Job ref no.: 2300000331
Standard Chartered Bank

Director, Investment Advisory

Standard Chartered Bank


The Investment Advisor will work closely with Relationship Managers to provide appropriate overall investment advice to meet the investment needs of our clients. The principal objective of the position is to enhance the relevance of the Bank to the clients, thereby leading to an increased share of wallet, revenues and client experience.


  • Drive profitable growth by providing appropriate investment advice, both to new and existing clients on the bank.


  • Focus on suitability of investments for dedicated group of clients; understand client risk appetite, investment preference and return expectations
  • Liaise with Relationship Managers to produce account plans aimed at developing the client relationship including growth of assets and profitability
  • Provide a tailored portfolio and trading service of relevant and suitable investment solutions
  • Provide timely analysis of market and product information
  • Be capable of addressing multi-asset class product requirements
  • Review client investment portfolios on an annual basis using Portfolio Insight
  • Deliver good investment performance commensurate with the clients’ risk and return appetite
  • Timely and accurate execution of client orders
  • Understand specific client issues, including restrictions, so as to provide optimal solutions
  • Identify opportunities/solutions from the wider SCB group which benefit the clients
  • Act as a trusted investment advisor of choice, e.g., acts as sounding board for competitor proposals


  • Timely and accurate dealing of client orders.
  • Track and provide regular feedback on processes transactions/solutions to client
  • Create further client opportunities through high quality problem resolution
  • Adherence to client investment suitability standards and to Compliance /regulatory requirements
  • Support the continuous improvement of processes to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Support the effective management of operational risks across the Business and in compliance with applicable internal policies, and external laws and regulations at a global level.
  • Support the delivery of Business strategy in a safe and well-controlled manner and on an end-to-end basis.
  • Ensure sales management and suitability processes are applied appropriately.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Academic or Professional Education/Qualifications – relevant degree, level 4 RDR complaint qualification (regulatory regime dependent)
  • Languages – fluency in business English
  • Licenses and Certifications/accreditations – as required by role remit and responsibility
  • Professional Memberships – as required by role remit and responsibility
  • Bank training; i.e. mandatory & developmental – as below
  • Demonstrable and relevant experience in the Private Banking industry commensurate with this remit and level of responsibility
  • Strong ability to develop a network of target prospects
  • Proven risk management capabilities
  • Firm in all business guidelines and compliance issues
  • Sound knowledge of financial markets and investment products
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills 

Apply Now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

More job information
Job ref no. 2300000331
Job Function
Work Model
  • On-site / At the workplace
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree