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CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER - JAPANESE SPEAKING - Edinburgh

Job reference: BBBH11572
Type: Permanent
Consultant: Betsy Williamson
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Location: Edinburgh
Start Date: 08-Feb-2019
Close Date: 08-Mar-2019
Specialism: Client Services / Relationship Management
Sector: Asset Management

Job description:

Our client, a UK leading fund management organisation is currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to join their Client Management Department in Edinburgh. Globally diverse, our client is looking for a candidate who will provide efficient liaison between Japanese speaking clients and the organisation, ensuring that clients are kept informed and their portfolios are well managed. The successful candidate will play an active role in managing existing client relationships and help grow the firm's client base through the existing relationships.

We are actively seeking confident individuals who have experience in developing and managing relationships with clients and prospects. Applicants must be fluent in both Japanese and English and be comfortable translating Japanese text into English, and vice versa. The command of Japanese is expected to be native or equivalent in both writing and speaking. You will also need to have completed the full Investment Management Certificate (IMC) as a minimum and the CISI Level 6 Fund Management Module. An equivalent level 6 or above qualification in a relevant subject area will be considered.

Core responsibilities:

  • Maintain contact with clients, present at regular meetings, and deal with problems as they arise.
  • Ensure high standards of information reporting to clients via written reports and client meetings.
  • Maintain and expand investment knowledge.
  • Monitor client's portfolios on a regular basis to ensure client objectives and the company's policy are being met.
  • Seek out and develop new business opportunities.

Essential:

  • Language skills - Fluent in Japanese and English (both essential). Expect native or equivalent in Japanese both in writing and speaking.
  • Honours degree or significant business experience.
  • Full IMC qualification and the CISI Level 6 Fund Management Module. An industry equivalent level 6 or above qualification in a relevant subject area will be considered.
  • Proven ability to develop and manage relationships with clients and potential clients
  • Identifying and building new business opportunities
  • Presenting to clients or equivalent
  • Working in investment related financial services
  • Client focus
  • Proactive and confident
  • Excellent relationships building skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Diligence
  • Organisation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Strategic awareness
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Proven ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally.

Desirable:

  • Participation in a small team
  • Regular reporting
  • Management of client tasks

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Generous pension scheme

Salary:

c£60,000 - £75,000 (depending on skills and experience), benefits and bonus

Closing date: 07.03.2019

Job reference: 11572

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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