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Head of Investment Operations – join NEW INVESTMENT BUSINESS that is currently being opened up by TOP Asset Manager. JHB, R1,3Mil (P.A)

Job Title: Head of Investment Operations – join NEW INVESTMENT BUSINESS that is currently being opened up by TOP Asset Manager. JHB, R1,3Mil (P.A)
Location: Unknown
Contact Name: Cara Schickerling
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Job Published: May 07, 2018 11:33

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER to actively develop & grow a large book of Independent Financial Advisors(IFA’S) across the GAUTENG (PRETORIA clients are going to be a BIG focus) area, introducing them to a new INVESTMENT(LISP) PLATFORM that is currently being launched by a highly acclaimed Asset Investment Management Firm. 
YOU will be expected to take complete  OWNERSHIP of the role, as not only will YOU be responsible for maintaining the EXISTING relationships with theses IFA’S but you will also be responsible for driving through KEY STRATEGIC conversations regarding this new INVESTMENT (LISP) PLATFORM into the market place - acting as a TRUSTED PARTNER & ADVISOR and essentially developing this company’s market share of the specialist IFA market. 
YOU will also be required to provide key inputs into the overall DISTRIBUTION & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, developing & driving through the regional business plans and essentially communicating this STRATEGY into the market , cementing this INVESTMENT (LISP) PLATFORM as a market favourite.
Based in Johannesburg, this BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER role is paying R750K P/A excl. QUARTERLY & ANNUAL INCENTIVES.  You will be required to travel to Pretoria regularly as well.
Post Grad in Financial Planning/CFP would be a added bonus.
Strong background in Business Development within  the Investments & Wealth Management space.
Excellent Investment product technical knowledge.
In- depth understating of investment components, product licenses, tax, fiduciary  etc
Very good experience and knowledge of the advice market
Experience in developing sales strategies, financial management , sales forecasting  as well as relationship management
Operating across Africa, this established Asset Management Firm is in the process of opening up a BRAND NEW INVESTMENT PLATFORM Business. Driven by customer centricity , digital enablement as well as INTERNATIONAL Technology vendors – they are set to provide their clients with pioneering & ingenious Investment solutions. 
It is an absolute rarity in the job market to join a business in its infant stages, having the opportunity to be part of a NEW COMPANY’S development  whilst being employed by an award winning Asset Manager & being supported by the LARGEST FINANCIAL SERVICES Group in Africa.
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