FX & Rates Execution Trader, Global Buy Side Firm FX & Rates Execution Trader, Global Buy Side Firm …

Profile Search & Selection Singapore
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 May 21
Profile Search & Selection Singapore
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 May 21
Profile Search & Selection Singapore
FX & Rates Execution Trader, Global Buy Side Firm

Due to a growth in mandate, we are looking to appoint an additional headcount within the execution desk of our client who is a global investment management firm with unparalleled capabilities across all products.

The incumbent will be part of the team that executes all Asian FX and Rates trades for portfolio managers based around the world.

This is an Asian shift role and role is based in Singapore.

Role will not have PNL responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the execution of orders of FX and Rates and manage trade flow
  • Provide 'best execution' across a range of FX and Rates instruments
  • Monitor market activity in areas of specialization and provide feedback to portfolio managers
  • Support investment teams in terms of information flow, trade ideas and data requests
  • Deal with day-to-day administrative issues in support of trading activities and liaison with trading operations
  • Pro-actively contribute to the investment process to both reduce transaction costs and identify alpha opportunities, while enhancing our access to market liquidity
  • Work with internal technology and analytics groups for enhancements in systems, analytics and coordinate trading activity
  • Ad hoc project work


  • You should have at least 4-8 years of experience as a execution trader with demonstrated experience in FX and Rates for the Asia markets; either from another asset manager, sell side banks or private banks.
  • Degree(s) in relevant subject such as economics, mathematics, engineering, physical science. CFA qualification/part qualification would be an advantage
  • Understanding of bond mathematics, basics of FX and rates derivatives, macro risk factors and implications for risk management
  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated the ability to work with multiple partners and stakeholders. Mandarin language capability is a plus.
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach to market challenges
  • Excellent analytical skills applied in a practical environment
  • Well organized, disciplined approach to work with a high level of attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate, with advanced spreadsheet skills
  • Strong work ethic with high level of self-motivation

Singapore Employment Agency Licence No: 16S8069

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Company Overview

Profile Search & Selection is Asia’s leading search & selection firm, providing collaborative solutions to financial services, commercial and professional services clients.

Across our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing, we provide access to a longstanding network throughout Asia, bolstered by a team of consultants and in-house researchers with specialist expertise at the sector and functional level. From market intelligence to executive search, we use robust tools to find and secure the right leaders for your organisation, and offer key market insights to inform your talent strategy.

In February 2020, Profile joined forces with WilsonHCG, an award-winning, global leader in total talent solutions. With a global presence spanning 65+ countries and six continents, WilsonHCG provides a full suite of configurable talent services, including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), executive search, contingent talent solutions and technology advisory. 

By expanding our presence, we can not only better serve our clients at a local level throughout Asia, but also across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Together, we provide our clients access to a single provider with capabilities across the globe.

Let us help you take the next step in your career. Click here to learn more: www.profileasia.com

SG License No: 16S8069  |  HK License EA No: 61753

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