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Providing effective recruitment solutions for the Financial Services sector since 1999

Providing effective recruitment solutions for the Financial Services sector since 1999

Great Businesses Need Great People

Great Businesses Need Great People

Keeping a watchful eye on Financial Services since 1999

Keeping a watchful eye on Financial Services since 1999

Latest Jobs

Compliance Manager

London

£65k - £75k + Bonus + Future EMI Scheme + Benefits

Our client is a leading Discretionary Fund Manager with an award-winning proposition and a highly entrepreneurial leadership team. It has undergone significant growth in recent years, and as the business goes from strength to strength it is looking to expand its team. It is seeking a highly skilled individual with a can-do, adaptable and collaborative attitude to take on the newly created role of Compliance Manager. The role will involve contributing to the effective operation of the Compliance team and supporting the evolution of our client’s risk and compliance processes under the oversight of the Board. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a small team in a growing business with a collegiate culture where your efforts will be recognised. If you are a Compliance Manager within the Investment Management arena, or a Compliance Manager within Wealth Management or a Life Office and are qualified to IMC, and you are seeking a career enhancing role with a market leader, please call Tim Terrell on 01761 252 538 or Emily Morris on 01761 252 529 for a confidential conversation or send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference 722

Intermediary Relationship Manager – Investment Platform sales

London & South East

£65k - £75k + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a leading Investment Platform with a reputable financial services parent company, offering a broad solutions-based wealth product suite. It is seeking a well-connected, experienced Investment Platforms sales individual with the ability to win/develop Intermediary relationships across London and South East. The role benefits from a strong internal lead generation network, backed up by the successful incumbent’s existing relationships in region and therefore requires a hunter with the initiative to source new clients using the resources available to them. The panel will include some key supporters and some non-supporters who need additional development. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual to make their mark with one of the market leaders in the platform arena. The ideal candidate will be an experienced intermediary sales professional with good knowledge of Investment Platforms. Alternatively, they may consider someone who is starting to build a track record of success and is ambitious to move to one of the market leaders. For further details send your CV to CV@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference 722, or alternatively call Cameron Andrews on 01761 252 533 for a confidential discussion.

Regional Manager

Eastern Spain

Up to £80k To €80,000 per annum + £5,000 relocation allowance + performance related bonus scheme. All relevant visas and work permits provided.

Our client is a premier international financial advice business based in the UK with extensive reach across Europe. It is seeking a Regional Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the UK Financial Services industry, primarily within the investment and wealth management sector to assist and support its Partners and Private Client Managers to ensure a co-ordinated approach. You will have a good understanding of the financial markets and the impact on wealth management and have a good understanding of integrating tax and investment planning. Diploma in UK Financial Planning or international equivalent is essential. To be considered for the role, please submit your cv to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference 724 or call Charles Evans on 07775 827 120.

Discretionary Investment Specialists (Intermediary Sales)

Yorkshire (Home-based)

Up to £65k to £65,000 + Bonus + £5,000 Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits (OTE to £95k)

Our client is a specialist Discretionary Fund Manager and part of a vertically integrated Financial Services business. It is seeking an Investment Specialist with strong relationship management skills and extensive experience of presenting to both large and small audiences. Working alongside the company’s large adviser business, the successful candidate will be responsible for development of Investment sales in Leeds/Harrogate/Sheffield/Hull, both supporting existing adviser clients and developing new client relationships at a number of different offices through seminars, training sessions and client calls where appropriate. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a fast-growing Investment business by mentoring advisers and helping them to develop their Investment knowledge. The ideal candidate will have a background in Intermediary sales within the Wealth environment, ideally via a DFM, Multi-manager or a Life Office business. Sound presentation skills are crucial, as is the ability to convey complex Investment stories in a plausible and concise manner. If you wish to be considered for this role, please send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference 7192 or call Alison French on 01761 252 534 or Cameron Andrews on 01761 252 533 for a confidential conversation.

