Credit Trader at Man Group

Posted 1 week ago

Purpose of the role

We are seeking a Credit Trader to join our Boston based Trading team which works across all five of Man Group’s investment engines. The candidate’s primary responsibilities will involve trading across fixed income, credit, FX and futures.

Specific responsibilities

Trading of US, Canadian, and Latin America FICC (Fixed Income Currency and Commodities) business:
  • Member of Trading team responsible for handling of all asset classes within Americas region
  • Execution trader for Credit, Futures, FX & Fixed income products primarily
  • Ability to trade difficult to trade names (illiquid, high volatility, wide bid/offer, fragmented markets)
  • Assist with execution workflow management
  • Aid in development of tools to create efficiencies in execution process

Relationship Management:
  • Liaising with Portfolio Managers to keep them informed of trades/positions impacting respective portfolios
  • Monitoring of execution performance and progress
  • Maintain & develop key relationships with relevant banks / dealers
  • Identify & create relationships with key electronic execution providers with FICC business

Transaction Cost Analysis:
  • Work with sell-side brokers and internal team members to produce value added TCA reports
  • Aggregate and analyze reports and compare to reach performance conclusions
  • Assist with internal report requests / RFPs

Key competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of FICC trading experience at a financial services firm
  • General understanding of US / Canada / Latin America markets and financial products
  • Programming skills (Python or other)
  • Experience with credit, credit derivatives products
  • Ability to work with various groups including Operations, Technology & Finance and act as a liaison for the Trading team
  • Ability to multi task in a sometimes stressful environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest and ability to develop strong technical skills and be a technical resource for the team
  • Demonstrated learning agility

Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equality of opportunity. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business, and this is embedded in our culture and values. We run a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion across our firm and industry. Man Group is also a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter.
Man Group supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme.
We offer comprehensive, firm-wide employee benefits including competitive holiday entitlements, pension/401k, life and long-term disability coverage, group sick pay, enhanced parental leave and long-service leave. Additional benefits are tailored to local markets and may include private medical coverage, discounted gym membership and wellbeing programmes.

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