Vice President, Financial Intermediaries Sales DACH

Fiera Capital
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
May 11, 2022
Jun 10, 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

Reporting to Head of Distribution - Europe & Asia, you will focus on raising capital for a range of top-tier public and private market investment strategies. The focus of the role will be on the Financial Intermediaries Channel across Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Depending on candidate experience there will be some flexibility to extend the geographic coverage.

Your responsibilities:
  • Lead Business development across our focus channel(s) in the defined geographies;
  • Develop a comprehensive business plan to win new business for Fiera from a pre-identified and focussed list of prospective investors;
  • Pro-actively introduce Fiera Capitals investment strategies into the relevant markets via calls/ roadshows / webinars and support the company's long-term sales strategy;
  • Retain and develop Fiera Capitals existing client base in the defined geographies if required or as designated;
  • Work closely with marketing, investment manufacturing and compliance teams to efficiently deliver thought leadership insights to enhance customer relationships;
  • Support the implementation of marketing strategies to achieve sales in accordance with the budget and agreed performance targets;
  • Collaborate with other Distribution team members in the development and implementation of business building strategies;
  • Obtain feedback from the market and ensure best practice knowledge management;
  • Provide local market insights and input on potential new products or business ideas;
  • Deliver regular and upon-request management reporting;
  • Record your activities in Salesforce no later than 1 week after the occurrence;
  • Manage key client accounts in close co-operation with your line manager and other stakeholders such as the Investment Team managing the portfolio(s);
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of key competitors and relevant market developments;
  • Build brand identity through the totality of your investor interaction activities;
  • Any adhoc or regular duties/projects requested of you from time to time.

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional prospecting experience in the alternative or traditional investment space is required, ideally with established connections in the region;
  • Strong consultative sales abilities in building relationships and a strong history of raising assets in the DACH region;
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with high energy and passion; a self-starter;
  • Well-developed presentation skills, with the ability to present to small and large groups;
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex projects from inception to completion with demonstrated track record;
  • Demonstrated team player, self-starter, and independent thinker;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with peers, senior management, and clients;
  • Fluent German and English speaker is required;
  • Open to travelling extensively within Germany to support client engagement and business development.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability, genetic information, or any other federal, state or local protected class. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant's accessibility needs due to disability.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.

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The well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients and of the larger community are a priority for Fiera Capital and its affiliates. As such, all employees and service providers whose role or services, as applicable, require them to be physically present at the offices of Fiera Capital or its affiliates are required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of same (where recommended by Public Health Institutions), unless they have been granted reasonable accommodation based on documented medical or religious grounds, or as otherwise required by applicable law. Should an individual demonstrate that the vaccine cannot be administered due to medical or religious grounds or as otherwise required by applicable law, Fiera Capital and its affiliates will assess on a case-by-case basis, whether reasonable accommodation can be provided.

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