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Private Banker

Singapore, Singapore

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Investment / Portfolio Management

Reference Code: 90382915

Contract: Permanent

Private Banker


What will you be doing 

•    The role holder will engage with UHNW and Family Office clients who are typically multi-banked with multi-jurisdictional and often complex banking and investment requirements and successfully attract them to execute or place their business with Barclays Private Bank and the wider Barclays Group.
•    The role holder will identify, develop and secure new relationships through personal and client referrals, Barclays group internal networks and corporate and investment banking sources
•    The role holder is expected to onboard new clients of the appropriate calibre and size to deliver business growth for the Private Bank and provide clients with the solutions and services that meet their needs
•    The role holder in their day-to-day activity,  using their breadth of experience will facilitate delivery of the right client solutions for sophisticated multi-jurisdiction, multi banked clients with complex banking and investment requirements
•    The role holder will translate client opportunities into executable strategies, utilizing/exploiting limited resources efficiently and effectively. This client facing role will be expected to contribute to the PB P & L
•    The role holder will be expected to act as an external and internal ambassador for Barclays. As such they will be naturally recognised as representing Barclays’ values and culture by way of their client centric approach, their ease in meeting clients on a regular basis, their capacity to identify and connect with relevant prospects.
•    The role holder will be expected to contribute to the development of the Asia strategy for the Private Bank Singapore team and may be assigned responsibility for client level planning, business strategy and execution for a geographic or commercial segments within the overall Asia strategy. 
•    The role holder will be responsible for ensuring that all activity they undertake remains within Barclays risk appetite and commercial agenda  
•    The role holder will be expected to be a contributor to the Barclays Citizenship and Diversity & Inclusion agendas

What we’re looking for 

•    The role holder will have very strong relationship skills with experience of managing and handling the sophisticated needs of individuals and families
•    The role holder will have experience of building a substantial client base using internal and external networks, be effective in gaining an in-depth understanding of client’s needs and advising on a diverse range of wealth management solutions with high penetration ratios per client.
•    The role holder will have experience of operating in a complex investment environment and will satisfy the criteria for an approved person (where applicable) both initially and on an ongoing basis.  
•    The role holder will have broad experience of the Financial Services industry and will be skilled in differentiating advice according to the complexity of the client’s requirements.  
•    The role holder will have detailed regulatory knowledge, in particular of local regulatory requirements, and an overall understanding of the business impact of the regulatory environment.  
•    The role holder will have excellent market exposure and multi-disciplined private banking expertise.
•    The role holder will be required to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications and be able to demonstrate that they will meet the minimum qualifications to meet local regulatory requirements and Barclays internal company benchmarks

Skills that will help you in your role 

•    The role holder will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, will have an entrepreneurial spirit and a collegiate approach.  
•    The role holder will be able to embrace challenges and evolve their strategy as the business environment develops.
•    The role holder will be able 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

Barclays has been in Asia Pacific for over 50 years, supporting corporations and financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region and connecting them to the capital markets of UK, Europe and the Americas. For more information click here.

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.

Barclays welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments (accommodations) are put in place to allow for a fair and inclusive recruitment process. For more information and how to request one, please review Adjustments to the recruitment process.

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.

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.

While the application process depends on the role, there are some constant steps, which are;

Step 1 - Your application
Step 2 - Your assessment
Step 3 - Your interview
Step 4 - Next steps

We aim to create an inclusive work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. If you require any adjustments to our recruitment process, please click here to learn more.

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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.

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