Institutional Relationship Manager, Nordics & Benelux

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 19 Sep 18 2018-09-19

Institutional Relationship Manager, Nordics & Benelux

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

The Company

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With over US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 December 2017, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

Responsibilities

As part of continued growth, we are seeking to recruit an experienced individual to join the Nordics & Benelux team as a Relationship Manager, based in London. Relationship Managers are charged with assisting clients with long-term investment strategy and policy issues, seeking out new business opportunities, evaluating portfolio risks and performance, and meeting with clients to discuss investment and business-related issues on a regular basis. In addition, they are expected to have a solid understanding of institutional markets and act as a strategic thought partner to their clients. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the broader EMEA Institutional Team , and will have responsibility for servicing approximately 40 clients in the Nordics / Benelux region, including corporate pension plans, family offices, and public fund plans.

The Relationship Manager will also work in close partnership with our Business Development, Consultant Relations, Product Management and Portfolio Management teams to ensure that we are properly addressing all client needs, and covering all available opportunities in this important market. He/she must be able to understand and align client interests with our existing investment line-up, as well as work across the organization to develop custom solutions as appropriate. In addition, as an external representative of the firm, this individual also will be expected to participate in industry conferences and relevant forums, and expand client-related relationships with the consultant community. He/she will be expected to identify any potential opportunities for growth within the client base, and work collaboratively with the team on new business opportunities as appropriate. The position will require extensive travel to the region(s).

Qualifications

The successful candidate for this role is likely to:

* Have a strong academic background. A Bachelors degree is required. A post-graduate qualification (e.g. MBA, CFA), or progress towards one, would be viewed favourably;

* 10+ years of relevant professional experience, some or all of which will have been gained within the Investment Management industry. This should include experience working with Institutional clients and prospects in the Nordics and/or Benelux regions;

* Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the needs of Institutional investors;

* Have an excellent working knowledge of capital markets and investment approaches (ideally across multiple asset classes);

* Be a team player, capable of handling a large number of clients with a variety of needs. Initiative, creativity, persistence, and consultative selling skills are particularly important in this role.

* Be fluent in one of the Nordic languages, or in Dutch.

Please note that we are only able to respond to successful applicants.  

JOB TITLE
Institutional Relationship Manager, Nordics & Benelux

JOB FAMILY
Relationship Management

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .