Vice President, Relationship Manager

Location
Seattle , WA
Posted
August 10 2017
Ref
1708359
Industry
Securities
Description

Are you an experienced client facing professional with a proven ability to build and manage relationships with complex institutional clients? Help us grow our institutional business and strengthen relationships with RIA clients in the Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions (FCCS) organization. In FCCS we help our institutional clients thrive by growing their businesses, more effectively meeting customer needs, and enhancing operational efficiency and profitability. 

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7   years direct client and/or financial services experience in Sales or Relationship Management function
  • Direct experience in RIA, Custody or Brokerage industry
  • Series 7 and 63 registrations

The Purpose of Your Role

The Vice President will inspire client loyalty while managing strategic relationships with FCCS' RIA clients in the Pacific Northwest region. You will focus on nurturing existing client relationships with the goals of helping our clients grow their business and increasing overall profitability. In this role you will also identify root causes/drivers of client requests by asking detailed questions in order to develop a deeper understanding of client goals and challenges. You will also spend time thinking critically about key topics including industry trends, products, platforms and client opportunities and sharing best practices with your peers.

The Skills You Bring

  • Proven ability to successfully build and manage relationships with complex clients and to anticipate and resolve issues that may arise.
  • Track record of success with clients and prospect interactions
  • Financial business analysis and/or consulting experience is a plus
  • Client operations experience is preferred
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and listening skills and the ability to take a consultative approach when interacting with clients.
  • Strong multi-tasking, project management, presentation and organizational skills

The Value You Deliver

  • Assume primary relationship management responsibility for a complex portfolio of clients
  • Develop and implement business plans and goals for the territory
  • Prioritize clients accurately and develop territory management strategies
  • Analyze data to inform priorities, decisions and to create a point of view to share with your clients
  • Initiate strategic business discussions with clients.  Provide proactive consultation and practice management solutions to clients, uncovering opportunities to gather additional assets. 
  • Stay informed of critical operational issues and escalations that impact the client.
  • Monitor trends impacting client satisfaction within your book of business, including competitive, industry, and marketplace data. Develop a response plan to maintain or improve client satisfaction.
  • Share information and collaborate with colleagues across Fidelity to leverage best practices and work on cross-company initiatives

Qualifications
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