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Financial and Professional Services Jobs in Demand

The Isle of Man has a thriving financial and professional services sector and is the industry sector the Island is best known for, making up a combined 37.8% of the Island's GDP. Mirroring the overall Manx economy, this sector is now undergoing a period of growth and with unemployment at just 1.9%, there are many opportunities for experienced professionals on island.

Professional Services Jobs in Demand

The Island has financial & professional service opportunities in the following areas:

  • Bankers
  • Accountants
  • Compliance Officers
  • Financial Advisors
  • Data Protection Officers
  • Fund Managers
  • Lawyers
  • Life Office Administrators

For specific roles or to discuss how your skills and qualifications fit best on Island we recommend contacting a recruitment agency.

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One of our most important sectors within financial services is life assurance. The Island is host to a considerable number of firms, the biggest of which include:

Friends Provident
Old Mutual International
RL 360
Scottish Widows


There are also a wide range of Corporate Service Providers and Investment Management firms. Banks are also well represented on island with the offices of numerous major banks located in Douglas. Some notable banks include, but are not limited to:

Barclays Lloyds
Cayman Bank Nedbank Private Wealth
Conister RBS International
HSBC Santander
Isle of Man Bank Standard Bank

The Isle of Man is also home to the offices of some of the biggest players in the professional services industry. These firms include but are not limited to:

Ernst & Young
Price Waterhouse Cooper

Supporting these sectors are a number of different law firms with both local and international presence. There are also smaller law firms on the island, specialising in areas such as property law, conveyancing, family law and so forth. Details of all legal services on the Island can be found at:

Professional Bodies

To support professional services on the island there are a number of associations and societies. They offer a differing function for each industry they cover, from self-regulation and membership for organisations to individual memberships for professionals. Some organise regular social events, perfect for networking, and continued professional development (CPD). The associations are also a good source of information on both the types of opportunities available on the island and provide an overall picture of the companies operating here where you might find employment.

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