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  • Wealth Manager - UHNW
    I’m supporting a well-respected wealth management firm in their search for a Wealth Manager. The firm, who are renowned for their prestige and experience within the UHNW space, are looking for an...
    Salary
    £80000 - £100000 per annum
    Location(s)
    North West
    Type
    Permanent
  • Banking Solutions Product Specialist
    A global Wealth Management and Banking Institution are seeking an experienced credit and banking specialists to join their Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham team as a Banking Solutions Product...
    Salary
    £60000 - £90000 per annum
    Location(s)
    West Midlands
    Type
    Permanent
  • C# Actuarial Developer
    👀 𝐍𝐄𝐖 𝐎𝐏𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐔𝐍𝐈𝐓𝐘: C# ACTUARIAL DEVELOPER Exciting opportunity to join the quant team of a highly successful, pensions consultancy at the forefront of...
    Salary
    £50000 - £100000 per annum
    Location(s)
    London
    Type
    Permanent
  • Senior Pensions Administrator/Pensions Administrator
    Hybrid/remote Our client, an award-winning pensions consultancy, is seeking Pensions Administrators/Senior Pensions Administrators to join their rapidly growing team. Your role: Deliver a...
    Salary
    £27000 - £40000 per annum
    Location(s)
    London
    Type
    Permanent
  • Pensions Client Manager
    Hybrid/remote Our client is seeking an Experienced Pensions Professional to join their team. You will be responsible for directing a variety of clients, and acting as the primary contact for clients,...
    Salary
    £50000 - £65000 per annum
    Location(s)
    London
    Type
    Permanent
  • AVP Actuary, P&C
    AVP Actuary, P&C Location: Kansas City You'll be joining an established insurer with a great reputation in the market and known for looking after their employees. There will be clear progression on...
    Salary
    $150000 - $180000 per annum
    Location(s)
    North America
    Type
    Permanent

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Constructed from up to date and accurate market data, our bespoke calculator looks at some of the nuances of qualifications, experience, fee income, and client segmentation to give you the most accurate guide on the market.

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At BWD, you're working with recruitment experts who just get it. Our agency is filled with genuine, good people who know financial services - and love what they do.

We’re devoted to our candidates, giving them unparalleled support throughout their careers to find their next step and peace of mind knowing we deeply understand their industry.

With an impressive database of live candidates we’re already talking to and a “do the right thing” attitude, our clients can rely on our knowledge and expertise to consistently deliver perfect-match financial services talent.

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We’re passionate about removing barriers for disadvantaged candidates and driving positive change within the financial services recruitment sector, not just through our words: but with our actions - all while helping our clients to do the same. 

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    Need multiple hires? We develop a short-term hiring strategy, delivering the talent you need, within a specified timeframe.

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    Demand is our solution designed specifically for temporary and contract hires. No matter how complex the projects are, we have the experience and network.

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BWD Financial Services Earnings & Benefits Census 2023/24

BWD Financial Services Earnings & Benefits Census 2023/24

Our independent survey gathered data from over 550 professionals including Financial Advisers, Business Development Managers (BDMs), Paraplanners and Compliance Professionals, all completed via an online, confidential questionnaire in January 2024.


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BWD Financial Services Earnings & Benefits Census 2023/24

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