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Private Banker

Singapore, Singapore

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Private Banker

Singapore, Singapore

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Date live: May. 14, 2024

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Investment / Portfolio Management

Reference Code: 00285456

Contract: Permanent

Private Banker


As a Barclays Private Banker, you will have an exciting chance to join our growing team and be accountable for growing, managing and maintaining a book of UHNW Private Banking clients resident in Asia. You will act as a trusted advisor to clients and provide access to the full range of investment solutions, banking services, credit/lending solutions, Structured Solutions, Wealth Structuring Services and Philanthropic services available from Barclays Private Bank. You will undertake business within Barclays risk and control policies.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. 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.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

  • Engaging UHNW and Family Office clients with complex banking and investment requirements and attract them to execute or place their business with Barclays
  • Developing new relationships through personal and client referrals, Barclays group internal networks and corporate and investment banking sources
  • Onboarding new clients to deliver business growth for the Private Bank and provide clients with the solutions and services that meet their needs
  • Delivering client solutions for sophisticated multi-jurisdiction, multi banked clients with complex banking and investment requirements
  • Translating client opportunities into executable strategies, utilizing limited resources efficiently and contribute to the PB P&L
  • Contributing to the development of the Asia strategy for the Private Bank Singapore team, including client level planning, business strategy and execution
  • Ensuring that all activities undertaken remains within Barclays risk appetite and commercial agenda

What we’re looking for:

  • Excellent relationship skills with experience of managing and handling the sophisticated needs of individuals and families
  • Experienced in building a substantial client base using internal and external networks, and understanding client’s needs and advising wealth management solutions
  • Experienced in operating in a complex investment environment and will satisfy the criteria for an approved person (where applicable) both initially and on an ongoing basis
  • Broad experience of the Financial Services industry and skilled in differentiating advice according to the complexity of the client’s requirements

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Wide regulatory knowledge of local regulatory requirements, and an overall understanding of the business impact of the regulatory environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a collegiate approach
  • Ability to embrace challenges and evolve their strategy as the business environment develops
  • Excellent ability to rapidly assimilate new information and apply this knowledge as appropriate to develop new strategies for client engagement

Where will you be working?

Our office is located in Marina Bay Financial Centre, which has been carefully crafted into a “city in a garden”. Overlooking the scenic skyline along the Marina Bay waterfront, the green spaces and rooftop terraces have been designed to optimise employee well-being. The centre provides an integrated live-work-play development, surrounded by shops, restaurants, gyms and an alfresco dining area. Our convenient office location means you’re just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station.



More about working at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

We're committed to providing a supportive and simplified experience for our candidates throughout the application and assessment process. Here, you will find information about what to expect and some guidance around your assessment and interview.

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Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises 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.

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