across a range of complex products and client portfolios.
Understands global financial markets.
Understands currencies, knows about varying political situations and environmental information
Level 4 RDR compliant qualification (or working towards) such as the CISI Investment Advice Diploma (IAD) which must include the derivatives module
CeMAP or willing to work towards
Relevant BA / BSc degree
A-Levels or equivalent
Only applicable if the job holder is to work on an international team
Experience in the Private Banking Industry
Experience in a similar role
Why join us
People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours.
It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation.
Bringing words like hard work and dedication together with community and respect has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together.
We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.
If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application.
At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents , regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.
Reference : 21000TD8 Entity : Kleinwort Hambros Starting date : 2021 / 11 / 29 Publication date : 2021 / 09 / 28 Apply Share