• Investment Associate Consultant

    Requisition ID 2443262
    Job Family GB-Edinburgh
  • Posting Description

    Associate Investment Consultant


    We’re hiring!


    Aon Hewitt are currently recruiting a Associate Investment Consultant to join our team in Edinburgh. The Associate Investment Consultant will be primarily responsible for adding value to Aon’s relationship with clients through management, development and retention of a portfolio of clients.


    About Aon Hewitt


    Aon Hewitt empowers organisations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organisational and personal performance and growth, navigate risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness.  Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide.  For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit www.aonhewitt.com


    Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.


    About the Role


    As an Associate Investment Consultant some of your key responsibilities will involve:


    Key responsibilities:

    • Using your strong technical investment knowledge and experience to proactively support lead consultants in proving high quality bespoke advice.
    • Understanding client needs and requirements.
    • Manage routine client projects, with modest oversight from a more experienced consultant.
    • Coordination of client work and timely delivery to the client and/or lead consultant.
    • Serve as day-to-day contact on smaller clients.
    • Prepare meeting materials and participate in meetings.
    • Contribute to the success of the DC investment team through helping to drive business performance.
    • Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.


    About you


    As an Associate Investment Consultant your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


    • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent
    • Good numeracy skills, with a minimum of a grade B at A’ Level Mathematics (or equivalent / in another numerate subject) preferred

    Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

    • Previous investment and / or DC consulting experience
    • Experience of the financial services' industry and current industry trends.
    • Strong technical investment knowledge 
    • A willingness to learn and understand DC pension liabilities, applicable regulatory and legislative rules, main asset classes and investment theory.
    • Positive, ‘can do’ attitude and a strong team player.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Consistently acts with the highest integrity and professional standards.
    • An eye for detail 


    Salary and Benefits


    This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.


    We’re happy to talk flexible working.  If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application




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