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Algorithmic Execution Trader - Contract

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Nick Jones

  • Contact email:

    nickjones@cartermurray.com

  • Salary high:

    1200000

  • Salary low:

    900000

  • Job ref:

    140633_1597907367

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    8 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-25

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Responsibilities

  • Take receipt of orders, electronically and manually, trading single stock and portfolios in pool and algos via the platform
  • Provide clients with pro-active, suitably crafted and valuable trading colour and advice based on an understanding of the client's needs, the Asian markets and the firm's algorithmic trading platform
  • Support Senior traders with meeting preparation and attend client facing events.
  • Develop an understanding of client trading needs across Algorithms, High Touch and PT and ensure the firm is aligned to deliver these
  • Execution consulting for clients on which strategies and tactics they should employ before and during trading;
  • Understand market structure and regulation in Asia
  • Liaise between Relationship Managers, Members, Clients and Trade Support
  • Work closely with our DMA and EMS providers to maximise functionality and execution performance
  • Provide post trade strategy advice on how to optimally utilise our products to pursue best execution
  • Proactive preparation of TCA reports
  • Collate, filter, manage and disseminate market news and research views to clients with a view to adding value and increasing order flow.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information, comparing pricing, monitoring and analysing new products and advise internally on how to make our offering best in class
  • Having a sound knowledge of both own client base, the wider client base of the desk and being able to respond to different needs of the clients.
  • Use of Salesforce sales tools - maintain and update the database with client updates and opportunities

Requirements

  • 5+ years' experience as an Algorithmic Execution Trader - program trading trading experience desirable
  • Experience of successfully sales trading to institutional equity clients
  • Experience with quantitative trading strategies, pre- and post-trade analytics
  • Superior communication skills, self-motivated and responsible
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Good understanding of TCA with ability to interpret results and translate into recommendations that help clients improve execution quality
  • Good understanding of market structure and regulation
  • Strong understanding of algorithms
  • SFC License 1
  • Right to work in Hong Kong without requiring sponsorship
  • Ability to trade Asian equities from day one (JP, HK, AU, ASEAN, SP + others)
  • Fluent English / Cantonese language skills desirable.

If you feel that your skill set is suited please apply below;

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