Director - Global Markets Products - Trading (UAE National Only)

Director - Global Markets Products - Trading (UAE National Only)

First Abu Dhabi Bank
5-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description

Job Purpose:
  • Rotation between Structured Solutions, FX & rates, Credit Trading, Ecomm, Securities Financing, Equities & Commodities, ALM and Investments in order to generate P&L and develop the client franchise.
  • Enhance the Trading desks (and Global Markets) in a holistic manner for example, expanding product offering and help infrastructure building and enhancement across the desk, systematic and procedural improvements.
  • Support distribution avenues to enhance the flow business:
  1. Produce market commentary where required
  2. Provide aggressive pricing to facilitate customer business
  3. Accompany sales on customer visits, be available for customer calls.
  • Someone who is a self-starter and takes initiative - not afraid to assume responsibilities outside the normal spectrum of trading duties, including project management.
  • A clear communicator across multiple platforms - ability to deliver messages to wider audiences through presentations as well as individual conversations.
  • A strong risk manager with the ability to trade both on proprietary and with accounts.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Manage the risk within the set parameters
  • Service the client base in a professional and honest manner
  • P&L generation according to budget
  • Responsible for meeting financial and business objectives set by the Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Markets - Products
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate limits including counterparty limits
  • Identify and analyze new product opportunities
  • Ensure swift and consistent pricing to all internal and external customers
  • Expand Counterparty awareness of our capabilities to attract new flows and limits
  • Bring innovation to the role where possible.


Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Commerce or any related discipline.

Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years trading experience
  • Familiar with accounts in the region especially those who transact in derivatives
  • Strong Microsoft office skills including VBA/Macro development - programming language a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical background
  • Experience with Murex
  • Bloomberg User
  • Self-starter which shows initiative in resolving front office issues across traded products.

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First Abu Dhabi Bank is an inclusive environment where each person values the experiences, perspectives, ideas and beliefs of others. We're in a unique position to learn from all our colleagues, combining international experience with deep cultural knowledge and local expertise. At FAB, you'll have the support of your team and a strong relationship with your line manager, who will trust you with responsibility and recognize your good performance. As we embrace different ways of seeing the world, listening to each other and respecting different viewpoints, we grow stronger - together.

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