Consultant - Asset Management (Recruitment)

  • Market-leading
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • William Blake Consulting Ltd
  • 16 Mar 18 2018-03-16

Due to the continued growth of our client base William Blake are looking to bring in an additional consultant to manage existing workload and develop their own network. The role will focus on the Asset Management market, and in particular, the Distribution area. Joining a team led by 2 experienced partners the ideal candidates will have an interest in the financial markets and the desire to become market-leading experts in their field.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Building and managing a strong network of relevant contacts within asset management, focusing on individuals within sales, relationship management, marketing and product-related roles
  • Proactively developing existing and new relationships with line managers and HR teams at target investment managers
  • Managing a full-cycle recruitment process from inception to completion
  • Managing long-term close working relationships with candidates and clients alike
  • Managing complexity, change, expectations, negotiations etc. within a business environment
  • Working within a team to deliver on business targets
  • Effectively demonstrating company best practices and promoting brand awareness

Preferred skills & competencies:

  • 1 to 5 years’ experience within recruitment
  • Asset management experience beneficial but not required
  • Strong commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated attitude towards work
  • Strong account management skills
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Emotional intelligence and superior ability to manage complexity
  • Strong team player
  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent project and process management skills
  • Fluency in English is a pre-requisite

William Blake is a privately-owned boutique business, focused on delivering results and fostering strong relationships with clients, candidates and our own team of professionals. We operate in an ambitious, mature and flexible culture which recognises and rewards positive results.

We pride ourselves on our company culture and welcome new ideas to benefit the business. Our office in central London has a friendly and fun atmosphere, where each team member fully understands their responsibilities and is committed to driving the business forward.  We currently offer the following:

  • Non-KPI driven environment – consultants are given the trust and freedom to manage their own workload and diary to best suit their way of working
  • Company socials – weekly breakfast meetings and monthly and annual incentives based on results
  • A highly competitive commission structure that rewards personal performance