Taking your first steps onto the career ladder after education can be very exciting – everything is new and you probably have a lot of questions!
We offer lots of free services to support you while you discover the opportunities that are within your reach.
Our team of recruitment experts use their experience to guide you towards industries and jobs that they know will be an ideal match. We have a wonderful ability to see skills in you that you can’t always see yourself!
I was really excited to start my first job but just didn’t know what steps to take to get there. Rowlands were amazing! They answered all my questions and guided me through the entire process, taking the time to explain everything I wasn’t sure about so that I felt comfortable. Thank you!
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Trainee Portfolio Manager
An exciting opportunity for a motivated individual committed to a career within investments, to join a multi-jurisdictional trust, investment and financial services company.With a focus on delivering a high standard of investment performance and client services, you will work alongside a small but highly experienced team and gain exposure to all aspects of the business, benefitting from the substantial capacity for personal development and potential to later transition in to a portfolio management role.Responsibilities will include:Preparing new business proposals and communicating with advisers and trusteesAssisting with client reporting, marketing reports and strategy factsheets for distribution Inputting trades into the system to generate dealing instructions to be forwarded to custodians and tracking the completion of all executed trades Supporting Investment Directors and the compliance team with the onboarding of new clients Conducting periodic reviews of portfolios to ensure compliance with regulatory requirementsExperience and skills required:Strong appetite for development of investment careerGood knowledge of investment markets Proficiency with Bloomberg research tools and Microsoft Office Suite Ideally investment qualified (Level 4) e.g. CISI Certificate in Investment Management, however this is not essentialSelf-starter with good time management skillsIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email email@example.comWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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Private Wealth Administrator
A challenging and rewarding career opportunity to be part of a fast-growing and innovative business, with a strong focus on quality client service and a commitment to the professional development of their team.Working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, you will support team members in delivering a range of private wealth administration services to a varied portfolio of clients and related entities.Responsibilities will include:Assisting with the administration of a portfolio of companies Preparing minutes, resolutions and correspondence and maintaining statutory records Processing bank payments and reconciling payment logs Producing and circulating invoices, fee collection and chasing debtors Experience and skills required:Minimum 2 years’ experience in a corporate administration role Either hold or currently studying towards a relevant professional qualification such as ICSA/STEP Self-motivated with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude Ability to deal with tasks independently using own initiative If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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Senior Analyst | Custody Operations
An innovative business are seeking a highly analytical and motivated individual to join their growing team in Jersey.Working with a highly skilled team, you will assist with the management of digital custody services including client relationship management, transaction processing, monitoring, reporting and operations risk reporting, ensuring all regulatory obligations are fulfilled. This is a unique career opportunity for an individual who is looking for an exciting, fast-paced role and who has an in interest in fintech/cryptocurrency, and previous experience within financial services.Responsibilities will include:Providing oversight and monitoring all transactions and exceptions to ensure any outstanding exceptions are resolved on a daily basis Day-to-day client relationship management Resolving issues or questions raised by clients or other departments and escalating, where necessaryActing as an integral part of the front to back system, identifying any control gaps and assisting with the development and implementation of new custody solutions Partnering with IT and compliance to deliver new and enhanced systematic controls, process efficiencies and client experienceExperience and skills required:Previous experience in financial services, ideally within fund administration or trust, custody support, middle office, operations, transaction processing or business analysisGraduate in a statistical or analytical degree, ideally sciences, engineering, business, economics or similar Ability to communicate concisely and persuasively both in writing and verballyIf you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call us on 01534 626777 or email email@example.comWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.View details
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I’m new to this, why should I use a recruitment agency?
We always say that just one interview with us can open a hundred doors! We have access to jobs across many industries and have a skill for understanding what industry you’re really suited to. Graduates and trainees are in a unique position – you’re in high demand which is very exciting but means there can be some competition. Using an agency can give you an edge improving your chances of getting a great job that you love! Our team manage the whole process, from the minute you sit down with us for a chat, we can handle everything for and with you – even reviewing your CV and guiding you right through the interview stage up until we know you’re happy and settled into your new position.
I don't have any previous work experience, what do I write on my CV?
Highlight education courses you have completed. Employers like to see what education you have completed and any other courses that could highlight your skills. For example, a sports coaching course may not seem like it will be relevant to an office based role but having done the course, you will have shown that you are motivated, can encourage others and work well within a team. Elaborate on any volunteer work. List your volunteer experience as you would any other job with the overall title and a summary of the duties you carried out; highlight skills that you applied to carry out the role, any that you have acquired and any relevant accomplishments. Volunteering whilst you’re looking for a job also demonstrates your interest in the environment around you and your enthusiasm to learn and develop, which leads nicely onto the next point.
I’ve written my CV, what’s next?
Writing your first CV can be a challenge and there is lots of help online. After having a chat with you, we will be able to advise you of any changes we think your CV would benefit from and we will write up your introduction profile for each role we apply for on your behalf, so that it reflects who you are and compliments your CV.
I have been asked to interview but I feel nervous!
We offer interview coaching and practice, our candidates feel more prepared after having a run through with us. To help you a little bit more we also provide you with lots of information about each company and the culture so you can feel at ease and enjoy the job search!
My interview went well but I haven’t heard anything?
The interview and HR processes can take a little while depending on the organisation. You can call your Rowlands Consultant anytime for an update. Often the employer will provide us with an update. Once we have their feedback we will be able to guide you through the best next steps.
I am looking for short term or flexible work
Maybe you’ve just finished university and you’re looking to expand your knowledge and skills, maybe you’re saving up for a gap year or further study or you could be on a career break. We know that you might be open to seeing which role or industry is best suited to you and you want to try a few out, we can place you in a temporary or contract role that meets your current requirements, even if they change! Temping while seeking a permanent position is very popular, in fact some temporary assignments can result with an offer of permanent work!