Norges Bank Investment Management is seeking a dedicated and results oriented professional for the position of Trader/ Quant Trader , Foreign Exchange, part of the Financing department within our Asset Strategies area. Financing has responsibility for securities lending, cash management, and FX trading for the fund, and has team members in New York, London, Oslo, and Singapore. The FX trading team aggregates portfolio currency positions and executes all FX trades in freely convertible currencies.
Your role will be to manage all FX execution in the NY time zone and contribute to the development of overall FX strategy. For this you will not only need strong trading experience but also strong programming experience.
This is an ideal role for candidates with quantitative background who have been involved with strategy development to move into a role that offers an opportunity to execute and manage risk strategies.
The position is located in New York and will report to the Head of FX in London. Occassional travel will be required.
Responsibilities: FX trading in the NY time zone, execution of orders and providing internal pricing
Contributing to the development and implementation of new trading strategies
Improving current trading processes, applications, and technology to help create market leading trading capabilities
Establishing close working relationships with internal stakeholders: PMs, Traders, System Managers, Operations, Compliance
Contributing to a hardworking, high-performing team with a focus on results
Managing local counterparty relationships
Main Qualifications: The successful applicant will have the following background / skills Minimum Master's degree in finance, econometrics, statistics or other quantitative field with strong academic records
Minimum 3 years relevant experience in developing systematic trading strategies (medium to low frequency)
Strong programming proficiency (Python/R/MATLAB/VBA) and knowledge of data analytics and processing tools (SQL, Tableau)
Any experience managing Investment Risk is a plus
Good understanding of macro factors driving FX markets
Professional designation a plus (e.g. CFA, FRM, CQF)
High level of integrity, ambition to excel, result-oriented, problem-solving
Excellent collaboration and communication skills with strong proficiency in written and spoken English
Norges Bank Investment Management can offer a rewarding, international fast-paced working environment, and the opportunity to play a role in safeguarding and building financial wealth for future generations as part of one of the world's largest funds. NBIM has a performance culture that values the contribution of every individual and focuses on professional growth.
Norges Bank Investment Management is committed to ensuring Equal Opportunities for all employees.
Contact details: Questions regarding the position may be directed to Ankur Pruthi, Head of FX, firstname.lastname@example.org , +44 207 534 5317.
We can only accept applications via the portal. Please register an online application via the career portal on www.nbim.no .
Opening date for applications is 26th April 2017
Deadline for application is 31st May 2017 23:00 CET
Potential interviews set for w/c 5th of June
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