EMEA Equities - Equity Index Options Flow Trader – Executive Director

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Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Our business

The Index Flow trading team is responsible for trading all vanilla options on EMEA equity indices with global clients. The team risk manages large portfolios of index options, dividend options, variance swaps and structured variance products.

Opportunity

The opportunity is to join the trading team as a senior trader on the EUR index trading book, responsible for the equity index vanilla options on the main EUR indices (SX5E, DAX, FTSEMIB, IBEX)

Key responsibilities:

  • Pricing vanilla options for sales and clients
  • Risk managing of equity vanilla portfolios
  • Working with PnL and Market Risk teams to substantiate daily risk and PnL
  • Working with the quantitative research team to improve trading processes

Requirements

The role requires a highly motivated equity index flow trader with previous experience in trading vanilla equity index options. It is expected the successful applicant will have significant demonstrable experience in trading Non Euro European indices and FTSE.

Essential skills

  • Strong understanding of equity volatility products
  • Strong understanding of derivatives pricing models
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management skills