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Client Advisor

Zurich, CH, CH-8001

Our Company

Operating in 50 cities spanning Europe, Quintet is a private bank for people who see the world differently and who seek a partner like us, committed to protecting and growing their wealth as if it were our own. 
Combining agility and security, we focus on what matters most to the individuals and families we serve so they can invest in a richer life, however they define it.
Founded in 1949, headquartered in Luxembourg and operating under the supervision of the European Central Bank, Quintet serves wealthy individuals and their families, as well as a broad range of institutional and professional clients, including family offices, foundations and external asset managers.

Quintet Private Bank offers the opportunity to:

  • Work in an entrepreneurial and agile environment where business leaders can take decisions and provide stellar service to clients without unnecessary bureaucracy and red tape.
  • Create and build a business (with aligned cultural behaviours, diversity and inclusion) to consistently provide superior investment advice.
  • Work with the best professionals, value collaboration and be part of a partnership culture.
  • Excel within an enabling team environment, with a focus on partnerships to drive business success.
  • Receive competitive market led remuneration structures, based on performance and behaviours.
  • Thrive, in the knowledge that there are career pathways to develop both professional and personal interests.
Purpose of Job / Objectives

The successful candidate will work as part of the Quintet Wealth Management business.  The main purpose of the role is to increase revenues by maximising assets under management and controlling costs by leveraging the full value proposition of the Bank aligned with Quintet’s values.

Key accountabilities
•    Acquire new target group clients through the effective use of own network targeting prospects and, together, pitching the Quintet holistic advice value proposition.
•    Drive revenues and other commercial objectives through long-term and proactive relationship management with existing clients based on trust and distinctive service.
•    Provides holistic wealth management advice to support the achievement of the clients’ (financial and life) objectives.
•    Results focused, open for business enhancing and developing Quintet’s name and brand.
•    Lives by a Risk Culture – has an excellent understanding of the business and related compliance, conduct and operational risks. Accountable for the appropriate mitigation at any point in time within the parameters defined by the Firm’s Risk Appetite Statement and related frameworks.   Act as a role model for business ownership and responsibility for risk management in line with our core values at any time or for any amount of revenue: always does the right things, doesn’t compromise on our high ethical standards in our interactions with each other or external stakeholders, e.g. clients and regulators.
•    Creates a partnership culture within team and between teams to deliver Quintet’s overall value proposition to clients.

Knowledge and Experience
  • Proven and relevant experience within a wealth management or private banking role within financial services industry.
  • Likely to have background in investment banking, asset management, products, wealth planning or other functions.
  • Has built long-lasting relationships with a successful portfolio of clients and prospects, and comfortable networking in new markets to generate revenue.
  • Familiar with defining the right advisory and investment solutions using a broad range of financial instruments, partnering with products and services teams.
  • Understands Risk within context of the role and meets the regulatory obligations, as applicable.
Attributes / Qualities
  • Thinks and behaves like an owner, role models our values.
  • Is “client obsessed” to provide a best in class service.
  • Creates a partnership culture within teams and collaborates across all other Quintet network to deliver the overall client proposition.
  • Works effectively with Group Products & Solutions (GPS) and CIO teams (and other functions) to find the best solutions.
  • Supports and encourages others to generate a positive working culture, sharing information cross-functions.
  • Takes a solution oriented approach and challenges the way we do things: “see it, say it, fix it”.
  • Effective communicator (both written and verbal), and great at influencing audiences in person and presenting to clients.
  • Resilient, problem solver, effective planner with a partnership approach.
Technical Skills
  • Act as true first line of defence for clients and Quintet through proactive risk management.
  • Proven threshold competent and operate with a full understanding of Risk within a regulatory framework.
  • Be jointly responsible for the primary monitoring and risk management of business critical processes drawn up in the interest of Quintet, compliance and internal/external regulatory obligations.
Languages Skills

English (fluent / advanced)

Fluency and/or working knowledge of French and/or German would be an advantage