Graduate - Chief of Staff

Pictet & Cie Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
To define
Jul 12, 2021
Aug 11, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company description:

Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We are a partnership of seven owner managers and our principles of succession and transmission of ownership have remained unchanged since foundation in 1805.

Our purpose is to build responsible partnerships with our clients, communities, and the companies in which we invest, in order to safeguard and transmit wealth, of all kinds, in the service of the real economy.

With more than CHF 576 billion in assets under management or custody at 31 December 2019, Pictet is today one of the leading Europe-based independent wealth and asset managers.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded there, Pictet today employs more than 4,200 people. It has 28 offices in: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Monaco, Montreal, Munich, Nassau, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Stuttgart, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Turin, Verona and Zurich.

Job description:

Your team

FundPartner Solutions (Europe) S.A., a Pictet Group company set up in 2012, provides a full suite of fund administration and private-label fund services. Its global team of industry experts specialises in fund domiciliation, registration and governance, as well as risk compliance and investment management services.

Pictet Graduate Programmes represent a unique opportunity to start your career in a global financial institution, gain a transversal knowledge of the financial industry and build a strong network among peers, senior professionals and business leaders.
Your role

As a participant in our graduate programme, you will be able to:
  • Apply your specific skillset in the financial industry
  • Develop your business know-how by working alongside accomplished professionals
  • Develop your interpersonal and self-leadership skills you will require in your future career, such as teamwork and communication skills
  • Complement your education with a professional certification relevant to your area of business (CFA, CIIA, etc.)

As part of a strategic initiative led by Technology & Operations - Fund Operations and Fund Solutions, you will support the CEO and its Chief of Staff on the coordination of operational initiatives and IT development topics. In this role you will:
  • support Fund Operations departments to guarantee operational excellence and high level of client satisfaction
  • facilitate bottom-up business opportunities and needs awareness to the CEO and Chief of Staff
  • support top-down initiatives implementation, including IT developments, to support operational excellence.

Based on a permanent contract, the graduate programme will last 24 months and will include a minimum of 2 rotations (3 months each) in different business lines within Pictet Group.
Your profile

  • Master's degree in Finance, Management, Mathematics from a top Business / Engineering school or an equivalent qualification.
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • At least six months' experience working in finance for an international company or in a multicultural environment
  • Thorough in your work, able to operate on your own without difficulty and with a persevering nature
  • A strong team player with a definite flair for communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Perfect command of written and spoken French and English
  • Skilled user of common IT applications (MS Office); knowledge of banking software would be an advantage
  • Experience in implementation projects requiring IT developments would be an advantage.

As the successful applicant, you will be adept at processing information and you will make client satisfaction the key priority in your work. In addition to being highly motivated, you are capable of working autonomously and as well as fostering strong collaboration within your team. You are curious to understand how things work, and are keen to go in depth on operational issues as well as business strategy.

We will not accept any CVs via agencies.

"In accordance with the provisions of the Luxembourg law of 23 July 2016 amending the law of 29 March 2013, candidates may be required to provide an extract from their criminal record. This document, issued by the authorities, must not be older than three months. Such a document will be requested with the aim of carrying out a character check on candidates, bearing in mind the area of activity of our establishment and, more particularly, the tasks described in the job description".