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Wealth Management Assistant
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description Mandated by a leading Swiss Private Bank, we are searching for a Senior Wealth Management Assistant in Zurich.  The company are well known in the...
Senior Marketing Manager
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description A multi-billion dollar, award-winning investment management firm that is developing their presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is seeking to hire a senior marketing manager...
Chief Compliance Officer
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Luxembourg
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description Chief Compliance Officer Location: Luxembourg Salary: 80,000-100,000 Euros My client is looking for a chief compliance
Global Asset Manager Senior Sales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Description Global Asset Manager is looking to add entrepreneurial sales professionals to their team here in London. After successfully launching a new fund they are receiving...
Vice president private banker - Luxebourgish clients
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £150000 - £175000 per annum
  • Description Seeking high calibre individuals within private banking to develop the Luxembourgish desk for my client, the market leader within Luxembourg. This is a rare opportunity,...
Vice President/private banker - Portuguese Market
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £150000 - £175000 per annum
  • Description Highly prestigious, Swiss private bank in Luxembourg seeking a senior private banker covering the Portuguese market.  The institution has a strong presence in both Luxembourg...
Vice President/Senior private banker Latam clients
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £140000 - £180000 per annum
  • Description Seeking an entrepreneurial and experienced individual for a position of Director/Executive director covering the Latin American Market for a top financial institution in Luxembourg.
Executive director/private banker Nordic Clients, Stockholm
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
  • Description My client is looking for a executive director/director covering the Swedish private banking market. They have experienced rapid growth within this market and are looking...
Senior Discretionary Portfolio Manager, Belgium
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
  • Description My client is one of the fastest growing private banks in Belgium and is seeking a senior portfolio manager with a strong background within wealth...

Private wealth management specialists provide clients with personalized financial services, helping them to make informed investment decisions and fully utilize their wealth, while minimizing risk. Services provided by private bankers range from providing pension advice, tax and estate planning, through to philanthropic activities, managing bills, monitoring financial activities, and screening solicitations for contributions.

Wealth Management Employment Outlook and Salary  
Salaries for Private Bankers generally comprise of commission with the base salary based on an AUM (Assets Under Management) fee. 
The average salary for private banking relationship managers in the United States is $79,708 per year with a range of $60,824 - $152,051. In the United Kingdom, the average salary is £36,000 per year with salaries range from £18,413 - £89,131. Salary depends on industry knowledge, skills, experience and expertise within the field and can vary based on the number of clients and size of the employer.
The private banking sector continues to expand with markets currently experiencing a boom. It’s expected that the sector will remain buoyant in the upcoming years as companies continue to hire experienced front-line staff tasked with bringing in larger assets and profits. Within the financial sector, private banking continues to represent one of the most lucrative career paths.

Job Description
A private wealth manager oversees a team of employees and is responsible for different types of operations such as managing loan volumes, handling deposits and ensuring that procedures and policies are adhered to. A private bank manager is also expected to act as an advisor providing input into budget development and strategic decisions. 

Job responsibilities of a private bank manager continue to increase as products and potential investment options grow and it is therefore crucial that managers in this field have an in-depth knowledge of financial products such as bonds, stocks, financial derivatives, hedge funds and private equity. 

The role of a Private Banker includes:

  • Consulting with clients regarding their financial requirements
  • Developing loan packages for underwriting and credit review
  • Recommending appropriate services, products, and strategies
  • Monitoring client requirements in order to fully utilize organizational services and products 
  • Evaluating the credit, tax and financial needs of all clients
  • Cross-selling products and services to existing clients
  • Adhering to banking practices and policies along with other regulatory statutes
  • Developing existing and new business utilizing external resources 
  • Sharing information about market conditions

Key Skills & Qualifications
A private banker is primarily responsible for building trust with current and potential clients and quickly establishing a rapport. Good communication and interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to listen and understand a client’s requirements. Private bankers must have strong decision-making and analytical skills and be comfortable working in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment. A sound understanding of prevailing economic conditions and financial markets is necessary in order to understand and analyze financial trends and produce information that is of benefit when guiding clients.

As well as looking for local market knowledge, formal credit training and previous experience in wealth management or private banking, employers tend to favour well-rounded candidates that possess a certain set of core skills and competencies including:

  • Strong understanding of lending and banking products 
  • Excellent marketing and business development skills
  • Detailed understanding of the financial needs of all types of customers
  • Ability to manage client expectations and meet tight deadlines