Job ref no.: CT3120081-01#2766

Credit Trader


Credit Trader - 90224364

Primary Location:CN-91-Central and Western

Job Type:Permanent/Regular

Posting Range:24 Feb 2019 - 3 Mar 2019


Barclays Overview
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.

Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle. We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.

Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition – our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate. The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.

The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose: to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way.
About Markets
Barclays Investment Bank's Markets teams serves their institutional investor clients by helping them to understand developments in global markets and offering execution and risk management across every major asset class in every region.

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
  • Market maker for Asia Credit cash with a focus on the China, India, Korea and Malaysian Markets
  • Running a global book and need to work very closely with our NY and London counterparts.
  • Generate trade ideas and work closely with Sales to come up with more axes driven trading

Key Accountabilities
  • Responsible for developing the Asian Credit Trading business in the China, India, Korea and Malaysian Markets within the Credit Trading team.
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
  • Perform market making activities and portfolio management for all Asia cash credit clients
  • Liaise with research teams and perform own credit analysis to develop trade ideas for clients as well as general portfolio positioning.
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

Person Specification
  • Proven ability to significantly increase trading volume and revenue generation within Credit Trading
  • Track record in establishing strong relationships with clients across the region
  • Strong credit analytical skills
  • Must have very good communication skills to be able to work with sales to move “block" bonds
  • Have the necessary skills to develop Barclays reputation to become the go-to house for Credit Trading (Top 3)

Regulated Role
This role will require the role holder to hold mandatory registrations with the
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
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Purpose and Values

Barclays has a single cross-business Purpose for Barclays and five core Values which underpin it.
Our Purpose is creating opportunities to rise. We are a company of opportunity makers working together to help people rise – customers, clients, colleagues and society. Put simply this is the answer to the question ‘What is Barclays for?’ and it should guide our every action as employees.

We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.
We act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do.
We put our clients and customers at the centre of what we do.
We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results.
We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.


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Job ref no. CT3120081-01#2766
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Job Function
  • Central
  • Western District
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Entry level
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