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Associate, Trader, Portfolio Execution Group

Location: 

London, GB

Job Function:  Portfolio Execution Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  14850

Portfolio Execution Group (PEG)

The Portfolio Execution Group (PEG) comprises of teams involved in a broad range of functional roles including trading, balance sheet management, beta replication and asset rebalancing, and applied quantitative research.

The Global Trading Unit (GTU) sits within PEG and is responsible for the implementation of GIC’s investment decisions across all public markets. GTU’s two main objectives are to provide specialist trading services to all GIC investment units and to harvest and deliver differentiated market intelligence useful to the investment process.

 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Global Trading Unit team (GTU) as a Trader focusing on Fixed Income trading with good knowledge of financial instruments and markets as well as strong analytical and programming skills.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work in partnership with portfolio magement teams to manage execution risks and implement investment decisions across fixed income, including both cash instruments and derivatives in DM/EM Rates, Credit, Securitized Products, Loans, Converts and FX.
  • Analyse themes and insights in order to produce timely and differentiated markets intelligence to stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Work closely with quant analysts and technology partners to develop tools that will enhance trading outcomes and optimize transacrion costs.

 

Requirements:

  • 2 - 5 years of relevant trading experience in EMEA financial markets
  • Advanced user of Execution Management Systems and other electronic trading platforms
  • Familiar with programming languages like R, Python and SQL
  • Comfortable working with large datasets and has ability to visualize and gain actionable insights from raw data
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-driven, attentive to details and team oriented. Able to work within an institutional setup and across different teams to deliver results


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is an expression of our corporate values of Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit & Excellence (PRIME). The way we work is founded deeply on respect for one another and a clear sense of purpose. By making inclusion explicit, we want our global organization and our international community to know that we can bring diversity of talent and thoughts – our whole selves – to GIC, as we all strive to invest well for Singapore. We believe an inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution. When diverse teams feel included, we build shared belonging: to one another and to GIC.  

 

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All applicants who qualify for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio economic background or disabilities.  GIC (Europe) is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please email grphrod_ldo@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability. 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.