Investment Management

Investment Management

Germany now has 2.2 million millionaires, which equates to 16% of the total number from Europe. The number of millionaires in the country has jumped by 95.7% between 2010 and 2019 (thelocal.de) - given this, it’s no surprise to learn that Germany's top three investment management companies DWS, Allianz Global Investors and Union Investment control over €1.5tn worth of assets (statista.com).

With existing investment firms dominating the market, new firms entering the market will need to find unique and innovative ways of operating if they are to succeed. A report by EY shows that 37% of German private banking investors have changed their wealth managers in the last three years and 33% plan to do so over the next three. Though this shift is happening across all wealth levels, it’s more obvious among the wealthiest investors and the younger age group, such as millennial's (age 21–37). To create new strategies and find new opportunities by offering innovative products and customer service, wealth managers need to understand why investors switch and, crucially, who they switch to. The key to attracting these individuals is peer-to-peer interaction, low cost, transparency, and thematic investing, including social impact initiatives. UBS, an established management firm is attempting to attract millennial's by trying their hand at technology, partnering with Amazon to provide investment advice through their virtual voice-activated assistant Alexa.

With so many different financial products and a growing need for people with in-depth knowledge of geographic regions, most industry analysts expect strong employment growth in investment management to continue midway into the next decade. According to BVI chairman Thomas Richter, “The big picture for the German funds industry is that assets under management have doubled over the past decade, and that growth is ongoing.” It’s a good time to work in investment management, particularly if you’re tech-savvy.

Our Berlin-based consultants are specialists in their markets, recruiting top talent for organisations in the investment management sector throughout Germany and the rest of Europe.

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Selby Jennings: A specialist talent partner

Our global financial technology team provides permanent, contract, and multi-hire recruitment from our offices across three continents.

For more than 15 years, clients and candidates have had peace of mind that the specialist investment management recruitment process is in safe hands.

From streamlining processes and upskilling workforces to staying cutting edge by employing flexible work models, we advise enterprise leaders on when to strike and how. We also provide expert insight to investment management professionals on benchmarking benefits packages and salaries and assist them through their career moves.

Whether you’re interested in securing the very best investment management talent or you’re a professional looking for investment management jobs, the Selby Jennings investment management team delivers exceptional talent to industry-leading clients and candidates.


Benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global Investment Management team

We are a specialist talent partner. Among the many benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global investment management team are:

Extensive knowledge: We have over 15 years of experience in the investment management sector​

An unrivaled portfolio of clients, both big and small

Our award-winning talent experts offer specialist guidance in the investment management space across three continents

Do not miss out on securing your desired investment management professionalor securing your next professional role in Investment Management.

Investment Management Jobs

Head of Investor Relations
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Presently our Investment Management recruitment team is working with a leading regional venture c...

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Senior Associate Marketing and Investor Relations
US$130000 - US$150000 per year, New York

We have a current opportunity for a Senior Associate Marketing and Investor Relations professiona...

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VP, Investor Relations
US$190000 - US$225000 per year, New York

A leading insurance and reinsurance firm is seeking a VP of Investor Relations. Responsibilities:...

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Private Credit Associate/Senior Associate
Negotiable, West Palm Beach

A well-established private investment firm with ~$8bn in AUM is looking to add a Private Credit A...

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Credit Analyst/Associate - Private Credit
US$120000 - US$150000 per year, Los Angeles

A leading global investment firm with over ~$100bn AUM is looking to add a Credit Analyst/Associa...

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Associate, Private Credit & Equity
US$120000 - US$150000 per year, New York

An NYC-based private investment firm is looking to add an Investment Associate to the team. The f...

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Credit Analyst
US$140000 - US$150000 per year, New York

A well-established alternative investment manager based in NYC is looking to add a Credit Analyst...

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Portfolio Management Vice President
US$150000 - US$200000 per year, New York

An NYC-based private credit fund manager is looking to add a Vice President to the Asset Manageme...

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Private Credit Associate - Digital Infrastructure
US$175000 - US$250000 per year, New York

A leading global digital infrastructure firm with over ~$50bn AUM is looking to add to the team i...

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