Senior Investment Advisor - Other job functions London - Great Britain

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London, United Kingdom
Sep 19, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Description of the Business Line or Department
Team of generalist Investment Advisors, who could also have an additional product or asset class speciality and expertise.
Investment Advisors are part of the Advisory department (ADV), which is part of Client Solutions Group (CSG), and related to the Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB) business line.
Summary of the key purposes of the role
  • Interactions with Clients, including Key Clients
    • Provide investment advice
  • Interactions with Prospects, Clients and Private Bankers
    • Provide overview of investment offering
  • Act as a specialist on a specific asset class or instrument type (optional)
  • Contribute to developing the junior staff members
Summary of responsibilities
  • Implements the local ADV strategy and roadmap
  • Keep himself/herself informed and aware of the SGPB/KH investment strategy, key themes, and also of any potential evolution/change within the SGPB/KH investment offering
  • In line with the client risk profile and suitability assessment, the SGPB/KH investment strategy and investment universe, and the group and local policies and regulations:
    • Act as a dedicated investment advisor for Advisory portfolios
    • Provide investment advice in relation to portfolio allocation and investment products (e.g. mutual funds, structured products, equities, bonds, etc.)
    • Provide investment information (portfolio reviews, performance updates, products information, etc.)
  • Convey SGPB/KH Investment Strategy and SGPB/KH Global Investment Committee views, and:
    • Promote, suitably and consistently with all policies (Suitability, TCF, etc.), the full range of investment products and services available in the SGPB/KH investment offering
    • Support Private Bankers in their marketing and client acquisition activity
  • Build strong relationships with Clients, Private bankers, and other business partners in general
  • Coordinate the delivery of specific investment products or services (optional and depending on expertise)
  • Train Private Bankers on investment products and services, through any or several of the below (optional and depending on expertise):
    • Private Banking Academy trainings
    • Private bankers induction
    • Private bankers team training on specific investment topics as proposed by the Investment Advisor or the Private banker Team leader
  • Transmit clients and Private bankers feedbacks to the other CSG teams in order to adapt and develop further the SGPB/KH investment products and services offering
  • Support the Head of Investment Advisory for specific Advisory projects
  • Support, develop and share their knowledge with junior team members
  • Fully respect SG Policies and Procedures defined locally, at PRIV and at Group Level, in order to control operational risks
  • Respect of local SGPB/KH procedures and relevant regulations
  • Application of IMMUNE and FORCE rules
  • Must seek advice from management in case of doubt
  • The employee must know and comply with the regulations, rules and procedures, internal and external applicable in the context of its function and follow the compulsory training (to include in all JD's)
  • 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 (to include in all JD's)

Delegated responsibilities
  • Provide investment advice
  • Coordinate the delivery of specific investment products or services (optional)
  • Lead specific Advisory projects either at a local or transversal level (optional)
  • Controls implemented:
    • Monthly set of MI and monthly report
    • Daily team huddles (4 times a week) of 5 to 20 minutes
    • Weekly team meeting of 1h15
    • Monthly 1:1 meetings of 30 minutes with line manager
    • Regular 1:1 meetings with Group Head of Advisory
    • Ad-hoc 1:1 meetings at the request of either the Senior Investment Advisor or the line manager or the Head of Investment Advisory.
Level of autonomy and authority
  • Decisions with regards to advising and transacting investment products
  • Decisions with regards to investment products and services promotion, advice and trainings

Profile Required

  • Individual contributor competencies as defined in the SG Leadership Model
  • Generic financial knowledge
  • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Client and service oriented
  • Ability to meet and advise Ultra High Net Worth clients and Key Clients
  • Team player & collaboration
  • Knowledge of internal risk and conduct management, compliance, suitability, appropriateness and constant vigilance in respect of them
  • Good judgement skills to adequately raise an alert and/or exercise whistle blowing, in regards to operational risks exposure among other things
Work Experience
  • Strong experience / expertise in the financial industry
  • In-depth knowledge of all main investment products and services
  • In-depth knowledge of asset allocation
  • Strong expertise in a specific investment product of service
  • Level 4 RDR compliant qualification such as the CISI Investment Advice Diploma (IAD) or CFA
  • Level 6 qualification such as the CISI Full Diploma
  • Undergraduate or post-graduate degree
  • Additional relevant professional qualification e.g. CFA

Why Join Us

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 Societe Generale, 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.

Business Insight

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.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000NKZ
Business unit: Kleinwort Hambros
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 30/08/2019

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