VP- Fixed Income Securities Trading
Working for a Mayfair based international Bank the role involves generating revenues by making market for EM/Frontier Credit, Africa being a prime focus. As such, a proprietary trading book is maintained and unparalleled knowledge of "where the market trades" is essential.
This role also entails assisting in building the department investment book. This position requires working closely with brokers and the Sales team to anticipate clients' demand for bonds. In addition, this role includes working with other desks within the department to expand trading capabilities into local currency bond markets.
Working with brokers and Sales to develop the franchise
Execute fixed income trade orders in an accurate, timely and effective manner
Identify market opportunities and implement effective trades to derive profits
Draft proposal for the bank proprietary book trades
Daily PL and MI reporting
Work closely with other desks within the department
Strong analytical and numerical competency
Must possess a master's degree in economics or finance
5-7 years of experience in trading bonds, preferably within the Low grade/High Yield space
Experience in managing sizeable book of illiquid bonds
Track record of effective market-making skills