AUD Rates Trader - Analyst/Associate/VP

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nomura
  • 24 Apr 18 2018-04-24

Nomura is looking for an Analyst - VP Level AUD Rates Trader

Job title: AUD Rates Trader

Corporate Title: Analyst / Associate / Vice President

Department: Global Markets

Location: London

Opening Date: 19th March 2018

Closing Date: 16th March 2017

Salary: Market Rate

Company overview

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit

Department overview:

Nomura's Global Markets Division handles client transactions for financial institutions, corporates, governments and investment funds around the world. We act as market makers, trading in fixed income products, including currencies, interest rates and credit in cash, derivatives and structured products. We have taken market-leading positions across the globe by leveraging the strength of our talent, client relationships and technology.

By developing strong relationships with our client base through consistent interaction, independent advice and pre-eminent access to Asia, we have built a powerful global franchise across interest rates, currency and credit products. Our client services cover both high-volume flow products and carefully tailored structured solutions. We have adapted to the changing financial landscape to build a client centric focus differentiated by innovation, electronic and service excellence and market-leading derivatives capabilities.

Key objectives critical to success:

The successful candidate will ideally have some experience of Rates Trading. The individual will be capable of building relationships with all local banks/ traders, and the ability to work within both the local banking system and in the wider international space.

  • Combination of client, franchise trading overlaid with good risk appetite.
  • Ambitious and self-starting approach
  • Demonstrable experience in developing client relationships is essential
  • Ability to independently research ideas and market opportunities
  • Capable to creating close relationships with Sales; liaising on a daily basis and providing trade and hedge ideas
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of regulatory environment (across the currencies traded)
  • Highly energetic with an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to understand client needs
  • Multi-tasking

Nomura Competencies

Culture & Conduct

  • Makes significant culture contribution
  • Sets diverse / inclusive work environment
  • Demonstrates high professional integrity
  • Actively participates in development opportunities
  • Actively leverages strengths and addresses weaknesses

Client-Centricity & Business Acumen

  • Expert in own business area, understands its market
  • Generates commercial ideas to benefit clients
  • Identifies and articulates core issues
  • Assimilates and articulates complex information
  • Develops workable recommendations

Strategy & Innovation

  • Translates divisional and firm-wide strategies into plans
  • Contributes innovative / entrepreneurial ideas
  • Builds on others' insights and turns ideas into reality
  • Knows when to decide / when to escalate

Leadership & Collaboration

  • Diligently and objectively evaluates own and others' performance throughout the year
  • Identifies quality people
  • Recognizes / communicates results, successes and learnings
  • Collaborates within and across teams, involving the right people

Communication & Connectivity

  • Listens and communicates effectively at all levels
  • Moves negotiations / discussions forward
  • Gains co-operation / support for ideas

Execution & Delivery

  • Inspires positive commitment in others
  • Keeps self / others focused on meeting goals
  • Identifies conflicting priorities and manages accordingly
  • Communicates changes to plans to relevant people

Right to Work

The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.

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