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Global Wealth Management, Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading, Associate / Vice President, Hong Kong

Job Description

The Private Bank Equity Derivatives desk (a) develops investment ideas based on the market views developed by the strategy and broader Equities team; (b) investigates and determines the best execution vehicles to express market views, both tactical and longer-term; (c) markets investment ideas; and (d) executes Equity Derivatives trades, (e) monitors and provides color/advice on past trades.
All members of the team are expected to help with all parts of this process. The Equities team is heavily immersed in the market and the roles allow for a rather unique hybrid of both buy-side and sell-side aspects.  It is a fast paced market-oriented team presenting substantial learning and growth opportunities. All members of the team, to different degrees, are client facing and help out with whatever needs attention regardless of seniority. The global team has desks in New York, London, and Hong Kong which work together closely.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Pricing and Execution for Equity Derivatives trades: Vanilla and Exotic Options, and Structured Products. 
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis on markets and trade ideas.
  • Understanding of market risks from a pricing and execution perspective.  Efficiency and accuracy in pricing various trade strategies.
  • Knowledge of options, options theory, and options execution is required.
  • Generation of trade ideas, strategies, and creation/follow through of business initiatives. High level of interaction with the Strategy team, reading of available derivatives research and discussion with IBs derivatives sales desk is required to develop new investment strategies.
  • Develop JPM PB business for strategic equities, advising clients on their large concentrated position: via monetization, hedging, collar financing or margin loans.
  • Daily client interaction (over the phone or in person) to discuss our trading platform, markets, and to offer solutions.
  • Build relationships with Private Bank investors and bankers throughout Asia.
  • Develop and present on investment ideas.
  • Help with the development of the platform.
  • Minimum 3 years and ideally 6 years plus experience in Equity Derivatives markets, with solid Sales or Trading background
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg and Word.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest and passion for financial markets, international affairs and geopolitical events.
  • Strong options background – required.
  • Able to multi-task and work well under stress.
  • Beneficial if candidate can speak Mandarin and/or Cantonese in addition to English.
Req #: 160037647
Location: Hong Kong, HK
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

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