Discretionary Investment Specialists (Intermediary Sales)

Glasgow/Belfast/Newcastle (home-based in Scotland)

Up to £65k £65,000 + Bonus + £5,000 Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits (OTE to £95k)

Our client is a specialist Discretionary Fund Manager and part of a vertically integrated Financial Services business. It is seeking an Investment Specialist with strong relationship management skills and extensive experience of presenting to both large and small audiences. Working alongside the company’s large adviser business, the successful candidate will be responsible for development of Investment sales in Glasgow, Belfast and Newcastle, both supporting existing adviser clients and developing new client relationships at a number of different offices through seminars, training sessions and client calls where appropriate. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a fast-growing Investment business by mentoring advisers and helping them to develop their Investment knowledge. The ideal candidate will have a background in Intermediary sales within the Wealth environment, ideally via a DFM, Multi-manager or a Life Office business. Sound presentation skills are crucial, as is the ability to convey complex Investment stories in a plausible and concise manner. If you wish to be considered for this role, please send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference 7191 or call Alison French on 01761 252 534 or Cameron Andrews on 01761 252 533 for a confidential conversation.

Pension Development Manager

Scotland & Northern Ireland

Up to £60k To £60,000 Basic + Bonus (£15,000 OTB) + Benefits

Our client has a strong track record of providing Pension solutions for over 50 years with award winning solutions in Workplace Pensions, Master Trusts and Auto-Enrolment. It manages more than £13bn of assets on behalf of over 5 million members. Due to ongoing expansion, it is seeking a Business Development Manager to promote its full Pension proposition suite to high profile intermediary and employer clients across the Scotland and Northern Ireland. The focus will be on retention and acquisition through implementing, refining and monitoring tactical business plans, ensuring that our client is positioned as a leading workplace pension provider and increasing investment FUM, APE and product sales, driving long-term business growth and promoting operational efficiency. The ideal candidate will have a background in intermediary sales, a focus on Pensions, and a consultative sales approach to both winning new business and ongoing account management.  If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference 721 or call Tim Terrell on 01761 252538 for an initial discussion.

Field-based Investment Platform Support Specialist

North West

Up to £50k to £50,000 Basic including + generous Car Allowance + Company Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package

Our client is a leading UK wealth manager offering a broad suite of Investment solutions to the Intermediary market, with an award-winning Investment Platform utilising the latest technology. We are seeking an experienced Platform Specialist to join a dynamic sales team in region. You will be responsible for implementing the platform technology into key client firms, providing regular updates on both the PLatform and new products on offer. In addition to client onboarding, you will train/upskill new sales staff and attend local events and workships in order to promote the Platform. Presentation experience would be a distinct advantage.   To be considered for the role please submit your CV to CV@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference 713 or call Alison French (01761 252 534) or Emily Morris (01761 252 529).

Home-based Telephone Account Manager

South West

Up to £50k To £50,000 Basic, depending on experience + Bonus (OTE to £70k) + Excellent Benefits Package

Our client is a leading UK Wealth Management company with a broad proposition suite including Platform, Multi Asset solutions and Pensions. We are seeking a dynamic, motivated Intermediary sales professional who can bring flair and tenacity to develop a panel of Advisory Accounts in region.  You will be home-based and living in region to facilitate attendance at client events and client visits. An understanding of Platform is a pre-requisite and knowledge of Investments (funds and models) would be a distinct advantage. Diploma qualification or working towards preferred. You will require a flexible attitude and a structured approach to sales as well as a strong track record in Intermediary Wealth sales. To be considered for the role please submit your CV to CV@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference 700 or call Alison French (01761 252 534) or Cameron Andrews (01761 252 533).

