This role sits within the front office and will be working in a dynamic and busy trading floor environment . You are responsible for the electronic FX franchise, ensuring the pricing and hedging algorithms are functioning properly to service client franchise, including non-autohedged electronic flows in Asia Emerging Markets products like swaps and forwards. You will be managing spreads, risk, liquidity and exposure as well as product development by working closely with the local EFX and EM trading teams and the wider global EFX and EM trading desks.
Responsible for running the book during the Asia EFX session to ensure optimal settings to achieve the PnL / Yield/Volume targets, as well as winning market share on key focused clients and currencies wallet share.
Ensure that observations about the EFX pricing and hedging performances are fed back to the global team of EFX and EM FX traders, EFX Quants to review and improve the pricing and hedging models where relevant to accelerate electrification across FX.
Ability to code in various programming languages to leverage technology to create automated reports and KPI metrics to improve the electronic business overall.
Be the electronic EM FX champion for the business representing Asia EM Trading as well as EFX Asia.
Collaborate closely with Asia eSales and voice sales stakeholders to ensure client strategy and targets are achieved with regards to key rankings, hit ratio, and PnL and volume targets. This include client optimization and business visits to see clients with sales to gain intel and feedback.
Co-ordinate with external vendors and ECNs to ensure we continue the dialogues with regards to increasing market share, clients wallet share and product innovation or market structure developments
Work closely with Quants and tech development team to develop electronic product features, including FX Spot/NDFs/Curves pricing and hedging logic
Ensure there is clear communication between support and control partners and sales on new products roll-out, including pushing for clients adoption and feedback.
Be accountable for driving operational and tech issues investigation with relevant support teams for issues pertaining to PnL discrepancies, position breaks, release issues, bugs, client pricing impact, etc.
Relevant degree in Mathematics/Business/Economics/Finance
Outstanding academic achievement
Minimum 2 year working experience in a fast-paced global markets environments to demonstrate ability to work under pressure
Familiar with the EFX landscape and evolving market structure, as well as the underlying FX and macro environment especially where it pertains to Emerging Markets FX.
Understand the concept of risk management, process-oriented and disciplined approach to handling issues and escalation.
Possesses good interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills, as well as strong team player.
Adequate quantitative background with an analytical mind
Able to excel and perform under pressure, on top of keeping a clear mind and composure when working under high levels of stress, when dealing with demanding clients or internal stakeholders, or a big PnL event
Self-driven and motivated to push for excellence and deliver the best, challenge status quo to effect change.
Possess leadership qualities to manage diverse and global teams across various functions , handle major incidences and be able to escalate where necessary
Fast learner to pick up new programming skills, eg Q/KDB, Python.
Fluent in English
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