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Investment Sales Specialist - VP

Job Req ID 21364697 Primary Location London, United Kingdom Job Category Private Client Product Services
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The Investment Sales Lead is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness.There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.

Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will work very closely with our Private Bankers and Investment Counselors. The person who fills this roll must have a knowledge of Investments including Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Real Estate. The successful candidate must be comfortable with detail problem solving - to create the client solutions. Preferably, this candidate will be someone with in depth knowledge of the various hedge fund strategies both international and domestic. This person will be in constant contact with CPB Investments Teams as well as directly with our clients. Good sales and product skills are required, also a high degree of professionalism - client service is equally important as new business development. Often solutions require coordinating negotiations with our client's in-house attorney and our CPB attorney regarding client agreements.
  • Participate in relationship review meetings with bankers and clients to explore investment management needs
  • Respond to banker team leads for sales opportunities - first interviewing banker team - then speaking to the client
  • Delve into needs with clients - analyze their alternative investment needs, craft solutions and present recommendations in written proposals
  • Ensure that solution is implemented, remain in contact with client - look for add on business
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of experience
  • Excellent sales skills - ability to demonstrate online systems to clients and prospects
  • Knowledge of AI products
  • Attention to detail and good follow-up skills
  • Excellent written, listening and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to effectively deal with people at all levels - internal as well as clients, excellent interpersonal skills

Education:

  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred

Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the Certification Regime. The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which has come into effect on 7 March 2016. Under the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.

Under the guidance provided by the FCA and PRA, firms should have regard to the following when assessing fitness and propriety:

Honesty, integrity and reputation

Financial soundness

Competence and capability

In order to comply with the requirements of the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must take reasonable care to ensure that an employee does not perform a Certified Role without first being certified as Fit and Proper. For this reason, you will be assessed for this role against the Fit and Proper requirements, as described above. This assessment will be carried out through extensive interviews, self-disclosures, permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and other background checks. If hired for this role, you will also be required to complete an annual declaration regarding your Fitness and Propriety.

By submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read the information above and that you are applying for a Certified Role. You also agree to Citi carrying out any additional screening required, including permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and any other background checks.

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Job Family Group:

Private Client Product Services

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Job Family:

Investment Managed Sales

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Time Type:

Full time

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