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Emerging Market Junior Fixed Income Trader

Employer
Macquarie
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 May 2024

Job Details

The Global Emerging Market Debt team is research-driven emerging markets sovereign debt solution. We seek to generate strong relative performance versus the benchmark using in-depth research to construct a diversified portfolio of the most attractive sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds.

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?

Reporting to the Head of Emerging Market Debt, you will primarily support the team’s trading activity in hard, local currency and foreign exchange market (FX) instruments. You will work closely with the firm’s Hard Currency and Local Currency Portfolio Managers and with the team’s senior trader. Additionally, you will need to collaborate with other investment teams at Macquarie and articulate your views clearly to a broader investment audience.

What you offer

  • To be successful you will likely have gained experience of trading EM hard and local currency bond markets.
  • Have 1-3 years of trading experience ideally from the EMEA region.
  • Basic knowledge of Blackrock Aladdin system and familiarity with standard financial market platforms such as Bloomberg, Reuters etc.
  • You will likely have a Bachelor’s degree and a wish to progress toward the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

 

Benefits

Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria and location, include:

  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave.
  • Primary carers are eligible for minimum 20 weeks paid leave and minimum 6 weeks for secondary carer
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Recognition and service awards

About Macquarie Asset Management

In Macquarie Asset Management, you will join a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Join a team that is trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage billions in assets globally. We provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, green investments, natural assets, real estate, and asset finance.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Company

Working at Macquarie

We believe in providing a positive environment for all our staff that is innovative and inspiring. For our female staff, Macquarie’s senior leaders are actively involved in increasing the representation of females in management positions.  In June 2014, we launched a mentoring programme for females, with the following two objectives:

  • Address female retention rates at Senior Manager level and improve our diverse pipeline of talent;
  • Engage female Senior Managers by providing tools and support around their personal development;

The programme pairs up Senior Managers with Directors, who meet on a monthly basis, and are supported by active group sessions (bi-monthly) with an external facilitator.

We select some of the brightest minds to help us in solving complex challenges for our clients.  We recognise that recruiting talent from varied backgrounds is essential to improving our understanding of the marketplace, and enhancing creativity and problem-solving capabilities in our businesses.

Because of this, our commitment to you is to create a diverse and inclusive workplace regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or cultural background.

We make this commitment not only because it is the right thing to do but it opens up a world of opportunity, securing the future of our people, our success and our business

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