Requisition ID 7564 -
Date Posted 11/05/2023 -
Location Cape Town (NB: Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates relocating to Cape Town (T&Cs apply)) Closing Date 30 June 2023
Why should you consider Allan Gray? At Allan Gray, you will spend your days doing meaningful and engaging work with smart, inspiring colleagues. Our steadfast commitment to long-term investing extends to our people, and we embrace diversity and offer a supportive work environment. We provide performance-based financial rewards and encourage your career and skills development. Growth is an essential part of your journey at Allan Gray. Therefore, our leaders are accessible to help you develop and set you up for a long-term career. Your physical and mental well-being are top priorities, and we provide access to services and platforms to support you in these areas.
Purpose of the respective roles: Retail Client Services: Our Client Service Centre is integral to our service offering for investors and our network of independent financial advisers. Our Investment Service Consultants are university graduates equipped with products, business and industry knowledge to support our investors and independent financial advisers effectively. You will actively participate in the organisation’s drive towards continuous improvement by contributing to solutions to client problems through our servicing channels, i.e., telephonic, email, webchat or in-person interactions. Retail Operations: Our Retail Operations team assist clients and advisers by providing excellent service in the processing of instructions. We provide graduates with comprehensive training regarding our products, systems and legislation relevant to financial services.
Skills and competencies
These roles are suited to individuals who are highly performance driven and seek new challenges.
A growth mindset and resilience are key attributes to successfully navigate the ever-changing needs of clients and the financial services industry.
The role requires high adaptability, vigour and agility.
Our consultants need to be empathetic and client focused.
Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
The ability to deal with complexity in a high-pressure environment, analytical thinking, attention to detail and problem-solving ability are crucial to ensure we always do what is best for clients.
A genuine passion for people and a commitment to service excellence are vital to building long-term and meaningful relationships with our clients.
The graduate opportunity is only open to final year students currently completing an under or post graduate Commerce or Business Science degree with majors in Finance, Economics, Investments, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics.
Consistently strong academic achievers
Must be eligible to work in South Africa