SVP Trade Operations EMEA

London, United Kingdom
Nov 10, 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.88 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

The Head of EMEA Trade Support at PIMCO will manage the support functions for the London and Munich trade floors and interact directly with senior portfolio management and the European Chief Investment Officer (CIO). He / she will report to the MD in charge of Business Management and work closely with senior Operations management globally.

This individual will be responsible for:

Portfolio Associate teams in London and Munich
European Cash and Collateral Management team
European Pricing and Corporate Actions
European Bank Oversight
MIFID Cost and Charges reporting
Key Vendor Management

Position Requirements:

  • Experience of a trading environment, either as a trader or at a senior operational level.
  • Experience of fixed income, derivatives and forex
  • Player/coach style, providing leadership while getting involved in the detail as required
  • Ability to think strategically while dealing with the day-to-day
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, precise, and actionable/solutions oriented manner
  • Ability to develop and maintain global relationships with peers and to share information as required to ensure the success of the organization.
  • Risk-oriented with strong attention to detail and low bar for errors


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office