Financial Services

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Dorset is known as a thriving financial centre and the sector is well established with over 4 thousand firms in the county. Bournemouth and Poole are locations of choice for market leaders Ageas, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan (whose campus based in Bournemouth has 4,000 employees), LV (Liverpool Victoria), Nationwide etc. operating contact centres and headquarters in the area.
There are a variety of jobs in the sector, including professional occupations such as project and account managers, programmers and software developers, management consultants and business analysts and researchers as well as sales and customer service occupations and associate professionals and management roles where the financial and investment specialism is concentrated.
One of the key growth sectors, financial services employ 14,000 people (4%) and contribute £1.7 billion (10%) to the Dorset economy –£325 million growth since 2010.

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What you'll need

You’ll need to be able to pay attention to detail, the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure, the ability to work well with others, the ability to work well with your hands, customer service skills, a desire to help people, excellent verbal communication skills and active listening skills.

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Financial Services Jobs

Red – Formal Qualifications required – GCSE’s grades 4-9 , Level 3 Qualifications , A levels, or Degree

Amber – Some Formal Qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position

Green – No formal Qualification required