Client Service Manager Programme

City of Edinburgh
Highly competitive salary + benefits
21 Dec 2018
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type

Take your career in a new direction

Client Service Manager Programme

Whatever your background, if you’re a professional who’s great at building relationships, then you could become a Client Service Manager at Baillie Gifford. Our two-year development programme offers you the chance to transfer your existing skills while learning new ones. Financial services experience isn’t necessary, just a curiosity about the world around you and a real passion for learning new things.

Client Service at Baillie Gifford – building relationships

As a Client Service Manager, you’ll build strong relationships with our clients to get an in-depth understanding of their requirements, aiming to become a trusted long-term partner and adviser. At Baillie Gifford, we put the interests of our 695 clients ahead of our own. Clients as varied as pension schemes, charities, public funds and financial institutions. Established as an investment management partnership over 100 years ago, today we are a leading independent global business with over £180 billion under management and more than 1,000 staff based in Edinburgh.

The programme - a gateway to a new career

Our two-year programme includes a comprehensive induction to the firm and the investment management industry, as well as full support to study for professional qualifications. Throughout the two years you’ll receive on-going training, such as mock client meetings and practice pitches, as well as the opportunity to move between teams. Even though this is a training scheme, you’ll have a role and real responsibility from day one, helping us achieve our business goals while you continue to develop your career.

What we’re looking for

There’s no one type of person we’re looking for, but there are some key attributes that will help you flourish as a Client Service Manager. These include the ability to build rapport easily with clients and colleagues alike, an inquisitive nature and a flexible attitude that’s open to new ideas and solutions.

To find out more where you can read about the experiences of some of our recent recruits and apply.

Closing date for applications: 18th January 2019.

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