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Credit Trader

Laz Partners London, United Kingdom
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive (Base+Bonus)
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Amar Bharwani
Global Macro Head Hunter
We have partnered with a fast-growing specialist UK insurer that is looking to hire a Global Credit Trader (5-15 years' experience) to join their public credit team in London and to focus on IG Credit (Euro, Sterling, Dollar etc). This is an expansionary hire within a firm growing at 10%-20% per year that’s in an excellent position, with well-respected leadership & a highly collaborative culture. The firm has a centralized Trading team which is in charge of IG credit execution trading and interacts daily with the Credit PMs.

 

Role Requirements & Responsibilities

  • Proven experience of trading IG credit across DM (core requirement)
  • Experience in trading Rates is considered a big plus
  • If no prior experience in trading rates, there is the expectation to learn how to trade rates within 6-12 months
  • The mandate will revolve around portfolio rebalancing, buying and selling bonds in different currencies, looking at benchmarks vs bonds, hedging currency risk, execution etc
  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory frameworks (Solvency II etc.) is highly preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of the USD/DM Credit Market is a core requirement
  • Experience around execution within credit/rates (CDS CLN’s. swaps, cross-currency swaps, inflation swaps etc)
  • Being able to adapt quickly to support PMs on projects/tasks
  • Being able to quickly learn rates trading within 6-12 months (if have limited trading experience here – there will be internal support in the firm to accommodate your learning)
  • Any coding experience in Python is a big plus

 

 

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London, United Kingdom
HR & Recruitment
Founded in 2018, Laz Partners is an executive search firm that specializes in introducing exceptional portfolio management and research-related talent...
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