Fixed Income Trader

Employer
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 19, 2017
Closes
Nov 20, 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
The Company
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 March 2017, 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 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 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.

The Position
As part of the continued expansion of our international investment platform, we are seeking an experienced Trader to join our Fixed Income Execution team. This individual will be based in our Hong Kong office and will be dedicated to our global trading efforts.

Principal responsibilities will include:
  • Executing FI transactions (including credit, rates, emerging market debt and derivatives) for all relevant accounts under management. 
  • Executing FX transactions (including EM currencies, NDF's, and derivatives) for all relevant accounts under management. 
  • 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.


Qualifications/Attributes
  • Have a minimum of 3 years' relevant Fixed Income and/or FX 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 favorably;
  • Possess strong analytical, organizational 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.
  • Mandarin would be a plus


JOB TITLE
Fixed Income Trader

JOB FAMILY
Trading

LOCATION
Hong Kong

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 .