Advice Development Project Manager (12 Month FTC)

You will play a key role in providing various teams across the Technical Connection Division with project support, with particular focus on the Advice Policy and Development team who own and maintain the advice policy for St. James’s Place Partners and support staff. You will work closely with Department Heads across the division to ensure smooth running of the team.

Location Cirencester Hours Full time Type Secondment,Fixed Term Contract Department Technical Connection Closing Date 26/07/2021

What you’ll be doing:

  • Support the redesign of the SJP Sales Policy, ensuring the content is presented in a clear, effective way using a variety of media to boost engagement and understanding
  • Support the redesign of interdepartmental Intranet pages – managing the review and uploading of technical content.
  • Manage the Audit/RCA action log, working with the Department Head and wider team to ensure actions are completed in a timely manner and within agreed deadlines.
  • Review and maintain approx. 400 technical documents owned by Advice Policy and Development, ensuring they are fit for purpose and encourage self-service.
  • Develop and maintain team delivery plans, detailing the status of projects within the team.
  • Provide project support for a variety of change across the Division.
  • Who we’re looking for:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships with key stakeholders and the ability to identify deadlines which impact on their own deliverables
  • Ability to be innovative and creative when designing new processes and advice materials and a willingness to drive forward improvements in processes to support the Partnership wherever possible
  • Excellent written communication skills .
  • Required Technical Knowledge & Qualifications

  • Requires working knowledge of the Principles and Standards that underpin the SJP sales policy, the FCA COBS Suitability assessment and documentation requirements and the SJP advice processes
  • Background in financial services regulation
  • Previous experience of working in a project environment and have experience of managing small scale projects.
  • Thank you for taking an interest in a career with St. James’s Place Wealth Management. We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to ensuring all applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. 

    Flexible Working

    Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria, or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.

    We are open to discussing reduced hours, job share arrangements and flexible working so please ask the question and start a conversation!

    Why work for us?

    Our Rewards

    In joining us we aim to give peace of mind for you and your loved one’s futures. In addition to an attractive salary and eligibility to participate in the discretionary annual bonus opportunities, you will also receive an excellent benefit package including:

  • Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service) with further pension matching
  • Meaningful protection benefits with real value, such as 10X life cover, PHI, and critical illness. 
  • Share schemes that enable all employees to have a stake in SJP 
  • Best in class terms and conditions including flexible working and 6 months paid maternity and paternity leave. 
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 28 days holiday entitlement increasing with length of service (with the option to buy an additional up to 5 days 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Employee Volunteering
  • Our Culture

    St. James’s Place has a long tradition of community support and looking to do the right thing. As a business in 2019 we gave 4.4% of our profit before tax to community activities and the Tortoise Responsibility100 Index (January 2020) showed us to be the second most generous FTSE100 company by community investment for very £1,000 earned. Over 96% of our group employees are involved in supporting our communities and good causes. Over 80% of all our employees and Partners donate each month to our Charitable Foundation, which is now the 6th largest UK corporate foundation. Through the matching St. James’s Place gives on all donations our Charitable Foundation distributed over £12m in 2019.

    We are proud of our inclusive culture, a space for everyone to be their authentic self, no compromises. We are active members of:

    LGBT Great

    30% Club

    The Diversity Project

    Disability Confident

    Find out more: https://www.sjp.co.uk/careers/life-at-sjp

    Our Awards:

    We understand it’s important to be proud of the company you work for, that’s why we’re proud to share with you some of our recent awards:

    ‘Wealth Management Company of the Year’​ at the City of London Wealth Management Awards 2020

    ‘Best Benefits Launch’ award, awarded by Reward Gateway 2019

    ‘Best Wealth Manager Growth Portfolio’​ at the Wealth Advisor Awards for 2019

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