VP/AVP, FX Structurer, Global Markets Structuring

United Overseas Bank
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Global Markets Structuring (GMS) is a multi-asset structuring desk within UOB Global Markets and Investment Management. The team is responsible for developing, pricing, structuring as well as the execution of derivative products and structured solutions relating to all asset classes. The team is an integral part of the bank's strategic business initiatives to better leverage upon its large and deep customer base across the region, where it has tangible strengths and depth of client relationships.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute as well as develop with the expansion of the desk, which has a wide mandate and exciting growth opportunities. We are looking for motivated, disciplined and team-oriented individuals who want to be part of a dynamic team with growth opportunities within a large, stable regional banking group with established local presence across key Asian growth countries.

Job Requirements
• Strong analytical ability with a proven academic track record
• Meticulous, organized and with a sharp eye for details
• Exhibit a high level of technical expertise with originating and pricing derivative-embedded client solutions including asset and liability side FX products
• Testing, developing and rolling-out new products and payoffs. Must be able to piece together and break down exotic options embedded in structures
• Help sales translate specific client needs into tailor-made solutions
• Generating and promoting trade ideas based on thematic, regional and market-specific trends.
• Deliver training and education on FX products to internal and external audience
• Face clients to explain structures together with Sales and also manage internal trading & support groups.

Selection Criteria
• Minimum 3 years' experience in FX structuring as primary focus
• Good knowledge of local markets business
• Positive attitude, lateral thinker who can show initiative and creativity
• Ability to solve problems and influence across businesses, functions and support teams within the Bank
• High-energy individual with a passion for the financial markets, and an entrepreneurial, self-motivated spirit.
• A combination of technical expertise (derivatives pricing, Quant Finance, programming, CFA, FRM) and formal business related qualifications or experience is advantageous (MBA, Economics, Masters in Finance or similar)