Home-Based Telephone Account Manager

North West

Up to £50k To £50,000 Basic, depending on experience + Bonus (OTE to £70k) + Excellent Benefits Package

Our client is a leading UK Wealth Management company with a broad proposition suite including Platform, Multi Asset solutions and Pensions. We are seeking a dynamic, motivated Intermediary sales professional who can bring flair and tenacity to develop a panel of Advisory Accounts in region.  You will be home-based and living in region to facilitate attendance at client events and client visits. An understanding of Platform is a pre-requisite and knowledge of Investments (funds and models) would be a distinct advantage. Diploma qualification or working towards preferred. You will require a flexible attitude and a structured approach to sales as well as a strong track record in Intermediary Wealth sales. To be considered for the role please submit your CV to CV@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference 700 or call Alison French (01761 252 534) or Cameron Andrews (01761 252 533).

Financial Planner

Southampton, Home and Office working

Up to £75k To £75,000 Basic + Bonus (£100,000+ 1st year earnings) + Benefits

Our client is one of the UK’s leading, multi-office, Financial Planning firms. They offer an integrated wealth management offering and manages in excess of £2bn in client assets. It has an ambitious vision to become the UK’s most trusted provider of financial planning, investment management and corporate / EB solutions, bolstered by innovation, technology and investment in people. This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Planner to join a fast-growing advice firm and develop an existing client bank of c.£30m AUM from a retiring Adviser. You will benefit from extensive administrative and paraplanning support, enabling you to optimise the time spent serving the clients’ needs. The role involves working collaboratively as part of a wider team whilst also acting on your own initiative, setting and achieving personal goals and managing deadlines. A multi-faceted role, you will work with existing clients whilst also utilising your ability to self-generate leads and develop new business opportunities. This is a key hire for the business, requiring a well-rounded individual. Ideal candidates will be dynamic, ambitious and energetic Financial Planners with an appetite to grow with a company. If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk  quoting reference 711 or call Tim Terrell on 01761 252538 for an initial discussion.

Strategic Account Manager

Scotland

Up to £75k To £75,000 Basic + Bonus (OTE £84,000) + Company Car + Benefits

Our client is one of the UK’s leading Platform/Wealth Providers with an award-winning suite of platform-based Investment and Pension products.   It is seeking an experienced, successful Intermediary Sales professional to take on the role of Strategic Account Manager, responsible for building and maintaining relationships with a quality panel of Strategic Partner firms in Scotland. Relationship management and the retention of substantial assets under administration as well as the development of new business will be a major focus. An experienced individual will act as lead to a wider internal specialist team in region, with an element of coaching/mentoring to the role, where required.   This is a fantastic opportunity to take the lead on an established base of high supporting Adviser firms, offering a business consultancy sales approach and promoting an Award-winning proposition. If you wish to be considered, please send your CV to CV@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference 715 or call 01761 252 534 (Alison French) or 01761 252 533 (Cameron Andrews).

Regional Managing Director - Chartered IFA

South East

Up to £110k To £110,000 Basic + Bonus + Equity

Our exclusively retained client is an established and ambitious Independent Financial Planning business. It is seeking a Regional Managing Director with full strategic and P&L responsibility for an intensely client focused firm, including commercial targets, people and growth planning. The role-holder will also be responsible for oversight of a large Adviser team and Operations function. As a Managing Director level role, this is a key hire for the business, requiring a well-rounded senior stakeholder, capable of developing, implementing and managing the strategic direction of the firm, encompassing organic growth, profitability targets and client outcomes. This is a delivery focused role that requires a strong leader with experience of managing teams to meet commercial targets. It requires significant levels of credibility and gravitas to gain respect, boost morale and build/deliver long-term plans. A strategic mindset and the ability to construct solutions and deliver plans against multiple objectives is therefore a prerequisite. The role-holder must possess a strong overall understanding of the UK financial advice arena, regulatory environment and advice process, whilst possessing financial acumen, preferably with experience of budget and P&L management. If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk  quoting reference: Ref 679 or call Tim Terrell on 01761 252538 or Emily Morris on 01761 252539 for an initial discussion.

