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Senior Investment Consultant (Ref. 1386)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG
Zürich

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Senior Investment Consultant (Ref. 1386)


Senior Investment Consultant (Ref. 1386)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd is a leading sustainable private bank, offering all the advantages of the Swiss banking environment together with dynamic and personalised advisory services focusing on opportunities in international financial markets. The Bank provides a high level of services and expertise when acting as investment advisor and asset manager for private and institutional clients. Financial strength, excellent client services and outstanding quality are therefore key elements of its corporate philosophy.

J. Safra Sarasin's most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Group's clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.

Division

Asset Management & Institutional Clients

Function/Position

Senior Investment Consultant (Ref. 1386)

Location

Zurich, CH

Function/Position objectives

The Investment Consulting team provides investment advisory, asset allocation expertise and portfolio analysis services to sophisticated Private Banking clients and Client Relationship Managers globally. We are looking for a dynamic professional with a strong background in cross-asset investment advisory & sales to take on a senior role in the Investment Consulting team in Zurich. We place strong emphasis on teamwork and a proactive & client-oriented approach.

Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality tailor-made investment advice to Family Offices, UHNWI clients and sophisticated Private Banking customers across different markets   
  • Construct and monitor investment portfolios, advising clients on their asset allocation, strategic investments across all asset classes and risk mitigating opportunities
  • Follow and analyse financial markets to monitor and develop client's investment strategies
  • Daily client interaction by phone, e-mail and physical meetings
  • Develop and initiate investment ideas in collaboration with the global Investment Consulting team

Profiles

  • Master's degree in a relevant field and/or education in business or finance. Higher financial education (CFA/AZEK) would be advantageous
  • Minimum 5 years client-facing experience in a senior investment advisory and sales function in the banking industry
  • In-depth knowledge of financial instruments across all asset classes
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Flexible and reliable personality with strong ability to work under pressure
  • Strong knowledge in Excel, Power-Point and Bloomberg; experience with Avaloq preferred
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English a must, further languages appreciated