2023 Business Development (Intermediary Business) Graduate Programme - Singapore

Schroders Investment Management
Singapore, Singapore
15 Nov 2022
02 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Programme Overview

As a graduate within Schroders, you will be given the opportunity to gain experience within different teams, learning new skills and designing innovative products and solutions. You will work on a range of initiatives which will allow you to broaden your expertise through your interaction in Schroders.

Together with your graduate peers, you will join an internal training programme which introduces you to various aspects of the Investment Management business and the technology that supports it.

After the completion of your initial training you will start your rotational programme as well as completing any relevant technical & business courses to advance your professional development.

By the end of the programme you would have gained a broad understanding of the different discipline within the Schroders Group Distribution division and will be encouraged to pursue a specialized career path as a Schroders employee.

Overview of role

Schroder is No.1 asset manager in Singapore SE Asia Intermediary Sales, as a commercial heart of Schroders, is responsible for business development and partnerships with our intermediary clients such as banks and insurance companies. Renowned for our industry-leading edge in terms of client collaboration, we place high priority in understanding clients' needs in order to provide effective investment solutions and excellent client service. To achieve this, the SE Asia Intermediary Sales Team works closely with Schroder's Investment Teams based in Singapore and major international financial markets (such as London, New York, Hong Kong) to bring the whole-of-Schroders to our clients.

As a Graduate Trainee in SE Asia Intermediary Sales Team, you will be an integral part of the team providing sales support for the team in the preparation of presentations for client meetings, source internal thought pieces and market updates/outlook to proactively engage clients, and organize investment seminars. You will undergo a comprehensive training program which introduces you to key aspects of the Investment Management business. You will also be trained in a range of investment and business functions such as investment product management, sales, product development and client service through extensive on-the-job trainings mentored by other senior members of the team. The practical and theoretical experience will prepare you for your role within SE Asia Intermediary Sales.

Essential Skills

• Graduates with a strong and consistent academic record.
• Genuine passion for business development and client relationship management and the desire to make independent decisions based on your thorough research.
• Innovative and ambitious individuals with an inquisitive mind and an appetite for a challenge.
• Show tenacity and great skill in finding optimal solutions to complex problems as well as acting with integrity at all times.
• Strong interpersonal skill with the ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships. Good organisational and project management skills to manage different tasks with competing deadlines
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to work well independently and within a team

Recruitment process

1. Online application form and CV
2. Online assessments
3. Online video interview
4. Assessment centre (December 2022 or January 2023)
5. Final round interview with a senior leader from the business

Candidates should be available to start the graduate programme in July 2023. Applications will close approximately 2-3 weeks before assessment centre but please note we recruit on a rolling basis so recommend you apply early.

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.
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