Job description

  • Location:
  • Employee Type:
  • Department:
    Investment Management
  • Division:
    IWI Investment Management
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Investment Manager (5658)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £40 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future.

Right now we're a team of over 1400 dedicated professionals located across 14 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Team Description

IM sought to join established, growth-oriented teams both to provide support for entrepreneurial IM and to develop their own client base / FUM. Glasgow £1.4BN FUM, 31 staff , including FP Team.

Description of role and key responsibilities

  • To provide high quality advice to private clients
  • Review and report on performance of investments against objectives
  • Assess relationship between clients' circumstances/objectives and portfolio objectives in terms of suitability (working closely with Portfolio Manager)
  • Actively engage and network with the local community to continually grow the business.  Business Development knowledge
  • Keep abreast of the in-house research process and market developments,  communicating with Portfolio Manager on client portfolios
  • Liaise closely with Financial Planning and Discretionary Fund Management teams
  • Monitor and undertake administration (i.e. valuations, income payments etc.) Liase with clients
  • Maintain records of investment activities and market performance
  • Continue to build Firms Brand and personal Brand locally
  • Ensure KYC is up to date and relevant action is taken in respect of the date
  • Liase with Suitability Assurance Team
  • Ensure all activities/actions undertaken meet and comply with compliance standards
  • Ensure TCF is implemented in line with Companies expectations
  • Ensure CPD is met annually

Core skills and knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong explanatory and presentation skills with experience pitching and presenting.
  • Strong IT/computer skills
  • Strong numeracy and literary skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory obligations in relation to your role as a CP and as an Approved Person
  • Familiarity and understanding of the Charity sector preferred
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements, including but not limited to: Data Protection, AML, Market Abuse, Fraud Awareness, Advising & Selling, Conduct Risk, Client Assets, Bribery & Corruption, Financial Crime, Gifts Policy

Controlled function: Certified Person

  • Advising on investments other than a non-investment insurance contract (but not where this is advising on investments in the course of carrying on the activity of giving basic advice on a stakeholder product) and performing other functions related to this such as dealing and arranging
  • Acting in the capacity of an investment manager and carrying on functions connected to this;

Other Attributes that would be helpful:

  • Proactive individual who is naturally efficient, organised, can manage time well and competent at working to deadlines.
  • Able to communicate at all levels and prepared to assist fellow team members in all aspects of the day to day business.
  • Reliable and enthusiastic individual with a strong sense of integrity.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • A team player who is prepared to put in additional hours, if necessary, to meet deadlines.


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4th Floor, 5 George Square, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 1DY

Meet the recruiter

Lindsay Russell


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