Director FX options Trader Director FX options Trader …

First Abu Dhabi Bank
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jul 19
000
First Abu Dhabi Bank
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jul 19
000
To continue and develop further the FX Options Trading capability of FAB Derivatives Trading Desk. In charge of FX options Pricing and Risk management, generating trading/hedging ideas, strengthening the current desk architecture and trading platform, proposing new products. Work closely with FX&Rates Desk, GM Sales, GM Risk and other stakeholders and develop new trading initiatives with departments across the bank to increase the revenue stream.

JOB CONTEXT AND ACCOUNTABILITES

  • Market Making for the sales force in GCC/G10/EM currencies and subsequent risk management of volatility positions;
  • Responsible for the financial performance of the FX Options trading desk within the assigned market risk limits and internal/external regulatory framework;
  • Responsible for the relationship with inter-bank brokers and counterparties;
  • Driving the innovation of new payoffs/products from financial modeling and pricing to front to back trade work-flow;
  • Leading the development, improvement and modernization of the trading desk architecture;
  • Being market focused, PnL driven, sales and business oriented, highly motivated, humble, hard-working, eager to succeed, entrepreneurial, responsible;
  • Being a team member all round;
  • To retain and increase FAB identity and high profile towards clients and market as the main player for FX Derivatives business in the MENA region
  • Anticipating customer needs and responding to requirements in a timely and efficient manner. Building positive relationships with Sales for the benefit of existing and new clients;
  • Recognizing and demonstrating the ability to exploit new business avenues, generating additional flow for the unit up and beyond his mandate;
  • Adapting to changes and arising needs by supporting and leading new desk initiatives, keep open dialogue among desks;

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Quantitative field education and employment background;
  • Strong experience in trading and managing FX volatility risk at a leading bank;
  • Deep knowledge of EM, its products and drivers;
  • Proven PnL track record in EM currencies;
  • Ability to work accurately and confidently under pressure;
  • Strong inter-personal skills in order to interact and collaborate with team members, sales, stakeholders and Management.
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