IFA Careers Offshore

Our client is an experienced UK IFA. The company has an incredible business in Qatar and is looking for Level 4+ UK-qualified financial advisers.  Simply put, best UK practice and advice, without compromise, is what they're after.  

Ideal Candidate:

  • Level 4 CISI or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years’ working in the financial services industry which entailed the following:
    • Face-to-face client meetings
    • Cold calling/telesales
    • Sales and marketing skills
  • Strong work ethic on a commission basis; self-sufficient and able to work both independently and in a team
  • The ability to think laterally, bringing new strategies to the financial services industry abroad
  • Have GBP5,000 in savings
  • Ideally aged 25 – 35 years’ old
  • Smart business attire at all times
  • The desire to travel and build a career abroad


Unique Selling Points of Our Client:

  • During the first three months of employment, you will be assigned an experienced international consultant as your mentor. In comparison with other companies, no other in Qatar infuses this sort of relationship into a new consultant’s training. This relationship will include the following:
    • Taking on meetings with new and existing clients
    • Training in the areas of how to conduct a first meeting, close a deal, and review existing clients. The sales process from start to finish will be covered.
    • Option to take your assigned consultant with you to meetings where you think his or her input and experience would be valuable
  • Young and energetic work environment where colleagues are tight-knit and supportive of one another. Competition is only encouraged on a level where it is conducive to positivity.
  • The opportunity to work in a completely regulated environment where compliance and ethics are held to the highest standard
  • Entering consultants are paid on 100% commission level from the start, whereas other companies only allow new starts on 80% for the first 6 months
  • Internal coordination department to which every consultant has access
  • Office located in the business district of West Bay in the heart of Doha, Qatar


  • Expected salary of GBP80,000 - 100,000 within first year of work, which is tax-free, and GBP100,000 - 200,000 within second year, tax-free
  • Assistance in finding a flat/flat-share for your first month in Doha
  • No office costs
  • An existing client bank for review to facilitate business
  • 100% commission level from the start of employment
  • Internal coordination department to book meetings from the day of your arrival



  • Experience in financial services
  • Attention to detail
  • Hard-working and motivated individuals
  • Confidence and strong interpersonal skills
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Successful and target-driven individuals


Personal Attributes:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Be self-sufficient and able to work both independently and in a team



Level 4 CISI or other UK equivalent


Other (language, work visa/permit, etc.):

  • English first language
  • Resident visa to live and work in UAE


Minimum Requirements:

Only experienced UK level 4+ candidates with existing financial services industry experience will be considered for this role.