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SBL Trader, VP

Gravitas Recruitment Group
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
HKD600000 - HKD1000000 per annum + negotiable
Closing date
Mar 21, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are helping our client, a foreign Hedge Fund to look for an experienced SBL Trader with a focus on the Greater China market to join their expanding team. As an SBL Trader specializing in Greater China, you will be responsible for facilitating securities borrowing and lending transactions specifically related to securities in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Your role will involve developing and executing trading strategies, managing relationships with counterparties in the Greater China region, and staying updated on market trends and regulations within these markets.

  • Execute Securities Lending Trades: Execute borrowing and lending transactions for securities in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Trading Strategy Development: Develop and implement trading strategies tailored to the Greater China market, considering factors such as market liquidity, supply and demand dynamics, and regulatory constraints.
  • Counterparty Relationship Management: Establish and maintain strong relationships with counterparties in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, including brokers, institutional investors, and other market participants. Negotiate terms, pricing, and collateral requirements to optimize trading conditions.
  • Risk Management: Assess and manage counterparty risk exposure specific to the Greater China market. Monitor collateral valuation, eligibility, and settlement processes to mitigate operational and market risks.
  • Market Research and Analysis: Conduct in-depth research and analysis on market trends, securities lending rates, and regulatory developments within the Greater China region. Stay informed about economic and political factors impacting the market.
  • Trade Execution and Monitoring: Execute trades efficiently using relevant trading platforms and systems. Monitor trade lifecycle, collateral movements, and margin requirements to ensure smooth operations and timely settlements.
  • Client Relationship Management: Collaborate with portfolio managers and client services teams to understand client requirements and provide updates on trading activities in the Greater China market. Address client inquiries related to securities lending in a timely manner.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Adherence: Stay updated on relevant regulations and compliance requirements applicable to the Greater China market. Ensure adherence to internal policies and industry best practices.

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certifications (e.g., CFA, FRM) are a plus.
  • 8 years of experience as an SBL Trader or in a similar role within a financial institution or securities lending firm, with a specific focus on the Greater China market.
  • In-depth knowledge of securities lending products and practices in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
  • Strong understanding of the Greater China financial markets, trading strategies, and risk management principles.
  • Familiarity with Chinese regulatory frameworks and market conventions pertaining to securities lending.
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese (Both Mandarin and Cantonese)

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