Investment Operations Assistant

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Location: Edinburgh

Programme: Supported hiring into permanent role

Start Date: ASAP

Walter Scott is looking for an Investment Operations Assistant to join their team in Edinburgh. This is a supported hire permanent position – successful hires who have taken a career break of 2+ years will receive coaching support through the transition period from Women Returners.

About Walter Scott

Walter Scott was established in 1983 to manage bespoke global equity portfolios for clients around the world. With their office in Charlotte Square, they aim to recruit people with an enquiring mind, ambition and integrity. They reward their people well and aspire to create an environment where everyone can maximise their career capabilities. Their employees are not all the same at Walter Scott, but they share a belief that they work to deliver the best for their clients. With individuals from different backgrounds, they build on this diversity with the help of great partners, including The Robertson TrustGirls Who Invest and the British Council.

The role

All individuals within the team report to the Head of Investment Operations. The purpose of the role is to support the Investment Operations team to deliver effective operational and administrative support to Investment Research. Key responsibilities include:


Who are they looking for? 

Walter Scott is looking for an experienced administrator who can demonstrate clear understanding of effective customer service, internally and externally. The ability to work within a team is key, fostering collaboration to build relationships. If you have integrity to act with the highest standard whilst setting the standard for excellence, then they’d love to hear from you.

The core competencies for this role are:

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to

If you have any questions or issues regarding your application, please contact

Please apply ASAP.