J.P Morgan Asset Mangement - Emerging Markets Trader, Asset Management, Associate (Based in London)

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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JPMorgan Chase& Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.7 trillion, over 240,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments including Asset& Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

Asset Management is a leading investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

The Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities group of Asset Management is responsible for managing approximately $500 billion in assets under management for institutional, high-net-worth, and retail client taxable, fixed income portfolios globally. The Emerging Market Fixed Income Trader’s primary responsibilities and required qualifications are detailed below.

  • Execution of trades across multiple strategies for the portfolio management team in a timely and economical manner consistent with internal policies and procedures
  • Fully understand all components of both cash and derivative rates markets
  • Have a strong understanding of liquidity provision and interactions with the dealer community
  • Articulate and provide market and pricing color and trends to portfolio managers / research analysts / traders
  • Analyze “cheap” versus “rich” relative value opportunities in relation to liquidity, curve and spread scenarios based on prevailing and projected market environment
  • Manage compliance and regulatory requirements for trade executions and allocations
  • Assist portfolio managers and research analysts in the investment decision making process
  • Support the wider trading desk across the entire fixed income trading spectrum and demonstrate strong teamwork


  • Minimum of three years prior buy-side or sell-side bond trading experience
  • Knowledge of fixed income derivatives industry, markets and terminology
  • Knowledge and familiarity with core trading technologies (Bloomberg, Tradeweb, Marketaxess)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong PC skills (Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical/problem solving ability
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments; handle multiple tasks/projects/people
  • Flexible - willing to assist where needed
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Mathematics or Economics
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, or progress towards the CFA designation, preferred
  • Prior experience with programming languages (Python, C++, Java, etc.) a plus

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.