2019 Apprenticeship Program Wealth Management

  • Employer UBS
  • Job type Advanced Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline 05/04/2019

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations London
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 02/01/2019

You don’t have to have completed an internship to work at a bank. Take a look at the UBS' Wealth Management Apprenticeship program, which provides ambitious and talented individuals with an alternative route to a career in financial services. You'll earn a full time salary working in the exciting and fast-paced environment of wealth management whilst completing training for a recognized qualification offering a fee-free on-the-job education alternative to the traditional University route.

Are you a great innovator? Do you know how to solve problems and increase efficiencies? We’re looking for someone like that who is:

• Driven and willing to take on new challenges
• Problem Solver
• Good attention to detail
• Communication Skills
• Client orientated
• Team player

Your team

You'll be working within Wealth Management. Our apprentices help private bankers and their assistants deliver excellent service to clients. You will be responsible for ensuring that important admin and client-related processes are completed quickly and accurately. You will help maintain client relations and support great customer service, working closely with the Private Banking client teams.

Your expertise

You need to have completed you’re a-levels or equivalent by September 2019 and achieved 104 UCAS Points along with a level 5/6 in English Language and Maths GCSE. It doesn’t matter what you’re studying. (Really, it doesn’t.) But we’d like to see evidence that you can: 

analyze a problem, take a view and come to a decision 
plan, organize and communicate well 
make things happen 
stick with a task 
work in a team 
come up with ideas

Perhaps you’ve organized a fundraising event or taken part in team sports? Or persevered and passed an exam in a subject you found challenging? Think about how things you’ve achieved match the skills we’re after.

Your Program

For the first 18 months of your apprenticeship you will be studying towards your Level 3 Investment Operations Certificate (IOC). You will then have the opportunity to progress onto various different high level apprenticeship schemes, where you have the potential to gain the equivalent to a bachelors undergraduate degree, within 6 years of joining UBS. 

What you could go on to do…

Your career development and professional qualifications don’t stop after the Apprenticeship. Focused and determined individuals will be able to attain further qualifications - equivalent to a degree – and when your training is complete, you will take on the role of Platform Sales Business Manager with the opportunity to work towards a junior sales person or Client service relationship manager.

How you will be supported…

You will be supported by a junior member of the sales team together with support from the program, your line manager, team, mentor and HR. 

Who we are looking for…

Genuine interest in financial services

Driven, hard-working and keen to take on new challenges

Reliable and strong attention to detail

Basic knowledge of MS Office

Eager to solve problems, make things happen, stick with a task and work in a team

Think about how things you’ve achieved match what we’re after

Excellent organisational skills & multi tasker

Ability to work well under pressure

Strong communication skills with ability to convey information clearly, accurately and succinctly. 

Professional behaviour – dependable, reliable and accountable for own behaviour.

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