Operations Director, Investment Platform

South West

Up to £110k To £110,000 Basic + Bonus + Equity (EMI scheme)

Our exclusively retained client is an ambitious, leading Investment Platform provider that is about to embark on a 5-year growth strategy to treble it’s AUA. It is seeking an Operations Director to join the Executive Committee and play a key role in shaping the direction of the firm. The role will require an ongoing commitment to improving back-office processes as well as working closely with the CEO, meeting key business requirements including ensuring that processes are compliant to retain the confidence of the Regulator. You will line manage the client services and investment support teams. The role will also involve project work.   Reporting into the Board, this is an exciting and challenging role. In addition to being well rewarded, it offers great career potential to progress as the business grows. Suitable candidates will have a strong understanding of Investment Platform with exposure to Reconciliation and a knowledge of CASS 6, 7 and 10. An adaptable approach and willingness to learn are essential for success in this role. As a key person within the business and a member of the Executive Committee, the individual will get to participate in an EMI scheme after a year.  If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk  quoting reference: Ref 705 or call Tim Terrell on 01761 252538 or Emily Morris on 01761 252529 or Paul Harper on 07768 952212 for an initial discussion.

Interim Managing Director (12-18 months FTC)

National Home or Office Based

Up to £175k To £175,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Big Company Benefits Package

Our client is a leader in the field of Individual Pensions in the UK with c.150 staff and a financially secure parent. It is seeking an Interim Managing Director to take overall responsibility for managing the business and maintaining BAU, whilst leading a major transformation programme to improve the current operating model and prepare the company for the future. As well as requiring the gravitas and credibility to win hearts and minds, we will be seeking the following skillset: Experience in running large businesses and Board reporting. An understanding of the UK Individual Pension market. Experience of dealing with the Regulator. Experience in transitioning whilst managing BAU. An individual capable of leading people through strategic change.   This contract role will be for 12-18 months, starting August 2022 or before. If you are interested in being considered, please send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting Ref: 697 or call Paul Harper on 07768 952 212, Alison French on 01761 252 534 or Cameron Andrews on 01761 252 533 for further information.

Regional Managing Director - Chartered IFA

Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex

Up to £110k £110,000 Basic + Bonus + Equity + Benefits

Our exclusively retained client is an established and ambitious Independent Financial Planning business. It is seeking a Director with full strategic and P&L responsibility for an intensely client focused firm, including commercial targets, people and growth planning. The role-holder will also be responsible for oversight of a large Adviser team and Operations function. As a Managing Director level role, this is a key hire for the business, requiring a well-rounded senior stakeholder, capable of developing, implementing and managing the strategic direction of the firm, encompassing organic growth, profitability targets and client outcomes. This is a delivery focused role that requires a strong leader with experience of managing teams to meet commercial targets. It requires significant levels of credibility and gravitas to gain respect, boost morale and build/deliver long-term plans. A strategic mindset and the ability to construct solutions and deliver plans against multiple objectives is therefore a prerequisite. The role-holder must possess a strong overall understanding of the UK financial advice arena, regulatory environment and advice process, whilst possessing financial acumen, preferably with experience of budget and P&L management. If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk  quoting reference: Ref 679 or call Tim Terrell on 01761 252538 or Emily Morris on 01761 252539 for an initial discussion.

Business Development Manager

South West

Up to £85k Basic to £85,000 + Bonus (OTE to £119k) + Equity + Benefits

Our client is a dynamic Fintech with a highly entrepreneurial leadership team and a market disrupter DFM proposition. It is making big inroads already in terms of AUM and its solutions are proving to be highly attractive to the Intermediary market. It is seeking an experienced and highly motivated BDM to join its dynamic team and develop new and existing strategic Adviser relationships across the South West region. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a relatively young business in support of its ambitious growth plans, with scope for professional growth and a reward system that includes Equity options. If you are interested in finding out more, contact either Alison French (01761 252 534) or Emily Morris (01761 252 529) or send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk (Ref: 675)

