Location: UK: London

Opportunity: 6-month returnship, part of the Diversity Project Cross Company Returner Programme

Start date: September 2023

Apply by: 28 May 2023 (extended)

*Applications have now closed*

Fidelity International, a leading investment solutions and retirement company, is delighted to be participating in the Diversity Project Cross Company 2023 Returner Programme. This programme will be delivered within Investment Solutions and Services (ISS) and Workplace and Personal Financial Health (WPFH) and is targeted at experienced professionals looking to return to work after an extended career break of 18 months or more as at September 2023. You may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitments or have not done any paid work for a number of years.

They have opportunities for professionals with a background in:

  • Private Assets and Private Credit
  • Investment Research
  • Wealth Relationship Management

What you can expect

  • The programme offers a professionally paid placement of 6 months starting in September 2023, with the strong possibility of an ongoing role at the end of the placement
  • Positions are for mid-senior level roles within the ISS and WPFH businesses and will be located across London and Surrey
  • You will have the opportunity to work in global teams within a growing international business
  • In addition to the coaching and support you will receive from Women Returners, Fidelity will partner you with a professional mentor and buddy to support your return to work, professional development and help you to develop your internal professional network
  • Flexible working options are available depending on the role

What they are looking for

  • Highly collaborative people who are passionate about striving to grow their business
  • People who are naturally curious, strong communicators and can build effective relationships across departments and geographies and who enjoy working in an environment of high integrity and trust
  • Previous experience working within an investment firm or Financial Services company relevant to the opportunities we have listed above

About Fidelity International

Fidelity International offers world-class investment solutions and retirement expertise. They are a privately owned, independent company driven by the needs of their clients, not shareholders. Their vision is to deliver innovative solutions for a better future for their clients.

They give employees the freedom and responsibility to take control of their careers and hone their skills as they grow within their current role and beyond. They look to hire and development employees who are passionate, engaged, smart and curious and are given the independence to make a difference.

About ISS

Their ISS business is on an exciting transformation journey as they evolve their existing capabilities as well as build out new capabilities to continue to create innovative client solutions. Their clients’ needs, the markets in which they operate, and their competitors are constantly changing, and their capabilities need to continually evolve to meet these demands.

The ISS business brings together the teams that focus on wholesale and institutional clients across Distribution, Investment Management, Operations and Technology teams to ensure they deliver innovative capabilities which best suit their clients’ needs.

Their passion lies in creating innovative, sustainable solutions and services, across a range of investment capabilities. They work with clients to understand their needs and use their unparalleled research insights and culture of excellence to build better financial futures.

About Wealth Management

They help their clients invest for the future and to live the lives they want to lead. It’s a responsibility they take seriously and it inspires them to do the right thing. Not just for their clients, but for each other and the world around them too. They offer an execution only and advice investment service for their Personal Investing clients with larger and more complex portfolios. Lasting client relationships are developed through a combination of web, telephony, and face-to-face interaction.

The Wealth Adviser is responsible for proactively advising and developing a portfolio of investors within the Wealth business with assets over £250k; through working closely with a designated group of Wealth Relationship Managers to provide Investment advice to a group of clients with an emphasis on regulated products, structuring client’s affairs in the most efficient way to achieve established medium- and long-term goals, as well as developing and maintaining client relationships and providing investment advice within the UK regulatory framework.

Diversity and inclusion values

At Fidelity they are committed to a diverse and inclusive environment where talented individuals have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. They understand to maintain growth they need the talent, energy and balance that comes from a fully diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion to work together to build better financial futures.

A diverse workplace brings benefits for their customers, their business and their people. The more perspectives they have, the better equipped they are to meet the demands of their diverse customer base.

Dynamic working

Fidelity’s vision is to be a truly flexible employer, encouraging and trusting all employees globally to perform their role in the way that works best for them, their business, their colleagues and their clients.  They will offer flexibility of home and office working, considering the role that you are doing, working effectively in teams and delivering for clients.

Fidelity is committed to being an inclusive and diverse company to work for and strive to create a culture where flexible working is actively encouraged to retain and attract the best talent.

Discover more about Fidelity International here

How to apply

For more information and how to apply, please click here

If you have a preference for a specific role(s) please state so in your cover letter. If not, Fidelity will match you according to the requirements for the role. You must have the right to work in the UK to apply.

If you have any question for the Fidelity International programme, please email lucy.jenner@fil.com

The closing date for applications is 28 May 2023 (extended).