Investment Consultant - Manager
Buck
London, United Kingdom
23h ago

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Investment Consultant Manager London

BUCK - A 104 -year-old firm that is JUST GETTING STARTED.

At Buck, we’re focused on helping our clients create a culture of well-being, centered around the evolution of each person’s health, wealth, and career.

Leveraging strong client relationships with key decision makers, our teams deliver exceptional results that confidently push the envelope with unexpected solutions to help our clients accomplish their objectives faster and keep them ahead of the curve.

Not surprisingly, we embrace inventive thinkers, who make original contributions to the team. We put people first our people and our clients’ people, and our inclusive and welcoming culture celebrates diversity and individuality.

Explore your next career move with Buck today!

Investment Consultant (Manager)

Why Buck Global :

We provide high quality investment advice, and outsourced investment management services to our defined benefit, defined contribution, foundation, and endowment clients.

This includes investment manager selection and fund performance monitoring, developing investment policy statements, and liability driven investment (LDI) implementation.

Buck aims to be first in class in all aspects of Investment Consulting services.

The role :

We have a new opportunity for an Investment Consultant to join our reputable Investment Consulting team in London.

Our team provide investment advice to a range of UK pensions schemes and their sponsors, covering both defined benefits (DB) and defined contribution (DC) provisions.

This is an opportunity to join a great multi-disciplined team providing clients with leading edge fiduciary management selection solutions.

We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills, business acumen and a client focus, alongside the core technical skills.

  • The Investment Consultant will play a leading role in all tasks connected with the delivery of successful client focused solutions including;
  • investment advisory, manager research, fiduciary mandate selection, de-risking and valuations, people management and business development.

    Our team stands-out from our competitors as we offer tailored and client-specific solutions which allows our client to remain in control’ of their investment strategy, while ensuring they always have access to new investment opportunities.

    Key responsibilities :

  • Advising clients on investment strategy, design, fund selection and manager reviews;
  • Provide account management to a portfolio of clients in relation to their pensions fund investments;
  • Leading relationships with clients with asset values between £20 million and £2bn in assets, with accountability for developing key stakeholder relationships;
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders, including Investment Research and Modelling teams, Administration, Scheme and Corporate Actuaries on client projects;
  • Managing and directing new client projects;
  • Contributing to the development of the investment expertise within the wider Investment Consulting team, through training and mentoring of more junior colleagues as necessary;
  • Takes personal responsibility for the timeliness and quality of the work performed and for completing the work within budget.

    What we look for :

  • Proven track record in Investment Consulting and client relationship management;
  • Ideally FIA / FFA / CFA qualified;
  • Proven knowledge of defined contribution (DC) and defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, with expertise in at-least one area;
  • Track record leading and developing junior members of staff at either analyst or consultant levels;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and comfortable advising Trustee Boards and those in senior company roles at a strategic level.

  • Strong understanding of Investment products the investment managers, how and by whom the funds are managed, the merits of different investment processes, an ability to interpret outcomes;
  • Why join Buck :

    Excellent client exposure from day one we are looking for an experienced individual who is comfortable owning and leading client relationship.

  • Unrivalled Leadership team Our Investment Consulting practice is led by a group of qualified and experienced ’functional experts’;
  • Our Pedigree - we are an industry leading mid-tier Consultancy with a history dating back over 104 years.

    Diversity of Clients we work with leading UK and International corporations, across a variety of sectors and industries, where no two are the same!

    We are Client focused unlike some of our competitors, we offer bespoke and tailored solutions to our clients, not a one size fits all solution.

    Your Career is our motivation working as part of a small but highly collaborative team, you get the level of responsibility and client exposure rarely experienced working for some of our larger competitors.

    At Buck, we pride ourselves on providing excellent support at all level to drive your ambitions and career development goals.

    Our commitment to you as a Buck employee we offer a competitive base salary & comprehensive benefits package; are committed to providing a highly collaborative, stimulating, flexible and sociable working environment.

    What we offer :

    As an established company with a start-up mentality we know that our employees are key to our success. We offer a comprehensive remuneration package while taking into consideration aspects such a flexible working and factors key to a good work life balance.

    What we offer :

  • Highly competitive salary;
  • Car allowance;
  • Minimum 25 days Annual leave (excluding Bank holidays) plus Holiday trading - (10 days buy option) or (5 days sell option);
  • Private Medical cover including partner / spouse and children;
  • Health-checks / Screening;
  • Excellent Defined Contribution pension provisions;
  • Comprehensive Life Assurance coverage;
  • Vision Plan;
  • Company bonus scheme :

  • Interest free season ticket loan;
  • Gym subsidy;
  • Child-care Vouchers

  • Additional flexible benefits Scheme to support you and your family in and out of work encompassing; Health & Wellbeing, Protection and Lifestyle covering;
  • additional Life assurance, Travel insurance, Dental insurance, Medical Cash plan, Critical Illness cover plus many more.

    At Buck, we pride ourselves in our Diversity and Inclusion and are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable UK law.

    We are exclusively focused on helping our clients and their people succeed together. By this, we mean we’re partnering with some of the world's most forward-thinking companies to re-envision and re-design the way that employees work and live.

    And we’re doing this by finding the right combination of consulting, outsourcing, and technology solutions to help our clients realise the best organisational performance for their businesses while driving positive health, wealth, and career outcomes for their people.

    Required

    Innovative : Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

    Leader : Inspires teammates to follow them

    Preferred

  • Functional Expert : Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Required

    Growth Opportunities : Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

    Ability to Make an Impact : Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

    Self-Starter : Inspired to perform without outside help

    Required

  • Bachelors or better
  • Required

    Client relationship management

    DB pensions fund investment knowledge

    7 - 8 years Investment Consulting experience

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