Hybrid Telephone Business Development Manager

North

Up to £55k

Our client is a boutique Asset Manager with a fantastic reputation and the advantage of a well-financed Parent. It offers award-winning Multi Asset and Model Portfolio Solutions to the Intermediary community and is currently hiring as part of its growth strategy. It is seeking a Hybrid Telephone BDM to promote its proposition to Intermediaries in the North of England over the telephone and online, with the opportunity to visit clients face-to-face 1-2 days a week.  The role will involve both winning new and developing existing client relationships. Home location is flexible in the North, but the successful candidate will visit the hub office in the North West 2-3 days a month to meet the wider team and utilise the resources there. The BDM will benefit from an excellent lead-generation model. Investment knowledge would be an advantage but is not a prerequisite. Our client is keen to develop its own talent and will therefore offer an ambitious individual the opportunity to grow their expertise in the Investment Management arena and develop their sales skills further with a view to ultimately moving full-time into the field. If you are keen to progress your career from telesales to field-based, have a track record of success within Intermediary Wealth sales and are looking for your next challenge with a forward-thinking business focused on growth, send your cv to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting Ref: 667 or call Alison French on 01761 252 534 or Emily Morris on 01761 252 529 to find out more.  

Hybrid Telephone Business Development Manager

South

Up to £55k

Our client is a boutique Asset Manager with a fantastic reputation and the advantage of a well-financed Parent. It offers award-winning Multi Asset and Model Portfolio Solutions to the Intermediary community and is currently hiring as part of its growth strategy. It is seeking a Hybrid Telephone BDM to promote its proposition to Intermediaries in the South of the UK over the telephone and online, with the opportunity to visit clients face-to-face 1-2 days a week.  The role will involve both winning new and developing existing client relationships. Home location is flexible in the South, but the successful candidate will visit the London office 2-3 days a month to meet the wider team and utilise the resources there. The BDM will benefit from an excellent lead-generation model. Investment knowledge would be an advantage but is not a prerequisite. Our client is keen to develop its own talent and will therefore offer an ambitious individual the opportunity to grow their expertise in the Investment Management arena and develop their sales skills further with a view to ultimately moving full-time into the field. If you are keen to progress your career from telesales to field-based, have a track record of success within Intermediary Wealth sales and are looking for your next challenge with a forward-thinking business focused on growth, send your cv to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting Ref: 667 or call Alison French on 01761 252 534 or Emily Morris on 01761 252 529 to find out more.  

DC Relationship Director, Team Lead

Home-Based

Up to £150k To £150,000 OTE + Benefits

Our client offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise with a vision to deliver innovative client solutions for a better future. They are seeking a DC Relationship Director to manage existing strategic relationships and head up a small team of DC Consultants. This is a senior client facing role and is the principle point of contact for a portfolio of their largest and most complex corporate bundled defined contribution clients. The prime responsibility is the retention, development and growth of the pension plan assets and participants, and the business development of our client’s workplace savings products with existing clients. Ideal candidates will be APMI, IMC or CFP qualified and will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to act as a highly competent, proactive contact for DC strategic, investment, pensions, reporting and business development matters. A strong working knowledge and understanding of DC including the legislative and regulatory framework of the pensions industry is a must. Management experience is a prerequisite and knowledge of DB pensions, hybrid pensions schemes and flexible benefits is an advantage. If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference: Ref 651 or call Tim Terrell on 01761 252538 for an initial discussion.

Application Security Engineer (perm vacancy)

London based with home working

£65k - £90k £65-90k + bonus, 15% pension, 30 days holiday

NEW PERM VACANCY - Application Security Engineer – digital platform team; London based with home working too, £65-90k + bonus, 15% pension, 30 days hols etc Amazing opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading financial organisations who, are investing billions in digital transformation programmes. You’ll be a key player in this ‘start up’ technical environment focussed on the development of a new Identity and Authentication platform; you will lead the growth of their application / platform security practices / the team / tools etc (all with a significant green-field development component) yet have the job security & benefits of the wider, established business. The Application Security Engineer will have proven API Security knowledge and be keen to influence and shape the Identity & Authentication Platform with a “secure-by-design” strategy. They will drive this model through delivery and into operations vis the review of architectural designs, production of threat & risk assessments & security designs as well as scoping penetration tests & bringing their outputs to resolution. The team work partially from home & partly from offices in the City of London, close to St Paul’s, Moorgate, Bank etc with on average 2-3 days a week home working too. Interested? Please send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk

