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Vice President / Director, Global Markets Structuring / IR Structuring in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: Grp GM - Global Markets Structuring
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Global Markets Structuring (GMS) is a multi-asset structuring desk within UOB Global Markets and Investment Management. The team is responsible for developing, pricing, structuring as well as the execution of derivative products and structured solutions relating to all asset classes. The team is an integral part of the bank’s strategic business initiatives to better leverage upon its large and deep customer base across the region, where it has tangible strengths and depth of client relationships.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute as well as develop with the expansion of the desk, which has a wide mandate and exciting growth opportunities. We are looking for motivated, disciplined and team-oriented individuals who want to be part of a dynamic team with growth opportunities within a large, stable regional banking group with established local presence across key Asian growth countries.
Job Requirements 
  • Test, develop and roll-out new products and payoffs. Must be able to piece together and break down exotic options embedded into structures across the relevant asset classes
  • Take the lead in obtaining the necessary buy-in and approvals from all relevant internal stakeholders when launching new products
  • Help Sales translate specific client needs into tailor-made solutions
  • Generate and promote trade ideas based on thematic, regional and market-specific trends.
  • Deliver training and education on FX and IR products to internal and external audience
  • Face clients to explain structures together with Sales and also manage internal trading & support groups.
Selection Criteria 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in IR structuring or trading in both G7 and emerging markets as a primary focus; experience in other asset classes e.g. FX and commodities will be a bonus.  
  • Exhibit a high level of technical expertise with originating and pricing derivative-embedded client solutions in IR products
  • Able to solve problems and influence across businesses, functions and support teams within the Bank.
  • Strong analytical ability with a proven academic track record
  • Positive attitude, lateral thinker who can show initiative and creativity.
  • High-energy individual with a passion for the financial markets, and an entrepreneurial, self-motivated spirit.
  • Meticulous, organized and with a sharp eye for details