Event Volatility Portfolio Manager - Global Hedge Fund - Chicago

  • "Excellent Financial Package, to include Sign on and guaranteed bonus and excellent base and payout
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Paragon Executive
  • 12 Oct 18

A great opportunity for an experienced Discretionary PM to join a leading global blue chip hedge fund. **Applicants must have experience trading and risk management of an exotic equity derivatives book**.

*Ideal candidate: a prop trader with a few years' of experience running their own book (3-5 years' experience total as a Trader including trading and/or risk managing an exotic equity derivatives book)

*Candidate has experience trading equity derivative products but also, having traded other products in addition to this would be a big plus i.e. fixed income options, etc.

*Their experience should include a few different strategies: quantitative vol, special situations - trading equity vol in special situations with fundamentally driven strategies

*Strong mindset to approach managing a portfolio of ideas and sources of Alpha

*Experience in dealing with execution problems is a plus

*MUST HAVE discretionary experience

*Responsible for making the optimal trading decisions

*Traders from small to mid-size hedge funds, prop shops, banks (as long as the candidate's role at said bank has significant proprietary activity)

*Location - Chicago OR New York

Outstanding strong analytical skills, MBA preferred and ideally you will have a Engineering, Science, or Maths degree from a top IVY League University.

Strong communication skills – must present ideas in a clear and concise manner to a variety

For a discrete conversation about the role please reach out to our Executive Search Consultants Colin or Sean.

"Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to candidates who have had previous experience and a succesfull track record."

Jackie Banner


T 00 353 1 874 6770

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