Sales Director Switzerland

Employer
Schroders Investment Management
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
May 25, 2021
Ref
10916508
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Schroders, with headquarters in London, employs over 5500 talented people worldwide, operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Schroders in Switzerland is a renowned Financial Institution with around 500 employees located in Zurich and Geneva. On behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, we invest in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. We also specialize in providing high-quality private assets solutions to our clients.

For our Sales Team we are looking for a highly experienced and senior salesperson. This person will be responsible for our key relations in both the intermediary and institutional business in Switzerland. The base location will be Zurich and the role holder will report to the Head of Sales in Switzerland.

Sales Director Switzerland

Job specification
  • Client coverage will comprise of mainly German-speaking, large intermediary clients in Switzerland, large and mid-sized pension funds and insurance companies
  • Significant contributor to our fund raising and revenue targets, in-line with our strategic business plan
  • Maintain existing and develop new client relationships
  • Develop a client/investment pipeline across our whole product range in close collaboration with our Private Assets Sales team
  • Strong ownership of client pipeline incl. RFP process and the preparation of mandate offerings
  • Close collaboration with local product management and client servicing team on a daily basis
  • Maintain and apply strong investment and Swiss pension markets knowhow and competence on regulatory subjects
  • Support and participate in client and industry hospitality and training events
  • High affinity to data-driven sales and able to embrace the power of data, leveraging the insights from our analytics team in London

Required profile
  • 10+ years' experience in selling investment products/solutions to sophisticated investors
  • Master's degree, CFA or CIIA candidates preferred
  • Fluent in German & English is a must, French/Italian is a strong plus; corporate language is English
  • Established client and investment consultant network is a plus
  • Deep understanding of traditional and private assets products and solutions
  • Significant awareness of competitor propositions and wider market trends in Switzerland
  • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate verbally and in written form

We offer a challenging, diverse and supportive working environment as well as modern employment conditions in an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. The office is located only 5 minutes from Zurich main station at Central. Please apply online with your complete application. Only direct applications will be considered.

Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG
Human Resources
Pfingstweidstrasse 60, CH-8031 Zürich, Schweiz
Tel: +41 (0)44 250 11 11
www.schroders.com

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