Experienced Fixed Income and FX Trader sought by this prestigious global asset manager. Key purpose of the role will be to execute fixed income trades, both electronic and voice, for the FI passive business predominantly focusing on investment grade and high yield corporate bonds, mainly UK, US & European but also global government bonds, listed derivatives, FX and some OTC instruments. There will also be a requirement to service the trading requirements of the Active FI team on occasion.
Previous trading experience is essential and the ideal candidate will demonstrate a solid background in fixed income execution, both electronic and voice, gained preferably from a buy-side environment, which must include strong experience in corporate bonds and good coverage in trading global government bonds and FX. As an integral player in a relatively small but highly experienced team, the successful incumbent must be a strong team player with a strong work ethic and flexible approach, and excellent stakeholder management skills. A sound knowledge of electronic trading platforms such as Bloomberg, Market Axess and Fxall is essential.
The team work closely with portfolio managers providing market information on liquidity and market conditions and as such credibility and technical expertise in financial markets and a general awareness of local and global regulatory requirements and best practices together with excellent communication skills are prerequisite.