Business Development Associate

Location: Claremont, Cape Town

Salary: Market related

You are the much-needed support that helps the Business Development team build and maintain client relationships.

Is this you?

You thrive on supporting client relationship management, navigating complex markets, and supporting business development initiatives while having a passion for fund services and the investment industry.

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll enjoy it)

You’ll play a pivotal role in client relationship management, acting as the primary liaison between clients and internal teams. This entails handling client concerns, enhancing relationships, and maintaining an updated CRM system to optimize client interactions. Additionally, this involves supporting business development efforts by preparing high-quality presentations and coordinating meetings, trips, and client engagements. Collaboration and teamwork are emphasized, encouraging a cohesive environment where respect, open-mindedness, and fairness prevail. You will also engage with marketing teams, organize client events, and continuously strive to improve the overall customer experience.

Where you’ll be doing it

You’ll be joining one of the top asset managers in the country who has revolutionised how they manage funds by adapting a systematic investment philosophy that has enabled them to grow year on year with top fund performance. You’ll be based in professional offices in the southern suburbs of Cape Town, with a beautiful view of the mountains.

What you’ll need

To be successful in this role, you need to have a relevant tertiary degree with a minimum of 4 years of working experience in investment management, stockbroking, fund services, or private banking, focusing on institutional client service, client engagement, and business development support. Proficiency in MS Office, particularly PowerPoint, Excel, and Word, is crucial, alongside a strong background in using CRM systems. A positive attitude, being client-centric, and service-driven, with excellent organizational skills, reliability, attention to detail, self-motivation, and exceptional communication abilities, both written and verbal are essential for this role.

What you’ll get

You’ll be joining a company that is changing the world of asset management and you will be supporting those that are making this magic happen. You will work for a brand that will make you proud and a company that will ensure your career development is a priority.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion please contact Claudette on (021) 035 1433 or send your CV to

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