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Date live: Jan. 18, 2023

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Relationship Management / Sales

Reference Code: 90361895

Contract: Permanent

Private Banker- Fluency in Spanish
Dublin

This role is deemed as a Controlled Function role under the Central Bank of Ireland Fitness and Probity Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.

As a Barclays Private Banker - Fluency in Spanish, you will be growing, managing, and maintaining a book of ultra-high net worth private banking clients either resident in EEA or directly linked to the EEA region, and with emphasis in Spain, Portugal, and Southern Europe. Acting as a trusted advisor to clients and providing access to the full range of investment solutions, banking services, credit/lending solutions, Structured Solutions, Wealth Advisory, Philanthropic services available from Barclays Private Bank. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality, and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Working Flexibly
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognizes and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.

We are currently in the early stages of implementing a hybrid working environment, which means that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
•    Working as a team in achieving targets for new client acquisition, netting new asset, credit, investment acquisitions, and revenues
•    Maintaining the highest levels of client service and delivery, and acting as key contact for banking products, credit advice and client queries
•    Delivering high quality bespoke advice, maximising value for our clients and negotiating the best commercial outcome
•    Acting as the key interface between the client and other teams including Wealth Advisory, Discretionary Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory, Global, Investment & Solutions
•    Being able and willing to discuss markets, their issues, and opportunities with clients
•    Fully utilising the banker toolset, systems and platforms, and challenging current standards to continuously improve quality
•    Engaging with digital technologies, products and solutions that are relevant to the Wealth business, and using them to enhance the service provided to clients
•    Having technical knowledge and expertise in applying analytical reasoning and judgement to solve highly complex problems, delivering the highest levels of client advice and service

What we’re looking for:
•    Exceptional relationship skills and experience of managing and handling the needs of private client individuals and families
•    Ability to gain in-depth understanding of clients’ needs and advising on a diverse range of wealth management solutions
•    Fluency in Spanish language (plus Portuguese is advantageous) with previous experience in controlling and monitoring of risk within a client book
•    Previous experience of the Financial Services industry, ideally in the areas of Retail regulated products and services to mass market and high net worth customers and asset management

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Irish Qualified Financial Advisor QFA designation or the Accredited Product Advisor APA designation, or studying towards these and understanding of the digital landscape
•    Excellent market exposure and multi-disciplined private banking expertise
•    Business development and cold calling skills

Where will you be working?
You will be based in our new flagship office, One Molesworth Street, which is in the heart of Dublin city Centre. We are currently expanding which drives a culture of change and hard work ethic, nonetheless the company maintains an open, friendly atmosphere. This is enhanced through our unique on boarding programs and several committees which all employees are eligible to join.

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