Fixed Income Trader

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 29, 2017
Closes
Aug 01, 2017
Job Function
Trading
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$936 billion in assets under management as of 30 June 2015, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

As part of the continued expansion of our international investment platform, we are seeking an experienced Trader to join our Fixed Income Execution Trading team. This individual will be based in our London office and will be dedicated to our global fixed income trading effort.

Principal responsibilities will include:
* Executing FX transactions (including EM currencies, NDF's, and derivatives) for all relevant accounts under management.  Experience in G10 rates, non-US dollar bonds and derivatives a plus;
* Gathering and disseminating market and sector information to appropriate investment personnel globally;
* Performing market and security analysis;
* Studying the marketplace for tactical opportunities, and generating trading ideas consistent with investment strategies.

The successful candidate is likely to:

* Have a minimum of 5 years' relevant FX and/or Fixed Income trading experience.

* Demonstrate an in-depth working knowledge of fixed income and/or currency markets, including emerging markets;
* Have a strong academic background. An undergraduate degree is required. A post-graduate degree or relevant professional qualification (e.g CFA), or progress towards one of these, would be viewed favourably;
• Possess strong analytical, organisational and communication skills;
• Be capable of working effectively under tight time constraints;
• Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy in his/her work;
• Work well in a team oriented environment.

JOB TITLE
Fixed Income Trader

JOB FAMILY
Trading

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .