Graduate Financial Adviser - St. James’s Place

Published on 2019-03-06

Opportunity Overview – New Entrant Programme Asia

Being an established and successful Wealth Manager enables you to have the autonomy and flexibility to grow your business in the direction you want to, whilst being able to access unrivalled business, technical and marketing support from St. James’s Place.

In addition to being able to ultimately dictate your own working agenda with the expertise and support we  provide, you will also enjoy the significant rewards a successful career in Wealth Management can bring – rewards that are in direct relation to the work and effort you put in to your business.

What is Wealth Management?

Put simply, wealth management is the provision of useful and timely financial advice, helping clients, whether individuals or businesses, to determine their goals, make the right investment decisions and prepare for a financially stable future.

A wealth manager will develop their own group of clients, taking the time to get to know each one and building a long-lasting relationship to develop their financial strategy over the medium to long term.

Introducing St. James’s Place

  • An award-winning, FTSE 100 company founded in 1991
  • A FTSE 100 company with a market capitalisation of c.£5 billion
  • Our clients trust us to manage, on their behalf, £95 billion of their funds
  • Substantial centralised technical resource – supporting client outcomes
  • A distinctive approach to investment management*
  • We underwrite our advice with a guarantee**

Overview of the New Entrant Programme (NEP)

  • A 9-month training and development programme incorporating three Key Phases working alongside an established Mentor Partner
  • The Programme will close with a final Assessment day to ensure the New Entrant is ready to graduate as an Adviser or Associate Partner

Supporting Your Business

Our training programme provides you with all the help and support you need to gain the qualifications, skills and knowledge required to build a professional financial advisory business in Asia. The training programme incorporates time spent in the classroom, practical training in the field with your Mentor Partner and dedicated Management team and home study spread across 9 months.

Skills and attributes of a successful Wealth Manager?

  • Motivated, a natural self-starter
  • Entrepreneurial and eager to build your own business from the ground up
  • Approachable and possess natural people skills
  • Have an existing network and relationships with individuals and professionals within Asia

What does our ideal candidate look like?

  • Disciplined
  • An existing network
  • Integrity
  • Resilience
  • Competitive and determined
  • Good communicator
  • Coachable

In addition

  • Native English speaker
  • 2+ Years work experience at a minimum
  • Demonstrate a proven successful track record of their existing career
  • Evidence they have sufficient resources to make the transition to their new career

Interested in applying?

Contact Shanghai.Career@sjp.asia for more information or for a confidential meeting request to discuss the new entrant programme.