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Positive Job Market continues in Jersey

  • Publish Date: Posted 31 January 2023
  • Author: Faron Le Prevost

Jersey is an ideal location if you are looking to advance your career, the wealth management and fintech sectors are definitely worth considering. Both of these industries are growing rapidly and offer a range of exciting and rewarding careers to those with the right skills and experience. With the island’s reputation for providing a stable and well-regulated environment for businesses, Jersey is a great location for companies in these industries. The wealth management sector, in particular, is thriving and offers numerous job opportunities for skilled and experienced individuals.

The wealth management and fintech sectors in particular are thriving on the island, and there are plenty of job opportunities available for those with the right skills and experience, with many large banks and wealth management firms based on the island. Banks, trust companies and fund managers are just some of the many businesses that require a skilled workforce to support their operations. These firms offer a range of services, including investment advice, portfolio management, and tax planning, to help clients manage their wealth and achieve their financial goals. Career opportunities in this sector include roles in client relationship management, wealth planning, and investment management. Positions range from junior through to senior level with competitive salaries and benefits. The job market has changed that some companies now offer working from home or some days of the week flexibility to work remotely. This is a great opportunity for those who value work-life balance, making your life style easier to manage.

Fintech or financial technology, is another growing industry in Jersey, with many companies focused on developing innovative solutions for the financial services and commercial sectors. This sector includes companies that use technology to develop new financial products and services. Some of the most exciting areas of fintech include payments, digital banking, and blockchain. Careers in fintech can include software development, data analysis and business development.

Whether you're just starting out in your career or you are an experienced professional looking for a new challenge, there are plenty of opportunities available and some roles do offer housing licences for non-locals to be able to apply. To pursue a career in wealth management or fintech in Jersey, it is important to have the right education and experience. Entry-level positions, such as trainee and graduate roles, can be a great way for jobseekers just starting out to gain valuable experience and develop their skills. GCSE’s and / or A level’s C grade and above are usually the main requirements to start a career in a junior position. Although some of our clients are flexible with inhouse training offered to new starters without school grades who have the potential to succeed. A degree in finance, economics, or a related field can be useful, as can experience working in a financial services firm. Additionally, obtaining relevant professional qualifications, such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations, can help to enhance your career prospects.

Once you have the right qualifications and experience, there are many exciting career opportunities available in Jersey. For example, you might work as a trust officer, helping clients to manage their investments and deal with family succession planning. Alternatively, you could work in fintech or IT as a software engineer, developing new financial products and services that are changing the way people manage their money.

Additionally, there are opportunities to specialise in a particular area, such as funds, trust, asset management, law or accountancy. These jobs also offer professional training programmes for career progression opportunities.

One of the benefits of working in Jersey is the supportive and collaborative working environments that are on your doorstep. This can help you to learn from experienced colleagues and to build strong professional relationships. Most organisations offer on the job training and are willing to invest in your future career.

Another benefit of working in the island is the competitive compensation and benefits packages on offer. Many companies offer competitive salaries, bonus structures, and benefits, such as annual bonuses, health insurance and pension plans, as well as good social activities for staff to mix outside work time.

With the right qualifications and experience, there are many rewarding career opportunities available, the job market is incredibly buoyant at the moment. Additionally, working in these industries can be very fulfilling and offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for career growth and advancement.

Living and working in Jersey offers many benefits too. Not only is it a great place to live, with a strong community feel and diverse population, but it's also easy to travel from, with easy access to mainland Europe, the UK and other countries.

In summary, if you're already living in Jersey and looking to advance your career, talk to AP Personnel, AP Executive or AP Technical consultants to find out your career options. We have plenty of job opportunities available. We can offer career guidance regarding the type of qualifications which can enhance your career further or get you on the ladder to finding the right employer.

If you are looking for recruitment services in the finance or commercial sectors or simply want to discuss your career options, our consultants will be able to help. Speak to us today! For further details please contact us on 01534 715757 or email