Schroders, with headquarters in London, employs over 5000 talented people worldwide, operating in 35 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.
Schroders in Switzerland is a renowned Financial Institution with around 400 employees located in Zurich and Geneva. On behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, we invest in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. We also specialize in providing high-quality private assets solutions to our clients.
For our Institutional Sales Team within Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG in Zurich we are looking for an experienced salesperson. The person will cover pension fund and insurance clients in German-speaking Switzerland. The person will sit within the Team in Zurich and report to the Head Institutional Sales Switzerland.
Client coverage will comprise German-speaking Switzerland, large and mid-sized pension funds and insurance companies
Develop existing client relationships and establish new ones
Significant contributor to our sales and revenue targets, in-line with our strategic 5-year business plan
Build a client/investment pipeline across our product range, traditional as well as alternatives. Close collaboration with our Private Assets Sales Directors to promote our Private Asset offering and with our Insurance Sales Team. Knowledge of private assets is a plus
Work with local as well as other investment desks to tailor their proposition to our client needs
Full ownership of the RFP process
Close collaboration with local client servicing team on a daily basis
Maintain and apply strong investment and pension markets knowhow and competence on regulatory subjects
Support and participate in client and industry hospitality and training events
High affinity to data-driven sales and able to embrace the power of data, leveraging the insights from our analytics team in London
7+ years’ experience in selling investment products/solutions to sophisticated institutional investors
Master degree, CFA or CIIA candidates preferred
Fluent in German is a must; corporate language is English
Established client and investment consultant network is a plus, existing insurance network is helpful
Deep understanding of products, asset classes and financial markets
Significant awareness of competitor propositions and wider market trends in investment strategy
Strong communication skills – ability to communicate verbally and in written form
We offer a challenging, diverse and supportive working environment as well as modern employment conditions in an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. The office is located only 5 minutes from Zurich main station at Central. Please apply online with your complete application. Only direct applications will be considered.
Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG Human Resources Pfingstweidstrasse 60, CH-8031 Zürich, Schweiz Tel: +41 (0)44 250 11 11 www.schroders.com