Senior Financial Planner – Professional Practice based IFA

London, home-based

£150,000 1st Year Total Reward + Equity + Benefits

Senior Financial Planner – Professional Practice based IFA London, Home based     £150,000 1st Year Total Reward + Equity + Benefits This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Planner (Chartered or working towards) to join an award-winning Financial Planning firm with an enviable reputation of building strong, respectful client relationships and providing quality independent advice.  Being at full capacity, our client is looking for a high-calibre Senior Financial Planner to join their team and provide comprehensive, holistic financial planning service to new and existing clients to meet their individual needs and circumstances. You will inherit HNW / UHNW clients from a Director within the business as well as benefitting from readily available, high quality leads from its Accountancy parent with an average case size of £750,000 - £1m+. You will therefore need to build strong, trusting relationships with the Partners and Accountants within the firm and have a track record of working collaboratively with professional partners on complex planning cases. To succeed in this role, you will need to will need to be a successful networker, with a strong track record of collaborating with professional introducers, and will be comfortable advising on specialist matters. The company has an inclusive culture, and it vital that the individual is a team-player and committed to quality financial planning advice. If you are driven, ambitious, take pride in the quality of your advice and are interested in finding out more, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk  or call Tim Terrell (01761 252 538) for an initial discussion.

Financial Planning Director

West London

£100,000+ Total Reward (1st year) + LTIP + Benefits

We are working with a reputable, financial planning firm in the South, that is supported by a private equity backed national IFA business. Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Planner to inherit and develop an existing client bank from a retiring Director. The portfolio generates £250,000 recurring annual income and predominantly consists of mass affluent and HNW Business Owners and Directors that are accumulating wealth. A multi-faceted role, you will need to be adept at self-generating leads and developing new business opportunities, whilst benefitting from extensive new client acquisition opportunities via referrals and incoming leads from an established introducer network. This position provides an opportunity to work as part of an expanding business with scope for significant career progression; there are prospects within this role to lead and supervise a team of Financial Planners across the South-East, supporting them to achieve objectives by providing supervision and mentoring. This is a key hire for the business, requiring a well-rounded individual. Ideal candidates will be dynamic, ambitious and energetic Financial Planners with an appetite to grow with a company. Previous management experience is desirable but not a prerequisite. If you are interested in finding out more, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk or call Tim Terrell (01761 252 538) or Finn Greaves (01761 252 537) for an initial discussion.

WE ARE HIRING - Recruitment Coordinator

£18,000 pro rata

Paul Harper Search & Selection is a leading Financial Services Search consultancy. Our office is based in Blagdon, North Somerset in a beautiful country house. We work with many of the biggest names in UK Financial Services such as household name insurance companies, fund managers and private banks. As part of our growth plans, we are seeking a part time or full time Recruitment Co-ordinator Office Administrator to work closely alongside our office-based team to support with general day to day administrative tasks. You will also work closely with our partnered recruitment businesses, acting as the main point of contact between the clients and candidates. The role will be varied, but the main duties will include: · Recruitment administration tasks · Responding to general enquiries · Formatting CVs and company documents to a high standard · Arranging interviews · Taking candidate/client feedback · Sending Interview confirmations · Dictation · Keeping the CRM system up to date · Ensuring incoming CVs are followed up with · Assisting Consultants with day-to-day administration · Diary management The successful individual will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and be able to work to work as part of a team to deliver high standards. You must have competent computer skills and have a professional telephone manner . Key Requirements · Highly organised · Computer literate · Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) · Excellent telephone manner · Efficient · Demonstrate attention to detail · Be process driven This role will suit someone looking for a part-time position in a friendly office environment. Job Type: Part-time

RECENTLY FILLED VACANCY - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Our client is an ambitious well-funded IFA Business, that is PE backed, and intends to grow through acquisition of a small number of high-quality Regional IFA Businesses.  Our client used our Handpicked service, to land a Board position and key hire for their company.

