Fixed Income Trader

We have a vacancy with a leading investment firm based in the Southern Suburbs. This role offers a brilliant opportunity to join a talented team geared for growth. You will gain excellent exposure and the opportunity to carve out your career on the Fixed Income desk.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide Tiered clients with regular, quality, asset class specific, market intelligence
  • Revenue generating focus (be proactive and able to take initiative)
  • Manage and execute orders with due care and accountability
  • Generate and distribute maintenance research/marketing intelligence for Fixed Income
  • Generate and distribute bespoke or new ongoing research products/ideas
  • Patricipate in and arrange regular client interaction (as well as roadshows)
  • Timeous responses to client queries
  • Participation in morning meetings

Required Experience

  • Relevant experience with sufficient experience in the Fixed Income market in a related role
  • Proficient on trading/information systems (Bloomberg, Nutron, YieldX, Hermes)
  • Strong interest in Fixed Income and aptitude to take on a Fixed Income Dealing position
  • Must be current with market drivers and conditions/news
  • Must be current with share specific drivers and news

Required Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification (must have a working knowledge of Statistics and Economics)
  • Completed all applicable exchange exams (RPE)

Key Competencies

  • Personable and confident with the ability to converse professionally with clients
  • Have a revenue generating focus (proactive and able to take initiative)
  • Team player, able to provide support/assistance but still take personal responsibility
  • Attention to detail
  • System Exposure
  • Advanced Excel skills (including VBA) – Proficient on trading/information systems (Bloomberg, Nutron, YieldX, Hermes)



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