Associate - Sector Advisory - Services Team

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same - if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Associate Director

Description of Role
Build relationships with and advise current and potential clients concerning a range of activities including the raising of finance, mergers, acquisitions and restructurings
Generate business by developing and selling new business ideas to clients

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for maintaining and further developing relationships with existing clients, as allocated

Maintain up to date sector knowledge, market / industry practice and commercial awareness

Utilise specialist knowledge to generate new ideas to market to clients and potential clients

Communicate with clients, colleagues and regulators as required

Identify, target and win new clients

Consistently part of team generating revenue

Provide clients with advice on ongoing market and regulatory issues

Work collaboratively with, develop and train the Associates and Executives within the team

Understand Investec's broader capabilities and, as relevant, promote such capabilities to existing and potential clients

Core skills and knowledge
Regulatory knowledge as applicable to role (not essential), including, but not limited to, the FCA rules, the Aim Rules, the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers
Coaching & Assessment skills (compulsory for line managers and other supervisors)
To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory)
Relevant market, sector and necessary technical knowledge
Excellent understanding of financial analysis, valuation and modelling techniques
Execution of ideas
Internal / external client interaction for business generation
Ability to use the relevant IT applications
Understanding of Investec's broader capabilities and service offering
London, United Kingdom, gb
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