RECENTLY FILLED VACANCY - RELATIONSHIP DIRECTOR

Our client provides world class Investment solutions and retirement expertise to institutions, individuals, and their Advisers. By using our specialist headhunt service, they successfully landed a Relationship Director to retain, develop and grow the pension plan assets and group members.

WE ARE HIRING - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Blagdon, BS40 7RE

£18k - £22k

Is this you? You want a career not a job You want a recognised training scheme provided by experts and the opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification You want to join an established company with an outstanding reputation in its field You want to work with top clients on important projects You want work/life balance where your evenings and weekends are your own. You want to avoid the daily commute and travel/parking costs associated with working in a big city. You want to work in a great environment as part of a great team You are bright, personable and have initiative Have the ability to build rapport over telephone The role Sourcing, attracting and securing candidates Use of telephone, internet search and database search to identify the best candidates in the market Engagement and rapport building with candidates and clients Working closely with an assigned Consultant Administrative duties including maintain and updating CRM system Networking on LinkedIn Working closely with and supported by a designated Search Consultant Candidate requirements: A Level qualifications Excellent telephone manner and interpersonal skills Confident working in a fast-paced environment Desire to develop and progress professionally Enjoys working as part of a friendly and dynamic team Personable, intelligent and ambitious Resourceful with the ability to use own initiative Willingness to learn about the Financial Services market We offer A career not a job A training scheme endorsed by the Recruitment & Employment confederation (REC) and time to study for it A 15-month Training programme provided by an external provider with a Nationally Recognised Recruitment qualification. Salary rise after 6 months and further rise to £25,000 + bonus on completion of qualification (approx 16-18 months) A 9am to 5.30pm working day A picturesque office environment in a Country house in Blagdon, North Somerset with free parking A great team with a 50/50 mix of youth and experience Exciting Executive Search projects working for Global fund Managers Wealth managers and Chartered financial Planning Businesses The opportunity to work with some of the biggest Financial services companies in the UK and across the Globe Who is Paul Harper Search and Selection? Paul Harper Search & Selection a leading Financial Services Search consultancy. We celebrated our 22nd anniversary (established in July 1999) We were shortlisted for best Banking/ Financial Services Recruiter at the 2019 Recruiter Awards We work as a team in supporting our clients (we don’t fight against each other) We offer great training, great support and great opportunities for career progression. We don’t work on low level, uninspiring, boring jobs, we work on Director and senior Management and specialist roles. A competitive salary with team-based bonuses and regular salary increases and career progression. Several members of our team have now successfully completed their training and progressed through to more senior roles.

Business Development Manager

Salisbury/South Coast

Up to £75k Basic to £75,000 + Bonus + Excellent Car Allowance + Benefits (Six figure total earnings)

Our client is a market leading and award-winning DFM offering bespoke investment solutions to its clients.   It is seeking a dynamic, experienced and successful BDM to take on a quality territory including Reading, Salisbury and the South Coast. This is a fantastic opportunity for a hunter with a consultative sales approach to continue the growth trajectory in the region and to make their mark within the business.   Ideal candidates will be minimum Level 4 qualified with broad-ranging Wealth knowledge, the ability to understand and empathise with the Adviser community and a track record of success from either a Provider, Platform or Investment Management background.   If you are a seasoned Financial Services professional with at least 8 years’ experience of the Intermediary sales arena and are interested in joining an ambitious business with a fantastic reputation, please send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference TX/518b or contact Alison French on 01761 252 534 or Laura Turnock on 01761 252537 for an initial discussion.