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GTP - ESG Specialist Wealth Management

Bank Vontobel
Zurich, Switzerland
Closing date
May 9, 2023

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Job Function
Wealth Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Vontobel Graduate Trainee Program (GTP)

...lets you follow your passion

...supports you along the way

...and gets you ready for a successful start at Vontobel

Since 2011 we offer exciting Graduate Trainee positions and over 90% of our Graduates stay with Vontobel after completion of their program. As a highly specialized organization, we value the collaboration of highly skilled experts and innovative talent.

We are looking for a highly motivated ESG Specialist to join our Graduate Trainee Program within our Private Clients ESG Center which is part of our Wealth Management business unit at Vontobel.

The team focuses on developing ESG know-how, project management and implementation, operative support and training as well as advise to Relationship Manager and clients in all ESG matters. The team works close together with several units within Wealth Management, Asset Management and the Vontobel Centers of Excellence.

As ESG Specialist, you will benefit from the full Graduate Trainee Program offerings during your time at Vontobel, such as a Mentor, a great community of other Trainees, a Trainee Learning & Development schedule & your own educational budget just to name a few. In addition, you will see various teams and functions within the Vontobel Group.

You will...
  • Your first module rotation will be in your home base "Private Clients ESG Center" in Wealth Management
  • Then you have the possibility to choose up to three out of the following modules: "Asset Management ESG center"; "Vontobel Multi Asset ESG Strategy"; "Investment Advisory & Solutions"; "Non-financial risk"; "Corporate Responsibility". One module lasts 6 months on average.
  • Obtain a broad understanding of ESG investment process, ESG research, client and corporate reporting, ESG regulation as well as ESG data and tools.
  • Have the chance to optionally obtain a qualification like the certificate in ESG investing or the certificate in climate and investing from the CFA institute.
  • Due to the breadth of the rotations you will be in a unique position to build a strong network across the firm.

Start your career ...
  • October 1st 2023 and conclude the program September 30th 2025

Location ...
  • Gotthardstrasse 43 in Zurich.

Program Mentor ....
  • Patrick Häsler will be your Program Mentor. Patrick has a long track-record within Vontobel. Before joining Vontobel in 2005, Patrick worked as Software Developer and IT Consultant. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering as well as an MBA. In 2005, Patrick started at Vontobel in the Corporate Business Development team. From there, he joined the Wealth Management Product Management team, where he was responsible for a variety of products and services. Amongst other things, he was responsible for sustainable investing in Wealth Management. As Patrick is working for more than 17 years for Vontobel, he knows the organization very well.

Apply by ...
  • May 1st 2023

Your Qualification
Your background includes...
  • A Masters degree (university or university of applied sciences), you are eligible with up to a maximum of 24 months of work experience after your Masters
  • A study background in sustainable finance or a similar topic
  • At least one work experience in the financial industry

You are...
  • Excited about sustainability in the financial industry
  • A curious person, with an analytical and structured mindset
  • A team player, able to work under pressure
  • A pro-active person
  • Willing to complete additional training courses
  • Fluent in English (German is a plus)

We welcome candidates with an international background but to be eligible to apply you must hold an EU or CH Passport.
We only consider complete applications (with CV, motivational letter, high school/matura certificate (with grades), as well as Bachelor/Master certificates (with grades).

Thank you for the time to consider Vontobel. We appreciate you taking the time to submit your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will carefully assess your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.Please apply via our career portal. For this position, please note that we do not consider applications from recruitment agencies.

If you have any question you can contact us through our contact form .

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