Citigroup Global South Asia Private Banker - Director in London, United Kingdom
The Private Banker Principal is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for application within own job and the business. Strong commercial awareness is a necessity. Is an acknowledged authority both within and outside area of expertise. Typically a small number of people within the business that provide the same level of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level, and externally. Provides advanced judgment and conducts in-depth quantitative or qualitative analysis to solve problems and develop new, innovative solutions. Required to think beyond existing solutions, assumptions or current knowledge of sophisticated areas.
Actively identify prospects and establish contact with them/convert prospects into clients.
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of clients’ businesses and sources of wealth generation.
Anticipate events in a client’s life and business which have significant financial implications.
Serve as a trusted advisor to clients who frequently seek strategic advice regarding financial matters.
Build relationships with client families that cross generations to establish long-term connections to the Citi Private Bank.
Effectively manage client expectations regarding what can and cannot be executed on their behalf.
Maintain full understanding of client goals and risk tolerance to ensure that financial strategies are appropriate.
Uncover needs that are not articulated or clearly expressed by the client.
Bring together the product experts to develop long-term solutions to strengthen relationships with the firm.
Help clients achieve broad financial/investment goals related to the creation and management of wealth.
Develop tailored solutions that address clients' investment, risk management, and financing/liquidity needs.
Set challenging goals, regularly monitoring progress and making adjustments to achieve objectives.
Plan and prioritize daily, weekly, and monthly activities to maximize revenue growth and client satisfaction.
Establish a referral network and gain introductions to potential clients which generate new sales.
Close the deal, making concessions that are appropriate and in line with the fundamental interests of the Citi Private Bank.
Help team members acquire the experience necessary to establish credibility with clients and intermediaries.
Demonstrate strong commitment to team success and place team goals above personal achievement.
Encourage team members to work together to deepen client relationships and exceed sales goals.
Align complementary experiences and skill sets of team members to maximize client effectiveness.
Build relationships/partner with support groups in Citi Private Bank to maintain control, find solutions and resolve issues.
Follow standard procedures and advocate appropriate exceptions to standard practices when the bigger picture needs to be considered, and seek or grant approvals as appropriate.
Ensure compliance on regulatory requirements and minimizes any potential liability for Citi.
Ensure strong controls and effective operational and administrative services.
Partner with colleagues across the Citi network to leverage capabilities and share expertise.
Ensure clients are presented with seamless execution of internal processes and Citigroup services.
Prioritize issues that need to be escalated, getting the appropriate people involved to expedite resolution.
Understand and communicate the risk involved with various investment strategies.
Establish credibility and trust with all Citi Private Bank colleagues, maintaining the highest standards of personal and professional integrity.
Flag and report illegal or improper transactions, complying with all regulatory policies and control procedures regarding client acceptability.
Understand the broad array of products and services under the Citi umbrella.
Apply an in-depth level of knowledge in key investment and financing products.
Develop expertise to identify business opportunities and address the unique needs of specific client segments.
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
- Extensive and proven experience in Private Banking having covered the UHNW market / Extensive experience in working with and/or leading client teams and transactions / Demonstrated track record in relationship selling
- Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred
Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the Certification Regime. The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which has come into effect on 7 March 2016. Under the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.
Under the guidance provided by the FCA and PRA, firms should have regard to the following when assessing fitness and propriety:
Honesty, integrity and reputation
Competence and capability
In order to comply with the requirements of the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must take reasonable care to ensure that an employee does not perform a Certified Role without first being certified as Fit and Proper. For this reason, you will be assessed for this role against the Fit and Proper requirements, as described above. This assessment will be carried out through extensive interviews, self-disclosures, permitted criminal record checks, reference checks, credit checks and other background checks. If hired for this role, you will also be required to complete an annual declaration regarding your Fitness and Propriety.
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Job Family Group:
Private Client Coverage
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