Private Banking Careers

Making the exceptional routine

At Hampden & Co we aim to provide exceptional service to clients who expect the very best every day, so a real enthusiasm for providing this level of service is the first attribute we look for in people who want to come and join us. As a small and growing organisation we look for people who are collaborative, creative and thrive in a service-centred culture, who are:

  • Personal: The banking we offer clients is based on a deep understanding of their goals, circumstances and preferences. Internally we understand what drives and motivates our people, and make sure that everyone is treated as an individual in a way that reflects their unique experience and expertise
  • Professional: Offering our clients clear and creative support with their banking needs is a primary role of our banking team. We expect all of our people to provide a professional service, and we particularly value those with experience of supporting High Net Worth clients
  • Collaborative: An area that our bankers excel at is working alongside other advisers of our clients, to provide a seamless service. This philosophy also applies within the organisation, so we look for people who are good at working across teams
  • Independent: As an independent bank we are free to make decisions more quickly, and continue to evolve how we support our clients in ways that reflect what they tell us they want. So we look for people not bound by convention, and who can create ingenius ways of providing our clients with even better service
  • Family-orientated: Many clients bank with us because we understand how to provide great service both to them personally and to their families. We also understand how critical family is for those who work here and encourage and support a range of flexible working approaches

Current Vacancies

We are hiring!

We are currently looking for an additional 'Associate Banking Director', for our Edinburgh office. If you would like to discuss this role with Mark Prentice, the Head of Banking for Hampden & Co in Scotland, please do give him a call on 0131 297 0148.

We are also recruiting for an 'Application Support Analyst', an 'Assistant Finance Manager', and a 'Risk Analyst'. If you would like to find out more about either of these roles and apply, please do get in touch.

If these roles are not right for you, but you think you share our passion for providing an exceptional level of service, then please send your CV through to contact@hampdenandco.com. We would love to hear from you.

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Meet the team

To help showcase what it is like to work at Hampden & Co we thought it would be helpful to share why some of our people chose to work here, and what they do day-to-day. While we are based in Edinburgh and London, we have recruited people from across the UK and beyond, seeking out those who share our vision of a having a passion for providing exceptional service. To create a bank that our clients love, we need people with a broad range of skills and experience, and the individuals below are some examples of that.

Christina Koumourzi
Christina Koumourzi - HR Advisor

"I joined Hampden & Co, as I was keen to work for a fast-paced, rapidly expanding business that was still small enough to have a “family” feel to the working environment. In my role in HR I work with all areas of the business, collaborating with people at every level in the organisation. My main responsibilities are to manage and enhance our HR systems and processes, and to support the running of the bank in areas such as the administration of payroll, sourcing and evaluating training providers, and managing recruitment enquiries.

I find my role fulfilling, as the support that HR offers the rest of the bank contributes to providing our clients with exceptional service in many ways including through the sharing of ‘best practice’, and ensuring that administrative elements of our processes are streamlined.

Hampden & Co are keen to support the personal development of everyone here, and for me this support includes funding further professional qualifications. Being part of a growing bank allows me such a wide variety of work, and is a really exciting place for my future career."

Rory Simpson - Banking Operations Administrator

"I was attracted to working at Hampden & Co as I wanted to start my career in a new and ‘up and coming’ business, where I could take on a much wider range of responsibilities than I would have had at a larger organisation. 

As a Banking Operations Administrator, I help our banking team provide clients with exceptional service in a number of different ways. That could be helping make domestic or international payments, or supporting the everyday banking needs of clients who invest in underwriting at Lloyd’s. Beyond the banking team, I also work with our Treasury, Finance, Credit and Compliance functions, so no two days are ever the same.

The support I get from the bank is great, and Hampden & Co are helping me get my Chartered Banking qualifications. In addition to this the visibility I get of the different teams within the bank provides me with plenty of food for thought on where to take my career."

Rory Simpson
Linda Duthie
Linda Duthie - Assistant Banking Manager

"I joined Hampden & Co as I really liked the traditional values of the bank. In previous roles the amount of time I had spent with clients had decreased, and having the opportunity to really get to know my clients again was exactly what I was after. I also appreciated the fact that Hampden & Co were wanting to recruit professional and experienced bankers, who were then trusted to manage client relationships on an individual basis, rather than following a more codified approach.

As an Assistant Banking Manager I support David Bell, one of our Banking Directors, helping him with his clients on a day-to-day basis, which can involve anything from helping them to open accounts to making payments.

I really see my role as helping our clients with anything that may come along, and ensuring that they know that between David and myself the bank can help them in any way we can, and that we are easy to deal with."

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