Trader (Director-level), Asset Management

Job Title: Trader (Director-level), Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -112018-175986
Contact Name: Sze Sze Yeung
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2018 03:50

Job Description

Our client is the asset management arm of a global insurance company that is growing rapidly in recent few years and is now hiring for a new Director role for their trading team of 3. For the new headcount, the role will be focused on trade execution for products like FX, rates and equity futures for the insurance company's general accounts. On top of that, there will soon be P&L responsibilities for the trading team soon.

For this new role, they are looking for someone proactive and who is capable of bringing more intelligence to the desk through obtaining market colour from sell side or from analysis of market's trade activities to optimize trade execution. There will be plenty of opportunities for someone who enjoys building things up and seeing their true value-add. There will also be future roles coming up within different entities / departments of the business should the incumbent be interested in gaining new exposure after 2-3 years in the role.


* University degree with 8-10 years of relevant working experience in trading role from buy side or sell side

* Good knowledge on FX, rates and preferably vanilla equity derivatives products as well

* Creative and entrepreneurial mindset

* Strong technical skills and ability to interact across various business units

* CFA qualification is preferred

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to Sze Sze Yeung at or call directly on +852 3695 5140 for a confidential discussion

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