Wealth Planner

Permanent contract|London|Other job functions

Wealth Planner

Kleinwort Hambros
London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Other job functions


Description of the Business Line or Department

Kleinwort Hambros Wealth Planning offers a comprehensive wealth planning service that complements our investment management expertise, allowing us to provide an integrated and coordinated approach to managing a client’s wealth, whilst maximising the opportunities available. Our Wealth Planning advice is tailored to our clients whether they be UK or International covering areas such as: retirement planning. investment structuring, financial protection, succession planning along with trust and judiciary services and cross border planning. The key objective of the team is to maximise the revenue and asset gathering through providing a comprehensive wealth planning offering to Kleinwort Hambros client’s.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • To provide independent financial planning advice to clients introduced by Senior Private Bankers (SPBs).  The primary source of new business will be Senior Private Bankers based in the UK and particular emphasis will be placed on development of profitable working relationships with all colleagues and their clients. 
  • To assist with the management, development and promotion of relationships with professional intermediaries and introducers.
  • The provision of advice is not restricted to the clients of UK based CRMs, and does include the UK resident clients of Channel Islands and Gibraltar based CRMs.

Summary of responsibilities 

  • Provision of high quality independent financial advice to clients as required.
  • To work with CRMs to assist in delivery of comprehensive wealth management solutions to existing clients and to assist with the acquisition of new criteria clients
  • Organisation of work in accordance with Bank compliance procedures including keeping appropriate written records
  • Provision of regular annual reviews to clients to include the creation and maintenance of appropriate records.
  • To ensure ongoing development in accordance with training and competence requirements, ensuring that all internal regulatory training is completed on time
  • Development of annual personal business objectives and development plans in concert with overall Financial Planning team objectives, including financial objectives
  • Marketing of Financial Planning services to CRMs and other introductory opportunities that may arise, both within and outside the KH Group
  • Whenever appropriate, to co-ordinate in depth advice with in-house trust, tax advisers and investment management services
  • Promoting professional and public awareness of the company and its services in accordance with Group procedures
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the principles outlined in the SG Code of Conduct, as well as the policies and procedures relevant to your responsibilities, to ensure that you adhere to a culture that treats clients fairly and focuses on the long term sustainability of client relationships.

Level of autonomy and authority

Escalate or refer when outside control and remit as and when required

Profile required


  • Individual contributor competencies as defined in the SG Leadership Model
  • Financial planning experience with the ability to develop/enhance technical knowledge in more complex areas
  • Can demonstrate a good knowledge of financial products and services
  • Understanding of legal and regulatory requirements
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to identify further opportunity 
  • Change Management
  • Communication
  • Influencing
  • Numeracy
  • Reliability
  • Strategic & Commercial Awareness
  • Professionalism & Enterprise
  • Team Spirit & Collaboration
  • Innovation with Focus


CII Level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning with the desire to work towards becoming a Level 6 Chartered Financial Planner


  • English
  • French (desirable)

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 210000DE
Entity: Kleinwort Hambros
Starting date: 2021/03/08
Publication date: 2021/01/21