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Jobs in Swiss Banks – Careers in Banking and Financial Services

Posted on 25 September 2007 by info

The Swiss Banks and foreign banking institutions operating in Switzerland continue to be enormous consumers of professional talent, drawing in managerial and professional profiles from neighboring France and Germany, as well as from the UK, North America, and around the world.

Demand is particularly strong for financial experts, legal expertise, and managers of all kinds.

This week we note a few offers across the banking and financial services sectors.

PICTET & Cie, a prestigious Geneva private bank with offices around the world, is seeking for its Global Custody and Investor Services division in Geneva a Product Manager to define and develop the distribution and commercialization of its investment solutions.

The role will be responsible for evaluation of client requirements, preparation of business cases and redaction of the task lists; planning, coordination and management of the projects undertaken and delivery of project progress reports; development of the communication strategy and internal communication channels; and assistance to internal and external clients.

The profile sought is someone with a university masters degree in economic sciences, finance, or the equivalent, and 3-5 years experience in product management or project management in a financial services environment (private banking, asset management, or global custody); a solid mastery of I.T. applications and tools; mother tongue French or English and excellent command of the other language.

Pictet & Cie normally requires it staff to be resident in Geneva. Interested applicants should send their dossiers to Ressources Humaines (ref : PM/MK/JB), Pictet & Cie, Route des Acacias 60, 1211 Geneva 73.
Pictet encourages applicants to apply through their website at

Meanwhile, elsewhere in Geneva, CITI PRIVATE BANK is currently seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel for its European Legal Department, which also has activities in Zurich, London, and Madrid. The role, which is based in Geneva, carries the responsibility of providing quality advice and support to the marketing groups, product managers, and support functions in matters of account documentation (KYC and YML matters), banking and investment products, and credit (margin credit, guarantees, LCs and complex lending transactions). In addition, the legal counsel to be recruited will serve as back-up for the other attorneys on the Swiss Team.

The candidate sought for this position should have strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French (German is considered a plus). The candidate must be a qualified attorney with relevant degrees and bar examination and have at least 2 years practical experience in the legal department of a Swiss bank. The candidate will be client oriented and able to work autonomously as well as being an effective team member.

Interested applicants are invited to send their dossiers to Mrs. Dina Rendeiro, Human Resources, CITIBANK (Switzerland), Quai Général-Guisan 16, 1203 Geneva 11, Switzerland or by email to

In Lausanne, UBS is currently seeking to recruit a Wealth Planner for its Products and Services Department. UBS is looking for someone with several years of experience in the domain of financial advice and fiscal expertise. An experience acquired in the area of domiciliation as well as in the establishment and presentation of wealth planning would be a plus.

Mastery of French and solid knowledge of English are required for the job.

Interested candidates are invited to applythrough the website at (search for reference 28316) or inquire to M. –N. Oost, Recruitment Services, UBS SA, Tel: +41 21 215 31 75

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