Investment Advisor
Barclays
Mumbai, IN
5d ago

About Barclays

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-

term sustainable returns.

Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle.

We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.

Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate.

The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.

The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose : to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way.

About Barclays India Employee Value Proposition

At Barclays, each day is about being more as a professional, as a person. The statement Be More Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees.

It is the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and therefore is at the heart of every employee experience.

Following are the four supporting pillars of our employee value proposition :

  • Be More Globally Connected
  • Be More Inspired
  • Be More Impactful
  • Be More Valued
  • For further information on EVP, please click on the link below

    About Private Banking & Overseas Services, India

    Barclays is the UK's leading wealth manager and at 30 June 2007 had over $250bn client assets globally. It serves affluent, high net worth and intermediary clients worldwide, providing international and private banking, fiduciary services, investment management and brokerage.

    With a distinctive business model, Barclays Wealth aims to be the premier European Wealth Manager, attracting clients through world-

    class product, innovative solutions and outstanding service. Barclays Wealth is part of the Barclays Group, a major global financial services provider engaged in retail and commercial banking, credit cards, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services with an extensive international presence in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia.

    It is one of the largest financial services companies in the world by market capitalisation. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 127,000 people.

    Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for over 27 million customers and clients worldwide

    About Global Investments and Solutions

    Global Investments and Solutions (GI&S) is the investments service and product engine for Personal and Corporate Banking (PCB).

    The strategic objective of GI&S is to be the centre of excellence for investments for Barclays.

    Our purpose is to provide leading investment solutions linked to optimal balance sheet use for clients.

  • Through our expertise we deliver a range of in-house and open architecture solutions across Investment Management, including Discretionary Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory and Execution Only services;
  • Investment Products, including Mutual and Hedge Funds, Structured Products and Private Assets, plus additional financing and lifestyle solutions that closely match our clients’ unique financial objectives including Banking, Credit, Insurance and Trusts.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds .

    Overall purpose of role

    The Investment Advisory team within Investments- India is an internal & external client facing team responsible for providing investment advice (including risk profiling, asset allocation and suitability) to Private Bank India clients.

    The role holder will be responsible for advising the Barclays Private Clients across asset classes.

    Key Accountabilities

  • The role holder will be responsible for advising clients on various investment ideas based on the suitability to their risk profile, return expectation, asset allocation, liquidity needs etc.
  • viz. Portfolio Management Services, Structured Products, Bonds, Mutual funds (Equity and Debt), Direct Equities, Private Equity Funds etc.

    The clients would include Business Owners, Family Offices, Corporate Treasuries, HNIs / UHNIs and NRIs.

  • The role holder will be expected to carry out quarterly / annual portfolio review and analysis of the client's investment portfolio to ensure that the investments are inline with the client's expectations and risk profile.
  • The role holder is also expected to ensure record keeping of various documents, details etc required as per internal policies / Advisory regulations.

  • The role holder is expected to contribute to the tactical asset allocation discussion forums to jointly arrive at house views across asset classes and appropriate investment strategies.
  • The role holder will also be expected to support in carrying out product provider due diligence and product selection across multiple asset classes / product category (including, but not limited to, vanilla and structures equity and debt instruments as well as Mutual funds and alternative investment funds).
  • Stakeholder Management and Leadership

    The role holder will take support of the front office staff to own and deliver investment advisory services to Barclays Private Clients.

    This will require extensive communication and stakeholder management internally across front office, investments team and infrastructure teams as well as external prospects, clients and customers, including family offices and corporate clients.

    The role holder should have excellent communication and presentation skills with experience in regular client interactions, ideally dealing with ultra high net worth investors, key clients, family offices and / or corporate treasuries.

    Decision-making and Problem Solving

    The core role of the role holder requires regular assessment of client’s financial personality attributes and needs, portfolio analytics and risk and return attributions, recommending suitable solution and problem solving and decision making on the go.

    The role holder will also be a member of the team responsible for forming house views and asset allocation views. The role holder is expected to bring in process improvements in the investment advisory division, including automation initiatives, building process efficiencies, handling time sensitive advisory activities and complying with changes needed to adhere to regulatory changes.

    Risk and Control Objective This section is mandatory for all role profiles and must not be deleted

    Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards

    Person Specification

    Essential Skills / Basic Qualifications :

  • The Role holder will a CA / MBA(Finance) or have the appropriate alternative experience. CFA charter holders / CFP / NCFM-
  • IA module will be viewed favourably.

  • The ideal candidate should have a thorough understanding of various asset classes and investment products.
  • Candidate should also have effective communication and presentation skills with experience in regular client interactions.
  • Ideal candidate should have worked in a global wealth management firm in an advisory / product role
  • Desirable Skills

  • The candidate should also be experienced enough to perform the product / platform management role.
  • The role holder will possess a strong client focused mindset and proven negotiation skills, with both external and internal clients and the ability to manage and prioritise multiple demands.
  • The role holder will possess strong written and verbal communication skills in English. The role holder may also possess skills in one or more additional languages.
  • Regulated Role

    The role holder will be a Designated Investment Advisor representing Barclays Securities (India) Private Limited and regulated by SEBI.

    Role Profile Attestation

    The content of this role profile is relevant for the role in question.

    Purpose and Values

    Barclays has a single cross-business Purpose for Barclays and five core Values which underpin it.

    Our Purpose is helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way. Put simply this is the answer to the question What is Barclays for?

    and it should guide our every action as employees.

    Respect

    We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.

    Integrity

    We act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do.

    Service

    We put our clients and customers at the centre of what we do.

    Excellence

    We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results.

    Stewardship

    We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

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