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Head of Credit Trading for EU High Yield Desk

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This role offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, high-paced environment at the forefront of financial market transformation. The successful candidate will be instrumental in driving performance through the adoption of technology, focusing on data analytics and algorithmic trading. With a commitment to fostering a collaborative and innovative culture, our client provides ample training opportunities and encourages autonomy from day one.

  • Leading role in a dynamic, high-paced environment
  • Opportunity to drive performance through technology adoption
  • Collaborative and innovative culture with ample training opportunities

What you'll do:

As the Head of Credit Trading for the European High Yield Desk, your primary responsibility will be leading a dedicated team in making markets within this sector. You will provide consistent and competitive liquidity to Financial Markets clients, contributing to stable sustainable revenue. Your role will also involve supporting DCM on secondary market liquidity on issuances, pricing, and other market information. Identifying opportunities to increase market share and promoting the Credit Trading franchise will be key aspects of your role. A deep understanding of credit research will enable you to form informed views on issuers.

  • Lead a team making markets in European HY
  • Provide liquidity competitively and consistently to Financial Markets clients
  • Support DCM on secondary market liquidity on issuances and pricing & other market information
  • Identify opportunities to increase market share and promote the Credit Trading franchise
  • Understand credit research and form a credit view on issuers
  • Interact regularly with Sales, Research and Risk Management functions

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Head of Credit Trading position brings extensive experience in European High Yield credit trading, with a minimum of 5 years in the field. A good understanding of CDS products is essential. You possess a 'can do' attitude marked by positivity, adaptability, and resilience. Your communication skills are clear, concise, and transparent. You are disciplined, customer-focused, and results-driven. Your ability to thrive under pressure in a high-paced environment sets you apart.

  • Minimum 5 years’ European High Yield credit trading experience
  • Good understanding of CDS products
  • 'Can do' attitude with positive mindset, adaptability and resilience
  • Clear, concise, and transparent communication skills
  • Disciplined, customer-focused and results-driven approach
  • Ability to work under pressure in a high-paced environment

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Banking & Financial Services

Focus: Distribution & Front Office

Industry: Banking

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: London

Job Reference: 3O95Y3-C9849CC1

Date posted: 10 July 2024

Consultant: Gillian Symons

Phone number:

gillian.symons@robertwalters.com

Gillian Symons

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