Director - Markets

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 14, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Barclays Overview

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

Working Flexibly

We're committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers' and clients' needs. Whether you have family commitments or you're a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

About Credit

In today's increasingly complex credit markets, we are committed to helping clients maximise value by delivering superior ideas, solutions and liquidity across a full range of products.

Based in the world's key credit market centres, our teams offer clients local markets expertise from a global platform. Credit strategists and fundamental analysts deliver high-impact thematic views, trade ideas and premier events across a wide range of credit products, all designed to help clients find the liquidity they need, when they need it.

Our full service, content-driven platform integrates our primary offering capabilities on behalf of issuer clients with our secondary trading capabilities on behalf of our investor clients. From investment grade securities through to distressed debt, we have experts dedicated to covering the full credit capital structure in multiple currencies.

Asia Credit Trading covers clients domiciled globally on Asia Credit products. Asia Credit Trading also cover clients based in Asia on Global credit products. These clients range from sovereign wealth funds, to asset managers, hedge funds and private banks.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds .

Overall Purpose of Role
The Asia credit business is growing its footprint and deploying capital in Asia - and specifically interested in India as our largest area of investing. Trading and investing opportunities will range from secondary loan and bond trading to investing primary capital into structured lending investments. Both of these activities involve complex fundamental analysis. We are looking for a highly experienced senior analyst to be based in Hong Kong and cover India. The candidate should have an extensive rolodex in India.

Stakeholder Management and Leadership
  • The candidate would interact with various teams such as trading, sales, IBD and structuring
  • Provide views on pricing risk to trading team.
Decision-making and Problem Solving

The role requires analytical and business skills for an individual to understand various trading products and private lending product. Part of this decision making comes from experience and knowledge of the client base that traffics in this product base.

Risk and Control Objective

Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Must be comfortable with dealing with a variety of internal stakeholders
  • 10+ years of prior experience in distressed and private lending
Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong knowledge in India distressed and special situations market
  • Team player with interest in collaboration across business segments
  • Strong analytical, communication and adaptive skill set
Regulated Role

This role will require the role holder to hold mandatory registrations with:
  • HK regulated activities
Purpose and Values

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.


We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.


Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

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